It’s time to reconsider the glove–while the human hand hasn’t changed much in the past 100 years, the devices we use have radically changed. We use capacitive touchscreens almost every day. There’s nothing more frustrating than taking your glove off every time you need to change the track or pick up a call. Cutting off the ends just leave your fingers cold. The Hi-Call glove is a glove designed for 2012: it will let you use your phone via capitative thread in the fingertips. It also does one better–it lets you talk to your hand and look like a crazy person through a Bluetooth receiver, microphone and speaker built into the glove. It charges through MicroUSB and may be the first pair of gloves you own that come with an instruction manual. They’re available for preorder now from Hi-Fun for 50 €, hopefully before it gets cold.
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