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Brolly Umbrella Frees Up A Thumb So You Can Text In The Rain

That’s the kind of society we’re becoming: one that creates products specifically so you can immerse yourself into your smartphone more efficiently. Avoiding any further social commentary, we’ll just say that the Brolly Rain Umbrella (as opposed to what kind of umbrella? Sun we suppose, but… really?) is just a regular umbrella that happens to have a handle with finger holes. This means you can hold it without using your opposable thumb, thus freeing it to join your free hand and double your texting speed in the rain. There are claims of it being “ergonomic”, but we’re not buying it; this design isn’t about providing optimum comfort or relieving stress. It’s about being able to text in the rain.

It’s $20.

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  • Greg

    Hey Dave,

    Great Review!

    I can tell you from first hand experience that the Brolly is definitely ergonomic. The grip is so comfortable to hold and with it’s unique finger holes, it is perfect for anyone that suffers from arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. Order one at http://www.brollytime.com and see for yourself.

    Greg