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Garmin Vivomove Sport Full Review

The Garmin Vivomove Sport can be described as a type of fitness tracker that is neatly wrapped up in the body of an analogue watch. This product marks the Garmin Company’s very first attempt at creating a smart analogue watch. The Garmin Vivomove Sport functions to monitor sleep, track steps, track running. In addition to the Garmin Vivomove Sport model there are also Garmin Vivomove Premium and Classic models that are relatively more expensive in pricing. The weight of the watches also varies according to the model as it is directly proportional to pricing. This article essentially aims at giving consumers a comprehensive review of the Garmin Vívomove Sport watch edition.

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Garmin Fenix 3 HR – software update!

Just released Garmin Fenix 3 HR, getting it’s new software update – version 2.91 BETA. Please be aware that it’s a Beta version, which means it’s still during testing phase, and should be available in fully tested and compatible version soon. If you decide to update the unit to the new Beta version, you are doing this on your own risk 😉

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What’s been added:

  • Floor climbed history to the step widget
  • Support review of elevation history
  • Support for Auto Lock
  • Hot Key for Wifi configuration
  • Some other improvements and bug fixes to the current version.

For full description of what’s new in this software version,  visit Garmin.


Garmin updates software for VIVOSMART HR

The new software version 3.08 BETA for vivosmart HR is now available for download from Garmin. Download (redirect to Garmin International)

What’s new in this version?

General improvements and bug fixes (5 bugs listed here – Link to Garmin).

Please note, that it’s a BETA version, and should be used at your own risk. 😉

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Garmin VIVOSMART HR

 

What Garmin Thailand map can I use on my nuvi?

There are 3 main options:

  1. Thailand City Navigator (NOSTRA) – 2,200 THB (purchase from a local Garmin dealer in Thailand) – the link above will direct you to Garmin.co.th map update, as there is no map item in the online store, nor specific description of this product
  2. City Navigator Southeast Asia Map from Garmin – USD 99.99 – link to Garmin map download website

    FREE Garmin map for Thailand provided by:
  3. Openstreet:

 

Related questions:
What navigation software can be used on my iPhone in Thailand?

 

Garmin Thailand map update problems? Let me know

Quite a lot of friends and customers have problems updating their units to the latest map version. Especially  with the Thai City Navigator map. Sometimes the instructions are not straightforward or you may be not too “happy” playing with the electronics and expect troubles. In reality it’s not the most difficult procedure. The map update for units with the Free Life Time Map Updates it very easy, automated process. But if you have any kind of troubles, I would be happy to help you. Comment below or send me e-mail.

Software on Garmin VivoActive updated to version 3.30

Garmin updates software for VivoActive

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Garmin VivoActive

What’s updated:

  • Connect IQ to support version 1.2
  • Fixed translation issues
  • Improved synchronization with Garmin Connect Mobile
  • Added menu option to control Bluetooth connected/disconnected alert, set alert to off by default
  • Improved Bluetooth connection handling
  • Fixed a distance accumulation bug related to GPS
  • Fixed calorie calculation when swimming

To update the

Probably the easiest way to update the software on your vivoactive, would be with the Garmin Express.

Review on Garmin Vivoactive here.

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Free Thai map for navigation on your iPhone/iPad updated

NOSTRA updated free map for Thailand to version 3.4.0

What’s improved:

  • Support for iOS9
  • Added direction type for bicycles
  • Added fuel price function
  • Fixed crashing app while using routing mode
  • Fixed minor bugs and added some improvements

File Size: 96.6 MB
To download from iTunes click here (redirect to iTunes).

Edited on 6th November, 2015:
NOSTRA updated to version 3.4.1 (95.2 MB): “other bug fixes and improvements”.

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