By- Wilbur Arnold Clarke
Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT-
Innovative car navigation GPS:
Garmin Nuvu 2589LMT is an advanced car navigation GPS system. It has a 5.0-inch pinch to zoom, dual orientation display. It makes it easier to find new and popular restaurants, shops and more with Foursquare with inbuilt Bluetooth technology for hands-free calling. Nuvi 2589LMT also has voice activated navigation that allows you to concentrate on the movement on the road and keep your hands on the wheel.
Nuvi 2589LMT has a bright display with dual orientation that allows you to use it either horizontally or vertically.
Detailed maps and updates:
Loaded with detailed maps of North America with free lifetime map updates comes the new Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT. The latest updated routes, maps, points of interest (POI) and navigation information are available. You can also download new maps for your GPS device without any charge.
Millions of POIs added by Foursquare:
Making it easy for the users to find addresses and millions of POIs i.e. businesses, stores, restaurants and many other such destinations, the Nuvi 2589LMT simplifies your life.
The user can check-in on Foursquare and access more detailed information about POI including ratings, price range and hours of service by linking it with the smartphone app.
Avoid traffic your whole life:
Garmin traffic is also featured in Nuvi 2589LMT that helps you spend less time on the move. The driving map remains open onscreen at all times with Garmin traffic. Traffic alert messages are spoken and also appear at the side of your map. Details about any situation can be given by Garmin traffic, such as how much delay is expected and if there is any possible detour. The user can also confirm whether s/he is on the fastest route or not. Your Nuvi 2589LMT is entitled for lifetime free traffic so that you receive free traffic information with no ads and no subscription fees.
Get real directions from Garmin:
Out of network range, not a problem now as your can drive with confidence with the Nuvi 2589LMT as it is a dedicated automotive navigation that is independent of cellular network and cellular network dead zones.
Spoken turn-by-turn directions are redefined with Garmin real direction as it is easy to understand driving directions that can guide like a friend using recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights. Have stress free drives as you can clearly hear spoken guidance like “Turn Right after the food store” instead of trying to read street names.
Get exact directions:
Simplify navigation to selected complex destinations like airports and shopping malls by finding a place within a larger location with the direct access feature. Direct access gives the user an additional location information for specific retail stores inside if s/he is navigating to a mall.
For example- “Arriving at Pacific Mall. Domino’s is inside, on the upper level.” Get navigated through parking lots to find an entrance that is the nearest to your destination with direct access.
Navigate Complex Interchanges easily:
Voice prompts prepare you to drive through an exit or interchange with confidence by activating lane guidance. A friendly voice offers additional help as the user approaches an animated model that uses brightly coloured arrows to indicate the proper lane needed for the route. Look down as if your overhead of it with the Bird’s Eye junction that offers a detailed view of interchanges. The photoreal Junction View displays junctions and interchanges along the route including the surrounding landscape.
Sync any Bluetooth enabled device like your smartphone with the Nuvi 2589LMT to place calls hands-free through its integrated microphone and speaker. No take calls or make calls without taking your phone in your hand.
Voice activated navigation is an additional luxury that you get with this device. Just name your destination while keeping your hands on the steering wheel. The user can also navigate using the touch screen interface.
Compatibility with smartphones:
Connect your iPhone or Android smartphone through the smartphone link that is a free mobile app. The user can use existing phone data plan to share information such as where they parked, POIs and their destination when paired. Send convenient locations and addresses from your phone straight to your Nuvi 2589LMT with the smartphone link. Also get access to Garmin Live Services with the smartphone link. The smartphone works with iPhone 4S or later and some android devices.
Information at a Glance:
Keep your driving map onscreen at all times and get additional information that appears along side on the Nuvi 2589LMT. Simply touch the screen for more details. Get Up Ahead’s constant information of services nearby including food, fuel and ATM’s as you drive on your route.
Nuvi 2589LMT also displays the speed limit, current speed and the estimated time of arrival. The user can read the name of their current street with a quick glance. School zone alerts are also provided by Nuvi 2589LMT.
Wireless Backup Camera:
BC 30, a wireless backup camera(sold separately) can also be paired with Nuvi 2589LMT for a complete navigation solution. The user can see vehicles, pedestrians and other obstacles easily on the Nuvi 2589LMT display while reversing, once connected.
How to update Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT?
Steps to update Nuvi 2589LMT on windows-
Keep Nuvi 2589LMT up to date to have a smooth and hustle free experience. Know how to update 2589LMT Garmin Nuvi by following these steps: –
- Visit garmin.com and open the Garmin express website.
- Click on the button of download for windows and download Garmin Express setup on your device.
- Install your Garmin express by double clicking on the setup file and agree to the terms and condition page.
- Click on install and then click on yes when you get the prompts.
- Attach your Garmin Nuvi to your computer.
- Add your device to begin with the setup process.
- Now follow the instruction shown on the screen and finish your updating process to update Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT.
Note: This process will take a while.
Steps to update Nuvi 2589LMT on Mac-
- Open the Garmin Express website as mentioned in the steps to update on windows.
- Search for Garmin Nuvi update and click on the download for Mac option.
- Install Garmin express on it and open the Garmin express file.
Note: Verify the software if needed.
- Use a 3.0 USB to attach your Garmin Nuvi to the MacBook.
- Follow the instructions that are shown on the screen and complete the updating process.