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New PS Vita firmware update 3.10 now available, raises application icon limit to 500

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It’s been almost four months since Sony released the last firmware update for the PS Vita so fans will be happy to know that there’s now a new update to download that introduces some commonly requested features. System software version 3.10 raises the application icon limit on the PS Vita’s home screen from 100 to 500 and introduces a new calendar app that allows you to set up and share events (such as game release dates) with your friends.

Here are the full patch notes for the new firmware:

• You can now display up to 500 applications on the home screen.

• A Calendar application has been added for PS Vita, allowing you to set up gaming events with your friends. Sync your Google calendar to have all your events with you on your PS Vita. You can also share your favorite events by using the Messages and Email applications.

• A new “Manage Content on Memory Card” option has been added to the Content Manager application. You can now view the data on your memory card, making it easier than ever to manage content on your PS Vita. You can now view memory usage by content type, and delete content and applications.

• You can now send and receive voice messages using the Messages application on PS Vita. Exchange voice messages with your friends and players on PS4 and PS Vita.

• Music – You will now be able to search for content saved on a connected device such as a PC.

• Video – You’ll be able to now sort content by size.

• Photo – Rotate Screen Automatically has been added to Photos to control tilt sensor for rotation of images; Freeform has been added to the Panoramic mode selection list.

• Parental controls – We have enhanced the parental control features. You will be able to restrict PS Store access, and with a children’s age guide for each level it is easier to find the right level for your children. We’ve also added an information guide for TrendMicro web security.

• Settings – Adjust Daylight Saving Automatically has been added; 30 minutes has been added in Enter Standby Mode Automatically.

What’s on your wishlist for the next PS Vita system update? Let us know in the comments.

Source: PlayStation Blog and PlayStation Blog Europe


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