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Add Support for Flac, Ogg and other formats to Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player is a native multimedia player that is available in all versions of Windows that Microsoft supports. While Microsoft did create special editions for use in the European Union and […]

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Netflix Smart Downloads explained

Smart Downloads is a new Netflix feature that makes available the next episode of a TV show on your devices and deletes the watched episode. Netflix is available for all sorts of […]

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Netflix tests Ultra plan

Customers of the streaming service Netflix can choose between three plans right now: basic, standard, and premium. The plans determine the quality of the streams, the number of screens customers can watch […]

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How to repeat (loop) YouTube Videos automatically

If you like a particular video on YouTube very much, you may want to play it over and over again using some sort of repeat functionality. Problem is, most users don't know […]

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How to watch YouTube videos on your desktop (without browser)

You have plenty of options when it comes to watching videos hosted on YouTube: you can use a web browser, an application on mobile devices, or watch the videos on your Television. […]

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Why you should always use YouTube's Privacy-Enhanced Mode

YouTube launched a new feature on the site recently that it called Privacy-Enhanced Mode. You find the option when you open the embed options on the site to embed video code on […]

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What is YouTube Music, Youtube Music Premium and YouTube Premium?

YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium, and YouTube Premium are new services that Google announced yesterday; they are Google's next, and maybe final, attempt at establishing a free and paid streaming service to […]

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Flickr is no longer a Yahoo property: acquired by SmugMug

When you visit the Flickr or SmugMug website today, you are informed that the photo storage service SmugMug has acquired the photo hosting community site Flickr from Yahoo / Oath / Verizon. […]

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Handbrake 1.1.0: major video converter update

Handbrake is a popular open source cross-platform video converter that you may use to convert video files and DVD and Blu-Ray media without encryption from one format to another. We reviewed Handbrake […]

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How to disable being included in tests and previews on Netflix

The online streaming service Netflix changes things constantly on the site and monitors carefully what users do and don't do when they interact with the service. You may have noticed that Netflix […]

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Washed out colors in VLC Media Player? Try this fix

When you play videos in VLC Media Player on a system with a Nvidia graphics adapter or improperly configured video output settings, you may get washed out colors. Different black levels of […]

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How to protect individual shows or movies on Netflix with a PIN

Netflix announced plans to improve the built-in parental control functionality of the streaming service to give parents more control over what minors may watch on the service. The service's parental controls are […]

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Nemp Music Player for Windows

Nemp is an open source music player for Microsoft Windows PCs with a rich feature set that runs on very old versions of Windows as well as all supported versions of the […]

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DTube is more than a YouTube alternative

YouTube is the world's largest video hosting platform but will it keep its position or will it drop in user popularity? And if it does, which service will pick the number one […]

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How to change the Netflix video quality on your computer

As a Netflix customer, you may know that the stream quality on Netflix depends on a number of factors. Your subscription plan may give you access to HD or Ultra HD streams, […]

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Watch Netflix in 1080p on Linux and unsupported browsers

The Netflix video quality that streams are delivered in depends on a number of factors. There is the customer's Internet line which may affect it but also the device, operating system and […]

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Play audio only on YouTube to save bandwidth

Audio Only YouTube is a browser extension for Google Chrome to play the audio stream of YouTube videos only. The video hosting site YouTube offers no option to play only the audio […]

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VLC 3.0 Media Player release

VideoLAN, maker of the popular VLC Media Player for various desktop and mobile operating systems, plan to release VLC 3.0 final to the public soon. Update: VLC 3.0 is out. The new […]