Latest Garmin gadget news

Garmin HUD projects road directions on to your windscreen
Garmin HUD projects road directions on to your windscreen By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Garmin Monterra brings a slice of Android to your GPS
Garmin Monterra brings a slice of Android to your GPS By Hunter Skipworth

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... Read more

Garmin Android app uses your smartphone to update your nuvi GPS
Garmin Android app uses your smartphone to update your nuvi GPS By Stuart Miles

Garmin has launched a new app for Android users that allows them to piggyback off the smartphone's data connection to provide live services data like traffic updates to their up until now unconnected Garmin nüvi device.The new app lets nüvi users access... Read more

Garmin announces Oregon 550 and 550t
Garmin announces Oregon 550 and 550t By Amy-Mae Elliott

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... Read more

Garmin nuvi 1490T announced
Garmin nuvi 1490T announced By Amy-Mae Elliott

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... Read more

Garmin 755T, 765T and 775T Satnav announced
Garmin 755T, 765T and 775T Satnav announced By Stuart Miles

While TomTom waits until Thursday to announce its latest satnav offering Garmin has jumped right in ahead of IFA in Berlin and announced that its launching three new models apart of its nuvi 700 series and two new models apart of its nuvi 200 range. Following... Read more

Full speech control for new nüvi 860 from Garmin
Full speech control for new nüvi 860 from Garmin By Katie Scott

Garmin has unveiled the nüvi 860, which it claims is the first portable navigation device with full menu speech recognition. Clive Taylor, Garmin’s director of product explains: "Garmin’s nüvi 860 uses full menu speech control to make driving safer... Read more

Garmin Mobile XT gets updated
Garmin Mobile XT gets updated By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has announced the latest version of Garmin Mobile XT with access to Google's location aware Local Search and Google's Panoramio geo-tagging, picture-sharing service. Garmin says the new version of XT is an "all-in-one software solution that turns... Read more

Garmin launches GPS collar for dogs
Garmin launches GPS collar for dogs By Amy-Mae Elliott

Garmin has announced the DC 30, a GPS dog tracking collar for use with its Astro GPS Dog Tracking System. The DC 30 collar's main housing sits below the dog's neck, while a small, low-profile GPS antenna is integrated into the collar strap and positioned... Read more

Garmin's nüvi 370 and 670 guide through Europe and North America
Garmin's nüvi 370 and 670 guide through Europe and North America By Amber Maitland

Garmin's latest two satnavs, the nüvi 370 and 670, are impressive devices that come with street maps of over 30 countries. The map coverage extends across Europe as well as the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. In addition, both models incorporate traffic... Read more