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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby aleks » Sun Nov 28, 2021 3:55 pm

Hi All,
I want to share another Garmin app with you. It is not related to kiteboarding, but I though you might like it!

A month ago I created Glance Watch Face app for Garmin.
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There are a lot of good watch face apps for Garmin, but I wasn't 100% happy with any of them. There was always something missing - fonts too small, missing data options, limited colors. So, I decided to make my own 8) . The idea was simple:
- Use only large fonts, so that all data are visible at a glance (hence the name of the app: Glance :D )
- Put as much data on the screen as possible, without sacrificing font size above
- Make all data fields customizeable to your needs
- Make colors customizeable as much as possible, so you create your own design

The result exceeded my expectations. In the first month the app was downloaded ove 55 thousands times, which is likely one of the best results for Garmin IQ store. It is also in the "Trending" list almost every day.

The app is 100% FREE - no hidden restrictions or expiration. Give it a try:
https://apps.garmin.com/en-US/apps/07ae ... 07e8035fae

Let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions - I do add user requested features all the time. If you like the app, please leave a 5 star review, it would help a lot :thumb: !
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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby Steve271 » Sun Nov 28, 2021 5:42 pm

FYI- Garmin US Sale $200 off Fenix 6

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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby zlatko23 » Wed Jan 19, 2022 9:50 am

The new Fenix7 has native "Kiteboard" activity. It should come to Fenix6 as SW update I hope.

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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby Tony in FL » Wed Jan 19, 2022 3:12 pm

It looks like the Fenix 6 got a recent update adding new sports tracking profiles:

https://www.techradar.com/news/garmin-f ... -surprises

Perhaps someone who owns one can check if kiteboarding was added.

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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby aleks » Wed Jan 19, 2022 3:17 pm

Kite WOO+GPS and Kite GPS apps for Garmin were updated with new watch models:
- Venu 2 plus
- Epix 2
- Fenix 7 (all)
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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby Xtream » Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:47 pm

Alex,
I just got the Fenix 6x pro solar on Saturday, the first this I did was look for a new face to better meet my needs, I wound up downloading your Glance Face, Its perfect I changed few data feeds it give me everything I need really perfect.
The 6x Pro did not come loaded with the kiteboarding app, I downloaded the Kite Woo + GPS it connected and seems to work I have not taken on the water yet, just tested it by throwing the sensor up in the air, the measurements appear to be accurate.
Thanks for a great Watch Face app and the Kiteboarding App
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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby Xtream » Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:58 pm

Alex,

Here's 2 pictures of your watch face, the top one is showing the Woo app
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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby zlatko23 » Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:14 pm

Tony in FL wrote:
Wed Jan 19, 2022 3:12 pm
It looks like the Fenix 6 got a recent update adding new sports tracking profiles:
https://www.techradar.com/news/garmin-f ... -surprises
Perhaps someone who owns one can check if kiteboarding was added.
The last SW 20.30 does not include the "Kiteboard" profile, currently it is only available on Fenix7/Epix2 devices. But it is rumoured it will come to Fenix 6 with upcoming update.

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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby zlatko23 » Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:18 pm

Xtream wrote:
Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:47 pm
Alex,
I just got the Fenix 6x pro solar on Saturday, the first this I did was look for a new face to better meet my needs, I wound up downloading your Glance Face, Its perfect I changed few data feeds it give me everything I need really perfect....
Glance is one of the best watch faces for Fenix6! Simple, readable and functional!
Unfortunately I am getting a slightly higher battery consumption with it then with Garmin's native WF, so I am not using it all the time...

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Re: Kiteboarding apps for Garmin watches

Postby aleks » Wed Jan 19, 2022 6:13 pm

zlatko23 wrote:
Wed Jan 19, 2022 5:18 pm
Xtream wrote:
Wed Jan 19, 2022 4:47 pm
Alex,
I just got the Fenix 6x pro solar on Saturday, the first this I did was look for a new face to better meet my needs, I wound up downloading your Glance Face, Its perfect I changed few data feeds it give me everything I need really perfect....
Glance is one of the best watch faces for Fenix6! Simple, readable and functional!
Unfortunately I am getting a slightly higher battery consumption with it then with Garmin's native WF, so I am not using it all the time...
Thanks! Some people (including me) are getting better battery life with Glance watch face than with stock ones :D
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