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Smartwatch market sees Q2 slowdown

IDC said the worldwide smartwatch market saw its first year-on-year decline, as customers held back …

Fitbit maintains wearables lead as market picks up pace

Fitbit maintained its leadership of the wearables device market in Q3 2015, although its market …

Apple lands at wearables number two spot following Watch launch

The launch of Apple Watch gave the company number two spot in the wearables market …

Fitbit on the up after IPO

Wearables maker Fitbit saw strong growth in its share price following its Initial Public Offering …

Wearables market in rude health in Q1 – IDC

The worldwide wearable device market recorded its eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the …

Garmin announces Navigon buy

Satellite navigation specialist Garmin announced a deal to acquire Navigon, a Germany-based company which offers navigation applications for smartphones and which holds a 7 percent share of the European portable navigation device market.

Garmin and Asustek confirm handset JV restructure

Garmin confirmed speculation that it is to end its co-branded handset business with Asustek Computer, stating that the companies will offer no more joint handset models going forward.

Garmin mulling smartphone market exit report

GPS terminal maker Garmin is considering axing its smartphone unit, stating that its existing nuvifone-branded devices have so far failed to meet the company’s expectations, Reuters reports.

GyPsii integrates with Garmin

Satellite navigation provider Garmin today signed a multi-year global agreement with GyPsii, a geo-location and mobile social networking provider. GyPsii will provide technology, products, worldwide data centre infrastructure, development licenses and GyPsii branding rights to Garmin.


Garmin cuts ’08 outlook, delays nuvifone

Navigation device maker Garmin posted weak Q2 results and cut its outlook for 2008, and also delayed the launch of its nuvifone smartphone, sending its shares down more than 22 percent, writes Reuters.