New Garmin app for iOS and Android

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pinmelon
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New Garmin app for iOS and Android

Postby pinmelon » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:51 am

It's called Garmin Viago (http://sites.garmin.com/viago/), and importantly, appears to have support for offline maps via in-app purchases. Hopefully it'll be possible to sideload MFM?

jchoong
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Re: New Garmin app for iOS and Android

Postby jchoong » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:48 pm

Not available for use here. Also, reading the comments of users - many are negative, plus the software is expensive.
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tympg
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Re: New Garmin app for iOS and Android

Postby tympg » Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:40 pm

pinmelon wrote:Hopefully it'll be possible to sideload MFM?


I doubt it. (I presume it will use an incompatible format of maps). Notice that they are staying clear of Asia. Their primary aim is to compete with the likes of Tom.Tom and Sygic in the "mature markets". They probably figured they can't make much money from our market.
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