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  1. Garmin Edge 800 Cycling GPS

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Edited for Brevity from press release issued today Will retail for about $450 U.S.
  2. Garmin recalls 1.25 million GPS devices

    Industry News
    Garmin announced today it is recalling 1.25 million personal navigation devices sold worldwide that contain batteries which may overheat and present a fire hazard. The issue has been identified in less than ten cases and Garmin says none of the reported incidents has caused an injury or...
  3. Garmin Forerunner 110 sports watch comes with GPS

    Industry News
    Garmin today announced the Forerunner 110 sports watch for runners, joggers and walkers whose focus is on the most essential of real-time workout data: how far and how fast. The entry-level water resistant device is designed for easily tracking progress and goals in exercise and training. In...
  4. I really hate Garmin right now

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Sorry guys, this is a bit of a rant. So, my dad asked for a map update for his Christmas present. I wasn't too keen on the idea, but I agreed anyway. He brought his GPS over one day, and I realized it would be best to load everything on his computer instead of trying to do it on mine, since it...
  5. Garmin introduces custom maps for portable GPS devices

    Industry News
    Even with the multitude of handheld mapping products available, sometimes the best map for a specific area or event is in printed or electronic form. In an ideal situation, it would be great to meld the printed map with your GPS to get the best of both worlds. To make this a reality, Garmin...
  6. Nuvi "Easter Eggs", Tricks & Tips

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    While surfing the web for information about my Garmin Nuvi 750, I've come across a number of undocumented or obscure features and tips. I thought I would summarise what I've found in case anyone is interested. Some are useful, others not so much. These all work with my Nuvi 750 (currently at...
  7. New CNNA-NT 2010 Maps Available

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Garmin announed today that the City Navigator North America Update 2010 is available for download. Hope the maps have a lot of updated roads and addresses etc. and they're more accurate than the 2009 mapset.
  8. Garmin Nuvi 1300 series

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    At CeBIT in Hanover Germany last week, Garmin announced a new line of GPS devices which feature pedestrian navigation capability and a slimmed down form factor which makes it easier to slip the devices into a pocket or purse. Suggest pricing for the 1300 series in U.S. dollars is as follows...
  9. Garmin Nuvi 1200 Series

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    At CeBIT in Hanover Germany last week, Garmin announced a new line of GPS devices which feature pedestrian navigation capability and a slimmed down form factor which makes it easier to slip the devices into a pocket or purse. Every new model in the nüvi 1200 series features a 3.5” touchscreen...
  10. Garmin Updates eTrex handheld navigators

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Garmin announced today the eTrex Legend H and the eTrex Vista H – low-cost handheld navigators that include several new features considered vital for today’s outdoor adventures. First and foremost, the units include a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, which makes satellite acquisition faster and...
  11. Garmin to a launch Android Handset in 2009

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    In addition to GPS PNDs, Garmin will launch Nuvifone, its first GPS-enabled handset, in the Taiwan market in the second quarter of 2009, An noted. Garmin also plans to launch self-developed Android handsets in the second half of 2009, with production to be outsourced.
  12. Garmin expects to ship 18 million GPS PNDs in 2008

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Digitimes article
  13. Garmin introduces new navigation systems for BMW owners

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Garmin announced today that it has added two new devices to the BMW line-up of Portable Navigation Systems.
  14. Garmin navigation devices rank highest in customer satisfaction

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Garmin ranks highest in satisfying portable navigation device owners, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Portable Navigation Device Usage and Satisfaction Study released today.
  15. Garmin Nüvi 755T, 765T, 775T and the 785T

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    The new 700 series of GPS devices feature lane assist which the company says makes navigation easier by providing drivers with an illustration of what lies ahead on their route. Garmin says this new series gives clearer guidance on a 4.3” touchscreen that details upcoming maneuvers and specific...
  16. Garmin Nüvi 265T, 265WT and 275T announced today

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    The nüvi 265T, 265WT and 275T enhance upon their 2x5-series predecessors with Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling and free traffic alerts. Bluetooth hands-free connectivity make it possible for drivers to make and receive calls using the unit’s built-in microphone and speaker...
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