Remarkably, touchscreen finger, preposterous though it may sound, does not just affect iPhone users. Members of the Apple fraternity, of course, unlock their smartphones by sliding a touchscreen icon left-to-right, yet some have a tougher go of it than others. Redness and inflammation can accompany prolonged touchscreen use, though users of other touchscreens can also feel the affliction's wrath by moving icons side-to-side or navigating websites on their phones. Touchscreen finger's worst-case consequence, a chance of blisters, surely send shudders down your spine.
* Bing: How does a touchscreen work?
Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hit... More Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hits the ice for a heart-pounding ride around the track.
Date 14-03-07, Duration 3:49, Views 4337
Video by: National Geographic
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