Garmin Instinct GPS Watch

Garmin Instinct GPS WatchOLATHE, Kan. / Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Instinct, a strong and durable GPS watch with built-in 3-axis compass and barometric altimeter plus multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo) support and wrist-based heart rate. In addition to key GPS data, ABC and heart rate sensors, Instinct includes built-in sports apps, smart connectivity and wellness data.

“We are thrilled to add Instinct to our adventure watch lineup, an approachable smartwatch that is rugged and reliable,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of global consumer sales. “Instinct is perfect for those who spend their time outdoors and demand a device built tough to stand up in the elements.” [Read more…]

Need of Some Direction This Holiday

If you tired of lugging around all those bulky maps in your pack, then onXmaps are for you!
All of their maps reside on an SD card for your Garmin GPS.
This is plug-n-play in its simplest form,  no need for the computer! [Read more…]

Updates Are Coming to HomePort and BaseCamp

Garmin-LogoNext month, Garmin is releasing new versions of HomePort™ and BaseCamp™ that provide improved data security. At that time, Garmin will retire the Cloud Storage option. Be sure to export your user data from Garmin Cloud Storage before May 21, 2018. In addition, BaseCamp™ allows you to configure your favorite cloud storage provider as a replacement so you can keep your favorite waypoints in the same place you store your other important files. Please note, data will no longer be available from Garmin Cloud Storage after May 21, 2018. Detailed instructions for exporting your user data can be found in their FAQ. [Read more…]

Introducing the Montana 610, 610t Camo, 680 and 680t

Garmin Montana 680OLATHE, Kan.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the Montana 610, 610t Camo, 680 and 680t, adding four new units to the popular line of outdoor handhelds. Featuring an updated 8MP camera for high-quality geotagged photos, the new Montana 600 series units now have GLONASS support for improved positioning and quicker fixes, as well as 250,000 preloaded geocaches and storage capacity for millions more. The new Montana 600 series feature a ruggedized design with multiple mounting and battery options, and support for a wide range of Garmin cartography, including a free subscription to BirdsEye Satellite Imagery on all units and preloaded TOPO US 100K on the 610t Camo and 680t. [Read more…]