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Garmin talks VivoFit 2, personal bands, and Connect IQ #CES2015

There are fitness trackers, and then there are Fitness Trackers. It's fair to say the folks at Garmin know a thing or two about fitness tracking, since they've been making GPS watches since 2003. Their most recent efforts demonstrate clearly how much time they have had to perfect adding...
Garmin announces Vivofit 2, Style Collection accessory line

Garmin announces Vivofit 2, stylish new accessory lineup

At CES 2015 Garmin has announced the successor to their Vivofit activity tracker, the Vivofit 2. The company has also announced the Style Collection, accessories for the Vivofit. Garmin also announced a new partnership with designer Johnathan Adler to create accessories for both the Vivofit 2...
Garmin vivoactive

Garmin uses CES 2015 to enter the smartwatch race with the Vivoactive

Garmin, best known for their standalone GPS devices, is entering the smartwatch market for the first time with the Vivoactive. The product, announced as part of Garmin's CES 2015 lineup, will go on sale later this quarter for $249.99, or for $299.99 with the heart rate monitor bundle....
Best Fitness Bands

Ultimate guide to buying the best fitness trackers

Finding the best fitness trackers is no easy task. Fitness trackers are part of a rapidly growing category at the moment. We've been seeing bands from the likes of FitBit and Jawbone, both of whom have released several models over the years. We've also been seeing new bands from established names...
Garmin Forerunner 920XT

Garmin Forerunner 920XT aims to be the ideal watch for triathletes

Garmin has been the go-to vendor for triathletes looking for a watch to track their workouts, and today the vendor is continuing its offerings in this segment with the launch of the Forerunner 920XT. Garmin's latest offering is lighter, thinner and includes more features from its predecessor, the...
Garmin Forerunner

Garmin opens the floodgates for third-party apps on its fitness watches

Garmin has been making fitness watches for a while now, but the manufacturer hasn't supported third-party apps on its platform, until now. Garmin has announced today that it is launching an SDK called Connect IQ that will allow third-party devs to build custom watchfaces, widgets and tailored...
VivoSmart HR 400

The Garmin Vivosmart tracks your activity and gives you smart notifications

Garmin today has announced the latest addition to their wearables lineup — the Garmin Vivosmart. The Vivosmart is an activity tracker that also features smart notifications. Vibrating alerts are sent to the device for calls, texts, calendar reminders and other alerts from a connected smartphone....
Garmin Connext Pilot App

Garmin Pilot lets aviators wirelessly tap into avionics with mobile devices

Garmin today announced an update for its GTN touchscreen avionics to further empower pilots with easy access to important data. The company will be adding wireless connectivity between select Garmin avionics and its Pilot app on iOS and Android hardware. When everything is set up and ready to go...
Best Fitness Trackers: Nike Fuelband SE, Garmin vivofit, Jawbone UP24 and Fitbit Flex

Best Fitness Trackers: Nike Fuelband SE, Garmin vivofit, Jawbone UP24 and Fitbit Flex

We are well into MobileFit month here at Mobile Nations and while we've discussed various methods of using technology to try and improve your fitness — there is one item that seems somewhat recurring — the fitness tracker. These devices provide a relatively low barrier of entry in terms of...
Garmin Approach S6 improves your golf swing while keeping you productive

Garmin Approach S6 improves your golf swing while keeping you productive

The Garmin Approach S6 is Garmin's latest connected accessory for golfers, melding productive features from a smartwatch with connected sensors to improve your swing while on the course. Unlike many other connected golfing accessories on the market, the Approach S6 is a $400 wristwatch that...

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