Garmin Offers Minor Mac OS X Support For Their GPS Devices (2007)

Garmin Offers Minor Mac OS X Support For Their GPS Devices (2007) 1Garmin has finally offered OSX support to users with USB GPS Devices that wish to update their units. The OSX application is called WebUpdater. I was able to plug in my GPS 60CS and for the first time since owning it (3 years), my mac recognized it.

I had tried using the OSX application Parallels to connect my GPS to my mac before Garmin released WebUpdater, but I learned that the 60CS is not supported under Parallels. Therefore, I was at the mercy of Garmin. After they delayed their promised 2006 release of OSX support, I didn’t know if I would ever see it…

Garmin Offers Minor Mac OS X Support For Their GPS Devices (2007) 2

Although I am happy to see this progress, I am still anxiously waiting for an OSX supported MapSource app that will allow me to install maps using my Mac. Without it, all I have is an GPS that is able to be updated, but not used effectively.

If you haven’t used your GPS to Geocache yet, check out the tutorial!


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