Sausages Turn Into a Handy iPhone Stylus in Cold Weather

By Charlie White
|  Thursday, Feb 11, 2010  |  Updated 2:15 PM PDT
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Sausages Turn Into a Handy iPhone Stylus in Cold Weather

Does anyone have an extra sausage?

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In the middle of digging out from this huge snowstorm Wednesday, it was way too cold to take off my gloves for some quick iPhoning. That's when I could have used one of these sausages that South Koreans discovered is perfect for use as a substitute finger.

It's not clear whether these CJ Corporation snack sausages are the only ones that will electrostatically approximate a human finger, but we're pretty sure just about any meat would serve as a perfectly workable stylus.

That does it. I'm looking for an easily pocketable sausage available in the U.S. for my future cold-weather iPhone needs. But wait, then my hands and phone will smell like sausage all day. And I don't think that iPhone screen is that oleophobic. Instead, maybe I could just get some gloves specifically made for cold-weather iPhonery.

Via Kottke

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