Garmin

Garmin Fenix 5 Plus gives Apple Watch some do-it-all competition

Garmin Fenix 5 Plus gives Apple Watch some do-it-all competition

Last week, Garmin made a round of updates to its Vivoactive 3 fitness tracker, and today, it's taking a pass at the Vivoactive's big brother. The Fenix 5 series is the next in line to get some updates, with Garmin today announcing three new watches that will comprise the Fenix 5 Plus line. The watches boast some significant upgrades over their predecessors, but be prepared to shell out a lot of cash if you want to own one.

Continue Reading

Garmin Vivoactive 3 gets onboard storage for music

Garmin Vivoactive 3 gets onboard storage for music

Garmin has announced a new version of the Vivoactive 3, the fitness tracking GPS smartwatch it launched last August. This new version, dubbed the Vivoactive 3 Music, is pretty much the same as the original that debuted last year, but with one key difference: it comes with onboard storage you can fill up with music. At first blush, that might seem a little underwhelming as the only new addition, but the Vivoactive 3 was already a pretty capable wearable before this.

Continue Reading

Fitness tracker Strava reveals names, locations, heart rates

Fitness tracker Strava reveals names, locations, heart rates

I'm currently looking at heatmaps showing the exercise paths of soldiers on live military bases around the world. I'm able to do this thanks to the fitness social network Strava. Much like a soldier sharing photos of their base on Facebook, Strava shows the paths they run on every day. Strava shows this information because these soldiers shared this information with Strava, and therein potentially enemy forces, too.

Continue Reading

Garmin Approach X10 is an entry-level wearable for golfers

Garmin Approach X10 is an entry-level wearable for golfers

Garmin has launched a new wearable device designed for golfers. Called the Garmin Approach X10, the new wristband is preloaded with details on more than 41,000 golf courses around the world, enabling golfers to immediately access info on hazards, distances, and more. The device is designed for golfers ranging from beginners to experts and is the most entry-level model in Garmin's lineup.

Continue Reading

Garmin Speak Plus refresh combines Alexa-powered GPS with a dash cam

Garmin Speak Plus refresh combines Alexa-powered GPS with a dash cam

Back in October, Garmin revealed its first Alexa-powered device, known as the Garmin Speak. At CES 2018, we're seeing Garmin introduce a refresh called the Speak Plus, and though it might seem a little soon to be announcing a new device in the line, there's good reason for it. While the Speak Plus will do everything the original Speak is capable of, there's one important addition with this iteration: Speak Plus will also serve as a dash cam.

Continue Reading

Garmin’s Alexa-powered infotainment is perfect for backseat drivers

Garmin’s Alexa-powered infotainment is perfect for backseat drivers

Backseat drivers are going to love Garmin's new scalable infotainment platform, debuting at CES 2018 as the navigation company makes a play for tomorrow's connected dashboards. While Garmin might be best known for its standalone sat-nav devices, the company is aiming to oust rivals like QNX from automaker's own infotainment systems, and it's counting on features like Alexa to do that.

Continue Reading

Garmin vivofit 4 family gets always-on screen and a year of battery life

Garmin vivofit 4 family gets always-on screen and a year of battery life

Garmin has launched its latest generation wearables in the vivofit family with the new vivofit 4 series. These activity trackers have a year of battery life with no charging necessary. Garmin has also integrated a new sunlight-readable always-on color display.

Continue Reading

Garmin Speak brings Amazon Alexa and GPS navigation to any vehicle

Garmin Speak brings Amazon Alexa and GPS navigation to any vehicle

Garmin has announced a new smart device that'll bring the best of Alexa into buyers' cars. The device, simply called Garmin Speak with Amazon Alexa, is said to be the first in-car gadget that gives drivers access to Alexa, as well as navigation via Garmin's own tech. Alexa can handle more than just tapping Garmin's navigational database, though.

Continue Reading

Garmin vívofit jr 2 is a Disney-themed activity tracker for kids

Garmin vívofit jr 2 is a Disney-themed activity tracker for kids

It's never too early to get kids started with a fitness routine and here to help is the Garmin vivofit jr. 2. This activity tracker is designed specifically for kids; it comes with Disney-themed designs including ones featuring Minnie Mouse, Star Wars First Order, Avengers, BB-8, Captain America, and The Resistance.

Continue Reading

Garmin Forerunner 30 running watch comes with heart rate sensor

Garmin Forerunner 30 running watch comes with heart rate sensor

It's no smartwatch, but for a certain class of users, the Garmin Forerunner 30 could very well be. It doesn't have the trappings of a smart wearable, save for notifications and messages, but it does have almost all the features you'll want to get fit and stay healthy. That's because the Forerunner 30 is made to be so easy to use that you simply pick it up, slap it on your wrist, and go.

Continue Reading

Garmin Pay leaks as Vivoactive 3’s take on Apple Pay

Garmin Pay leaks as Vivoactive 3’s take on Apple Pay

Garmin's Vivoactive 3 smartwatch may have leaked already, but its only today that we're discovering its most unexpected feature. The fitness-tracking smartwatch was spotted earlier this month, with a circular face and the ability to flag notifications from your phone to your wrist. Now, we also know that it could replace your credit card.

Continue Reading

Garmin Vivoactive 3 leak shows a more familiar round face

Garmin Vivoactive 3 leak shows a more familiar round face

While Fitbit is still taking its sweet time at releasing a smartwatch that would, in theory, save it from becoming a has-been in the wearables market, its rivals are taking advantage of its silence to grab a piece of the pie in the meantime. First it was Apple that overtook it as being the number one wearable seller, only to have Xiaomi overtake both of them. While quite far from climbing to the top, Garmin is planning to come out with a new Vivoactive 3 that, while not exactly a smartwatch, looks and acts the part.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17