These Hard Suit Power Gloves Give You the Grip of a Kraken

Lobsters never took over the world because their claws are terrible at grasping. It's the same reason deep sea divers, especially those that venture so far down that they require Atmospheric Dive Suits to keep from imploding, have such difficulty manipulating their tools at depth—the suits' conventional lobster-like… » 9/11/14 11:40am 9/11/14 11:40am

Throwback Gloves That Take You Out To the Ballgames of Yesterday

Some would argue that professional baseball of past eras was a simpler and purer version of the game, free from controversies like player strikes or steroid use. And this line of Shoeless Joe throwback gloves, that recreate designs from as far back as 1910, could help you relive those times—even if they're named after… » 8/23/13 5:20pm 8/23/13 5:20pm

Color-Changing Gloves Alert Lab Workers To Invisible Toxins

The trickiest part of avoiding exposure to toxic substances is that they're often invisible, odorless, and undetectable to our five senses. And as an alternative to expensive detectors and other electronic sensors, researchers at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State Technologies EMFT in… » 5/03/13 12:17pm 5/03/13 12:17pm

Control Your Smartphone—Not Your NES—With This Bluetooth Power Glove

It may not have been a runaway success for Nintendo, but a company called B.i.Tech is hoping there's still some interest in the Power Glove concept. Its BEARTek gloves wirelessly connect to your smartphone or MP3 player over Bluetooth providing full control of your device with simple fingertip taps. » 10/09/12 12:00pm 10/09/12 12:00pm

Bluetooth Gloves: Because Even Talking Into Your Hand Looks Less Stupid…

It's an issue that's plagued cellphone users for years now. You like the convenience a Bluetooth headset promises, but don't want to look like a complete tool walking down the street. So as a happy medium, Hi-Fun has created this Bluetooth glove that lets you make and take calls like you're pantomiming the 'call me'… » 8/31/12 4:20pm 8/31/12 4:20pm

New Capacitive Touchscreens Recognize Your Gloved Fingers

It's old news by now, but capacitive touchscreens are a pain to use in the Winter because they can't detect your fingertaps through a pair of gloves. But SMK has improved the design of their 6.5-inch panels so that devices like car navigation systems can still be operated if you're driving with gloves on. » 10/25/11 5:40pm 10/25/11 5:40pm