Wednesday, November 28, 2007 | 9:37 PM

New Flash player, the return

New Flash player, the return

After many lost hours trying to understand what was going on it looks like we finally have stabilized the new flash video player enough to put it back online. I'm counting on you guys to tell us if anything is wrong, especially if you use the Wii or PS3 browsers. Also worth mentioning, users stuck with Flash 7/8 should still have the old player instead of the new one.
If everything goes well I'll be able to have some better quality streaming videos available using the new player, so this test is very important.


All comments

Commented on 2007-11-28 22:00:44
Let's Test it our Blimness :)
Commented on 2007-11-28 22:13:12 In reply to maniacoli
Cool, We'll test it out. Now, it would be a good idea for these kind of news to have links directly to a couple of streams :D
Commented on 2007-11-28 23:07:43
Works fine here under Ubuntu 7.04 and latest Flash available.

Although it STILL takes WAY too long to load (like 10min for a small video). Until that gets fixed, I'm afraid it's rather unusable for me.
Commented on 2007-11-28 23:51:00
Everything working fine in on my macintosh
Commented on 2007-11-29 00:10:10 In reply to rodrms
Posted by rodrms
Although it STILL takes WAY too long to load (like 10min for a small video)
Don't blame the Blim for your DSL issues :p
Commented on 2007-11-29 00:38:26
Are you planning to allow HD streaming like gametrailers?
Commented on 2007-11-29 00:44:33
nice i like it works fine here, you bad boy , i should spank you.
Commented on 2007-11-29 00:52:02
I've never noticed any issues, but as shook mentioned an HD stream would be perfect.
Commented on 2007-11-29 02:17:15
Oh yes the flash player seems much faster for downloading the stream if you ask me, I'm on my PC and the flash player seems to download quicker.... and speaking of flash do you know that you can do HD with about the same bandwidth using flash.

HD would be Amazing with the new flash player
Commented on 2007-11-29 07:30:56
I just tested it out using the PS3 browser (what I always use to surf the net with @ home) and the flash player works beautifully!
Now I'll just save the glorious High-def .mp4 videos for really awesome trailers and videos like Metal Gear Solid 4. ;)
Commented on 2007-11-29 11:33:03 In reply to Snoopers
@Snoopers: I'm thinking this could be some sort of bug associated to my system, then, if I'm the only one having such issue. I'm on cable (2mbps/600kbps), it shouldn't be lagging that badly to watch a video on small res, since otherwise my connection speed is fine (250KB/s on bittorrent, for instance).
Commented on 2007-11-29 19:27:01
The Wii says hi.
Front page and videos work great, but as soon as i try to any where else, ie forums, it signs me out.
Commented on 2007-12-01 11:53:00 In reply to LEBATO
Works great on Mac.

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