We won't try to tell you that hi-Fun gloves ($70) aren't "pointless and completely laughable." But it's still hard to resist a Bluetooth-enabled glove that hides a microphone in its pinkie finger and a speaker in its thumb so that the wearer needs only to make the "call me" sign to carry on a phone chat. You must have your smartphone nearby, but you can receive a call or redial a number by merely touching the back of the glove. "If you have cold hands and you hate headsets and you're cool with looking like a total crazy person, here you go." Source: Wired
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