Smartphones can experience performance problems, and break more easily, in extreme cold temperatures.

Smartphones can experience performance problems, and break more easily, in extreme cold temperatures

 

Cold weather touchscreen tips

Winter gear is important to keep your extremities warm and cozy, but those mittens and gloves won’t work on capacitive touch screens, which is the technology currently used on most smartphones and tablets. These screens depend on your body’s ability to conduct electricity to work, and a thick insulating layer of wool prevents the screen from registering your taps and pokes.

There are inexpensive gloves that include special, conductive fabric on the tip of the index fingers so you can touch your screen without fumbling around to take off protective gear. To make your own gloves touchscreen compatible, thread the fingertips with conductive thread using this Make tutorial.

Another option for smartphones and tablets is a handheld stylus, which is better than a fuzzy finger if you need to do any volume of typing or work in the cold.

More snow coming to Midwest, Northeast

In a pinch, you can sometimes use the tip of your nose — but precision navigation is tricky, and typing is a nightmare.

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Bissmillh Arhman Araheem I am a web designing student at G C University OF FAISALABAD and Computer is my passion.

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