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Most Recent Press Releases

Keep Your Data in Sync with Updated TrueUp
13 Jun 2018

Keep Your Data in Sync with Updated TrueUp TrueUp lets you switch between compatible devices* and keeps your data in sync. Garmin Connect acts as a messenger between your devices, making sure you get the most up-to-date readings. With this month’s update, you’ll be able to sync your VO2 max, recovery time, training status and training load data among devices along with your activities. After you receive the software update, you’ll be asked to enable the feature. Just turn it on and sync your device with Garmin Connect to complete ...


Garmin® announces the ultimate connected boating experience
with the introduction of the ActiveCaptain mobile app

16 May 2018

Garmin ActiveCaptain™ is a free all-in-one mobile app for mariners that delivers a seamless content management system with unlimited access to cartography, automatic delivery of the latest software available, off-vessel planning capabilities, connected services and so much more in one simple, yet powerful application. “ActiveCaptain blends features our customers know and love from our existing apps – Garmin Helm™ and BlueChart® Mobile – and adds enhanced connectivity, community and planning functionality for the ultimate con...


Get More Out of Garmin Connect with New Badges to Earn
7 May 2018

Get more out of your daily activity with new badges in Garmin Connect™! The new badges allow users to have fun competing with their connections and move forward with every new badge. Some of the new badges include: Double Duty: earned for recording two activities in one day Shred the Gnar: earned for going on a mountain bike ride Intense 150: earned by getting 150 intensity minutes in a day Many of the new badges include multiple levels. This means that you continue to increase the levels every time you earn. Some of our repeat...


Garmin South Africa announces new Managing Director
26 Mar 2018

Managing Director Garmin South Africa: Jennifer Van Niekerk Jennifer Van Niekerk has been announced as the new Managing Director of Garmin South Africa as of 26 January 2017. After first being employed to lead and guide the national sales team, Jennifer has made the jump to Managing Director. “With the change from Sales Manager to Managing Director, the challenges shifted from not only focusing on achieving sales goals, but also ensuring better profits for the organisation, retaining talent and keeping overheads down. It is challengi...


8 Nov 2017

Garmin Southern Africa, the global leader in GPS lifestyle technology, is proud to announce their partnership with the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, for the third year running. As the Official Technical Product Sponsor, Garmin further demonstrates their commitment to the running market. “Garmin are excited to be part of this event for the third year and to showcase the very latest in running technology while interacting with all the entrants attending the event. Our ’Forerunner For Runner’ range caters for every type of runner f...


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