New Home Page, Smooth Streaming added to Channel 9 today
- Posted: Jan 14, 2011 at 10:54AM
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Hey folks, we deployed an update to Channel 9 today, bringing us two major changes:
You’ll see more and more video encoded using this format as new content is run through the site, but for now you can check out the latest Hot Apps post for an example. Smooth Streaming not your cup of tea? You can jump into your profile and set your ‘Video Playback Preference’ to be either
Second, we revamped the home page featured content area. The old style had some discoverability issues, it was hard to know what to click to go to the full view of a specific video and unless you hovered you didn’t get any of the description of the video (which can be really important to determine if you’d like to watch the video or not). Our new rotator is the result of working to solve both those issues and we hope you like it!
Thanks for reading, and feel free to post feedback about these changes right here in the comments.