Garmin archive

  • Garmin Vivofit ANT+ compatible band available to buy exclusively at John Lewis
    Sports Fitness

    Garmin Vivofit ANT+ compatible band available to buy exclusively at John Lewis

    By 12 March 2014

    The Garmin Vivofit activity tracker is now available to buy, but only at John Lewis, for £100. The Garmin Vivofit will track your progress, presenting you with goals and reminders so you can keep active and monitor your steps, goal countdown, calories...

  • Garmin announces Sony SmartWatch 2 integration, Xperia Edition navigation app
    Apps

    Garmin announces Sony SmartWatch 2 integration, Xperia Edition navigation app

    By 23 February 2014

    Garmin has announced the Garmin Xperia Edition app for navigation on Sony Xperia devices, including walking directions on the Sony SmartWatch 2. As we revealed previously, the new Garmin software will let you have walking directions on your wrist, so...

  • Garmin and Sony to bring navigation to your wrist
    Gadgets

    Garmin and Sony to bring navigation to your wrist

    By 20 February 2014

    Garmin and Sony are set to announce a new app for the Sony SmartWatch 2 that will provide navigation directions for users on the go, Pocket-lint has learnt. The new app, which we've not yet seen, is expected to be announced ahead of Mobile World Congress...

  • Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer
    Gadgets

    Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer

    By 21 January 2014

    Garmin has announced its latest golf handhelds to join the Approach range: the G7 and G8. Both devices feature colour touchscreens with more than 30,000 preloaded international courses. The battery will last for several rounds before needing a charge...

  • Hands-on: Garmin Vivofit is a long-lasting and affordable fitness band
    Sports Fitness

    Hands-on: Garmin Vivofit is a long-lasting and affordable fitness band

    By 11 January 2014

    Wearables are everywhere. But when a company such as Garmin, renowned for its fitness and GPS products, announces a new product it's time to stand up and listen. Welcome the Garmin Vivofit, a wristband fitness device that we got to see at this year's...

  • Garmin HD Dash Cam automatically detects potential crashes to record them
    Cars

    Garmin HD Dash Cam automatically detects potential crashes to record them

    By 7 January 2014

    The Garmin Dash Cam is here to help the rest of the world catch up with Russia for car crash videos. The idea is that the Garmin Dash Cam attaches to your windshield and records any crashes in HD. Using an integrated gravity sensor, incidents such as braking...

  • Garmin updates satnavs: Nuvi 2798LMT gets rear camera, Essential Series updates, HUD+ offers new app
    Gadgets

    Garmin updates satnavs: Nuvi 2798LMT gets rear camera, Essential Series updates, HUD+ offers new app

    By 6 January 2014

    Garmin has updated its Nuvi line of satnav devices at CES 2014, taking things large. The Garmin Nuvi 2798LMT has a Wireless Backup Camera. The camera can be installed on the rear of your vehicle so that you can see behind you when reversing and avoid...

  • Garmin's Vivofit fitness band is ANT+ compatible, syncs with Garmin Connect
    Sports Fitness

    Garmin's Vivofit fitness band is ANT+ compatible, syncs with Garmin Connect

    By 6 January 2014

    Garmin has expanded its line of fitness products with the launch of the Garmin Vivofit fitness band. Looking to capitalise on the popularity of products like the Nike+ Fuel Band, Garmin is turning its sporting experience to a new segment.  The Garmin...

  • Move along smartwatch: The Garmin Tactix is SWAT you want
    Gadgets

    Move along smartwatch: The Garmin Tactix is SWAT you want

    By 22 October 2013

    Garmin has announced a new GPS navigator watch called the Garmin Tactix.  Garmin says it's inspired by "the requirements of Law Enforcement and Police Special Operations", hence the name. The Garmin Tactix is a rugged watch, offering 50-metre waterproofing,...

  • Garmin Approach S4 smart golf watch receives notifications from your phone
    Gadgets

    Garmin Approach S4 smart golf watch receives notifications from your phone

    By 15 October 2013

    Garmin has just announced an updated versions of its golfing watch. The new Approach S4 not only has 30,000 golf courses programmed in but now connects to your iPhone and displays notifications. The Approach S4 gives precise distance to the front, back...

  • Amazing tech adverts to watch over and over
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    Amazing tech adverts to watch over and over

    By 7 October 2013

    There are thousands and thousands of adverts on TV. Some serious, some funny, some absolutely terrible and some utterly amazing. We've pulled a few from the tech industry past and present, that would fall into the funny and amazing categories, and rounded...

  • Garmin VIRB action camera wants to take on GoPro
    Cameras

    Garmin VIRB action camera wants to take on GoPro

    By 20 August 2013

    Garmin has unveiled its first 1080p action camera, and it seems to have all the makings of a GoPro killer. So why would you want to buy this over the more established GoPro? For a start Garmin is a strong brand that's been developing military and aviation-grade...

  • Garmin HUD projects road directions on to your windscreen
    Cars

    Garmin HUD projects road directions on to your windscreen

    By 8 July 2013

    Garmin is hoping to make using a satnav safer and has announced a new navigation device, called HUD, that projects directions from a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone on to your windscreen - so you don't have to look away from the road to see where you are...

  • Garmin Astro DC 50 dog collar launches with bark detection and more robust GPS, battery life
    Gadgets

    Garmin Astro DC 50 dog collar launches with bark detection and more robust GPS, battery life

    By 2 July 2013

    Garmin offers GPS-tracking collars for dogs, and the company has launched its latest version, called the DC 50, that's "more robust and reliable" than previous models. The DC 50 offers new features like built-in bark detection, improved battery life for...

  • Factor Vis Vires road bike integrates ANT+ for all your data needs
    Sports Fitness

    Factor Vis Vires road bike integrates ANT+ for all your data needs

    By 2 July 2013

    Factor Bikes has unveiled the Vis Vires, a road bike designed and built to incorporate the wireless technology required to give you all the data you need on the road. Factor Bikes turned to the ANT+ system for its sensors, meaning that it's compatible...

  • Garmin Monterra outdoor GPS pictures and hands-on
    Gadgets

    Garmin Monterra outdoor GPS pictures and hands-on

    By 26 June 2013

    Some will see the Garmin Monterra as a life saver, whereas others will look at it as a redundant, overpriced brick that's clamouring for relevance in the smartphone era. But the Monterra isn't a smartphone, nor is it trying to be: this is a top-spec outdoor...

  • Garmin Monterra brings a slice of Android to your GPS
    Gadgets

    Garmin Monterra brings a slice of Android to your GPS

    By 24 June 2013

    Garmin has launched the Android-powered Monterra GPS. The Wi-Fi-enabled outdoor handheld GPS combines Android with Garmin's mapping technology. The Wi-Fi connection allows you to download apps from Google Play, with Garmin hoping developers will build...

  • Garmin Nuvi Premium 3598LMT-D pictures and hands-on
    Cars

    Garmin Nuvi Premium 3598LMT-D pictures and hands-on

    By 15 May 2013

    Pocket-lint tested out Garmin's latest Premium satnav device, the Halfords-exclusive Nuvi 3598LMT-D, on the streets of London in the rarest of fashions: in the passenger seat of a 1912 Rolls-Royce Phantom. Talk about a juxtaposition of old and new. We...

  • How tech helped Jez Bragg complete 53 day ultra-run across New Zealand
    Sports Fitness

    How tech helped Jez Bragg complete 53 day ultra-run across New Zealand

    By 26 April 2013

    For most people, a 10km run is an ample jaunt underfoot. Not so for Jez Bragg, the ultra-runner who this year completed the 3,054km Te Araroa trail from tip to toe of both New Zealand islands in a mere 53 days. We meet Bragg almost by chance at the back...

  • Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review
    Sports Fitness

    Hands-on: Garmin Edge 810 review

    By 14 April 2013

    The Garmin Edge 810 is the company's latest GPS bicycle computer, complete with new social sharing and tracking functionality which we first saw at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Unlike many other "breadcrumb" models - such as the lower-spec Edge...

  • Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review
    Sports Fitness

    Hands-on: Garmin Approach S2 review

    By 12 April 2013

    It's golfing season and just as The Masters 2013 gets under way, Pocket-lint played a few holes with Garmin and its latest Approach S2 GPS golf watch. GPS golf watch, eh? You may be wondering why you'd ever want such a device, as smartphones seem to do...

  • Garmin Edge 810 and 510 cycle computers track your ride, keep you connected
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    Garmin Edge 810 and 510 cycle computers track your ride, keep you connected

    By 7 January 2013

    Garmin has updated its Edge cycling computers with the launch of the Garmin Edge 810 and Garmin Edge 610 at CES 2013.  The navigation company teased us before the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that new devices would be launched and has now listed...

  • Customisable Christmas: Satnav accessories
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    Customisable Christmas: Satnav accessories

    By 30 November 2012

    Motoring fans tend to get a touch left out at Christmas. Chances are, only the luckiest of the lucky will find a shiny new car outside their house on Christmas morning. For the rest, Pocket-lint has come up with a few ideas to bring a smile to the face...

  • Best wet weather running gear
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    Best wet weather running gear

    By 7 November 2012

    The days are getting shorter and the rains getting heavier. As winter sets in, motivating yourself to go out and get fit becomes increasingly difficult. No one enjoys a soaking wet run through a muddy marsh, unless you are a dog, in which case, how are...

  • Garmin Forerunner 10, for runners who like to keep it simple
    Sports Fitness

    Garmin Forerunner 10, for runners who like to keep it simple

    By 28 August 2012

    Garmin has announced the Garmin Forerunner 10, a new model of GPS sports watch designed to keep everything simple. Garmin say the watch is pitched at all levels of runners, but the important thing about the Forerunner 10 is that it keeps stats to a minimum....