Garmin Forerunner 920XT – best fitness “smartwatch” on the market?

At first glance you’d be forgiven for classifying the Garmin Forerunner 920XT as “just another smartwatch”, albeit on with more of a sporty twist. This is another category of “wearable” entirely though – best described as a multisport GPS watch it offers a massive range of data for various exercises and delivers far more than … Continue reading Garmin Forerunner 920XT – best fitness “smartwatch” on the market?

Garmin enter ‘wearables’ with new Vivofit wristband

Although it doesn’t officially open until tomorrow, CES 2014 is already becoming the ‘year of the wrist band’. The latest company to announce its entry in to this market is Garmin, who are probably better known for their satnav devices. The new Vivofit (prounced veevo-fit) is a lightweight fitness band featuring a curved display that … Continue reading Garmin enter ‘wearables’ with new Vivofit wristband

Garmin nuvi Satnavs: Getting Real Behind the Wheel

100 years ago Rolls Royce cleaned up at the Alpenfahrt Rally through the Austrian Alps, taking the first three places. Enthusiasts will be celebrating the centenary with another mountain rally, covering 1850 miles and tracing the original 1913 route. Only this time instead of trying to make out details in unwieldy map books they’ll be … Continue reading Garmin nuvi Satnavs: Getting Real Behind the Wheel

Garmin Street Pilot

For old-school Sat Nav companies, the motto is: if you can’t beat smartphones, join’em. That’s why Garmin have released a new Street Pilot App for the iPhone, bring with it UK and Ireland maps, free real-time speed camera alerts, traffic avoidance options and loads more premium sat nav features. Where the app excels is in … Continue reading Garmin Street Pilot

NuLink! 2300 series: Garmin now lets you see what lies ahead

Garmin has finally found a ground breaking idea to bring it out from behind Tom Tom’s rather large shadow. Its next generation of Sat Nav’s, the NuLink! 2300 series incorporates PhotoLive pictures (via a subscription) from live traffic cameras along your selected route. The company has announced it is committed to giving drivers the very … Continue reading NuLink! 2300 series: Garmin now lets you see what lies ahead

Summer’s must-have cycling gadgets

With summer well and truly here, it’s the perfect time to dust off your bike and get back in the saddle with these awesome accessories. Garmin Edge 305 GPS Bike Computer – R.R.P £259.99 A nifty little device that doubles as a GPS system and personal trainer, the Garmin Edge 305 is easy to use … Continue reading Summer’s must-have cycling gadgets

Arrive in style: Garmin’s sleek Nüvi 3700

With so many Satellite Navigation systems on the market it is difficult to know which one to go for. They generally share the same functionality, so choosing your next sat nav can be a difficult decision. And Garmin thinks that the look of the sat nav can be a deciding factor. Garmin have decided to … Continue reading Arrive in style: Garmin’s sleek Nüvi 3700