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Garmin Connect Service Taken Offline Following Ransomware Attack

Friday July 24, 2020 3:57 am PDT by
Garmin has been hit by a ransomware attack that encrypted the smartwatch maker's internal servers, forcing it to shut down its call centers, website, and the Garmin Connect service, which users rely on to sync their activity via the mobile app. Image: Victor Gevers In messages shared on Twitter, the company apologized to users and gave details on the extent of the forced shutdown. The...
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Garmin Announces Three New Wearable Devices Alongside Contactless Payment Solution 'Garmin Pay'

Thursday August 31, 2017 6:58 am PDT by
Garmin today announced three new wearable devices that it will debut at IFA 2017, including the vívomove HR, vívosport, and vívoactive 3. The Garmin vívoactive 3 closely resembles Apple Watch in terms of features, with Garmin's device tracking heart rate, packing in 15 indoor and outdoor activity apps, and supporting a new "Garmin Pay" contactless payment solution. Garmin Pay supports Visa and ...
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Garmin Announces 'VIRB 360' Camera With iPhone-Compatible Mobile Editing and AR/VR Support

Wednesday May 24, 2017 5:36 am PDT by
Garmin today announced a new 360-degree camera called the "VIRB 360," which is compatible with a connected iOS app that allows users to edit, stabilize, share, live stream, and add data overlays to videos. The $799.99 compact camera itself captures video up to 5.7K at 30fps, and has a quad microphone set up so audio is captured from every direction as users record content. The VIRB 360 is...