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Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap announces all new Active 20 Sports GPS device

Satmap Systems Ltd has announced the launch of the Satmap Active 20 Sports GPS unit. The Active 20 is the first device of its class to be fully touchscreen or button operated (‘DualControl’). Fitted with the latest, high-sensitivity GPS receiver (uBlox MAX M8), the Active 20 supports all the primary satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, WAAS, EGNOS, etc.) with accuracy, even indoors, in cars, in town and under heavy tree cover – accuracy figures of … Read entire article »

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Garmin launches new GPS smart watches

Garmin launches new GPS smart watches

Garmin have launched their most advanced activity watches yet, the fēnix 3 and epix, featuring GPS, altimeter, and much more. Designed for almost any outdoor activity, from trail running to kayaking, these smart devices can aid training routines, and help you perform on the mountain, in the air, or the water. Both watches can connect to a smartphone, and give notifications on your wrist (if you would like). The watches can monitor your activities using GPS and … Read entire article »

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Satmap launch Active 12 GPS device

Satmap launch Active 12 GPS device

Outdoors GPS specialists Satmap have recently launched the long-awaited successor to their popular Active 10 satnav device. Available in stores now, the new Active 12 Mapping Sports GPS features a 3.5’’ hi-res LCD screen for highly detailed topographical mapping, hi-res Ordnance Survey Mapping with 1:25k and 1:50k scales for improved resolution and clarity, and Bluetooth Smart data sharing for earmarking routes and sending them to family and friends. The built in barometric altimeter allows users to take … Read entire article »

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Ultimate Christmas giveaway from Garmin

Ultimate Christmas giveaway from Garmin

GPS experts Garmin have launched a new advent calendar app for this year’s Christmas countdown, with plenty of prize giveaways to be had. Prizes will include award-winning sat-navs, sports gadgets, action cams and Garmin discount vouchers, and there’s also the chance to win a trip to New York when you use the app for 10 days or more. New gifts are available each day throughout December to be won, with the competition ending on Christmas day.  … Read entire article »

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ViewRanger app voted ‘Best of 2013’

ViewRanger app voted ‘Best of 2013’

Outdoor GPS and mapping application ViewRanger has been selected by Google as one of the Best Apps of 2013. Designed for outdoor exploration, the offline mapping and navigation software features a guided trail service, GPS mapped location without the need for mobile signal, track recording, sports computer stats, real time location sharing and can be used with a web account for route planning and publishing. Other features include active route navigation, access to 1000’s of route guides, … Read entire article »

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