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It's hard to fight nature. We mammals have an instinctual urge to hibernate when the mercury starts dropping, and thanks to activity trackers we have some data to prove that theory holds true (if we actually get that sleep is another story). By correlating pedometer stats culled from "hundreds of ...

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Ever tried writing a text message or an urgent work e-mail with gloves on? Chances are what you planned to type and what came out couldn't look more different...if anything came out at all. Digits are a $14 set of four conductive pins that, like the Dots iPhone gloves, were designed to make cold we...

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So you thought awesome gear never made the transition from Korea to the USA, huh? Not so in the case of the infamous sausage stylus we spotted a month ago. That cold weather peripheral -- allowing its ingenious users to operate a capacitive touchscreen with gloves on -- has made the big leap over t...

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I purchased my iPhone on a warm, summer evening. Soon it will be exposed to a New England winter with sub-zero temperatures. How will it perform? Apple lists an official "nonoperational temperature" of -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C). Minus 4°F is entirely possible in my neighborh...

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