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Fitness Gadgets Part 2 – Garmin Edge 800

Friday, February 11th, 2011

This is the second installment in our series on best fitness gadgets for 2011.  Be sure to check out the first installment when you finish this one.

This Garmin Edge 800 GPS gadget is designed for cycling enthusiasts.  The Edge 800 is the first GPS bike computer to be fitted with a color touchscreen that displays downloadable cycling maps.  It attaches to the handlebars and can be used both for navigation and as a training device.   The Edge 800 tracks speed, altitude and distance traveled.   Training tools help keep you motivated by showing graphically depicting your real speed compared to your goal speed.  The Edge 800’s sturdy construction allows it to withstand the toughest terrain and harshest elements.

Whether you’re touring, racing, mountain biking or commuting, the Edge is the perfect cycling companion.  Find out more about the Edge 800 on the Garmin website.

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Nuvifone: Garmin’s New GPS Smartphone

Monday, September 21st, 2009

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According to an article in Infoworld, AT&T will release the Garmin Nuvifone G6 this week. The new smartphone integrates the Garmin GPS touch-screen navigation and comes with turn-by-turn navigation features found in Garmin’s high-end GPS systems. Voice directions and built-in points of interest like restaurants, hotels and gas stations will be standard features. The phone will support a windshield mount, just like a GPS device. It also includes a full set of smartphone features, including Wi-Fi, 3G, a 3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth and an HTML browser. The price is said to be $299 after rebates, contingent on a two-year AT&T contract. Read the full article here: AT&T Launching Location-Centric Garmin Nuvifone or visit the Garmin website for more information.

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