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Did you ever think that taking a video of your kid after a dental procedure and posting it on YouTube could earn you big bucks? That’s exactly what happened to David DeVore after he posted a video he took of his son after a dentist visit and posted it on YouTube. That video of the . . .

top earners on YouTube...

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I love viral YouTube videos, but with my short-term memory I can only remember three of them, if I’m lucky. Someone ought to work as my personal video intern to find me the current best and funniest Internet videos of the week. RealPlayer has done just that with its web videos. The Popular video channel . . .

this week's most popular videos...

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There’s a new way to get around those ads that play before YouTube videos – paying money to watch YouTube videos. The good news is you’ll get much more than your everyday homemade YouTube videos when subscribing to a premium YouTube channel. Paid YouTube channels are the latest invention from the popular video-sharing site, allowing . . .

paid YouTube channels...

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When low memory warnings start popping up on your computer, it’s time to free up some space by converting MP4 to DVD. Yes, MP4 videos can take up a lot of space on your computer and you can burn MP4 to DVD discs, just like you burn MP3 music files onto a CD. When you . . .

how to burn MP4 to DVD…

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So you got yourself a cool little iPod Nano or iPod Classic with widescreen color video. Did you know that you can watch your own videos on your video iPod using an iPod video converter? These iPod video converters are easy to use and will move your favorite music videos, movie trailers, or home movies . . .

iPod video converters...

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So you got yourself a cool little iPod Nano or iPod Classic with widescreen color video. Did you know that you can watch your own videos on your video iPod using an iPod video converter? These iPod video converters are easy to use and will move your favorite music videos, movie trailers, or home movies . . .

iPod video converters...

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Last summer we announced the RealPlayer’s Video Visionary Award – Education. The award recognizes those who are using video to create world-class educational content for the masses. We’re happy to announce the next recipient of the award is The Brain Scoop. The Brain Scoop began as an educational YouTube channel just this past January. Hosted by Emily . . .

The Brain Scoop...

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YouTube recently crunched their own numbers and found that their huge audience of YouTubers is uploading 100 hours of video every single minute. That’s four days worth of videos being posted to YouTube every 60 seconds. That’s almost 16.5 years worth of video posted on YouTube every day. Just for kicks, that’s 5,993 years worth . . .

searching YouTube videos...

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Downloading your favorite online videos and transferring them to a mobile device to take on the go is an easy way to share them with friends and family. Many online videos are in a Flash video format, also known as a .FLV file. These files require a Flash player if you want to watch them . . .

converting FLV to MP4...

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When you think of TV on the web, you probably think of sites like Hulu and Netflix that stream previously aired network and cable shows. When you think of YouTube, you probably don’t think of TV shows at all. But the truth is that the Internet is rapidly becoming a platform for original programming. YouTube . . .

YouTube TV shows...

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