In the cold winter months, I have often faced a predicament...how to key in
messages, or numbers on my iPhone, how to tune in to my favourite songs on my iPod...without
having to sacrifice the warm comfort of my gloves.
It gets quite difficult with gloves on, and the biting winds I really hate
taking my gloves off. I tried gloves
without fingers, and they work fine in mild winters, but not once the
temperatures start dipping.
Looking for a viable option I came across these gloves, which on first
glance looked a tad silly, with rubber dots on them. But that was before I realized that it was
the rubber dots that facilitate keying in numbers and messages on iPhones.
The Dot Gloves not only help keep fingers warm, they also let one operate touch
screen menus with élan. In case you are scared of scratches, fear not for the
dots are smooth and curved so they won't scratch your screen. The gloves are
equipped with dots on three fingers and depending on personal preferences one
can opt to have dots fixed on thumb, index and middle finger to thumb or index
A simple and clever solution to one
of the basic problems of life. Dot
Gloves are available in either knit ($15) or rag wool ($20), the rag wool is
said to be a lot warmer and softer. If one wants variety in terms of colour,
the knit is a better option since they are available in multiple shades.