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Friday, January 05, 2007

Search Inside Videos With PodZinger

PodZinger has created a better way to search YouTube by indexing the terms that appear in the audio of the video. That is something that YouTube doesn't currently do which greatly enhances your searching capabilities. Check it out! (via lifehacker)

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Test Tube

There are some pretty big YouTube fans out there that are just dying to see what cool new features will be added to YouTube next. If you are in that category then check out YouTube's TestTube site. TestTube allows you to get a preview of new features before they are released.

Sunday, December 10, 2006

YouTube Shuffle

Here is a great tool for when you just want to sit back and relax and let YouTube serve up some videos. It automatically plays the results of your search back to you so that you don't have to bother with sifting through search results manually.

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YouTubeShuffle will generate a list of YouTube videos related to your search term and play them back to back for your lazy ass enjoyment! Updates coming including: Scrub bar... Search by author... List filters for average rating, view count, length, sorting and more! Users with YouTube accounts will be able to generate a list containing all of their favorite videos(!) Also on its way, the FARK video page list.... oh yeah.. that'll kick arse.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Finding Music Videos On YouTube makes it extremely easy to fine great videos that pertain to your favorit music. Its a mashup of and YouTube that gives you a great searching mechanism for finding music videos easily. Just enter a musician or band name in the search box and it returns a list of results sorted by song name of all the videos on YouTube. Its very slick and a must for any music lover!

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Finding The Best Videos On YouTube and Google Video

video sift logoVideo Sift is a very cool site that displays the hottest videos on YouTube and Google Video based on ratings given by users (think digg). It has tons of cool videos and I love how it breaks the videos into categories including music, politics, comedy, cute, geek.

Monday, October 09, 2006

Google Just Bought YouTube

The announcement was made just a little while ago that Google has purchased YouTube for 1.65 billion dollars! This should mean great things for YouTube users as they now have an infinite amount of resources for enhancing our YouTube experience. I can't wait to see where Google takes things from here. You can listen to the webcast here and read the press release here. Congratulations to YouTube Cofounders Chad Hurley and Steven Chen!

Sunday, September 17, 2006

Custom URL Channels

Ever wanted to tell somebody about your video blog on YouTube but haven't been able to remember the address? Well, YouTube recently released a great ne tool called custom url channels which allows you to request a custom URL for your videos that is easy to remember. Get your custom URL channel here!