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Small change the UK Free comments system to help improve site performance

I have made a few changes to UK Free TV today to help the way the site is used on tablets and other mobile devices.

UK Free is even easier to use now.  Photograph: Shutterstock
UK Free is even easier to use now. Photograph: Shutterstock
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I've been looking at the usage figures for the site in 2014 and I see that it breaks down like this:

  • Windows PCs 52%
  • Apple Macs 8%
  • Mobile devices 19% (half iPhone, half Android)
  • Apple iPad 13%
  • Other tablets 5%


Modern Windows and Macs seem to have no problem with the UK Free TV, but there seemed to be a problem on mobile devices which have limited memory and CPU power.

For this reason, I have modified the comments system show less comments per page, and also require a click to show the comments.



Initial testing seems to show that the site loads much faster for all classes of device and is more-or-less instant on mobile devices.

If you have any comments, please leave them below: after clicking "show comments".

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Comments
Sunday, 2 March 2014
Briantist
8:05 AM

Michael: Of course the biggest "Sky+" thing goes on with mobile phones.

They are done with the same idea: you get a flashy bit of technology "for free", but you have to sign your life away for two years.

And does your phone become "unlocked" when you're contract up?

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