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Nokia Introduces Here, A Rebranding Of Its Maps Service That Goes Head-to-Head With Google

Google bringing turn-by-turn navigation to the iPhone…for free.

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Just a few days ago, Google announced the update for Android users in the UK that would give them the turn-by-turn navigation that US users had enjoyed for a bit.This free service leaves users of other devices feeling a bit left out, but Google gives them a bit of reassurance....
Google bringing turn-by-turn navigation to the iPhone…for free.

Engadget's New York City meetup wrap-up!

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Wow. Thank you, New York City! We had a blast at last night's reader meetup, and judging from everyone we spoke to, a Roseland Ballroom packed full of Gotham gadget geeks had a grand 'ole time as well. Twelve lucky readers walked away with a Samsung Galaxy Note II...
Engadget's New York City meetup wrap-up!
Garmin introduces the Approach S3, a $349 touchscreen GPS golf watch

Garmin announces new dog collars, talks up 'Bark Odometer'

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Garmin's not content with just a spot on your dashboard -- the company's also hoping to help you out with your pet problems. The GPS-maker's got a couple of new additions to its line of dog collars, including the BarkLimiter series, which offers up an accelerometer-powered bark identification system...
Garmin announces new dog collars, talks up 'Bark Odometer'

4iiii unveils Viiiiva heart rate monitor that wirelessly links to your iPhone or smartwatch

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So, you've been monitoring virtually every aspect of your athletic performance and tweeting it to the world, but not your heartrate or other basic performance factors? Apparently that just won't do, sport-o, so 4iiii has announced the chest-worn Viiiiva monitor. That'll let you add those indicators to sportwatches from...
4iiii unveils Viiiiva heart rate monitor that wirelessly links to your iPhone or smartwatch

Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

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The first wearable "augmentations" span from the 11th and 12th centuries all the way up to Google's side project that has built a ton of momentum this year. In the cover story of this week's issue of our e-magazine, we take a look at Google Glass and the timeline...
Distro Issue 70 arrives with a look at wearable computing and the history behind Google Glass

RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online

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Who knew the Internet could help us be healthier? With a plethora of knowledge at our fingertips, and a range of health and fitness related apps that make keeping track of our health relatively easy, improved health and wellness is a welcomed by product of the digital age. Since its...
RunKeeper unveils “the healthy button” to share fitness content online
Garmin introduces rugged Fenix GPS watch for 'outdoorsmen'

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Garmin debuts 2013 Nuvi series

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Garmin continues to refine the portable navigation device with better construction and a streamlined interface. [Read more]...
Garmin debuts 2013 Nuvi series

Garmin, Navigon GPS apps now consider mass transit, remember where we parked

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Third-party navigation apps still tend to fall apart when the keys are out of the ignition -- try to cut back on car use and you're often kicked over to another app with its own set of rules. Both Garmin's StreetPilot Onboard app and its Navigon equivalent are getting...
Garmin, Navigon GPS apps now consider mass transit, remember where we parked

Garmin smartphone apps updated with Foursquare integration, location-sharing via Glympse

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Garmin's StreetPilot Onboard and Navigon apps were recently updated to include public transport information and a parking finder, and a just-announced refresh will add even more navigational goodies: namely, integration with Foursquare and the location-sharing service Glympse. The Foursquare tie-in will help users find venues and access special deals...
Garmin smartphone apps updated with Foursquare integration, location-sharing via Glympse

Slickdeals' best in tech for December 31st: Sony Pulse headset, UE 500 earbuds and Pentax K-5

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for December 31st: Sony Pulse headset, UE 500 earbuds and Pentax K-5
Waze goes real-time: lets drivers instantly add closed roads to its maps

Garmin Adds Transit Directions, Google Adds Biking Paths To Maps

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Google caused quite the flurry in 2009 when it announced turn-by-turn directions on its Maps apps. Years later, GPS maker Garmin is striking back, adding transport directions to its apps that previously only helped you if you drove from Point A to B. This new "Urban Navigation" feature will be...
Garmin Adds Transit Directions, Google Adds Biking Paths To Maps

Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system

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Sure, the portable GPS may still have a home among multi-car families, or drivers that have yet to make the jump to a smartphone, but we wouldn't be surprised to see the dedicated device's share decline over the next few years. At the same time, in-car infotainment systems are...
Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system

Garmin Approach S3 golf watch provides assistance for 27,000 courses (video)

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If you're looking for the latest dose of technology to compliment your time on the green, then take a gander at Garmin's Approach S3 golf watch. An upgrade from the Approach S1, this GPS-enabled gadget adds a touchscreen to the mix and now provides assistance for 27,000 courses across...
Garmin Approach S3 golf watch provides assistance for 27,000 courses (video)

In a suspect move, LightSquared calls for GPS design standards

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In its ongoing fight to launch its nationwide LTE service, LightSquared on Wednesday asked the Federal Communications Commission to impose the first-ever standards on GPS device design, claiming such requirements would allow GPS and its 4G network to co-exist peacefully in the satellite bands. While LightSquared would appear to...
In a suspect move, LightSquared calls for GPS design standards

Garmin outs motorcycle-centric zumo 350LM

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Garmin's torn the wraps off its zumo 350LM for those of you who prefer to zip around on two wheels. Though its 4.3-inch glove-friendly touchscreen is encased in a waterproof exterior to withstand a beating from the elements and "fuel sprays," it'll happily sit inside your car with an...
Garmin outs motorcycle-centric zumo 350LM
There's only one company that can solve Apple's mapping woes quickly (and it's not Waze)
Parking Search Engine BestParking.com Revamps Its Website And Announces A Free API

Garmin Swim watch tracks your water workouts, we hit the pool (hands-on)

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Garmin is adding a new product to its line-up of fitness watches, and this one is dedicated to workouts of the aquatic variety. The Garmin Swim tracks your distance swam, average pace, workout time and more, and it uploads those stats to the web to help monitor your progress....
Garmin Swim watch tracks your water workouts, we hit the pool (hands-on)

ASUS PadFone review

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It's been a long ride for the PadFone. ASUS' last smartphone was the Android 2.1-powered A10 from two years ago, then five months later the company ended its smartphone partnership with Garmin (though they're still friends). The next thing we knew, the outfit was openly considering Windows Phone, but...
ASUS PadFone review

Take A Tour Of JetSuite, The High-Tech Private Jet That Silicon Valley Bigshots Love

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JetSuite is the private plane for hire that has become  popular with the Silicon Valley's most powerful players. Its planes are super high tech. Every plane in the fleet has WiFi. They also feature state-of-the-art avionics from Garmin and they are smaller than the typical private Jet, which makes them...
Take A Tour Of JetSuite, The High-Tech Private Jet That Silicon Valley Bigshots Love

FBI 'Stops' Yet Another Of Its Own Terrorist Threats

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Well, there they go again. We've talked a bunch about how the FBI has gotten really good at stopping its own terrorist plots and they've gone and done it again. Right here in the San Francisco Bay Area, the FBI has gleefully announced how they've stopped an attempt to bomb...
FBI 'Stops' Yet Another Of Its Own Terrorist Threats

Longtime Garmin CEO Min Kao Steps Down

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Min Kao, the co-founder and CEO of navigation company Garmin, is stepping down at the end of the year. The new head honcho is Clifton Pemble — who joined Garmin as an engineer in 1989 and has most recently been president and COO. Shares of Garmin were trading up slightly...
Longtime Garmin CEO Min Kao Steps Down

Garmin K2 platform previews the dashboard of the near future

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Not content with just designing navigation systems, Garmin wants to supply your next car's entire infotainment system. [Read more]...
Garmin K2 platform previews the dashboard of the near future

Epson joins fitness market with world's lightest GPS watch

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In the world of electronics, the size of a device directly relates to its ability to pull ahead of the competition -- especially when it comes to fitness-tracking gadgets. The latest and greatest in this field has emerged from the most unexpected of places, with Epson, a company known...
Epson joins fitness market with world's lightest GPS watch
Garmin sells its 100 millionth device, sees Q1 2012 revenues grow 10 percent year-over-year
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