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Navionics app for Android

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#1 Heavy Metal

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:41 PM

Im thinking of loading this on an Android (ICS) tablet as a backup/replacement to running Seaclear on the laptop.

Is anyone using it and how do you find it?

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#2 allen

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:53 AM

It is certainly worth the price but the charts resize the lettering as you zoom is to a size that is always difficult to read regardless of the zoom level. Other than that, it is great. I am using an older version of the app but it is working on ICS and Jelly Bean. They sent me a file that I had to download and install because the version is old but apparently the new version has the same charts and same font issue.

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Posted 03 December 2012 - 05:11 PM

I have the new version on my Samsung galaxy. The text size still does not change when you zoom but they made the base font size a large enough font to begin with that you can read it more easily than the older version. I can see it okay without my reading glasses. It sucks getting old.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 06:08 PM

I have the new version on my Samsung galaxy. The text size still does not change when you zoom but they made the base font size a large enough font to begin with that you can read it more easily than the older version. I can see it okay without my reading glasses. It sucks getting old.

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I have the new version on my Samsung galaxy. The text size still does not change when you zoom but they made the base font size a large enough font to begin with that you can read it more easily than the older version. I can see it okay without my reading glasses. It sucks getting old.

dan


agreed. but it is still much better than the alternative. ;)

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:29 AM

i have this App on my galaxy 10.1 it works fine but have tried to load it on my google nexus 7" and it will not work . Does anyone know when they will fix it I have been waiting for four months now without much response from NAVTRONICS . ANY SUGGESTIONS

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 12:51 AM

Try MX Mariner. The author is still active in its development: adding features and bug fixes. Fonts scale nicely. Only 7 dollars. Works great on my Nexus 7.

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Posted 01 January 2013 - 05:10 PM

I have navionics on my galaxy smart phone, and my iPad, used it exclusively on a cruise around block and back to nj, can't say enough good about it for $20 it costs. Even gives current and tides info, I love it.

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:16 PM

I highly recommend Transas iSailor. It's tons more useable than the Navionics App. I bought both and used iSailor for the whole trip across the South Pacific.

The app is free and maps are between $10 to $40

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 09:33 PM

I have the Navionics app and I love it. Granted, I don't do much heavy duty navigation on my phone, but I will fire it up and toss it in my little bag below. At the end of the day, can watch tracks ala Kattack and I suppose if it got wicked foggy, it could get us home. As much as anything, carrying a country's worth of charts on my phone is very, very cool.




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