Category Archive: YouTube

Oct 20 2013

Apple iPhone 5S Unboxing

Well, it was time for my wife to upgrade her smartphone which saw the iPhone 4S replaced with the iPhone 5S. The replacement was somewhat of a necessity given a very annoying quirk with the iPhonewhere the volume would turn down by itself (both music and phone calls) which was a constant annoyance. Apparently, the …

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Oct 04 2013

Enabling the Large Player Size in YouTube

After a recent change you may have noticed the ability to toggle between the standard and large player sizes in YouTube has seemingly disappeared. You could be forgiven for thinking so but it has actually been moved into a menu. Just click the little cog icon in the bottom right of the video player window …

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Oct 03 2013

Perhaps the Simplest Way to Download YouTube Audio and Videos

It goes without saying that the legality of this service would be questionable unless you are dealing with creative commons content but it’d save you from downloading any software to perform the process. If you want to download video or audio from YouTube then all you need to do is add pwn to the front …

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Aug 21 2013

Boydo Gets Access to YouTube Live Streaming

Just a quick update today. I was having a look through the features page in the YouTube channel settings for my YouTube channel and noticed that I can now stream live events. I’m going to have to read up on how live streaming is setup but my next issue is figuring out what I could …

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Jun 24 2013

Panasonic AX2 Business Rugged Convertible Ultrabook Unboxing

The unboxing videos keep on rolling! So far in the last week I’ve been very lucky to unbox: the Panasonic HC-X920M 3D camcorder, the Pebble smartwatch, the Ouya Android-based console. This time around, we get back into mainstream computing with an ultrabook from Panasonic that you probably haven’t seen in the shops. Panasonic isn’t well …

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Jun 23 2013

Ouya Unboxing

Perhaps a first for the blog but the unboxing videos keep on rolling this time with the Ouya being the next cab off the rank! For those that don’t know, Ouya is an Android console aimed at the lower price range (being around $100) and took about a year to come to fruition after its …

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Jun 01 2013

Asus Google Nexus 7 Tablet and Dock Unboxing

So, I decided to pull the trigger on an Android tablet in the form of the Asus Google Nexus 7 tablet as well as the official dock. I thought this would be a good way to get a more recent Android device as my Samsung Galaxy S is far too long in the tooth to …

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Apr 04 2013

Push YouTube Videos to XBMC from Windows 8/RT

YouTube has become a staple website in terms of video streaming with it being very popular across smartphones, tablets and traditional computers alike. It’s handy to be able to share links with others via e-mail or social media but what if you’re in the same room with other people and you fancied pushing a video …

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Jan 27 2013

Huawei E589 4G Mini Wi-Fi Modem Unboxing

Here is the unboxing video for the Huawei E589 4G Mini Wi-Fi modem! It’s about the size of a deck of cards and is small enough to pop in your pocket or handbag while still keeping your other devices connected. I’ve not yet tested battery life but I’ll get a better idea in the coming weeks. …

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Jan 25 2013

YouTube Video Downloading Without Java

A while back, I wrote about how you could use KeepVid to download videos from YouTube but with recent increases in the exploitation of Java I thought I would provide an alternative. YouTube Downloader HD is a native Windows or Mac OS X application that does not require Java in order to run plus it can download …

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