It’s very much a first world problem, but a problem that plagues desktop workers all the same: cold hands.

While the problem is more prevalent for computer gamers, cold hands are a very real problem for those who sit at their workstations all day—in fact, it’s just plain science. As a result—whether the office thermostat is uncomfortably cold or not—we’re left with icy fingers that can make typing an email or powering through those keyboard shortcuts more of a pain than it needs to be.

Well, there’s a Kickstarter for that, folks.

The Heatbuff is a literal keyboard heater for keeping those icy fingers toasty. Billed as the ‘Future of gaming and workstations’, the infrared finger heating system is designed specifically to increase keyboard performance:

With $33,253 raised of their original $10,885 goal, it looks as though these guys just might be on their way towards creating the best desktop accessory of all time. You can get yours for $71 (before it bumps up to $100) if you support the campaign before April 7, 2017.


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.