The Umbrella for Smartphone Addicts

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A company in the USA has modified the conventional umbrella to make it easier to use a mobile phone while also seeking protection from the rain.

The modified $20 brolly has avoided the obvious trick of having a clamp for the mobile phone, and instead has a finger grip that allows one hand to both hold the umbrella and type on a touchscreen.

However, while the finger grip style handle is garnering all the attention, the top of the umbrella - the most important bit - looks to be a fairly flimsy folding model. In other words, only of use in the lightest of light showers and not much use in a heavy downpour.

On the web: Brollytime via DamnGeeky

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