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Garmin unveils GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver

Garmin unveils GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver

Anyone who has tried to use a GPS navigation application or other app that uses GPS data knows that the internal GPS receiver on many smartphones isn't up to the task of accuracy in some situations. This is especially true when you're trying to use GPS services in the city surrounded by tall buildings, in thick forests, or in canyons. Garmin has announced a new external portable GPS and GLONASS receiver that connects to portable devices using Bluetooth.

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Garmin introduces fenix outdoor GPS watch

Garmin introduces fenix outdoor GPS watch

Garmin is expanding its range of watches by introducing its new fenix outdoor watch. As you might expect, it makes full use of GPS in order to help adventures better navigate the great outdoors, and adds some useful functionality in the process. You can record waypoints using the watch, such as landmarks or campsites, and make notes of points along your route using GPS tracklogs.

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Garmin Swim watch tracks your progress for $149.99

Garmin Swim watch tracks your progress for $149.99

Garmin has today introduced a new watch designed to help swimmers keep track of their progress, dubbed the Garmin Swim. The watch will monitor stroke type and count, distance, pace, and lengths. The Garmin Swim has been designed to be as easy to set up and use as possible, with the swimmer only needing to input the length of the pool they’ll be using to set the watch and begin tracking.

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Garmin Approach S3 golf watch aims to improve your game

Garmin Approach S3 golf watch aims to improve your game

Maybe you’re Tiger Woods. Maybe you’re not Tiger Woods, but just really like golf. Not only that, you actually enjoy playing golf. But something has been stopping you from getting the most out of the game. You need to find and bring that technology angle to the sport to help you be the very best, like no one ever was. Garmin has seemingly solved the problem. They’ve announced the Approach S3 golf watch, including a myriad of features to help you not only win the game, but also at life.

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Garmin nüvi 3500 series PNDs pack photo details and Smartphone Link

Garmin nüvi 3500 series PNDs pack photo details and Smartphone Link

Garmin's latest personal navigation range has been launched at CES today, the nüvi 3500 series, a flagship line-up of standalone satnav units with select models compatible with the company's new Smartphone Link hook-up between GPS device and Android phone. The nuvi 3450, 3450LM, 3490LMT, 3550LM and 3590LMT each have full color touchscreens (either 4.3- or 5-inches), lane assist and Garmin Guidance 3.0, the company's latest navigation engine.

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NAVIGON 2.0 adds offline maps to iPhone

NAVIGON 2.0 adds offline maps to iPhone

Garmin has launched a new version of its NAVIGON navigation app for iPhone, with v2.0 adding the option to download maps for offline access as well as introducing quarterly map updates. NAVIGON 2.0 for iPhone follows Nokia Maps' offline mapping with state-by-state downloads in the US (those using the app outside the US will likely get country-by-country download options) so that you can navigate while your data connection is turned off.

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Garmin FR70 Fitness Watch uses ANT+ to whisper you’re fat

Garmin FR70 Fitness Watch uses ANT+ to whisper you’re fat

Garmin has unveiled its latest wrist-worn GPS marvel for those who don't treat exercise as a dirty word, the Garmin FR70 Fitness Watch. A reasonably low-profile half inch thick, the FR70 uses ANT+ to talk to other exercise equipment, such as the bundled heart rate monitor. That way, it can track the time you've been working out, along with your heart rate and how many calories you've burned.

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Garmin Fit app hits iPhone and Android, plus ANT+ dongle

Garmin Fit app hits iPhone and Android, plus ANT+ dongle

Garmin has launched a new iPhone and Android fitness app, Garmin Fit, allowing exercising smartphone users to track their progress while running or jogging. Fit is a $0.99 download, and automatically syncs with Garmin's Connect online portal to keep a record of goals and share workouts with contacts. Meanwhile, the ANT+ iPhone Adapter spotted clearing the FCC earlier this month has also been made official, priced at $49.99.

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