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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 38,629 Views and counting

Rip Copy-Protected DVDs with Free Software for Windows 10, Mac OS X or Linux

If you're like Robbie, you may not have a DVD/BluRay player connected to your TVs, but have connected devices that allow you to play video files through software such as Plex. This week we'll show you how to import your video DVDs into MP4 files so you can watch your owned DVDs once again on next-gen devices such as Roku and Amazon Fire TV.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 490
  • February 8, 2017
  • 4,664 Views and counting

PS3 Hard Drive Repair and Data Recovery

When Jeff's child dropped the PlayStation 3 from 6-feet in the air, it stopped working Cannot start. The appropriate system storage was not found. Rather than risk permanent data loss by re-seating the drive blindly, let's instead scan the drive for errors while at the same time making an image file to recover from in case it fails. Can we get the PlayStation 3 to boot?

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 493
  • March 1, 2017
  • 15,877 Views and counting

Finding The Lost City Of The Monkey God with LIDAR Technology

In our interview with Douglas Preston, New York Times best-selling author, we learn how he and his archaeological team on Honduras used LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging, an alternative to radar using lasers) to detect the location of the Lost City of the Monkey God. They then went on foot to confirm their findings and discovered not just the lost city, but a civilization lost to time.

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  • Backstage Pass
  • From Episode 516
  • August 9, 2017
  • 32 Views and counting

Dirmeitis vs. Rickman

Which is easier to spell: Dirmeitis or Rickman? Sasha reveals yet one more convincing argument about why her upcoming marriage is an exciting life event.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 502
  • May 3, 2017
  • 97,576 Views and counting

Free Music Production Tool For Windows / Mac / Linux - audiotool.com

Make your own beats and music tracks with an intuitive in-browser drag-and-drop interface that lets you make your own music for free!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 511
  • July 5, 2017
  • 1,308 Views and counting

Using LAME to Re-Encode MP3 Files on Linux (and save space!)

A viewer question prompted Robbie to show how to use LAME to re-encode MP3 files, giving you smaller files with similar or even perceptively identical sound quality.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 509
  • June 21, 2017
  • 12,224 Views and counting

Introducing Debian Stretch STABLE

Are you new to Linux, or want to share Linux with someone? We'll look at one of the most popular Linux Distros: Debian. This week the newest version (Stretch) went stable, and we'll discuss why this is such a big deal for not only us Linux users, but other distros and new Linux users alike.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 508
  • June 14, 2017
  • 10,475 Views and counting

The World's BIGGEST USB Flash Drive - Introducing the 2TB Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT

Remember when a 16 GB flash drive was considered BIG? Imagine a drive that's the equivalent of about 125 of those, yet still fits in your shirt pocket. Kingston has done it again and broken through the flash media storage ceiling with a whopping 2 TB USB flash drive!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 516
  • August 9, 2017
  • 1,306 Views and counting

Cast Your Phone, Tablet of Computer Screen Wirelessly to HDMI for CHEAP

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to bring your phone or tablet's screen up on the big TV effortlessly? Now, with the push of a button, Miracast makes this possible. We'll look at the Anycast M2 Plus dongle which adds Miracast capability to any HDMI TV or capture device.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 501
  • April 26, 2017
  • 1,440 Views and counting

Installing GIMP 2.9.5 on Ubuntu (Fixes Scaling Blurriness)

Have you been using GIMP 2.8 only to find when you scale down an image for your project, the resulting resized image is really blurry? This is the one thing that kept us holding on to an old version of Adobe Photoshop. But now with GIMP 2.9.5 the problem is gone and scaling is crisp and clear, making GIMP a true alternative to Photoshop... and it's free!

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 39
  • January 1, 2016
  • 225,387 Views and counting

Car Conversations Part 2 - Small Talk

Small talk can be awkward. But it can also be an avenue leading to deeper conversation and even opportunities to share our Faith. Jenn and Carrie explain the formula to achieving successful small talk.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 504
  • May 17, 2017
  • 8,263 Views and counting

WannaCry - The Fourth Theatre of War: What WannaCryptor Reveals About Cybersecurity in 2017

Cybersecurity researcher, Mark Skilton joins us to dig deeper into the threat of the WannaCry malware. Mark explains what WannaCryptor is and what makes it so different from ransomware attacks we've seen in the past. We'll discuss the NSA's involvement in the EternalBlue exploit that made it possible, the smokescreen WannaCrypt is creating for the next big cyber attack, why so many companies are still susceptible, and what needs to change was we enter this new era of cyber threats.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 2,468 Views and counting

Convert PowerPoint Slides to Images for Slideshow Playback Using LibreOffice

Setting up PowerPoint for lobby use can be expensive, time consuming, and require a lot of unnecessary gear. The Cat5 team sets out to instead convert PowerPoint slides to images using free software to allow them to be displayed using an affordable media player that loads all the images like a slideshow, reducing the footprint and cost to run.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 110
  • August 4, 2017
  • 1,226 Views and counting

I Didn't See That Coming - Part 3

In our continued study of the conversion of Saul, we meet Ananias, a disciple of Jesus who was caught off guard when Jesus called him to restore the sight of the man who was well-known for killing Christians. Not only that, but he was to provide him with instruction in the way of the Lord. Would you go?

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 510
  • June 28, 2017
  • 4,274 Views and counting

Desktop Environment Comparison for New Linux Users

One of the choices we need to make when deciding on a Linux distro to use is which desktop environment to use. Will it be KDE? Or Gnome? Or LXDE? And what about Cinnamon? Let's take a quick look at how these each differ from a novice-user standpoint, and see how each one helps us interact with our Linux computer.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 109
  • July 28, 2017
  • 1,241 Views and counting

I Didn't See That Coming - Part 2

As we continue our series studying the conversion of Saul, we explore how he was blindsided by a sudden encounter with Jesus on the road to Damascus.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 1,625 Views and counting

AGPTek Mini HD Media Player - Play from USB/SD to any HDMI / Composite / S/PDIF Device

Possibly the easiest solution for playing video files, image slideshows and music on any TV, this little low-powered device is ideal for the rec room, cottage, church or business lobby, wedding reception, or anywhere else you need to play videos or slideshows without interruption or complicated setup.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 513
  • July 19, 2017
  • 4,617 Views and counting

Taking A First Stab At Kodi

Things don't always go to plan on a live broadcast, and this week is one of those times. Kodi is an awesome application for multimedia, but during our live broadcast our demo system had some trouble doing what Robbie intended. We learned one thing: Linux is awesome, and the ability to reach out to the community for support makes even those trying times okay, because you have a powerful support system ready to help you when things don't quite work as they should.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 10,224 Views and counting

The Tiny, Easy-To-Use Video Player

We've all dreamed of a video player that's so simple your kids could hook it up and use it. This week we'll show you one that plugs into any TV and lets you play videos, slideshows and even music directly from a USB drive or SD card.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 516
  • August 9, 2017
  • 1,335 Views and counting

Sasha's Computer Build - Part 1

Sasha has challenged herself to build a smokin' gaming computer for her soon-to-be-husband. It has to impress, it has to wow, and it has to be built by Sasha's two hands. Join us in Part 1 of Sasha's adventure into computer design and building, and share your advice to be part of the build.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 108
  • July 21, 2017
  • 1,267 Views and counting

I Didn't See That Coming - Part 1

This week we look at the story of Saul in Act 9, some of the unexpected surprises encountered throughout his journey, and how they relate to us.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 514
  • July 26, 2017
  • 4,392 Views and counting

Things You Should Know From The World of Tech

When Robbie's away, the co-hosts come out to play. There is a lot of tech news submitted to the newsroom for each show and some stories don't make the cut. This week Jeff and Sasha discuss those extra stories so you know exactly what is happening in the world of tech. Whether it's the death of Adobe Flash, Europe banning diesel and gas vehicle sales or companies microchipping their employees, we cover it all this week.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 513
  • July 19, 2017
  • 1,309 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 19, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - In a rather comical social experiment, a UK WiFi provider has tricked users into agreeing to a thousand hours of community service. - Autonomous race cars are now a thing. - A newly-demonstrated 3D printed heart works much like a real one. - We have found our greatest weapon against the coming Robot apocalypse! - Google is giving Glass one more try. - Microsoft SQL Server 2017's first release candidate has landed and - yes! - it runs on Linux! - Support for Ubuntu 16.10 Ends Tomorrow

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 514
  • July 26, 2017
  • 1,370 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 26, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - The world's first autonomous transport ship plans to set out on its voyages next year. - A Swedish Rail Firm has Approved "Trainy McTrainface" As The Name Of Their Train Following an Online Poll - Google is unleashing 20 million lab-created sterile male mosquitos on a city, and says this is a good thing and will help control the mosquito population. - According to the Federation Against Copyright Theft, British magazine "KODI" is directing readers to copyright-infringing software. - Updated drone regulations in Canada make it legal to fly again.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 1,466 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 2, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - The UK Government is stepping things up in the high-speed infrastructure department. - A biodegradable car is undergoing testing and looks like it will be road-worthy within a few weeks. - Volvo is having a hard time getting their autonomous vehicles to work in Australia... because kangaroos keep hopping around in front of them! - John Romero, one of the creators of Doom II, put his floppies up on Ebay and landed a sale of more than $3,000 after promising to sign them.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 111
  • August 11, 2017
  • 1,286 Views and counting

I Didn't See That Coming - Part 4

In Part 4 of our study of Acts 9, we learn what's next in Saul's conversion story as this man who persecuted and killed Christians did an unexpected about face and began preaching boldly about Jesus.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 516
  • August 9, 2017
  • 7,033 Views and counting

Miracast and a Community Computer Build

This week we look at a device that lets you clone your phone, tablet, laptop or computer to your TV wirelessly. You also have a chance to help Sasha build a dream computer.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 516
  • August 9, 2017
  • 1,257 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 9, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - From the irony files, the security researcher who found the kill switch for WannaCry has now been arrested for creating an unrelated malware. - IBM scientists have set a new world record, storing 330TB of uncompressed data in one tape. - Wayland has been Confirmed as the Default Display Server for Ubuntu 17.10 - Canadian ISPs don't mess around: an entrepreneur accused of piracy for his Kodi add-on web site has been grilled in his home for hours - and not by the cops but by pushy company reps for cable TV and ISP companies. - The US Army has banned DJI drones over security concerns.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 194
  • June 7, 2011
  • 292,249 Views and counting

Free Video Editing in Linux

Robbie demonstrates the free OpenShot video editing software, which brings non-linear editing, 3D titles and effects to Linux.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 487
  • January 18, 2017
  • 1,439 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 18, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - BT is adding anti-junk-call filters to their phone service. - An autonomous transit bus is being tested in Las Vegas. - Dell’s Latest Laptop is $100 Cheaper If You Buy It With Ubuntu - Yahoo wants to change its name. - Google has revealed how they secure their cloud infrastructure, and it includes some clever, custom-built silicon.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 250
  • July 3, 2012
  • 318,820 Views and counting

Protect Your Website with BlockScript

Block unwanted website traffic from bad bots and open proxies using the powerful BlockScript program on your web server.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 198
  • July 5, 2011
  • 297,986 Views and counting

Linux Distros - Part 2: Zorin OS 5 Free

Robbie and Christa take a look at Zorin OS 5 Free, an exceptional Linux distribution, especially for users wanting to migrate from Windows or Mac to Linux.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 360
  • August 12, 2014
  • 353,879 Views and counting

Using VLC to Stream Live Video to Your LAN

Robbie demonstrates how to use VLC to stream a live video stream (a webcam in our demo) over RTSP using nothing more than VLC on Linux.

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  • Backstage Pass
  • From Episode 384
  • February 1, 2015
  • 9,029 Views and counting

DSLR for Wirecast - Part 2

Robbie does some further tweaks to the video source, and thanks to a Magewell capture card is able to fix the aspect ratio of the video coming off the Nikon D5100 over HDMI. Also demonstrates how the Magewell drivers allow on-the-fly color tweaking (eg., saturation, brightness, RGB values) from directly within Telestream Wirecast, which saves time in post production.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 427
  • November 24, 2015
  • 9,226 Views and counting

20 Weeks of GIMP Tips - Week 1: Changing Object Colors

Learn to change the color of any bright object in the first episode of our series, 20 Weeks of GIMP Tips! We'll also cover a very brief history of GIMP, followed by how to add some shimmer to your photos with the "Levels" tool, and then our main feature: How to change the color of any bright object using the free GNU Image Manipulation Program.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 517
  • August 16, 2017
  • 4,326 Views and counting

Picking The Parts and Free E-Books

For a few days this weekend, Amazon is giving away some books on its Kindle platform. Robbie shares the details, and we get started on selecting the hardware for Sasha's computer build.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 478
  • November 16, 2016
  • 8,974 Views and counting

Nagios Enterprise Monitoring on a Raspberry Pi 3

Nagios lets you keep a close eye on your network assets. Computers, web sites, services, disk space, and more. NEMS brings Nagios to the Raspberry Pi 3 micro computer making it more economical, energy efficient, and super easy to deploy... not to mention much easier to use.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 438
  • February 9, 2016
  • 674,885 Views and counting

Expand Your Raspberry Pi Storage

We'll take a look at the very first steps to setting up Raspbian Jessie Lite on your Raspberry Pi micro computer, including making sure Raspbian gives you access to the entire MicroSD card, not just the default 1.3GB.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 13
  • March 20, 2016
  • 114,754 Views and counting

Create A Minecraft Skin and Convert it to Minetest Format

MangleFox70 will take you through the very basics of using The Skindex to obtain or create your skin, and then use https://Minetest.TV/skin-converter.php to convert your Minecraft skin to Minetest format.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 459
  • July 5, 2016
  • 22,471 Views and counting

Plex Media Server on Raspberry Pi 3

Stream all your movies, home videos, television shows and music to all your devices with Plex Media Server. We'll show you how to install it on a Raspberry Pi 3 micro computer, giving you a powerful little Plex Media Server for a fraction of the price of a similarly-spec'd dedicated system.

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  • The Drone Zone
  • Episode 7
  • August 28, 2016
  • 9,762 Views and counting

CX-STARS Flight Demo - The Drone That Fits in a Controller

Cheerson CX-Stars are a fun beginner drone or handy little carry-along for those times you want to fly but can’t take your larger drones.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 449
  • April 26, 2016
  • 225,707 Views and counting

Installing Ubuntu Mate 16.04 On Old Hardware

Linux can breathe new life into ageing computer hardware, and this week we give it a try on an old Compaq 6510b laptop which came with Windows Vista Basic.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 247
  • June 12, 2012
  • 289,340 Views and counting

Viewer Question Extravaganza and a Liquid Cooling System

Robbie and Hillary take on your viewer questions and unbox the Thermaltake Water 2.0 Liquid Cooling System.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 482
  • December 14, 2016
  • 56,059 Views and counting

4K Actioncam Showdown - DJI | Olympus | Garmin | Sony | Nikon | SJCAM

DJI Osmo 4K vs Olympus TG-Tracker vs Garmin Virb Ultra 30 vs Sony FDR-X3000 vs Nikon Keymission 170 vs SJCAM SJ500X - Actioncam Showdown Comparison of Six 2016-2017 4K Actioncams We'll introduce you to six hot actioncams for the 2016-2017 season, and demonstrate the quality of each.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 491
  • February 15, 2017
  • 5,108 Views and counting

WordPress Security Advisory February 15, 2017

In the past couple of weeks, more than 1/4 million WordPress web sites have been compromised. We'll discuss why these sites were targeted, and what WordPress users of all levels need to do to protect themselves.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 512
  • July 12, 2017
  • 1,310 Views and counting

Top Stories For The Week Of July 12, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Jawbone is shutting down to pursue medical tech. - The world's first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and you'll never guess who's releasing it! - There's now a self-driving transport truck that doesn't even have a spot for a human driver. - Disappointment as Intel plans to cut jobs from its IoT division. - A German computer company is spinning a new version of Ubuntu to include on their computers. - Update your Linux distro immediately. The GnuPG crypto library has been cracked.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 4,691 Views and counting

Creating #Stikbot Animations With Stop Motion Studio

Zech (Mortimer) shows us how he uses an app called Stop Motion Studio to produce incredible stop motion videos using Stikbot models. On our March Break Family Special we welcomed young people to present their favorite tech, giving them a chance to "be on TV" in an effort to inspire and encourage them. Please like and share this video to give them a boost! Subscribe to Zech's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0MXtFtAc0tCIgMtt58DcQw Buy Stikbots: http://shop.category5.tv/?product=stikbot-stop-motion-character-and-prop-packs

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 504
  • May 17, 2017
  • 8,306 Views and counting

WannaCry - What ESET Wants You To Know About The Worm Attacking Windows Worldwide

Stephen Cobb, Senior Security Researcher at ESET North America joins us to shed light on what makes the WannaCryptor malware so much different from past ransomware attacks: worm capabilities. We'll also learn more about the distinction between the EternalBlue code from the NSA used by WannaCry and how it helps the malware break into systems that would otherwise be protected. We'll also clear up mainstream media's reporting of Russia as a target, and discuss scenarios of WannaCry's creation, how it spreads, and whether Mac or Linux are in danger of being attacked by WannaCry.

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