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26 June 2014 @ 2:14 PM


VIRB Elite x BMX Freestyle

It doesnt get any closer than this! BMXers got some awesome VIRB footage on the ramps at the River…

VIRB Elite x BMX Freestyle

25 June 2014 @ 9:00 AM


Garmin Celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of G1000

Today, Garmin is proud to celebrate the tenth anniversary of delivering the G1000 Integrated Fligh…

Garmin Celebrates the Tenth Anniversary of G1000

23 June 2014 @ 12:56 PM


Team Garmin Takes Second in the Race Across the Atlantic!

After setting sail to Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland nearly two weeks ago from New York, the …

Team Garmin Takes Second in the Race Across the Atlantic!

20 June 2014 @ 5:00 PM


VIRB for Aviation Takes Flying to a New Altitude

Summer is in full swing and when the weather cooperates, so is flying season. As opposed to taking…

VIRB for Aviation Takes Flying to a New Altitude

20 June 2014 @ 1:00 PM


Father/Son Team to Circumnavigate Vancouver Island with Garmin

A father and son team is attempting to circumnavigate Vancouver Island non-stop, un-refueled in a pr…

Father/Son Team to Circumnavigate Vancouver Island with Garmin

19 June 2014 @ 12:00 PM


Garmin® Announces Partnership with MyFitnessPal®

Garmin is excited to announce today a partnership with MyFitnessPal, a leading worldwide free ca…

Garmin® Announces Partnership with MyFitnessPal®

19 June 2014 @ 6:01 AM


Introducing the Approach S6 Golf Watch

Today we are excited to announcethe Approach S6 touchscreen watch equipped with all-new golf watch…

 Introducing the Approach S6 Golf Watch

18 June 2014 @ 8:00 AM


Pro Staffer Wins Local Fishing Tournament Using Garmin

Recently, Garmin pro staff member Bob Laskey participated in a Southern Utah Bass Angler (SUBA) fi…

Pro Staffer Wins Local Fishing Tournament Using Garmin

17 June 2014 @ 2:00 PM


Avionics and Hackers: An Industry Perspective

You may remember action movies where villains were theoretically able to take over and use airplan…

Avionics and Hackers: An Industry Perspective

17 June 2014 @ 6:00 AM


Introducing Garmin víago: A Feature-Packed Navigation App Starting at $1.99

Today, weannounced a new premium navigation app for Android™ and iPhone® starting at $1.99. Garmin…

Introducing Garmin víago: A Feature-Packed Navigation App Starting at $1.99

16 June 2014 @ 3:52 PM


The 2014 Citation Special Olympics Airlift Takes Flight

On Saturday over a hundred Citations, King Airs and Hawkers filled the skies with more than 700 at…

The 2014 Citation Special Olympics Airlift Takes Flight

13 June 2014 @ 2:00 PM


Win a VIRB Elite or quatix Watch by Submitting Your Garmin Marine Screenshot!

Have you ever been out on the water and discovered some great structure, sunken wreckage or fish so …

Win a VIRB Elite or quatix Watch by Submitting Your Garmin Marine Screenshot!

13 June 2014 @ 9:00 AM


Angle of Attack and Your Airplane

Angle of attack, despite sounding a bit dramatic, is defined as the acute angle between the chord …

Angle of Attack and Your Airplane

12 June 2014 @ 6:00 AM


Garmin Introduces New Collars for Dog Tracking and Training Systems

Today, weannounced two new GPS-enabled collars, the TT 15 and T 5, for ourAstro and Alpha dog trac…

Garmin Introduces New Collars for Dog Tracking and Training Systems

11 June 2014 @ 2:00 PM


Garmin Pro Angler Bill Platt Keeps Reelin' Them In

Garmin pro angler and Team Papotanic skipper Bill Platt has been busy this season. Hes been hitting …

Garmin Pro Angler Bill Platt Keeps Reelin' Them In

11 June 2014 @ 11:00 AM


Garmin Dash Cam: How to Use Automatic Event Detection

Dash Cam is one of our latest automotive products, a handy little camera that you can attach to yo…

Garmin Dash Cam: How to Use Automatic Event Detection

10 June 2014 @ 2:00 PM


Efficient Cockpit Management with Touchscreen Avionics

Back in my days as a pre-solo student pilot, I vividly recall climbing into the airplane and looking…

Efficient Cockpit Management with Touchscreen Avionics

10 June 2014 @ 11:00 AM


Win Free Garmin Products from the Chicago Retail Store

Want to win cool Garmin products, gift cards or apparel?From June 12-July 12, you could win one of…

Win Free Garmin Products from the Chicago Retail Store

10 June 2014 @ 6:00 AM


Garmin® Announces Partnerships with Leading Fitness Training Applications TrainingPeaks™ and runcoach

Garmin is excited to announce API partnerships today with leading training applications TrainingPeak…

Garmin® Announces Partnerships with Leading Fitness Training Applications TrainingPeaks™ and runcoach

9 June 2014 @ 12:20 PM


VIRB Preview: Tough Mudder Pyramid Scheme

Dubbed as “Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet,” Tough Mudder is comprised of a 10K run an…

VIRB Preview: Tough Mudder Pyramid Scheme

6 June 2014 @ 3:00 PM


Team Garmin Begins Final Leg in Clipper Yacht Race

Its been nearly a year and the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet has been tirelessly compet…

Team Garmin Begins Final Leg in Clipper Yacht Race

6 June 2014 @ 1:30 PM


CNBC Discusses Road Trip Gadgets

CNBC’s Josh Lipton and Living in Digital Times Tech Editor Andrea Smith recently discussed car gad…

CNBC Discusses Road Trip Gadgets

6 June 2014 @ 9:00 AM


Flying in Springtime Weather with Garmin

From time-to-time flying is a challenge for a variety of reasons, but inevitably when it rains it po…

Flying in Springtime Weather with Garmin

5 June 2014 @ 8:50 AM


What Wearable Tech Means for Garmin: Interview with Bloomberg West

Kevin Rauckman, Garmin chief financial officer, sat down with Bloomberg West last week to talk about wearable tech and the diverse product lineup from Garmin. With products for activities ranging from hiking, biking, boating, running and more, Garmin continues to offer innovative solutions for people with active lifestyles. In …

3 June 2014 @ 2:00 PM


Our Garmin D2 Pilot Watch Goes Hang Gliding

The Garmin D2 Pilot Watch has been a huge hit among the pilot community since it was introduced la…

Our Garmin D2 Pilot Watch Goes Hang Gliding

29 May 2014 @ 5:27 PM


Custom-Built “Black Ops Edition” V-Rod Features Garmin zūmo

Earlier this year, at the DAS 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Atlantic City, we met Brent Khelaw…

Custom-Built “Black Ops Edition” V-Rod Features Garmin zūmo

29 May 2014 @ 2:00 PM


SafeTaxi Keeps Getting Better with Garmin

A large part of learning how to fly is just that - spending a number of hours behind the controls …

SafeTaxi Keeps Getting Better with Garmin

29 May 2014 @ 7:58 AM


Moonlight Elementary's Fourth Annual 24-Hour Challenge Gets Community Moving

A physical education teacher at Moonlight Elementary in Gardner, Kansas recently challenged studen…

Moonlight Elementary's Fourth Annual 24-Hour Challenge Gets Community Moving

23 May 2014 @ 2:53 PM


Geocaching with Garmin at GeoWoodstock

Garmin is headed to the 12th annual GeoWoodstock at Frontier Park in Historic St. Charles, MO, on Ma…

Geocaching with Garmin at GeoWoodstock

22 May 2014 @ 3:59 PM


Tackling Mt. Rainier with Garmin Chicago Store Associate Dobri Danchev

A member of Chicago’s Mountaineering Club, Chicago Store Associate Dobri Danchev is always looking…

Tackling Mt. Rainier with Garmin Chicago Store Associate Dobri Danchev

22 May 2014 @ 12:57 PM


Team Tuppens Keeps Rolling in 2014

Last year, we were proud to follow Captain Steve Sprague and Team Tuppens and watch themfulfill th…

Team Tuppens Keeps Rolling in 2014

22 May 2014 @ 11:00 AM


Yahoo! Tech Reviews vivofit

Recently, Yahoo! Tech columnist David Pogue discussed the Garmin vívofit in his “Pogue Review.”In …

Yahoo! Tech Reviews vivofit

21 May 2014 @ 2:00 PM


EBACE: Day 2 – Five Reasons to Attend EBACE in Switzerland!

Day two is in full swing at the European Business Aviation Convention Exhibition today and it’s b…

EBACE: Day 2 – Five Reasons to Attend EBACE in Switzerland!

20 May 2014 @ 12:09 PM


EBACE: Day 1 – Visit Garmin!

The European Business Aviation Convention Exhibition (EBACE) is off to a great start today as the…

EBACE: Day 1 – Visit Garmin!

20 May 2014 @ 10:30 AM


SoleMate of the Month – Amy Bencomo, GOTR Silicon Valley

As a national sponsor of theGirls on the RunSoleMates charity running program, Garmin is partnerin…

SoleMate of the Month – Amy Bencomo, GOTR Silicon Valley

16 May 2014 @ 3:30 PM


Summer is almost here!

Summer is almost here, which means that the weather is warming up, the kids are almost done with s…

Summer is almost here!

15 May 2014 @ 2:51 PM


Visit Garmin in Geneva at EBACE next week!

If you didn’t have a chance to visit Garmin at AERO in Friedrichshafen, Germany last month, you’re…

Visit Garmin in Geneva at EBACE next week!

13 May 2014 @ 1:14 PM


Meet the European 8.33 kHz spacing requirement with Garmin

As pilots, we have been talking about preparing our aircraft to comply with ADS-B for several year…

Meet the European 8.33 kHz spacing requirement with Garmin

12 May 2014 @ 12:59 PM


Team Garmin and Clipper Fleet Arrive in Panama

With the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race more than halfway completed, the Clipper fleet and Team …

Team Garmin and Clipper Fleet Arrive in Panama

9 May 2014 @ 1:00 PM


Garmin Wins Second Consecutive Fishing Competition in Kansas City

Last weekend, we were proud to compete in and win the KC Corporate Challenge fishing competition for…

Garmin Wins Second Consecutive Fishing Competition in Kansas City

8 May 2014 @ 9:30 AM


"Flying is..." about sharing it with others!

The first time I took my daughter flying, she was five years old and we took to the skies on what …

7 May 2014 @ 4:18 PM


Garmin Wins 2014 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice® Award

We are pleased to announce that Garmin has been selected as a winner of the third annual Travelers…

Garmin Wins 2014 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice® Award

7 May 2014 @ 9:58 AM


Celebrate Mom This Mother's Day

Mother’s hold their child’s hand for a short while, but their hearts forever. ---- Unknown For 100…

Celebrate Mom This Mother's Day

6 May 2014 @ 6:00 AM


Introducing Garmin® Forerunner® 15: A GPS Running Watch with Heart Rate and Daily Activity Tracking

We are excited to announce the Forerunner® 15 — an affordable GPS running watch with daily activit…

Introducing Garmin® Forerunner® 15: A GPS Running Watch with Heart Rate and Daily Activity Tracking

3 May 2014 @ 6:20 PM


USA Today Reviews Dash Cam 20

USA Today recently put our Dash Cam 20 to the test in their Surf Report. Contributor Marc Saltzman t…

USA Today Reviews Dash Cam 20

2 May 2014 @ 2:31 PM


A Garmin Pilot Testimonial: What’s your back-up plan?

Imagine you’re flying in a smaller airplane on a bright and sunny Sunday morning in visual conditi…

A Garmin Pilot Testimonial: What’s your back-up plan?

2 May 2014 @ 9:45 AM


Garmin and Yamaha Outdoors at Gunsite

This week, we were lucky to be to attend a private session with Yamaha Outdoors at the legendary fir…

Garmin and Yamaha Outdoors at Gunsite

2 May 2014 @ 8:00 AM


Garmin Partnership Receives Boating Industry 'Top Product' Award

Yesterday, Boating Industry Magazine announced this years Top Products of 2014 and were proud to be …

Garmin Partnership Receives Boating Industry 'Top Product' Award

1 May 2014 @ 1:00 PM


Garmin associate Bently Harper places 3rd at Ironman 70.3 Galveston

Over the past few years, we’ve followed along as Bently, a warehouse process facilitator at Garmin, …

Garmin associate Bently Harper places 3rd at Ironman 70.3 Galveston

30 April 2014 @ 9:40 AM


Trade-In and Save with Free 2-Day Shipping at the Garmin Chicago Store

Now through July 21, save on your new unit purchase when you trade-in select automotive and sports d…

Trade-In and Save with Free 2-Day Shipping at the Garmin Chicago Store