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  • Make YouTube Better With These Awesome Web Apps and Extensions
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    As great as YouTube is, there are a few things that could be better… and these websites and extensions fill those gaps till YouTube itself adds the features. There are already plenty of tools to make YouTube better, from downloading videos to turning it into a floating player. But there are still some missing abilities. Like clipping a video, for instance, or searching text within the audio. Check these out. 1. Tiny.Video: Share a Section, Loop It, and Avoid Thumbnail Spoilers Sometimes, you want to show a friend only one part of a longer video. And it would be terrible...

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  • Phone vs. Universal Remote Control: What’s Best for a Smart Home?
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    How many remote controls do you have in your lounge? One for the TV, your cable service, the Hi-Fi, your media streaming device, your games console, the air conditioning unit… the list is endless. These days, almost every tech device we buy seems to come with a remote. The situation has gotten so out of hand that recent years have seen an explosion in universal remotes. Manufacturers claim they can replace your sea of existing remotes with a single device. On paper, they can control everything from your smart lighting to your wireless speakers. But are they the best thing...

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  • 5 Handy Tips for Organizing Your iPhone and iPad Apps More Effectively
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    Often find yourself wading through pages of icons, looking for that certain app? There’s a better way. Learn to organize your iPhone home screen properly, and use a few extra tips to find the right app every time. Here are out favorite tips and tricks for a more productive iPhone. Remember: You Can Always Search With Spotlight This isn’t really an organizational trick, rather a super-handy way of always finding the app you’re looking for (provided you can remember its name). Simply pull-down on the home screen to reveal the search bar (or slide left and tap Search) and type...

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