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Old 08-24-2016, 06:18 PM
 
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I'm wondering if anyone else has seen the latest change to YouTube on their smart TV, and what they think about it.

They have changed the borders on non-widescreen videos to GREY! It is terribly distracting, especially when trying to watch in a darker room.

I encourage people to write to YouTube and voice their complaints.
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Old 08-24-2016, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Nevadafornia
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My biggest complaint is that I can only watch videos up to 720p quality on my ps4.
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Old 08-25-2016, 09:14 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Still looks the same on my Roku...
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Old 08-25-2016, 08:56 PM
 
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Here is are links about the "upgrade":

http://www.digitaltrends.com/home-th...tv-app-update/
https://www.engadget.com/2016/08/24/...tv-app-update/

There are lots of other articles, too.

I can't believe that none of the reviewers even mentioned the ugly grey!
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Old 09-12-2016, 04:20 PM
 
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Can you believe it's been three weeks and YouTube STILL hasn't fixed this mess of an "upgrade"??????

I encourage everyone effected by this to contact YouTube/Google and voice complaints!
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Old 09-12-2016, 08:00 PM
 
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Coming soon, subscribe to youtube red for 9.99 a month to get rid of the grey or whatever else you don't like (ads, etc).
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Old 09-13-2016, 06:40 AM
 
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I think the gray is supposed to lessen the chances of burn-in...it's a functionality change albeit not an aesthetically pleasing one
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Old 09-13-2016, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Most TV's today do now have burn-in issues.
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Old 09-13-2016, 10:46 AM
 
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Most TV's today do now have burn-in issues.
I believe you meant to say not...this is true...most TVs on sale today do not have serious burn in issues and even the latter plasmas incorporated a lot of technology to correct the issue...however, the gray sides are still a measure to counteract burn in...lots of folks still have earlier plasmas and even those with late edition plasmas (such as myself) prefer to lessen the chances of burn in
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Old 09-13-2016, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Correct. Thanks for pointing it out.
* DO NOT
(I've never been on a forum that doesn't let you edit your posts after a set time... so odd...)

Anyway, re: the change... I have to admit if it has changed (I assume it has) I haven't even noticed it. And I watched a short video last night.
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