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Hidden features of YouTube

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Everyone visits YouTube at one time or another. Some people visit it and watch videos every day. There are even people that spend HOURS each day watching those videos. But I’ll bet there are a lot of people, even those that use YouTube every day, that don’t know some of these shortcuts that work in […] Read more »

A couple of handy computer tools

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Today I’m going to show you a couple of things that you might find to be pretty handy. Nothing fancy really, but each of these could definitely be a solution for someone that’s in need of either one of them.   Tool #1: Simple countdown timer It doesn’t get much easier than this. Just […] Read more »

3 Cool YouTube Tricks

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This week I’m going to show you some interesting things you can do with YouTube. You might not use all of them, but hopefully you will find one or two of them helpful, or at least fun to try out. I love “discovering” these kinds of little-known things and bringing them to you here on […] Read more »

Scary privacy video – and why I’m not worried

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There’s a video on YouTube that has been getting a lot of attention lately.  A few of my clients have sent me the link to watch it, because it seems to fit right in line with the kinds of topics I cover here in this blog and on my podcast; specifically, privacy and security. […] Read more »

Force YouTube to buffer your videos all the way

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One of the biggest complaints about YouTube is trying to watch a video that has to keep pausing while it buffers.  The video is playing faster than it can download to your computer.  So every so often it has to pause, download a little more, then play some more of the video until it has […] Read more »

What do all the YouTube buttons mean?

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Everyone loves YouTube!  Well, just about everyone I guess.  Here are a couple of interesting facts about the YouTube site: 1. YouTube is a social network, much like Facebook.  You can have your own channel, subscribe to people, “Friend” people, and communicate directly through the site just like sending a Facebook message. 2. YouTube is […] Read more »

Skip the ads on YouTube videos

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It used to be you could go to YouTube, browse some videos, and just enjoy the content that you like.  Whether the video was of an opera singer performing, or a skateboarder doing a face plant, you could watch the entire video without having to be annoyed by any commercials.  Not any more. Now, […] Read more »