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The last couple of years have brought an explosion of wearable tech items to the market. But with more options come more chances of selecting the wrong item for your lifestyle and needs. Thankfully, there's a new service from Lumoid that will save you from choosing unwisely by giving you access to a library of wearables to try before you buy. At today's launch, there's already an extensive selection in three categories of sleep tracking devices, fitness devices, and stay connected devices.
Start by choosing up to five to try at home for up to seven days. At the end of the trial period, you have two options. If you don't want to buy anything, just send all wearables back to Lumoid with the provided return label and pay $20 for the rental. If you find a keeper, you'll return all the items, but indicate which one(s) you want like to purchase; Lumoid will ship you a brand new device for the retail price and waive the $20 fee.
If wearables don't top your wishlist, you can also use Lumoid to try out drones, Google Glass, and photography equipment. Maybe it will take a year of sampling Lumoid's wares before you bite the bullet and making the purchase, but it's time (and money) well-spent learning all about the new tech toys at your fingertips.
· Lumoid [Official Site]
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