You’re Electric: Why Normal Gloves Don’t Work On Touchscreen Devices

We’ve all been in this situation at least once: It’s miserably cold outside and you need your phone or other touchscreen device for some reason.  Perhaps you’re lost, maybe you want to text a friend, it could even be, perish the thought, to actually make a phone call.  As you fumble with the touchscreen you realize that your increasingly vigorous swipes, pinches and taps are in vain.  Battery dead?  Nope, your device flashed to life when you pressed the...

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