Never again does your hand need to be in danger of freezing off as you slave away in front of the computer during the cold winter season, thanks to this miniature futon that will warm your hand while using the mouse.
Central heating systems have never caught on in Japan. Offices and rooms are each heated locally by kerosene or gas-powered space heaters, making it a problem for workers whose desks are too far away from the heater. This is worse for computer users who are unable to use gloves to keep their hands warm. Online retailer Sirobako helps to partially solve this by introducing a pillow the size of a 12 inch laptop and styled after the traditional Japanese bed. The user inserts his hand underneath the 1950 yen (approx. $24.40) futon, which is fastened to the pillow that also acts as a wrist rest. Heat generated from the USB connection keeps the hand toasty. Wireless mice are recommended for maximum comfort. You can even use it as a pillow to lay your head on once you’ve started feeling sleepy from all that soothing, comforting warmth.
This USB heated futon mouse pad is just the latest in a series of innovative USB-powered products that include the usual USB cup warmer, USB slippers to keep your feet warm, USB eye masks to soothe those tired eyes, and USB tube tops to keep your stomachs feeling warm and cozy. Toil away in those winter days without fear of frostbite, thanks to Sirobako.
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