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How to find the URL to your YouTube Playlists

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In this episode I’ll show you how to find the URL to your own YouTube Playlists in Creator Studio Classic. At the time of recording, Playlists cannot be accessed or shared from YouTube Studio Beta on a desktop browser. I will also show you how to share a playlist with the YouTube Studio iOS App, in which this feature is implemented. Catch this episode on my WP Guru...

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How to fix Spotlight Search stop it from disappearing on macOS

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For a while now I’ve seen my poor Spotlight Search disappear on all my Macs disappear after typing only two or three letters. This has never been a problem since I’ve been using macOS. I have 4 systems in total, running Sierra and High Sierra, and all of them exhibit this problem. However, my wife’s MacBook Air is still running Mavericks and – not having been updated for a while – is NOT experiencing this issue. So what’s going on there? After some digging, I am not the only user who has an issue with Spotlight Search. Some suggest we all...

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How to see you Amazon Prime Watch History (2018)

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I really enjoy the Watch History feature in YouTube. It allows me to share links to videos I’ve watched recently, without having to remember where they are. So I thought I’d hunt around for a similar feature on Amazon Prime. Eventually I found it, but it was so hidden that I probably won’t remember where it was – unless I write it down somewhere. And that place shall be here Here’s how to find what you’ve recently watched on your Amazon Prime Video account (as of December 2018). First, head over to Amazon.com (or your local equivalent) and...

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How to login to the Google Play Podcast Portal

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Google have done a fantastic job at hiding the option for us to submit new podcast feeds on Google Play. It’s easy to login and listen to music and podcasts, and seemingly impossible to login to the section in which to submit either. I usually get there somehow by looking at my history, but I can imagine that’ll be lost at one point – so I did a bit of URL testing and tweaking and found out. Here’s how to find that mysteriously hidden URL. First, head over play.google.com. At the top right you’ll have the opportunity to login if you aren’t...

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The RUIPU 121 – 24000 mAh LED Power Bank Review

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I can’t get enough of the RUIPU series of power banks. You can never have enough charged-up external batteries around, especially during hurricane season. Hence I’ve decided to invest into another model by the same company, namely the RUIPU Model 121 as pictured above. Like my other RUIPU power banks, the 121 is a 24,000 mAh large and heavy external battery, with a micro USB input for charging and two USB outputs to power other devices. It’s about the size of an iPhone Plus / Max or equivalent smart phone with a 5″ screen, just over 1cm or...

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How to unTAR a .bz2 file in Linux

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I always forget how to unTAR a .bz2 file – perhaps this little memory aid will help me remember for the future.tar -xjvf filename.bz2This will do the trick The key to the magic is to provide the j switch, which tells the TAR command to use bzip2 compression.

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How to fix the greyed out option for Scheduled Videos on YouTube

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For several times I’ve experienced an issue with the YouTube Creator Studio Classic, in which I can’t seem to schedule new videos. The error manifests after hitting upload, with all appearance options available except for Scheduled (so Public, Unlisted and Private are all available, but Scheduled is greyed out). So what’s going on here? I already know that once a video is made Public, it cannot be scheduled anymore for obvious reasons. But both Private and Unscheduled videos, if they’ve never been Public should still be schedulable, right? If...

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Protected: Comica Mic Review

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Beauty meets Endurance: Ruipu Q80 Power Bank Review

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Ruipu have released a new 24,000mAh Power Bank. Being extremely satisfied with their other Solar Power Banks, I though I’d give this one a spin. It has some interesting features that I though were worth exploring. First of all, the Ruipu Q80 is a thing of beauty: it’s made of white plastic with a faux leather pattern ingrained. It even has “stitches” embossed on the sides, as if it’s made of white leather. It’s not though – it’s standard plastic, but it just looks gorgeous. Features The Q80 has FOUR USB outputs, and all of them can be used at...

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Western Digital My Passport Ultra Review

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After several months of use, here’s what I found out about the WD MyPassport Ultra external USB 3 hard drive. Mine is the White/Gold edition with a whopping 4TB of storage. In the box was a matching white USB 3 to SATA cable, a leaflet with extremely small writing on it, and the drive itself contained some software to do backups and encryption – all of which is available from the Western Digital website. I bought this drive in May 2018 from Amazon to exchange large amounts of data between my Mac and my Windows system. Therefore, I chose to...

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