Two months since I sold my Vita... how's the app scene developing?

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User Info: TLR_

TLR_
4 years ago#1
I've always had it in my mind that I'd jump out of the Vita scene while it's still worth something, come back later in the game and not only score Vita at a lower cost, but in a time where it's software's in better condition. The sale actually went a lot better than I expected, so now it's just the waiting game...

...any new and noteworthy non-game apps? That seemed to be the Vita's weakest area.
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User Info: MishimaBlood

MishimaBlood
4 years ago#2
TLR_ posted...
...any new and noteworthy non-game apps? That seemed to be the Vita's weakest area.


Nope, only games..

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blazeair
4 years ago#3
Uhh why would you buy a vita for anything but games? Surely any other smartphone can deliver whatever apps you would need :S
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cheezedadada
4 years ago#4
what type of non-game apps are you looking for exactly? Like a calculator and notepad or something?
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User Info: Lazy Jones

Lazy Jones
4 years ago#5
Good to see you here TLR away from the android board. Nothing new as far as apps that I can think of. A few good games are trickling out. I think we'll have to wait until E3 to find out what will be going on in the near future.

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User Info: TLR_

TLR_
4 years ago#6
blazeair posted...
Uhh why would you buy a vita for anything but games?

...because they've been trying to push "multimedia device" since the PSP? Since life does actually include more than games, its nice when a device caters to more than games...

cheezedadada posted...
what type of non-game apps are you looking for exactly? Like a calculator and notepad or something?

Mainly just filling some empty holes...multi-service chat clients, eBook reader, streaming video for media servers and some others...

Lazy Jones posted...
Good to see you here TLR away from the android board. Nothing new as far as apps that I can think of. A few good games are trickling out. I think we'll have to wait until E3 to find out what will be going on in the near future.

How's your play treating you?

E3 is actually what I'm waiting for as well. I'm hoping that Sony will announce a remodel with a slider-profile so it can conceal its game controls and be in a size-class where its apps can blossom...then it could double as an iPod touch alternative...also be nice if it had internal storage and better screen technology.

As for my Xperia Play... still wonderful :) lots of unexpected great releases lately. I updated to an HTC one X+, then iPhone 5...but they just didn't do for me what the Xperia Play does.
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bith_the_black
4 years ago#7
Still no freakin crunchyroll app
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User Info: cheezedadada

cheezedadada
4 years ago#8
From: TLR_ | #006

Mainly just filling some empty holes...multi-service chat clients, eBook reader, streaming video for media servers and some others...


Ahh OK. Yeah I could see the eBook reader as an option. I wouldnt care much for the chat stuff because typing on there is a nightmare, but they should go for some type of reading or media app.
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Freelance_Wolf
4 years ago#9
A memo-type app was just released on PSM. It's called Merum.
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User Info: twylight777

twylight777
4 years ago#10
? I play games on it...TLR for shame you are a better gamer than this.

Thats like saying I dont play the 3ds because the netflix app is better on a PC....

Its all about the games and im fairly content with the Vita. Play my 3ds when good stuff comes out, but like the Vita across the board better than the 3ds.

The closest device to an "all in one" is the andoid/iphone stuff...but touch controls just stink at the end of the day and the 3rd party controls as fail as well.
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