Garmin’s rugged $300 smartwatch can last two weeks on a charge

Garmin has added another entry to its growing list of rugged devices for outdoors enthusiasts. It’s a smartwatch called Instinct, and it was built to comply with military standards for shock and water resistance. It’s also encased in a fiber-reinforced polymer shell with a chemically strengthened and scratch-resistant display. Since it was obviously created for […]

Garmin’s new Vivoactive 3 Music is the best competitor to the Apple Watch

Valentina Palladino Garmin’s Vivoactive 3 held one of the top stops in my list of last year’s best wearables. With its sleek design, comprehensive fitness capabilities, GPS navigation, and NFC payments, the 3 more than held its own against the Apple Watch Series 3 and the Fitbit Ionic. Today, Garmin announced a new version of […]

Garmin’s latest activity band is built for rookie golfers

To date, Garmin’s golf tracking wearables have been aimed at experienced players, with the higher prices to match. Even the Approach X40 isn’t a trivial purchase. But what if you’re relatively new? Enter the Approach X10: the new model gives you data for 41,000 courses at a $ 200 price that’s easier to swallow for […]

Garmin’s New Infotainment System Can Help Navigate around Poor Weather, Not Just Traffic

– Garmin is showing off a new infotainment system at CES with features aimed to make both drivers’ and passengers’ lives simpler and more connected. The prototype (shown above) is in a Volvo, but the company is expected to make it available across the auto industry. – Called a scalable infotainment platform, the new system operates […]

Garmin’s latest smartwatch can play music during your run

Yes, you can listen to music on a smartwatch without keeping your phone nearby, but that usually means settling for relatively simple fitness tracking. Garmin may have a solution that eliminates those compromises, however — it just introduced the Forerunner 645 Music, a GPS running watch that (surprise) stores up to 500 songs for playback […]