Garmin Helm Android 1.2 now available

Remote control of your Garmin GPSMAP is now possible from Android devices. Garmin

Garmin Helm for Android launched in Google Play store
Garmin Helm for Android launched in Google Play store

launched the first Android version 1.2 on June 30th 2014.

As mentioned in my previous post about Garmin Software Updates – the Garmin Android Helm was mentioned in the release notes for the new firmware.

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iPad/Android Tablets on boats–a good idea?

In many marine discussion forums the are heated debates going on about the usage of tablets as the primary MFD (Multi Function Display)/Navigation device. Questions like “Why is there not sonar and radar for iPad/Android tablets. And why should I pay $3000 for a 10” Chart Plotter from Garmin, Raymarine, Lowrance or Simrad when I have a 10” Table for less than $1000. Click to read more for our take on the issue!

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Raymarine RayControl now available on 7″ android tablets including Nexus 7

Raymarine has updated the RayControl application for Android. The RayControl application allows you to “remote control” you Wi-Fi enabled Raymarine new C/E series MFD Chart-plotters.

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