Displaying items by tag: Garmin

Global smartwatch shipments appear to have recovered from any COVID-19 impact, with figures in the second quarter of 2021 rising by 27% compared to the corresponding quarter in 2020, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Apple bucked the trend in global smartwatch shipments in the first quarter of 2021, increasing its shipments by 50% year-on-year, compared to a growth rate of 35% for the overall market, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Hardware

Available today, Monday September 28, in Australian retail stores, the rounded rectangular Huawei Watch Fit is a fitness smartwatch with an up-to 10 day battery life for $249.

Published in Home Tech

Global revenue in the smartwatch market grew by 20% in the first half of 2020 despite the prevailing coronavirus pandemic, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that Apple, Garmin and Huawei contributed about 69% of the revenue generated.

Published in Hardware

GPS and wearable technology specialist Garmin has been hit by an outage and there are suspicions that this may be due to a Windows ransomware attack.

Published in Security

Westpac and National Australia Bank customers will have to wait awhile to use Apple Pay, with both banks unwilling to give any indication when they would provide the digital payment option.

Published in Strategy

Three manufacturers of consumer GPS navigation products have responded to concerns raised by Australia’s competition watchdog, the ACCC, by agreeing to stop using ‘lifetime’ claims in their advertising of navigation services.

Published in Market

Online retailer Kogan has blamed a sharp fall in new Apple products, in particular the new iPhone, for a drop in revenue of its global brands for the first half of full-year 2019, saying that revenue fell by 46.7% during the period.

Published in Resellers

Garmin's integration with Spotify allows fēnix 5 Plus owners to listen to offline playlists from their wrist.

Published in Home Tech

If your eyesight is not what it was, Garmin’s DriveSmart 70 provides a 7” high readability screen and gets you from A to B with minimum fuss.

Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:05

Garmin S60 Golf Watch with style (first look)

Garmin Australia has announced the Approach S60, its newest GPS golf watch with a sunlight-readable colour touchscreen display and sleek new design that works well on and off the course. It is preloaded with more than 40,000 courses from around the world with lifetime updates.

Published in Books

Fitbit continued to lead the worldwide wearables market in the fourth quarter of 2016, with Xiaomi and Apple making up the top three.

Published in Internet of Things
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 14:24

Garmin makes 2017 GPS range even smarter

Garmin has added new features to its 2017 range of personal navigation devices (PND) including live traffic services, Wi-Fi connectivity, advanced driver assist, and an integrated dashcam model.

Published in Internet of Things
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 09:23

Smartwatch market plunges in third quarter: IDC

Total smartwatch sales worldwide slipped by 51.6% in the third quarter of 2016, compared to the corresponding quarter in 2015, according to market intelligence provider IDC.

Published in Internet of Things
Friday, 26 August 2016 14:12

The fēnix rises

Just like the fabled phoenix rising from the ashes, the Garmin’s fēnix 3 has risen to even loftier heights as the amazingly elegant, yet practical fēnix Chronos. Yes, it’s a fitness device inside a watch that would be at home in any horological collection.

Published in Internet of Things
Sunday, 24 July 2016 09:06

Smartwatch shipments plummet in Q2

Smartwatch sales were down a whopping 32% year-over-year (YoY). That said, Apple was the only one of the top five vendors whose shipments declined.

Published in Internet of Things
Thursday, 19 May 2016 17:17

Garmin vivosmart HR+

Garmin fitness trackers are breeding like rabbits. There are now three wrist-based heart rate trackers – the vivosmart HR, vivosmart HR+ and the vivoactive HR. The latest vivosmart HR+ adds GPS to the mix. Fitness devices are selling well, smart watches are not.

Published in Internet of Things
Thursday, 12 May 2016 14:38

Garmin Forerunner for Triathletes

You've got to run, sprint, swim, bike, sweat, grunt, share - Tri – the Forerunner is the device made for triathletes and serious sports lovers.

Published in Internet of Things
Friday, 06 May 2016 08:32

A smartwatch that is actually a watch

Garmin has gone back to the future with an analogue fitness watch that has a one-year battery life.

Published in Internet of Things
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