Printed from http://www.electronista.com

YouTube takes new Cosmic Panda interface live

updated 05:25 pm EST, Thu December 1, 2011

YouTube UI revamp goes live

YouTube took public its Cosmic Panda web remake. The homepage look is designed to focus more on channels, such as its original content, as well as existing subscriptions. It's now also possible to link YouTube to Google+ or Facebook to improve sharing.

The channels in question now have an improved layout in general, including the option of different templates to help those who might post videos more or less often.

Videos themselves, the heart of the Cosmic Panda update, also have a new look that both goes gray to draw more attention to the video, larger video thumbnails, larger and more touch-oriented buttons, and overall less clutter.

Along with preparing for the original content, the revamp more directly reflects the shift to mobile and away from Flash. YouTube recently added 1080p support for HTML5 and now has a page more oriented towards direct viewing on a smartphone or tablet.







By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Seagate Wireless

It seems like no matter how much internal storage is included today's mobile devices, we, as users, will always find a way to fill the ...

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (Android, 10.1-inch)

Lenovo is building a bigger name for itself year after year, including its devices expanding beyond desktop computers. The company's l ...

Brother HL-L8250CDN Color Laser Printer

When it comes to selecting a printer, the process is not exactly something most people put a lot of thought into. Printers are often t ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News