Garmin

Garmin Introduces Venu 2 Plus, Vivomove Sport Smartwatches

Garmin has always made excellent fitness-focused watches, but now it's stepping up its smartwatch game with the Venu 2 Plus and Vivomove Sport. Garmin is known for offering watches that are targeted across its extensive spectrum of users. The Venu 2 was released last year and is a fantastic GPS sports watch with a brilliant AMOLED display,...

Garmin Connect Back Online After Outage Due to Ransomware Attack [u]

After a four-day outage, Garmin services are starting to come back online. A ransomware attack took Garmin offline last week, causing a huge headache for its customers, as they were unable to access activity and fitness data, plus upload activities from Garmin devices. "We are happy to report that Garmin Connect recovery is underway,” explains...

Ransomware Attack Takes Down Garmin Services, Production Systems

Since July 23rd, smartwatch and wearables maker Garmin has shut down several of its services to deal with a ransomware attack that has not only encrypted its internal network but has also forced it to shut down some production systems, ZDNet is reporting. Garmin’s official website, the Garmin Connect user data-syncing service, Garmin's aviation database...

How to Fix Your Garmin Not Connecting to iPhone in iOS 13

If you’re having trouble connecting with your Garmin device after updating your iPhone to iOS 13, you’re not alone as the company has today acknowledged the issue and has published a support article detailing what to do if you are having issues connecting or getting notifications on your Garmin device from your iPhone. It appears that permission...

How to Fix: Garmin 520 Not Showing Strava Live Segments

The Garmin 520 cycling GPS features the ability to show live segments from the fitness app Strava (Premium feature), which informs users in real-time how they are doing when riding along a starred segment, or route. The live segments feature means when you’re about to hit a starred route, it’ll show up on your Garmin...

Xiaomi on Top as Smartwatch Shipments Surge in Q2, Hit 26 Million

Smartwatch sales surged in the second quarter while sales of basic wearable fitness trackers declined for the first time, signaling a turning point in the market, according to data released Thursday. Market research firm IDC reports that the market for smartwatches like the Apple Watch and Android Wear devices grew nearly 60.9 percent during the second quarter of 2017 compared...

Garmin Debuts ‘Vívoactive 3’ Smartwatch With Garmin Pay

Garmin is known for making great fitness smartwatches, but they face stiff competition when compared to watches from Apple, Samsung, and Fitbit. Its latest wearable, however, has a more affordable price. According to a new report from Ars Technica, Garmin today announced three new wearable devices that it will debut at IFA 2017 in Berlin, including the vívomove...

Garmin Introduces iPhone Compatible VIRB 360-Degree 5.7K Camera

Garmin has today introduced the all new VIRB 360, a compact, waterproof and fully spherical 360-degree camera, capable of capturing impressive high-quality video up to 5.7K/30fps with 4K Spherical Stabilization and four built-in microphones. “The VIRB 360 lets you relive personal experiences and share them with your friends – from a different point of view, every single time,”...