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Not sure about wearables? Lumoid launches a try-before-you-buy program

The new service offers a seven-day trial on Pebble, Jawbone and more, but charges $20 if you don't make a purchase.

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Thync's wearable zapped my face, and I felt fine

An upcoming wearable promises to give you more energy and help you sleep better--if you can endure a bit of discomfort along the way.

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Wearables go niche and narrow in the search for consumer relevance

It's not enough to track steps anymore.The latest wearables are extremely mission-specific, aimed at narrow sports categories instead of general fitness.

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Zuckerberg could face gritty questions at Facebook townhall in Bogota, Colombia

Social inequality and Colombia's drug problems are among the topics being asked about

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Workers intrigued by wearables for the office

A survey found that employees are eager to incorporate these devices into their work, but aren't sure how useful they'll be

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Lenovo builds robot for selfies

The Fiebot robot is more like an adjustable tripod to take selfies. But who cares? Because selfies, right?

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 9

CISPA is back! ... Snowden says hack-backs are a bad choice ... Google wants a cut of the US insurance market... and more

Sales of Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader plunge during holiday shopping season

Total sales in the Nook division were down by more than half and content sales dropped 25 percent.

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HTC Re Camera update lets you livestream your adventures to YouTube

The new feature gives the periscope-shaped 'action camera' a tiny leg up over the GoPro.

Witricity's wireless charging beams power through wood, stone, and even your head

This technology can charge computers and electric cars alike.

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LG's new smartwatch runs webOS, not Android Wear

LG is already making Android Wear devices, but the company hopes it can also make a few webOS wearables as well.

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ReWalk robotic exoskeleton looks like science-fiction, but helps paraplegics walk again

The first FDA-approved robotic exoskeleton is literally changing lives.

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Make fancy-schmancy sous-vide on a budget with Anova's Precision Cooker

The Anova looks a bit like a hand mixer, but it circulates water and monitors temperature for you. Best of all, it's affordable.

Sony's smartglasses help you find the closest store

The prototype glasses overlay navigation information at a CES demonstration.

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Razer Nabu X hands-on: A cheap fitness band that could afford to do more

Razer joins the $50 wearable fray with fitness tracking and notification alerts, but neglects a few obvious features along the way.