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10 Amazing YouTube Tricks Nobody Told You About

In today's era, we watch all our videos on YouTube. Well, almost all of them. Trailers, movies, parodies- you name it, and the one site that comes to mind is YouTube.
Even after being so familiar with the site, we're still unaware of many awesome tricks it has to offer. Like the ones listed here. Check them out.

1. Type 'Use the force Luke'  and see YouTube act drunk.



2. Type 'Beam me up Scotty' and see the magic


3. Just add a simple 'ss' in the URL after www and before YouTube to download YouTube videos effortlessly.

  It'll automatically take you to a download page where you'll find an array of formats you can download the video in.
 See the video here


4. Just type 'doge meme' in the search bar to make your YouTube colourful.



5. Add 'gif' to YouTube in the URL to convert YouTube videos to GIF.

 You'll automatically be taken to a GIF maker where you can choose the length of your GIF.
 Watch Video Guide here:

6. Use the keyboard shortcuts.

 Feeling too lazy to reach out to your mouse? Worry not for you can always use that keyboard of yours to control your YouTube videos.
k= Pause/play.
j= Rewind the video 10 seconds.
l= Fast forward the video 10 seconds.
m= Mute the video.
 Watch Video Here:

7. Start your video at a specific time.


Want to start your video from a specific time? Just add "#t=" followed by the time you want your video to start from. For example, "#t=1m2s" or "#t=62s".

9. Operate your YouTube only through your keyboard.


Don't feel like using your mouse or your touchpad? Just type "/leanback" after https://www.youtube.com and press enter.

10. Disable autoplay.


Tired of videos starting on their own at the end? Just go on the top right of the page, and slide the auto play button. It should turn from blue to grey once you slide it.

Facebook autoplay videos irritating you? Here is how to turn it off

Facebook autoplay videos irritating you? Here is how to turn it off 

Facebook has recently rolled out an autoplay video feature which enables every video to start playing automatically the moment you see them. The autoplay video feature is present on the mobile app too. The new update might seem irritating for many, Also, users might not be interested in spending their data on each and every video that appears on their homepage. Here is how to disable it. On the website, go to settings, which is just above the ‘Log Out’ option. On the left column of options, click on video settings at the bottom. Under Video Settings, you can either switch videos between Standard Definition and High Definition, also, you can switch off autoplay videos feature by selecting “Off” instead of default.




On mobile, visit App Settings by clicking on “View your profile” button. In the setting menu, you have the option to switch off the autoplay video feature completely or select between WiFi and mobile data. Users have the option to choose to activate the feature whenever they want to in future. 

To check which version of DirectX is on your computer

To check which version of DirectX is on your computer

  1. Open DirectX Diagnostic Tool by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, typing dxdiag in the search box, and then pressing Enter.
  2. Click the System tab, and then, under System Information, check the DirectX version number.

Note

  • If this is the first time you’ve used the DirectX Diagnostic Tool, you might be asked whether you want to check if your drivers are digitally signed. We recommend you click Yes to ensure that your drivers have been signed by a publisher that has verified their authenticity.

Multiple timezones in Outlook - Guide

 Multiple timezones in Outlook - Guide

The following is a guide in how to set up your Outlook to show both Danish and Indian time
 Go to the calendar site and choose 'Time Scale'. Then choose 'Change Time Zone'.



Then locate the section 'Time zones' and choose 'Show a second time zone'. Under 'Time zone:' choose the +05:30 zone.
Here you can also choose if you want the Danish or the Indian time to be the dominating one.



It shows India and Denmark times in Calender

How can I create 10MB size file in Windows

How can I create 10MB size file in Windows



If you ever want to create test files with different sizes and different formats, use below command from cmd

fsutil is the windows command to create emty file (linux it is dd)
fsutil file createnew <name of file> <size in bytes>
 eg:-
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\10MB-file.pdf 10485760
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\100MB-file.pdf 104857600
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\20MB-file.doc 2097152
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\30MB-file.ppt 31457280
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\1GB-file.xls 1073741824
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\10GB-file.txt 10737418240
fsutil file createnew C:\temp\100GB-file.docx 107374182400


How to Turn on Bluetooth on a Lenovo ThinkPad

How to Turn on Bluetooth on a Lenovo ThinkPad

Wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi can streamline infrastructure and make completing work-related tasks outside the office more convenient for business professionals. Some Lenovo ThinkPads include a Bluetooth card that enables the computer to pick up or broadcast Bluetooth signals over short distances. To protect your computer from intruders, you should turn off Bluetooth when you are not using it, but you can easily re-enable the wireless technology in just a few steps.
Step 1
Press "Fn-F5" to open the Wireless Radio dialog box.
Step 2
Click the "Power On" or "Radio On" option, located to the right of the Bluetooth Radio setting.
Step 3
Click "Start | Control Panel | Hardware and Sound | Device Manager." Double-click "Bluetooth Radios."
Step 4
Right-click device driver and select "Enable" from the context menu, if available.
Tip
  • Some Lenovo ThinkPads include a Bluetooth button, located next to the Bluetooth indicator light or embedded in the hinge or LCD cover.

What Happens When You Type in 'I'm Feeling Curious'

Google has a new trick that caters to curious minds.
Simply type "I'm feeling curious" into the search engine and it will serve up a random fact worth stowing away for future trivia competitions or to whip out at the right time to impress friends.
Each fact is pulled from a website, with Google offering a link to the source.
The boredom busting tool is pretty addictive. After reading the first fact, users can click "ask another question" to get served another tidbit of information spanning every imaginable topic from space to race.
Type I'm feeling curious in google search :
 
You can click on ASK ANOTHER QUESTION to get next fact.
 

Now try the google fun facts.