Garmin, that same feature can now be added to any vehicle. This functionality will be arriving as the Garmin HUD and it will work with the Navigon (or Garmin StreetPilot) navigation apps. While not yet shipping, the Garmin HUD has been priced and is expected to begin shipping later in the summer.
Garmin has officially announced the Monterra and while this handheld device has the looks of a smartphone, it is actually a handheld outdoor GPS unit. The interesting part is that the Monterra is running Android. Garmin has said this is their first WiFi-enabled outdoor handheld GPS with Android. Being an Android device, the Monterra will have access to the Play Store, however putting that aside, there are some outdoor specific features that may be a bit more important for some users.
Google Maps is obviously one of the first apps that comes to mind when we talk about Android navigation, the folks from Garmin aren't slowing down anytime soon. Today they've just announced some exciting news for their Android apps, including a much needed price cut. Both of their popular apps are now 25% off and we have all the details below.
Android Market right now. The app is called Garmin Fit and it is used to turn the Android smartphone into a training device for athletes. The app offers all sorts of metrics about your workouts that you can save and upload to your computer for tracking over time using Garmin Connect.
secured exclusive rights to use Garmin's PND software on their Android handsets, promising Garmin branding on the devices themselves. News of the deal follows confirmation that the Garmin-Asus partnership has been dissolved. As part of that move, ASUS will return to single-branding its devices, and Garmin will be free to distribute its software to other vendors. The company apparently plans to release Garmin PND apps into Apple's App Store and the BlackBerry App World as free downloads.