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Garmin nuvi 1390LMT Portable Bluetooth GPS Navigator for Half Price

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As far as the core specs go, there's a 4.3-inch TFT color touchscreen, preloaded City Navigator NT North America, and integrated Bluetooth with a mic and speaker for hands-free calling.

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Mercedes-Benz Integrates SIRI Into A-Class Models

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What's better than using Siri to navigate through your iPhone? Using SIRI to control many of the functions in your Mercedes-Benz A-Class, that's what.

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Waterproof Garmin ForeRunner 910XT GPS watch tracks your workout

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There are units that can help you track your biking and running habits, for instance, and in the case of the newly announced ForeRunner 910XT multisport watch, it can track your swimming too.

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Garmin-Asus smartphone partnership to cease in January?

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When Garmin and Asus first forged the deal to partner up on some smartphone collaborations, the agreement was supposed to hold up for at least two years and that 24-month window is quickly coming to a close. The joint venture is rumored to be falling apart as of this coming January.

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Garmin Chirp tracking chip changes geocaching forever

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GPS is typically used to avoid getting lost, but there's a group of very enthusiastic group of people who enjoy "looking for treasure in Tupperware," aka, geocaching. Targetting these crazy weekenders is Garmin with a new chip called the Chirp. It may look like a rather nondescript piece of black plastic, but it's got some navigational technology inside.

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Garmin disappointed in Android phone sales figures

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I tend to use my smartphone for navigation these days more than I use my standalone Garmin GPS device. Recognizing this trend, Garmin released the Garminfone and Nuvifone. Unfortunately, they haven't been nearly as successful as the GPS experts had hoped.

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Garmin-Asus A10 touchscreen smartphone runs Android

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The standalone GPS market isn't nearly as hot as it has been in years past, so many people are moving toward "convergence" devices that can do GPS and more. Garmin is aggressively expanding its smartphone line with the new Garmin-Asus A10 in response to this new trend. This follows up on the nuvifone from AT&T and the Garminfone with T-Mobile. A good move on Garmin's part, I'd say, since they can continue to sell hardware to the growing navigation-centric smartphone market.

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Garminfone with Android destined for T-Mobile USA

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As it turns out, AT&T isn't the only one doing the smartphone thing with Garmin. T-Mobile USA is getting a piece of that navigation pie too with the announcement of the new Garminfone. It's being offered exclusively through T-Mobile later this Spring. To avoid any confusion with the Garmin smartphone being sold through AT&T, T-Mobile has decided that its version will be called the Garminfone rather than the nuvifone. This also allows them to say that it is exclusive to their stable.

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Garmin-Asus reveals two handsets: nuvifone Android A50 and WinMo Nuvifone M10

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It felt like it took forever for us to see the first commercially-available Garmin nuvifone, but that has happened and now it seems that they are ready to keep the series of smartphones going. The newest additions to the collection are the Garmin-Asus nuvifone A50 and nuvifone M10. Do they look familiar? There are certainly some differences from the previous ...

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Garmin BirdsEye adds hi-resolution satellite and aerial imagery to GPS

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Getting your street maps and points of interest is already pretty important to your GPS experience, but Garmin wants to offer more. Garmin International has recently announced the arrival of BirdsEye Satellie and Aerial Imagery.

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AT&T Garmin nuvifone G60 Gets Reviewed

This phone has taken far too long to reach the market and it’s already lost some of that initial shine even before it hit store shelves. Even so, it seems that the Garmin nuvifone G60 was worth the wait, because Mobileburn is saying that it could offer the best navigation experience on a cell phone today. You get all the ...

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Garmin nuvifone Finally Launches Next Week with AT&T

We’ve been following the sage of the Garmin nuvifone for far too long. We’ve seen a concept float around for months and months with no sign of when we’d have a physical product in our hands. It’s been a very long time coming, but the date is finally upon us. AT&T will be launching the Garmin nuvifone G60 next week. ...

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Are Standalone GPS Devices Going the Way of the PDA?

You’ve probably noticed that most of us love the idea of convergence devices. Our cell phones used to be for just voice calls, but now we use them for taking pictures, listening to music, checking email, surfing the web, managing our schedules, and so much more. We’re also increasingly using them for GPS navigation purposes, so does this mean that ...

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About Time! Garmin-Asus Nuvifone Finally Launches

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When we first heard about the possibility of a smartphone coming from Garmin, we got pretty excited about the GPS navigation possibilities. And then it got delayed. And then Garmin decided that it needed help from Asus with the project. This has been a very long time coming, but at long last, the Garmin-Asus nuvifone is finally launching into the ...

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