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  • VIDEO: Deranged Garmin-Asus nuviphone M20 demo
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    VIDEO: Deranged Garmin-Asus nuviphone M20 demo

    By 7 September 2009

    Arguably one of the most bizarre company-produced video demos we've ever seen, we urge you to hit play on this dollop of demo from the Garmin-Asus team for its new(ish) nuviphone M20. After taking such action, you'll be able to join us in musing about...

  • Garmin Oregon 550t GPS system  review
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    Garmin Oregon 550t GPS system review

    By 17 August 2009

    Looking at the Garmin 550t (t standing for topographical maps), you would be forgiven for thinking someone had handed you the previous version. It's so alike, that at first we thought that Garmin had just sent us the wrong unit. Why? Well it comes in...

  • Forthcoming AT&T phone lineup leaks
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    Forthcoming AT&T phone lineup leaks

    By 10 August 2009

    A number of new handsets have appeared an official-looking pre-launch phone list from US carrier AT&T. These are phones that haven't yet launched, but are in the works, so shouldn't be too far off release. Amongst a bunch that we already knew about, there's...

  • Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch
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    Garmin launches FR60 fitness watch

    By 24 July 2009

    Garmin has announced the launch of the FR60, describing it as a "sleek fitness watch plus workout tool that tracks your time, heart rate and calories burned". Unlike other Garmin wristwear, the FR60 offers no GPS capabilities, but can be used in conjunction...

  • Garmin Oregon 550t
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    Garmin Oregon 550t

    By 21 July 2009

    If you think you've seen the Garmin Oregon 550t somewhere before that's because you have. The new GPS from Garmin for geocachers and outward types comes in virtually the same casing as the previous Garmin Oregon 400t, but adds a 3.2-megapixel digital...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Garmin Nuvi 5000 for £168.99
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    Daily Tech Deal: Garmin Nuvi 5000 for £168.99

    By 10 July 2009

    Satnav bargains seem to be coming thick and fast at the moment as we featured the TomTom ONE IQ Routes edition just a couple of days ago. Today we have the Garmin Nuvi 5000 on sale at dabs.com for £168.99. Having looked around, most retailers are selling...

  • Garmin announces BMW Motorrad Navigator IV
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    Garmin announces BMW Motorrad Navigator IV

    By 6 July 2009

    Garmin has announced, in conjunction with the car marque, it is to offer the next in the BMW Motorrad Navigator line, the Navigator IV. Based on Garmin's zumo 660, the device is described as a "motorcycle-friendly GPS navigator". Exclusive BMW-specific...

  • Garmin Dakota GPS promises to stop you getting lost
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    Garmin Dakota GPS promises to stop you getting lost

    By 26 June 2009

    Hot on the heals of the Oregon 550 and 550t, Garmin has announced a new outdoor handheld GPS device in the US, it is called the Dakota. The Dakota 10 and Dakota 20 handheld GPS navigators look to be housed in the same tough casing of the 550 and 550t,...

  • Garmin Foretrex 401 and 301 released
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    Garmin Foretrex 401 and 301 released

    By 16 June 2009

    Garmin has announced an update to its Foretrex range introducing two new models; The Foretrek 401 and the Foretrek 301. Lightweight and waterproof, the wrist mounted GPS navigators aimed at runners who like to go "off-route" will feature a high-sensitivity,...

  • Garmin offers AA City Guides
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    Garmin offers AA City Guides

    By 10 June 2009

    As well as the downloadable CityXplorer guides for its nuvi 1200, 1300 and 1400 series of satnavs aimed at pedestrians, Garmin has announced it's also offering downloadable AA City Guides for your Garmin satnav. Based upon the AA City Guide books, the...

  • Garmin launches CityXplorer guides
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    Garmin launches CityXplorer guides

    By 9 June 2009

    Garmin has launched a series of downloadable CityXplorer guides for its nüvi 1200, 1300 and 1400 series of sat-navs. They aim to assist tourists in foreign cities by showing them local landmarks. Unlike most sat-navs, the CityXplorer guides are tuned...

  • Garmin announces Oregon 550 and 550t
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    Garmin announces Oregon 550 and 550t

    By 7 May 2009

    As Pocket-lint revealed would soon be the case from a retailer leak, Garmin has now announced the Oregon 550 and Oregon 550t sunlight-readable touchscreen handheld GPS devices that integrate a 3.2-megapixel camera, as well as a 3-axis compass. The waterproof...

  • Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT
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    Garmin launches Forerunner 405CX and 310XT

    By 23 April 2009

    Garmin has added two fitness watches to its range - the Forerunner 310XT and the Forerunner 405CX. The Forerunner 310XT is a waterproof multi-sport GPS-enabled fitness watch. For running, jogging, walking, biking and other outdoor sports, the Forerunner...

  • Garmin nuvi 1490T announced
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    Garmin nuvi 1490T announced

    By 16 April 2009

    Garmin has announced the nuvi 1490T, describing it as a "premium automotive GPS device". The 1490T offers a 5-inch touchscreen and a design 25% slimmer than most nuvi models. With lane info and the ability to save 10 routes, there's also safety camera...

  • Garmin Oregon 500 leaks out
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    Garmin Oregon 500 leaks out

    By 13 April 2009

    Garmin looks to be updating its Oregon 400 GPS model with the Oregon 500 model, as details of the new device leak out ahead of an official launch. Although the company has yet to officially announce anything, that hasn't stopped one online retailer jumping...

  • Garmin Forerunner 310XT waterproof sports watch announced
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    Garmin Forerunner 310XT waterproof sports watch announced

    By 3 April 2009

    Garmin has announced the Forerunner 310XT, a GPS-enabled waterproof multi-sport watch. Boasting up to 20 hours of battery life, the watch will work with a new waterproof, soft-strap heart rate monitor from Garmin due this summer as well as the company's...

  • Garmin Oregon 400t GPS receiver review
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    Garmin Oregon 400t GPS receiver review

    By 10 March 2009

    So you fancy a spot of Geocaching, but at the same time don't want to actually do any real thinking about it? Garmin hopes it has just the answer with the Garmin Oregon 400t. But is this the must-have GPS for treks? We head out and about to find out....

  • Garmin announces nuvi 1200 and 1300 series
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    Garmin announces nuvi 1200 and 1300 series

    By 3 March 2009

    Garmin has announced eight new models in the nuvi 1200 and nuvi 1300 series, described as navigators with an "ultra-thin" design for use in and out of the car. The new series gets the option of "CityXplorer" maps with public transit mode, available for...

  • Garmin-Asus nuviphone M20
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    Garmin-Asus nuviphone M20

    By 15 February 2009

    With Mobile World Congress kicking off in Barcelona, Pocket-lint managed to get its hands on the recently announced nuviphone M20 from the Garmin-Asus alliance. Like the bigger G60, the M20 brings the goodness of Garmin’s PND into a mobile handset,...

  • Garmin-Asus nuviphone G60
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    Garmin-Asus nuviphone G60

    By 15 February 2009

    We finally managed to get our hands on the eagerly anticipated Garmin-Asus nuviphone G60, the launch of which we have brought you news of recently. The G60 should be available in “the first half” of 2009, although Garmin told us that pricing and distributors...

  • Garmin-Asus nuvifone G60 revealed
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    Garmin-Asus nuvifone G60 revealed

    By 12 February 2009

    Garmin-Asus has announced the Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 and the nuvifone G60, providing details of spec for both forthcoming phones. The companies say the nuvifone G60 is designed for the "active on-the-go user who wants an easy-to-use device and appreciates...

  • Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 revealed
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    Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 revealed

    By 12 February 2009

    Garmin-Asus, the GPS smartphone team-up, has announced the Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20 and the nuvifone G60, providing details of spec for both forthcoming phones. The M20 is described as an all-in-one phone, mobile web-browser and premium navigation system...

  • Entire Garmin-Asus nuvifone series announced
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    Entire Garmin-Asus nuvifone series announced

    By 4 February 2009

    Garmin and Asus have announced a "strategic alliance" to team up to design and make co-branded "location-centric mobile phones". A whole product line from the partnership will be known as the Garmin-Asus nuvifone series. The companies say they will launch...

  • Garmin ecoRoute announced
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    Garmin ecoRoute announced

    By 7 January 2009

    Garmin has announced the launch of ecoRoute - a free software update that it says will help drivers save money and fuel. The downloadable software will add new features to compatible Garmin personal navigation devices providing detailed fuel and mileage...

  • Sony Ericsson joins Open Handset Alliance
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    Sony Ericsson joins Open Handset Alliance

    By 9 December 2008

    Sony Ericsson has announced that it is to join the Open Handset Alliance and has confirmed that the company plans to make an Android based mobile phone. In addition, it's been announced that, among others, Asus, Garmin, Toshiba and Vodafone have also...