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"And it came to me then that every plan is a tiny prayer to Father Time."
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Posted on July 13, 2007 12:45 AM in Computers
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I keep reading about how more and more people are watching video online and less so on TV. Whenever I watch a YouTube video, though, it feels like I'm watching standard definition of the worst possible quality.

Screenshot of YouTube Video Quality

So what's the deal? When are we going to see HD content online that is as ubiquitous as the crap on YouTube today?

Comments

Zim on July 13, 2007 at 11:04 PM:

I was born far far away, here at south america. We are not indians. But in many zones we don't have a real internet connection. This [i]broadband[/i] we have is 512 kbps, and in most of the cases is NOT enough to see videos without some caching before.
It's not that easy.
But if you are looking for some HD, try Joost, it's nice and has some variety of content.

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webcreation on March 18, 2008 at 6:32 AM:

That a look at that web site you can search, watch and download Youtube HD videos.

http://www.ilikeyoutube.com/index-hd.php

Enjoy.

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Steve Bruce on May 07, 2008 at 8:48 PM:

Hello,
I have a channel on youtube called "Songs From A Headband". I want to get my video to play automatically. I purchased the book YouTube4You on Amazon for some answers. Page 156 is is not clear. Here is what is written:
Tip 4U: To turn a click-to-play video into an autoplay video, insert the following code directly after both instances of the video's URL (no space between and before the end quotation mark): &autoplay=1
Please call me or send me a CLEAR ANSWER on how to do this. On amazon.com I will write a review on this book.
Thanks,
Steve Bruce
Phone: 619-437-1553

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