Garmin’s focus on fitness wearables pays off in second quarter 

Garmin’s fitness wearable business is heating up, accounting for 26 percent of the company’s overall growth thanks to the launch of several new wearables and increasing downloads on the company’s Connect IQ app store.Garmin’s fitness segment grew 34 percent, with revenue for 2016’s second quarter at $213 million, compared with $159 million in Q2 2015.[…]

Fitness band faceoff: Garmin vivofit 3 vs. Fitbit Alta 

A lot of writers have published a lot of stories about how Fitbit should be (and perhaps is) worried about Apple and its Watch wearable. The real story, however, is that Garmin is now a serious Fitbit competitor in the world of activity trackers.[Related: Garmin vivoactive HR vs. Fitbit Surge]Garmin’s new vivofit 3 ($100), for example,[…]