Giz had this, so did Technabob, but there is no shame in us posting it. In fact, we wouldn’t have found this awesome free software called Flutter that allows you to play and pause your music (or video) with a “stop” hand gesture if it weren’t for those sites.
Yes, it is free and available now. Just click on the source link and download the software. It will work with iTunes, Spotify and really anything that has a play/pause function, even YouTube as the video above shows.
Skeptical? We were too. But once you install flutter, at least to a Mac, there is a small menu icon added to your top menu bar where you can turn it off. When it’s on the icon will change from black to colored and your webcam’s indicator light – yes, you’ll need one of those – will illuminate.