Gone are the days of having to manually calculate swing distance and strength, or asking your caddie for his expert golfing opinions. Garmin’s unveiled the Approach S2 golf watch for a really serious tee time.
Garmin has introduced the Fenix, a wristwatch that features built-in GPS navigation. Designed for outdoorsy types and adventurers, the Fenix features a ruggedized shell that’s waterproof down to 50m, as well as an altimeter, barometer, temperature sensor, and 3-axis electronic compass.
Motorola has updated their MOTOACTV line of fitness trackers with a new model specifically tailored for golfers. While it still does the usual fitness thing with a built-in pedometer, distance meter and calorie tracker, the MOTOACTV Golf Edition gets a little more golf-specific with its functions, featuring a virtual caddy and online clubhouse.
Looking for a way around using just your iPhone? Here’s a good one if you don’t mind parting with 40 bucks. Garmin just put out StreetPilot, the company’s first navigation app for the iPhone. The app adds full turn-by-turn directions, lane assist, 2D and 3D map views, weather and real-time traffic updates to a device
While it seems like every handheld device these days come with a GPS receiver, not every GPS-packing portable can be used in the wild. Magellan’s new eXplorist devices, the 710, 610, and 510, all come with the basic features that we should all expect from a dedicated navigator (which means you get maps, road routes,