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How to Use Your Touch-Screen in the Snow, Without Taking Off Your Gloves

February 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Bringing your cell phone with you to the slopes or to work in a city like Chicago shouldn’t be a problem, for the most part. Most cell phones are designed to withstand extreme temperatures, as long as it doesn’t drop below 40 degrees. However, touch screen phones present a whole new issue: using a touch screen cell phone simply doesn’t work when you’re wearing large gloves. But what if you’re living or working in a freezing environment where wearing gloves is essential to your health?

While you might find it appealing to push your phone to the limits, you don’t want to risk taking off gloves in freezing cold temperatures simply to use your phone. But there is a way you can use your phone without risking frost bite. A new touch screen glove makes it possible for people living or working in freezing environments to use their phones without the inconvenience of taking off their gloves. It’s a brilliant idea, and one that is catching on in wholesale numbers.

It is not often when technology and style merge so harmoniously. These innovative gloves are manufactured by Sun Chi Textile Co., LTD., a professional hosiery manufacturer since 1989. Available for only $4 a pair, these stylish and comfortable gloves are 85.5 percent cotton, 7 percent conductive fiber, 5 percent spandex, and 2.5 percent elastic, which means they are extremely soft and comfortable.

Winter can be extremely cold, especially in places like Alaska’s Arctic where temperatures drop as low as -45 Fahrenheit or colder. This is why wearing the right gear and clothing, including the right gloves, is essential to survival in freezing temperatures. So why not wear your gloves and use your phone, too?

Need a Spy Camera?

February 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Spy cameras really aren’t as bad as they sound; you can use them for things other than actually spying on people, such as watching a pet that is recovering from a surgery from another room in an animal hospital – or a number of other things.  These cameras could also be useful if you are interested in keeping watch on your kids, because children often have the idea that doing things like climbing high into trees, or seeing who can run the fastest around the pool, while adults are not present, and therefore not aware of an injury should one occur.

Though the spy camera gets a bad rap, it really is more of a help than a hindrance, and if you don’t already have one – or several hidden cameras – you may want to consider getting some.  Not only do they allow you to keep better tabs on what is going on around the outside of your house – this function could be essential in the event of a neighborhood issue with robbery, theft, arson, or a number of other threatening issues.

These cameras also have a number of functions, from keeping watch on a sleeping baby, to making sure that your children do their homework right when they get home after school – though these cameras have gotten a bad name through the years, they could actually be your saving grace, and you never really know until you try them out!