Freehands, iPhone Gloves

Freehands, iPhone Gloves

If you live where the weather behooves you to go out without gloves or freeze your pinkies off, you’ve probably been caught fumbling for speed dial with warm woolies on.

These black leather or stretch gloves with flick-back fingers called Freehands let you “stay warm and keep in touch.” The fingertips stay back with magnets, a handy feature.

Why are they for the iPhone, specifically?

Well, because the guy who designed them, Josh Rubin, father of CoolHunting, said they are.

Rubin also went to the trouble to photograph the gloves with an iPhone, which is more than Fox could do launching its iPhone-optimized service, so we’ll take his word.

$40 for the leather version, $20 for fleece. Bike messenger-techno-geek chic.

Via Bunch of Nerds

  • Darcy McGee

    Oh please, these are silly. Tavo has had gloves out for awhile that allow the capacitive contact (???) to go through the finger.

    Why freeze even for a minute, when you can just keep your gloves on!

  • phaedrus

    Hmmm awfully similar to ‘smoker’s gloves’ or a variety of finger/thumb tip less gloves out there.

    Still it is nice to recognize a necessity for those living in Northern climes (the big Q is will the iPhone actually function in extreme cold — the old generations of iPods tended not to…

  • Andrew DK

    What a joke, just get one of these:

    http://www.amazon.com/Urban-Bo

  • Chris Burke

    yea.. i have to say… this post is lame.. I live in the north, where it gets cold, and snowy… we’ve been wearing these gloves for YEARS

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