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News Valve launches Steam mobile app

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by brumgrunt, 27 Jan 2012.

  1. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    So no games then :)
     
  2. Aracos

    Aracos What's a Dremel?

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    I wonder how long before they decide to start selling mobile games on the service, a year? 2 years?
     
  3. V3ctor

    V3ctor Tech addict...

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    That would be a killer app :D Buy it thru the phone and put the pc downloading the game, so when a guy comes home it'll be ready.

    Or if u have an urge to play a game, and don't have it installed, your phone could make the pc intall it... That would be awesome.
     
  4. scott_chegg

    scott_chegg Minimodder

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    More like months i would say.
     
  5. Hg

    Hg The game known as life

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    I have a beta to give away if anyone wants it?
     
  6. IamJudd

    IamJudd Modder

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    Yes please...
     
  7. wyx087

    wyx087 Homeworld 3 is happening!!

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    it won't happen on Apple devices with its current T&C. would be great on Androids though.

    anyone got more Beta invites please? would love to get in on this :D
     
  8. Splooshiba

    Splooshiba Minimodder

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    fingers crossed for tf2 mobile
     
  9. lacuna

    lacuna Minimodder

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    Ah yet another app that doesn't work on my 3G. Nevermind.
     
  10. Jack_Pepsi

    Jack_Pepsi Clan BeeR Founder

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    App is a little buggy which is to be expected. I haven't been able to get chat to work yet and as lacuna says, doesn't work over 3G.

    :(
     
  11. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Seems to run OK over 3G for me.
     
  12. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    Works fine over 3G for me as well. Only "bug" I've found so far is that if you've got a chat window with the same person open on your phone and on your PC they don't display the same thing. Messages you send on your PC show up on your phone's chat window, but messages sent from your phone don't show up on your PC's chat window.

    EDIT: Also, I have an extra access that I can gift if anyone wants it.
     
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  13. SighMoan

    SighMoan What's a Dremel?

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    I don't use Linux, but i completely agree. It seems like a largely untapped market.
     
  14. Jack_Pepsi

    Jack_Pepsi Clan BeeR Founder

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    Update released today.

    :)
     
  15. shankly1985

    shankly1985 What's a Dremel?

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    enjoying the app me, a couple thing I would like them to add is forums within the app itself, the groups need more work. Overall the have done a great job it runs very smooth also.
     
  16. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    If you're still waiting for an invite to the beta, there's some good news: the update Jack_Pepsi noticed yesterday opened the app to all, no invitation required. Go nuts.
     
  17. Jack_Pepsi

    Jack_Pepsi Clan BeeR Founder

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    Another update came out (version 1.02) which has improved performance for me and it now works over 3G.

    :D
     
  18. wyx087

    wyx087 Homeworld 3 is happening!!

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    on iphone, when closing the app it also signs you out. no push notification. :( (i didn't have steam running on computer though) kind of pointless by signing you off though, should add a new status called "on mobile" and keep you signed in when not on computer.

    overall nice app, a bit slow with the amount of web pages. (eg, anything not friends list) wish some parts are pre-loaded instead of requiring to reload over mobile internet every time.
     
  19. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    Complain to Apple for their "multitasking" implementation.
     
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