Tag: Garmin

Suzuki is 1st Car Company w/ Connected PND

Garmin said it will supply a wireless navigation device for Suzuki 2011 vehicles, making Suzuki the first U.S....

Garmin Asustek Alliance [Shifts]

Updated! Reuters issued an update to its previous story announcing the end of the Garmin-Asus brand. Yes, there...

Consumer Reports Rates GPS Devices

Update October 1: TomTom said it issued a recent update which returned some of the features that Consumer...

Garmin Buys MetriGear

Garmin’s outdoor/fitness GPS business has been growing. So it is not sitting around waiting for a rebirth of...

Garmin Woes Expand

Garmin, Garmin… the recall on its portable navi devices is expanding. Now Nissan is recalling vehicles equipped with...

Sony/TomTom In-Dash Navi?

Sony and TomTom may bring Sony Xplod in-dash navigation systems to the U.S., after announcing 4 joint models...

Garmin Launches Second 3G-PND

Garmin is pushing deeper into connected portable GPS devices with its second model to use 3G over AT&T....

Garmin Glitch Gets a Fix Says Consumer Reports

If your Garmin Nuvi portable navigation device (PND) is freezing up, Garmin has a fix for that. The...

Garmin Ships 295W Mini Tablet/PND

Garmin is about to ship its first WiFi nuvi portable GPS device. Similar to a mini tablet, the...

High Inventory Hurts Garmin’s First Quarter

By Amy Gilroy Garmin suffered from high inventories in portable navigation devices (PNDs), reporting lower sales and earnings...

Garmin Bids on Raymarine

Garmin is back to trying to purchase UK-based marine electronics supplier Raymarine, reportedly for 15 pounds ($22.8) per...

Garminfone at T-Mobile this Spring

The “Garminfone” (aka new Android version of the nuvifone) is coming to T-Mobile this spring. It’s the first...

Garmin Screens Get Multi-Touch

By Amy Gilroy Garmin is launching a nuvi portable navigation series with 4.3-inch touch screens that let you...

Higher GPS use on Cellphones

By Amy Gilroy In navigation the U.S. market tends to follow the European market by about 18 months....

TomTom Adds $30 Traffic, Maps

TomTom is making traffic or map updates an affordable $30 feature on some models and getting rid of...

Garmin Moves To Switzerland

Garmin said it will move its place of incorporation from the Cayman Islands to Switzerland, pending approval by...

Garmin Beats Expectations, Will Push Fitness

Garmin fared better than expected in its results for the fourth quarter ended December 26, 2009, with revenue...

Garmin Finally Shows Android Nuvifone

Garmin is expanding its GPS/smartphone line, announcing features on its first Android-based nuvifone promised a year ago. The...

Android Nuvifone to Debut Next Month

Just as the standalone GPS market takes another body blow, (see blog below) Garmin and partner Asustek are...

GPS is Now Free on Nokia Phones

  It looks like the cards are stacking up against standalone GPS devices from makers such as Garmin...