Hate the winter cold, and want to keep your fingers warm and toasty even while using your phone? You're not alone, and if you picked up a Samsung Nexus S you don't even have to take the gloves off to operate it. Evan and company over at Android Community stumbled across this one, and by gosh it works -- with gloves, socks, fuzzy blankets, and even a WVU football sweatshirt soaked with tears.
The screen is capacitive for sure, and a stylus doesn't do a darn thing. Best we can figure is that the touch response is so sensitive that even through a layer of cloth (leather gloves won't work) it picks up the signal from your finger and triggers the digitizer. Now you can browse the Android Central forums while waiting for the bus, without ever exposing your hands to winter's chill. Hit the break for a head to head demo. [via Android Community]