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My PlayStation® Vita by Christina T. Loguidice, Bill Loguidice

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4. Getting Oriented with Near and Maps

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In this chapter, you learn about the Vita’s Near and Maps apps, both of which make use of your Vita’s ability to capture location data.

Accessing Near and Enabling Location Data

Touring Near’s LiveArea and Application Screens

Near Settings

Getting Out and About

Checking on Friends

Viewing Discoveries

Working with Profiles

Finding Your Way with the Map Apps

Your Vita comes equipped with the ability to use location data when interacting with certain applications and games. The Vita does this by either approximating its position via Wi-Fi, or, on 3G/Wi-Fi models, more precisely positioning ...

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