Control your iPhone with gloves on
The iGloves are available now in black or white colors and have a special material on two fingertips for controlling the touchscreen. The gloves are available for $11.49 right now.
I am looking at these gloves in pretty much the wrong season. In the winter if your hands get cold, but you use a capacitive touch smartphone or tablet these would be the ticket. Right now, we are in summer, it's roughly 156-degrees outside, and I don’t even want to think about gloves. That said if you are the type like my wife that is always cold these gloves might be perfect.
These are knit gloves and they are one size fits all. They are on the small size. I have medium size hands and they are very snug. They fit my wife well though. If you have big hands, the fit might not be ideal for you. You can see that on one glove tow of the fingers have silver tips.
Only those two fingers will make your touchscreen device work. The screen works just as it does with no glove on in my testing. My iPhone 4 recognized the input and did what I wanted it to with no delays at all. I don’t like that only one glove has the silver stuff. I would rather see both hands have fingers that could control the touchscreen. As it is with only one glove able to operate the iPhone 4 if you need to switch hands for some reason you will be taking the gloves off.
As snug, as these gloves are they might fit well as liners under larger and warmer gloves. A bigger downside for iPhone users is that with only one hand having the silver parts, you won't be two hand typing on the onscreen keyboard. You will be back to hunting and pecking. At least two thumbs should be covered in the silver fabric.
The iGloves work, but the fact that only two fingers can control the screen may make some folks lose interest.
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