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Garmin Takes On The Luxury Watch Market With These GPS Smartwatches

In the Army, a specialist is a soldier who specializes in a certain trade. It works well for the Army, but we not sure if will work just as well for smartwatches. Regardless, that appears to be where Garmin is headed with its new line of MARQ series of GPS smartwatches. Altogether, there are 5 “specialist” smartwatches, namely MARQ Aviator, MARQ Driver, MARQ Captain, MARQ Expedition and MARQ Athlete. Each has its own distinctive design, features and functionality. Continue reading Garmin Takes On The Luxury Watch Market With These GPS Smartwatches

Garmin Introduces Premium Aviation GPS Smartwatch, D2 Bravo Titanium

What are the odds of you having to pilot an aircraft right after a boardroom meeting and a round golf in your local, prestige golf course? We’d say it is extremely rare, but if in case you need to, Garmin has just the right timepiece for you. In fact, it is more than just an aviation timepiece; it is more like a smart aviation watch. This latest iteration of the outfit’s D2 Bravo, called Titanium Aviator Watch, is chockfull of aviation-centric features, including automated flight logging, worldwide airport database, aviation-tailored customizable watch face including the ability to your aircraft’s tail number, and when paired with a compatible smartphone, it will let you in the aviation routine weather reports and Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts too. Continue reading Garmin Introduces Premium Aviation GPS Smartwatch, D2 Bravo Titanium

Garmin Index Smart Scale Wants to Add More Metrics to Your Fitness Data

Among the connected gadgets, weighing scale is the less vied. Seriously, what else can you do besides providing the weight, which you can simply look down to pick up the digits? Apparently, a weighing scale can do more – even more if it is connected as Garmin Index Smart Scale claims to do. A weighing scale that serves up data beyond body weight is not new, but what Garmin’s iteration wants to do is to provide metrics that matters. In addition to body weight, metrics like body mass index (BMI), body fat percentage, water percentage, muscle mass and bone mass will be gathered, and automatically uploaded over WiFi to Garmin Connect. Continue reading Garmin Index Smart Scale Wants to Add More Metrics to Your Fitness Data

Garmin’s New Dash Cam Boasts GPS and Driver Alerts, Doubles as a Handy Digital Camera Too

How do you stand out in an overcrowding dashcam market? Price is probably an easy way out, but for Garmin, it is about packing its latest dash cams with features on top of its core function as a footage recorder. Two new models, Dash Cam 30 and Dash Cam 35, were introduced earlier last month, boasting features that you don’t normally find in today’s dash cams. The Dash Cam 30 gets a 1.4-inch LCD display, while the Dash Cam 35 is outfitted with a 3.0-inch LCD display. Continue reading Garmin’s New Dash Cam Boasts GPS and Driver Alerts, Doubles as a Handy Digital Camera Too

Garmin’s New Edge Explore 1000 Has Crash Detection and Smartphone Notifications

If you are a non-conforming cyclist and love to explore the road less travelled, Garmin has just the right gear for you and it is called Garmin Edge Explore 1000 Cycle Computer. This mobile-like cycle computer not only ensures you are always on track even when you get off the roads, but will also watch out for your safety. The latter comes in the form of crash detection, where in the event of a crash, the cycle computer can manually or automatically send preprogrammed contacts the details of the crash. It is also compatible with Varia line of smart cycle devices, including the rearview bike radar and smart bike lights to further enhanced cycling safety. Continue reading Garmin’s New Edge Explore 1000 Has Crash Detection and Smartphone Notifications

Garmin’s Varia Rearview Radar Puts ‘Eyes’ Behind Your Bike

Cycling is a dangerous affair due in part to vanity and sometimes, performance sake. Makes sense cos’ why would anyone ‘tarnish’ the sleek aesthetic of a 5,000 dollars Kevlar and carbon fiber bike with mirrors and that’s not to mention breaking the aerodynamic in process which may prevent you from reaching (bicycle) hyper speed, but not all hope is lost, because there is the Varia Smart Cycling Devices from Garmin to save the day (and you). So before you start stashing your pricey bike and swear never to ride again, you may want to check out the said devices out. After all, these devices are functional and sleek, which means it will not harm the bike’s aero and neither will it taint the awesome look of your beloved pedal-powered two-wheeler. Continue reading Garmin’s Varia Rearview Radar Puts ‘Eyes’ Behind Your Bike

Garmin nüviCam GPS Navigation Device Boasts Built-in Dashcam and Premium Driver-assist Features

Don’t fret over your aging car’s lack of premium driver-assist features found in today’s luxury car, because Garmin has a brilliant solution, called Garmin nüviCam LMTHD Portable Navigation Device, that will make even the most beat up ride feel like a sophisticated car with those awesome features. Not only will it add GPS navigation to your car, but also bless your car with a dashcam and premium driver-assist features including Forward Collision Warning that will alert you if you are too close to the car ahead and Lane Departure Warning, where audio and visual alerts will be presented in the event that you drift off the road. On top of that, the built-in high-definition dashcam will continuously record onto the included microSD card and automatically save files, along with GPS location and time, on impact. It can even take still images in or outside of vehicle, if so desire. The saved files can then be reviewed on the device’s 6-inch pinch-to-zoom glass display. Continue reading Garmin nüviCam GPS Navigation Device Boasts Built-in Dashcam and Premium Driver-assist Features

Look. Garmin Packed a Handheld GPS Device into a Wrist Watch

Getting around the great outdoor was never easy. Inexperience adventurers often lost and some even fatal, but thanks to advanced technology, you don’t need to suffer the same fate as some of your adventure seeking forebears. And the best part is, you won’t be bog down by additional load because with the Garmin Epix GPS Navigation Wrist Watch, you wear it on your wrist. It provides you time, naturally, but most importantly it is essentially an outdoor handheld GPS miniaturized into a wearable device. Visuals are provided through a 1.4-inch high-resolution color touchscreen display, while an omni-directional EXO steel antenna with GPS/GLONASS provides strong signal and quicker fix. And then there is a 3-axis digital compass that provides you accurate bearings, even in deep canyon or heavily wooded areas. Continue reading Look. Garmin Packed a Handheld GPS Device into a Wrist Watch

Garmin Forerunner 920XT Multisport GPS Watch Offers Detailed Tracking While Keeping You Connected

there are smartwatches that claims to do what fitness watches can, and then there are fitness watches like the Garmin Forerunner 920XT Multisport GPS Watch that aims to take back fitness tracking with detailed tracking and give you some basic smartwatch functionality too, so you don’t have to wear two wrist-worn gadgets (that will be stupid) and also won’t put your possibly frail smartwatch at risk while you doing rigorous exercises. it has large, high-resolution color display that makes viewing the stats easy, which you’re going to need because this multisport watch will churn out detailed metrics for your swimming, biking and running, and it can be paired to your smartphone to display notifications of incoming texts, emails, calls, reminders et cetera, you know, basically, it has your need for smartwatch functionality covered. Continue reading Garmin Forerunner 920XT Multisport GPS Watch Offers Detailed Tracking While Keeping You Connected

Garmin vívofit Fitness Band

when it comes to fitness tracking, Garmin is certainly not new in the market having specific needs addressed, but a void still remains in the general fitness aspect and this is where the Garmin vívofit Fitness Band wants to fill in. the most striking part of the device is the bracelet-like design, which despite the narrowish form factor, still managed to accommodate a unique curved display that always stays on, displaying your daily goal, which will be adjusted accordingly as you attain the different goals. though named fitness band, it is also an activity tracker that tracks the steps, distance, goal countdown, and it will even remind you when it’s time to move. Continue reading Garmin vívofit Fitness Band