My maps are two years old. No lifetime maps, no downloads, no mapupdater, no Garmin Express. Life is good. 8)I don't think you're missing much. I compared 2013.3 with the new 2013.4 in many places I know and saw precious few actual updates. They do have some sort of software that moves the street names around a bit and that gives the illusion of change, but it's only an illusion. Up to this one they used to change the colors slightly too, but they didn't seem to do that this time. And I just update through Garmin Mapsource. And I also see that the maps come out different on my GPS (276c) than on the Mapsource on the computer.
My maps are two years old. No lifetime maps, no downloads, no mapupdater, no Garmin Express. Life is good. 8)
Garmin Express worked perfectly for me on three different units. With the GPS connected to Express ,highlight DEVICE. in the lower left there is a pane with device opted by default. click on device,the tab will drop down giving you options to install to computer also.
Can they ever really be considered late since its up to 4 updates a year?
Can they ever really be considered late since its up to 4 updates a year?That's what I thought too, but it looks like they are no longer even promising that...http://www.garmin.com/en-US/legal/lmdisclaimer__________________Lifetime Maps Terms & ConditionsIf you purchase a nüMaps Lifetime subscription (sold separately or bundled together with certain GPS models), you will receive map updates when and as such updates are made available on the Garmin website during the useful life of 1 compatible Garmin product or as long as Garmin receives map data from a third party supplier, whichever is shorter
...Its also quite ironic that one of the reasons for the hold up is because of authentication issues? ...
With this said Garmin is way late with this release.Especially that they had the manifest.xml file up on their servers at the begining of may. Before the maps would be available within 2 weeks of it.
I wouldn't hold your breath ... They're still likely to be missing.
...They clearly state Lifetime Map Updates are available UP TO 4 times a year. That means they have the right to issue only One, as long as it's within 1 year. So being late on this release does not apply....The fine print is always the most important. The smaller the print the more important it is. Also those two words, "up to", are always pertinent.
...They clearly state Lifetime Map Updates are available UP TO 4 times a year. That means they have the right to issue only One, as long as it's within 1 year. So being late on this release does not apply....
Not a huge issue but I really think Garmin should reset their map numbering. We'll be hitting 2014.1 at this next release but this doesn't coincide with anything logical, doesn't make any sense and just causes confusion. This will be the second map release of 2013 yet they're using (as far as we know) 2014.1. :roll:
They could say the month and year of the release like June 2013 or 06.2013.
Where is 2014.10 anyway? Based on past release dates, they're a bit late, aren't they?
but a sticky topic about maps update did disapear :( :roll
you probably need a new version of the mapupdater.Try loging in into your mygarmin account or download garmin express.
Not yet it isn't ... it'll only be the 'old map' when 2014.10 is released :twisted:
No ... it's not released yet.