MEX Inspirations: The Sausage Stylus


The Sausage Stylus One of the dirty secrets of capactive touchscreens like the one found on the Apple iPhone is that they don’t work when you’re wearing gloves. That may not be a problem in California around the Apple HQ, but for substantial parts of the world which have sub-zero temperatures for several months of the year, it causes a bit of a problem. It is therefore inspiring to see South Koreans taking matters into their own hands and discovering that an inexpensive ‘snack sausage’ is actually electro-statically compatible with capactive touchscreens and using it as their stylus. Read more on this through the link. A great example of low tech user subversion.

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