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How to fix jerky YouTube video in Google Chrome

If you're a Chrome user who's tired of choppy playback, this quick fix should smooth things out.


Panasonic's new smart TVs include enhanced wide view technology, photo editing

Panasonic's new HDTV lineup will offer photo editing and other features you may not expect to see in a TV.


YouTube scales MySQL with Go code

While YouTube stores all its videos directly on a file system, it uses MySQL to store all the metadata needed to serve each video, such as user preferences and advertising information.

The best Windows 8 video apps for tile-loving cord cutters

Video lovers will find a ton of touch-friendly apps available in the Windows Store. We highlight the best—and explain why you might want to skip Windows 8 video apps altogether.


'Dancing Baby' YouTube copyright case goes to court

A parent is challenging a copyright takedown request for a YouTube home video of her baby dancing to a Prince tune. The EFF says copyright holders are abusing fair use rights with aggressive takedown claims.


Google blocks controversial video on YouTube in India

Google has blocked access in India to a YouTube film trailer that mocks the Prophet Muhammad, claiming it was meeting a valid legal process.

Software That Tells Fibs on Your Behalf

The fake Twitter followers industry is just the tip of the iceberg -- in fact, a huge fake-popularity industry takes many forms.

Control YouTube Video Viewing With Chrome Extension Magic Actions for YouTube

Magic Actions for YouTube customizes your video-watching in Google Chrome.


Download YouTube Videos and Playlists in One Click With Free YouTube Download

Downloading YouTube playlists has never been easier than with Free YouTube Download.

Mars Rover Curiosity: A Complete Guide to Tagging Along Online

If you're enthralled by Curiosity, or just have a passing interest in NASA's latest Mars rover, here's where you can go to stay informed.