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Garmin Launches Recall Of 1.25 Million GPS Units

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Garmin’s line of GPS receivers are best-sellers, so quite a few people could be affected be news of safety recall they announced today. 1.25 million nuvi units suffer from an overheating issue that could be a potential fire hazard — these include the nuvi 200W, 250W,260W, and 7xx models, and the issue...

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Garmin Lowers Garminphone Price To $130

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Amongst reports of poor sales, Garmin has lowered the price of their Garminphone from $200 to $130 after a mail-in rebate. Though Garmin hasn’t commented on why the price drop occurred, low sales seem to be the suspect. It hasn’t been a good week for phones other than the iPhone...

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Yoda GPS Voice Now Available From Garmin (video)

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Garmin has added Yoda to their list of celebrity GPS voices today, joining Darth Vader, C-3PO and KITT from Night Rider as downloads for select devices. Han Solo is on his way, too, in August (I’m guessing they got a Harrison Ford soundalike for that one). And, for your entertainment,...

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Astro DC 40: Hunting Dog GPS Collar

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Hunt much?  Dogs are a great companion for the sport, but lose sight of a pooch and you might have a hard time locating the fallen pray.  Fear not, technology, GPS to be specific, is here once again to cheat save the day.  The Garmin Next-Generation Astro GPS Dog Tracking...

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Garmin nuvi 295W Is The G60 Sans 3G Connectivity

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Garmin’s nüvi 295W GPS sports the same form factor as their G60 but lacks the 3G connectivity and oh, the ability to make calls.  But this is good news for those of you looking for a pocket sized GPS device to compliment your dumb phone since it’s contract free.  It...

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Garmin-Asus A10 Makes The Pedestrian Life Easier

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More Android handset news! Hey, why aren’t as many new iPhone OS handsets? Oh wait…there’s only one of those. Anyhow, the Garmin-Asus A10 is a 3.2-inch HVGA screen handset with a 5MP camera and a multi-touch WebKit browser. Its biggest draw lies in the Garmin Navigation GPS software, which lets...

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Garmin Forerunner 310XT Review

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I’m an avid bike rider and attend the good old gym on a regular basis. One thing I’ve long failed to do is keep track of my workouts – I don’t even have a little black book to record my mileage or ‘sets’ completed. Enter the Garmin Forerunner 310XT. The...

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Garmin’s nuvifone G60 Hitting AT&T October 4th, Costs $299

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Well folks, believe it or not, but the wait for the Garmin nuvifone G60 is almost over. On October 4th AT&T Wireless well begin selling the handset for $299 after a 2-year contract signing and $100 mail-in-rebate. Garmin-Asus’ G60 is said to provide the “easiest-to-use location experiences available because it...

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Garmin Announces Edge 500 GPS System For Cyclists

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Garmin kicked out a new GPS system today called the Edge 500.  Designed specifically for cyclists, it weighs just 2 ounces and can track speed, distance, time, GPS position, elevation, temperature, calories burned, climb and descent.  For accurate altimeter readings, Garmin has stuffed in a barometric altimeter and like their...