10/28/2011, When it comes to Garmin, most of us would think of GPS navigational devices, but this time around, the company offers far more than just a navigation device – instead, it wants you to keep your health and fitness on track more than the vehicle you’re driving. The recent announcement of the Garmin FR70 fitness watches that will come in flavors for both genders will allow you to keep track […]
10/25/2011, Fitness buffs who were looking forward to Garmin’s ANT+ fitness device will be pleased to know that it has finally be made available. The addon device for the iPhone was spotted a little over a week ago at the FCC, but it looks like it is now available for the masses along with a companion fitness app that will be made available for both iOS and Android.
10/13/2011, Folks at the FCC have yet another new toy to keep themselves occupied, as they fool around – sorry, I don’t mean to be disrespectful, as they play around with the Garmin ANT+ adapter for iPhone this time around. Of course, just like the majority of devices published, this one made it through the FCC with flying colors as well, so you can soon have some ants in your pants […]
10/04/2011, Are you a sporty person? If you are, then monitoring devices that let you know how far you’ve run, how fast you’ve run, what’s your heart rate and how many calories you’ve burned are probably vital. If you think you’re in need of such a device, Garmin has recently outed the Forerunner 910XT multisport watch.
08/18/2011, Looking for a way to see how effective your bike rides are, but don’t want to carry your expensive smartphone around with you? Garmin has come up with the Edge 200 Cycling GPS for that very purpose. Lightweight and stylish, the Edge 200 has a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, requires no calibration, can be easily set up and removed, and is resistant to all types of weather. The Edge 200 functions […]
08/02/2011, If you’re a fan of Star Wars but consider yourself more of a lightsider than darksider – you might not have appreciated the Darth Vader voice pack for Garmin GPS systems that was released not too long ago. Well we’ve got some great news for you – LucasFilms and Locutio Voice Technologies have announced the arrival of Jedi Master Yoda for Garmin GPS systems.
07/07/2011, Are you a fan of the Windows Phone 7 platform? If you have answered in the affirmative, here’s a piece of good news. The Garmin Streetpilot is now available for that particular platform, adding to the total number of turn-by-turn navigation solutions. Guess when competition gets tense and companies give their best, the consumer wins in the end. Just what exactly does the Garmin Streetpilot offer on the table? For […]
06/14/2011, Dedicated GPS manufacturers are a dying breed, especially with the advent of Google’s Android platform as well as Apple’s pervasive iOS offering free navigation on their respective slew of devices. Well, where does that leave manufacturers such as Garmin and Magellan? We do know that the former decided to join forces with its once-nemesis, Navigon, through Garmin’s purchase of Navigon. While this move will help Garmin boost their core in-car […]
05/18/2011, Garmin has just announced the launch of the Montana GPS device. It features a rugged design with multiple mounting and battery options, dual-orientation and screen layout options to support a wide range of Garmin maps. It even has a barometric altimeter for elevation profiling and the ability to profile the route ahead using the included worldwide elevation model. It packs a 4″ touchscreen display, a 3-axis compass and even a […]
05/18/2011, The FCC has taken a gander at the latest GPS navigation unit from Garmin, where it will be known as the nuLink! 2390. The FCC has given their nod of approval for its Bluetooth connectivity, in addition to GSM bands 850 and 1900. With those GSM bands, it will make it “special” in a sense since they would enable Live Services including Google Local Search, 3D traffic data, and weather […]
04/29/2011, Garmin has just announced that their OpenCaching.com geocaching service, is now available as an app on Android and iOS. In case you were wondering, geocaching is a game that was apparently invented by pirates. Back in the days when people hid their treasure, they marked a spot so that they could find it again. Geocaching works in the same way. Played by people all over the world, participants can choose to […]
04/14/2011, We took a look at the Garmin Forerunner 610 GPS watch a couple of days ago, and it didn’t take too long for the FCC to tear it down. Basically, it is a timepiece that not only helps you stay punctual in all of your appointments, it will also keep track of all your vital statistics, letting you know of your pace, distance, heart rate and calories burned (so that […]
04/12/2011, Garmin has just announced the launch of a new GPS watch – the Forerunner 610, and it sports a touchscreen. Since it’s meant to be taken outdoors for serious running it won’t be just any touchscreen but a waterproof one. It is also responsive enough so that it can be operated with running gloves on. With features such as a pace, distance and time meter, a heart rate monitor, and […]
03/21/2011, Dedicated GPS navigation systems aren’t too popular these days simply because the nature of convergence in devices as well as advances in miniaturization has allowed a GPS chipset to be crammed into something as small as a smartphone, working equally well to boot. Still, Garmin flies the flag for dedicated GPS devices by sending their Garmin nuvi 2575 GPS over to the FCC, from whence we do know that the […]