CyberPower GreenPower UPS

  • S04E44
  • July 26, 2011

Robbie and Christa take a look at the CyberPower GreenPower UPS, an economical battery backup with higher-end features such as a full LCD display, better-than-average surge protection, a $500,000 Connected Equipment Guarantee, and cost saving, environmentally friendly features. A large assortment of viewer questions this week as well.

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This episode is sponsored in part by: Planet Calypso & Pogoplug.

Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Christa Wells presents in studio.
  • The month of birthdays.
  • TwitPic (our behind-the-scenes photos posted to Twitter) is now on the Category5.TV web site.
  • Talking about the weather. But it's okay, because this was record-breaking.
  • Robbie's adventures with driving around in the heat with no air conditioning.
  • Viewer Comment: Robbie couldn't figure out what color shirt to wear tonight.
  • Y2K was 11 years ago! Can you believe that much time has gone by?
  • Call for viewer pictures.
  • Thank you to all who have donated to Category5.TV, and to those who have set up recurring donations.
  • Robbie was at the Data Connectors security conference in Toronto a couple weeks back and met up with Jen from ESET.
  • How the banner ads on Category5.TV support the show.
  • Viewer Comment: Put all your sticky notes on your forehead.
  • Viewer Question: Is there a utility or script to turn my Ubuntu 11.04 into a server? Or can I install LAMP onto the existing system?
  • Viewer Question: NVIDIA vs. AMD/ATI. Go! Is NVIDIA still preferable for Linux?
  • Viewer Suggestion: F.lux is an awesome tool to automatically dim your monitor on Windows, Linux or Mac. [Link is below]
  • Robbie provides a copy of ESET CyberSecurity for Mac to Christa, so her Mac will stay safe from all the nasty Mac viruses.
  • Top stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom
  • Feature: The CyberPower GreenPower 1500VA/900W UPS.
  • How CyberPower is able to save you around $75 per year in hydro bills with their GreenPower UPS.
  • Viewer Question: When are you getting back to the Linux distro series?
  • Viewer Question: I am a disabled person who relies on TV for entertainment. I can't afford to pay for cable TV, so I'd like to switch to Internet-based programming. What do you recommend as far as setup goes to get things going—to use Internet broadcasting as a replacement for standard cable TV programming?
  • Category5 Technology TV is on iTunes.
  • The mic adapters still don't work for the new microphones.
  • Why you should click on banner ads on Category5.TV.

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