Garmin

  • Garmin releases a GoPro clone

    Garmin releases a GoPro clone

    Garmin has stopped trying. Meet the company’s new action camera: A clone of a GoPro. The company that innovated in the personal navigator space just announced the second generation of its action camera and it looks exactly like a GoPro. The new Virb Ultra 30 packs the goods to record at 4k and allows the user to control its functions through voice commands. Just say “Okay… Read More

  • Garmin adds heart rate monitoring to its latest GPS running watch

    Garmin adds heart rate monitoring to its latest GPS running watch

    With a cursory glance of Garmin’s current offerings, it’s pretty clear the company has pretty fully made the transition into fitness devices. It still offers in-car navigation systems, of course, but for Garmin, the future is wearable. Its latest offering builds on its line of GPS-enabled running watches by bringing heart-rate monitoring to the proceedings. The feature’s a bit… Read More

  • The Garmin vivoactive HR is the Swiss Army knife of health wearables

    The Garmin vivoactive HR is the Swiss Army knife of health wearables

    There are a plethora of ways to track and improve your fitness, from a simple notebook to hiring a team of Crossfit coaches who will work your core until you scream. One of the most compact and capable methods, however, might be the vivoactive HR. This $249 full-function GPS watch and heart rate tracker from Garmin is unique in that you’re supposed to wear it all the time. Not unlike… Read More

  • The Garmin vivofit 3 makes me want to move again Crunch Network

    The Garmin vivofit 3 makes me want to move again

    I’ve long been an activity tracker kind of guy. I strapped them all onto my fleshy wrist: the Fitbits, the Nikes, the Polars. I’ve watched circles fill up on my Apple Watch and I’ve watched ghost competitors race me on early GPS watches. But for the past few months I abandoned any wrist-based tracker because the battery in the one I was using kept dying. And so I went… Read More

  • Garmin’s Vivosmart HR activity tracker gets a GPS upgrade

    Garmin’s Vivosmart HR activity tracker gets a GPS upgrade

    It seems like every week brings a new activity tracker from Garmin. And hey, like clockwork, the navigation-turned-fitness-wearable manufacturer kicked off the week with a new one – or, rather, an upgrade to an old classic. The Vivosmart HR+ is, as the name not so subtly implies, an augmentation to the company’s Vivosmart HR device, this time bringing that old Garmin standby… Read More

  • Garmin’s new GPS running watch tracks heart rate, knows how hard you try

    Garmin’s new GPS running watch tracks heart rate, knows how hard you try

    Navigation system turned wearable manufacturer Garmin debuted a new running watch today that packs in a slew of tracking tools. The high-end Forerunner 735XT features built-GPS tracking, along with built-in heart-rate monitoring, the latter of which presents a number of available analytics, including the user’s “Suffer Score.” Strava, the company behind that last bit of… Read More

  • 10 Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw At CES 2016

    10 Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw At CES 2016

    We met tons of brand new tech startups at CES this year and saw gadgets ranging from health-focused wearables, drones, 3D printers, and AR/VR headsets. We even got views of the Las Vegas strip from 1,000 feet off the ground in the UberCHOPPER. These were the hottest hardware startups and most interesting gadgets from the show, and you can find our full coverage of this year’s… Read More

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