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Garmin Adds Backup Camera Support to Their Essential Series GPS

With intense competition from smartphones, Garmin has upped the ante again by adding more features to their entry level "Essential" series GPS units. These are features that have never been available to the lower end devices before. Features like the Garmin Real Directions, which provides actual landmarks, Direct Access and...

Garmin Fenix 2 – Full Featured Training Watch for Multisport Athletes

Could the Garmin Fenix 2 the GPS watch to rule them all. Garmin believes so as they have packed a multitude of features into the this running watch that will see you keeping it for the foreseeable future. This watch not only tracks your runs, it also records workout...

State-of-the-Art Navdy Heads-Up Display

The future of driving is here! Though not in the form of flying cars, but a small heads-up display (HUD) GPS unit - the Navdy! The Navdy is a small computer designed to sit above your steering wheel, projecting driving directions and notifications on your windshield from your phone,...

Introducing Cloud and Content Services by Magellan SmartGPS Eco V2.0

Cloud computing might change the way you use GPS. It combines masses of information, frees up resources, and use only those that you need. Magellan aims to do just that with its SmartGPS Eco V2.0. It keeps GPS users and motorists informed with relevant location and social content, and...

Garmin’s New Wearable Device – The Vivofit

Garmin has a host of devices catering to the motoring, biking, hiking public, now is making inroads with the wearable fitness market. Although the wearable device market is becoming saturated, it recently launched the Garmin Vivofit at the CES 2014. What makes the Vivofit stand out is its incredibly long...

A Watch Every Pilot Needs – Garmin D2 Pilot Watch

Having conquered land and marine based GPS markets, Garmin is taking their GPS technology to the skies. It is their philosophy to create different watches purpose-built for specific activities. The Garmin D2 is their latest product and is a purpose-built watch for pilots. The Garmin D2 has all the important...

Shoes with Built-In GPS A Reality

Shoes fitted with built-in GPS have become a reality. These Aetrex Navistar GPS shoes were recently launched in Britain and come fitted with a miniature GPS system similar to those used in satellite navigation systems found in cars. Originally made for the benefit of Alzheimer's patients, these shoes enable...

Apple Buys Indoor-GPS Company WiFiSLAM

Apple confirmed its purchase of Silicon Valley-based company, WiFiSLAM earlier this year. It is rumored that it bought the company for $20 million. WiFiSLAM was founded by a former Google engineering intern and the company owns technology that enables mobile apps to locate a person's mobile handset inside a...

Garmin Edge Touring Cycling GPS Navigation Devices For All Cyclists

Unlike its predecessors that were focused on logging ride data, the all new Garmin Edge Touring and Edge Touring Plus navigation systems are all about showing the way. Packed with extensive maps, users can plot routes using destinations, points of interests, or just by telling the Edge how long...

Android-based Garmin nuvi A Reality With Garmin nuvi 3592LM

Absolutely! If you live in Singapore or Malaysia, it's good news for you! The Garmin nuvi 3592LM is a robust GPS device that runs Android 4.0, giving users access to the Google Play app store, WiFi connectivity, a video and music player, and a slew of other options such...