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YouTube will now show you the ‘most replayed’ sections of a video

YouTube just gave everyone access to another feature that was previously only for YouTube Premium subscribers. A new graph on the progress bar in both the web player and mobile apps will show the “most replayed” sections of the video.

This feature should help you find the most popular parts of any video, allowing you to skip through any “dead air” kind of situation. One of the better examples of this feature would be using it to skip directly to the how-to section of a video.

“When you start seeking, you’ll see a graph above the red progress bar. If the graph is high, then that part of the video has been replayed often,” YouTube explains in the support documentation.

Sounds good, right? Well, we have some concerns. How will this impact YouTube’s creators, in terms of monetization and metrics like hours watched?

If everyone is skipping to specific sections,

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Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet has 10 hours of battery and USB-C charging

Amazon just quietly refreshed the Fire 7 tablet. The biggest change is the promise of longer battery life, at a slightly higher price of $59.99.

The increase in battery life to nearly 10 hours of playback will be a welcome one. That’s up to 40 percent more battery life than the prior Fire 7 tablet and should provide many people enough charge for all-day use.

The other changes made are also under the hood. Amazon says it has a new quad-core processor that’s 30 percent faster, so it should be more responsive in use. Amazon has doubled the RAM to 2GB. The charging port has also been changed to USB-C, from the dated micro-USB port it used to have.

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The screen and the camera are both unchanged, with a resolution of 1024 x 600 for the screen and 2MP front and rear cameras for 720p video recording.


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Autonomous vehicles hit cyclists and cars in new AAA test

Aside from electric vehicles, self-driving automobiles are the most talked about advancement in vehicles these days. But new research shows that there is still a lot of work to be done and that we’re not quite ready for fully autonomous vehicles on the road.

The American Automobile Association (AAA) recently performed a series of tests to determine the capabilities of three different self-driving automobile systems. Testing found that the three systems hit about a third of every cyclist and failed to avoid any oncoming cars.

AAA ran its tests on a 2021 Hyundai Santa FE, a 2021 Subaru Forester, and a 2020 Tesla Model 3. Each vehicle has its own level two autonomous driving system.

Level two means the vehicles have self-driving features but require the driver to remain alert and ready to take over at any time. There aren’t any vehicles currently registered above level two in terms of

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Sony reveals part of the new PlayStation Plus games lineup

Sony’s new PlayStation Plus tiered subscription service is set to come out for gamers gradually over the next month. To help build some hype surrounding the new service, the company has shared some of the free games it will offer to the Extra and Premium tiers.

Sony released a blog post earlier today sharing some new details about its upcoming service. Included in the post is a list of more than 50 of the free PS4 and PS5 games that users will gain access to with the PlayStation Plus Extra or Premium tier.

The list includes games from both Sony’s own PlayStation Studios as well as popular third-party games. Some of the games include popular titles like Red Dead Redemption 2, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and many more.

The free PS4 and PS5 games in PlayStation Plus are similar to what Xbox Game Pass offers. You can download and

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How to stop Chrome from saving history on Windows and Mac

We used to say that history is written by the victors, but times have changed. Now history is written by your browser. But it doesn’t have to be. You can stop Chrome from saving history on Windows and Mac.

While maintaining a record of previous sites visited can be handy, you may not want your browser noting every online move you make. Fortunately, you have the power to decide when to leave the history books—or logs—blank.

Let’s discuss how to stop Google Chrome from recording history in Windows 11 and macOS.

Use Chrome Incognito to prevent saving browser history

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Here’s how to enable Chrome Incognito mode in Windows and Mac browsers:

  1. Launch Google Chrome
  2. Click the Menu (three dots) button and select New Incognito Window

That’s it. Stopping Chrome from saving your browsing history couldn’t be easier. On top of that, Incognito prevents the app from storing cookies,

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