Internet Browser is retarded

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by drakorex, Mar 21, 2014.

  1. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Anyone else notice that Youtube used to work just fine, and now it shows up like some crap mobile version? Facebook, Amazon, and some other sites are rendered weird too. I tried switching User Agents, but meh...
     


  2. WiiCube_2013

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    Just change to Android Tablet and it works fine.

    I use Wii U's internet browser all the time and it's brilliant.
     
  3. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Don't understand why Nintendo has to convolute things with multiple user agents that you have to dick around with. The damn thing should just work!
     
  4. WiiCube_2013

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    It's not only on Nintendo that there's the YouTube problem, I've seen reports of smart telephone users who had issues plus on PCs too.

    On Facebook I can't post comments but don't really care 'cause I just read comments, click on what I like and move on.
     
  5. Black-Ice

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    Chrome master race reporting in.
    Lol jk, we dont have to report anything coz our browser works perfectly :rolleyes:
     
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  6. Arras

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    Because there totally is a Chrome for the WiiU. (also Firefox works equally well)
     
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  7. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

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    Chrome 2 good for wii u ;o;


    and yeah Firefox is pretty cool too
     
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  8. drakorex
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    Tried Firefox, got the same result as wiiu
     
  9. Duo8

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    Goggle is fucking with their website's designs. Again.
    Everytime they did this everyone rages.
     
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    Are you sure Youtube didn't just change layout yet again? It looks like this for me on Firefox: http://puu.sh/7DSdt.jpg
     
  11. drakorex
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    I get this for Wiiu, Chrome, and Firefox. And yes, I refreshed after I changed it.
     

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  12. McHaggis

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    That looks like a problem with your DNS provider failing to resolve YouTube's CDN, where CSS, images and video thumbnails may be hosted. You could try using Google's Public DNS, they have some setup instructions if you're not too tech savvy.
     
  13. Arras

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    Yup, that's not a mobile layout, that's just Youtube failing to load the CSS and images for some reason. Try going to https://s.ytimg.com/ and seeing if that loads? (it should give a 404 error)
     
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    You'd think that more sites would work fine on mobile devices. Never understood why some sites are so problematic on the game pad or why the agents have to be changed.
     
  15. julialy

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    Youtube's new stupid comment system doesn't work on the Wii U. Ugh.
     
  16. tbgtbg

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    If Wii U's browser is retarded, then what is the PS3's? Cuz it's way worse.
     
  17. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Inbred?
     
  18. wolf-snake

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    Still that browser that you are bashing let me watch twitch like a charm
     
  19. drakorex
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I'm not "bashing" anything. I'm stating a fact. The browser used to work better for me before than it does now. No need to take it personally.
     
  20. Slartibartfast42

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    I don't use the browser. Why would you want to? I have my laptop and my phone with me usually. If I really wanted something on the big screen, I just get up and go get the hdmi cable.