YouTube Allows Spacebar To Pause Videos In Chrome

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Okay, this isn’t the most exciting thing ever, but it’s the sort of news that is incredibly useful. And useful news, like the dentist, has its place in the world. If you use Google Chrome, you can now download an extension that will turn the spacebar on your computer into a pause button. It’s called YouTube Pause.

(Oops, wrong kind of Space Bar)

(Oops, wrong kind of Space Bar)

Formerly the spacebar’s function was to inexplicably make your browser jump halfway down the page, so this could be considered a lot more useful. It should be noted that Safari has it as a standard patch because I didn’t have to do shit to get it to function as a pause button (that or C/NET who “broke” this exciting news is off their rocker).

Lifehack unlocked!

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