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Old 08-28-2016, 11:29 PM   #1
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Default Tide Apps

I have been using Ayetides on my iPhone and iPad for years and it has been fantastic, with world tides held locally on the device in a database. It was the first app I ever bought, and it was on the day that the iPhone 3 was released in Australia. At the time it was close to the most expensive app on the Apple App Store, and I have never regretted the purchase.
Sadly now I have decided to change platforms to Android, as I had decided to do the next time I had to get a new phone - I just don't want pay the Apple tax anymore - and my iPhone was stolen yesterday.

My problem now is to replace Ayetides with something as good on the Android platform, and it does have to have a local database as we are often out of Internet range when we need tide information.

We are currently cruising SE Asia.

Any suggestions as to a great tide app on Android? It doesn't have to be free, it is likely to be my most used app if good. Fortunately I can still use Ayetides on my iPad, but would be good to have a good app on the phone as well.

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Hi Marramarra. Have a look at Googles Play Store - there are a lot of
tide Apps there. One possibility is to go with a Navionics charting package, which includes tides a week or so in advance. You can get the SE Asia Navionics charts for Android for a quite reasonable price.

Incidently, I just bought a new Andriod phone, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, here in Kuching. Not cheap, but a beautiful phone.
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