Author Topic: Get Rid of Videos in Interface  (Read 4241 times)

Offline Chimpware

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Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« on: July 09, 2009, 06:17:27 am »
You guys have to get rid of this interface element.  I can almost guarantee every user hates these, if not immediately, after one viewing.  It also makes it worse that the Autoplay gets reset when you upgrade to newer OS versions.

These videos seem like an interesting UI element, but trust me they are just an annoyance, ditch them and save money for core development.

Offline Mark H.

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Re: Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2009, 02:10:00 am »
The video is annoying. Make a "remove video permanently" checkbox underneath it. Or some staff member at Vera could stream a "Tech tip of the day" video in place.
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Offline micasaverde

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Re: Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2009, 05:43:33 pm »
We actually get a lot of positive feedback on the videos from newbie's who find a live person "comforting"...  But I agree that the 'autoplay' should be persistent so once you've decided you don't want them, they never come back again.

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Re: Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2009, 08:00:53 pm »
Yes, agreed - please DO provide an option (persistant) to not have to view those videos over and over and over again

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Re: Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2009, 06:55:20 pm »
Yes, this would be a great idea. after watching it over and over. i know how it work.
please make a option to not show it anymore
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Re: Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2009, 11:25:48 pm »
You should be able to get rid of the place holder also.

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Re: Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2009, 05:39:21 pm »
or let you put a custom picture there or something  :P

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Re: Get Rid of Videos in Interface
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2009, 11:28:32 pm »
I agree.  These videos (while nice the first time around during setup) definitely detract from the user experience later.