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Weekly Video Release Views (Last 6 Months)

Important Note: These are specific, unique video views per week for videos released that week. If a particular show did not have a video released that week, it will show views as 0. This is not to say people are not watching videos in that series, just that there was no video that week, so no views are attributed to it.

Total Views: 90,931 Average Views Per Week: 3,637 Average Videos Released Per Week: 3 Average Views Per Video: 1,196

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99 Videos Being Viewed

  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 628
  • October 9, 2019
  • 145 Views and counting

THE ORVILLE is Moving to Hulu - What it REALLY Means

We asked Tom Costantino (Co-Producer) and Brooke Noska (VFX Producer / Co-VFX Supervisor) what the move to Hulu really means for fans. Their response has us excited about what's to come from the Hulu-release of The Orville Season 3.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 628
  • October 9, 2019
  • 1,424 Views and counting

When THE ORVILLE Season 3 Will Be Released

We asked Tom Costantino and Brooke Noska when The Orville Season 3 will be released. Spoiler alert: They don't know! But let's talk about why that is.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 536
  • December 27, 2017
  • 5,826 Views and counting

GNU Image Manipulation Program - A Beginner's Introduction

The GNU Image Manipulation Program is a mature image editor that is absolutely free. Let's dive into the very basics: how to rotate, scale, crop and save images.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 628
  • October 9, 2019
  • 250 Views and counting

THE ORVILLE - Finding Its Legs

When we asked Tom Costantino and Brooke Noska if The Orville had found its legs in Seasons 1 and 2, we learned that the show may even be evolving into a very sexy toad.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 540
  • January 24, 2018
  • 6,738 Views and counting

Resolving Hostnames on a LAN in Windows or Linux

A viewer question lead Robbie to discuss avahi-daemon (ability for Linux to respond to local hostnames) and libnss-mdns (ability for Linux to understand local hostnames), and the hosts file (Windows and Linux "hacky" way of forcing hostnames to resolve even if DNS doesn't work).

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 617
  • July 17, 2019
  • 185 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 17, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - It's decided: Facebook will be fined a whopping $5bn over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. - The fully-interactive Doctor Who VR game ‘The Edge Of Time’ is arriving in September. - An artificial intelligence system created by researchers at the University of California has solved the Rubik's Cube in just over a second. - Intel has unveiled its new AI system, Pohoiki Beach. It's a neuromorphic computer capable of simulating 8 million neurons.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 618
  • July 24, 2019
  • 110 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 24, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Personal data belonging to nearly all adults in Bulgaria has been stolen in a massive cyber-attack on the country's tax agency. - Microsoft's future in Germany is in question again as the German state of Hesse declared the use of Office 365 to be illegal within its schools. - Some early adopters of the Raspberry Pi 4, released on 24 June, are running into heat issues, especially with the official Pi 4 case making no provision for a heatsink or fan. - The Facebook app to keep kids from talking to strangers online fails its one job.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 32
  • November 20, 2015
  • 263,440 Views and counting

Reflection

We have so much to be thankful for, and reflection leads us to not only change our way of thinking, but also to draw nearer to the Lord. This week we learn to focus on who God is, and get our focus off ourselves and onto Jesus.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 277
  • January 8, 2013
  • 305,157 Views and counting

Easy, Effective Mockups for Web Site or App Developers

Demonstrating Mockups Desktop - a cross-platform tool for creating app or web site mockups quickly. Also speaking to Richard Collins from Ubuntu Mobile about Canonical's mobile phone OS.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 552
  • April 18, 2018
  • 31,278 Views and counting

NESPi Case+ Assembly with Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ for RetroPie 4.4

Build your own retro gaming console with support for Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Sega Genesis and more! With the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, a controller or two (supports PS3 wireless controller) and this case, you'll have a retro gaming system that will become a conversation piece with all your friends who grew up in the 80s!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 628
  • October 9, 2019
  • 154 Views and counting

THE ORVILLE - Digital Tech in TV Production

Back in the old days of sci-fi TV production, a ton of trickery had to be used to create the effects and even perform the editing. With everything being digital these days, we wanted to know how the TV production workflow has been impacted. Tom Costantino and Brooke Noska join us from The Orville to talk about how the use of digital tech has revolutionized the process, and how they've even adapted some old tricks to pull off big effects.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 619
  • July 31, 2019
  • 109 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 31, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Scanning of random ports and the use of encrypted malware by online criminals is on the rise, according to a threat report by Sonicwall. - A semi-autonomous robot designed to operate in hostile environments has been developed by NASA, and word has it that it could be used to help build a base on Mars. - ESET researchers discover a new Android ransomware family that attempts to spread to victims’ contacts and deploys some unusual tricks. - Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, is killing off support for legacy disk drive tech.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 610
  • May 29, 2019
  • 992 Views and counting

Star Trek: Picard. I'm Sorry, They Named It WHAT?

When the preschool focus group was polled for a title for the new Star Trek series about Jean Luc Picard, it's possible one of the adults should have assisted. Yes, the new show is called "Star Trek: Picard". With that ridiculous tidbit aside, there are some exciting rumors coming down the pipeline, some pertaining to TNG alumni involvement in the new show focusing on Sir Patrick Stewart's legendary character.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 620
  • August 7, 2019
  • 113 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 7, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - An Airbus A350 software bug forces the airlines to turn planes off and on again every 149 hours. - Virgin's Hyperloop One company has signed a deal with the government of Saudi Arabia to build a test track for its futuristic transport concept. - Yet another crowdfunded game has become an exclusive to the Epic Games Store. MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries' release has been delayed to December, and it won't be on Steam as its backers expected. - You can run Android on Nintendo Switch, and it runs entirely from your SD card. That's right: the built-in OS remains intact and you can jump back and forth between OS's by simply rebooting.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 622
  • August 21, 2019
  • 228 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 21, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - As if we needed another reason not to trust Kaspersky: it was discovered that their antivirus injected a unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode. - Ubuntu 19.10 Will Offer an Experimental ZFS File System Option. - There's a new attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness that is capable of intercepting sensitive data. - If This Then That warns against migrating Nest devices to Google accounts.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 543
  • February 14, 2018
  • 2,162 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of February 14, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Is Amazon planning to track its employees? A patent has been granted for an ultrasonic wristband that can monitor a worker's every move. - Data on soldiers’ running patterns, captured by fitness app Strava, has been discovered to detail the secret whereabouts of military bases. - Best Buy has informed music companies that it will stop selling CDs this July. - YouTube is developing new policies to protect itself from the fallout caused by creators that are posting inappropriate content.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 172
  • January 4, 2011
  • 289,543 Views and counting

Miro Internet TV

Robbie demonstrates Miro Internet TV - a great tool for Mac, Windows or Linux that lets you obtain and watch the top quality Internet TV shows. Also, a tour of the new Category5.TV web site is provided, along with a cool web-based tool that sorts your text lists for you.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 128,048 Views and counting

Unboxing and Testing Edifier R1280T $100 Speakers with Built-In Amp

What do you expect from a set of $100 speakers? Probably not much. But with the Edifier R1280T speakers, you get a sleek aesthetic and impressive sound. The fact that they're only $100 is perhaps the most shocking. Let's unbox and test to see if they really live up to the hype.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 623
  • August 28, 2019
  • 317 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 28, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A ransomware strike took down 23 government agencies in Texas. - Walmart is suing Tesla's energy division, after solar panels on seven of its stores caught fire. - Researchers have found 85 Google Play apps with more than 8 million combined downloads that forced users to view fullscreen ads. - Mario Kart Tour was supposed to be available in March 2019 until Nintendo delayed its release to give it a bit more polish. Now, the gaming giant is finally ready to roll it out and has announced an official launch date.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 563
  • July 4, 2018
  • 2,020 Views and counting

Discussion: VR Has Some Really Cool Use Potential

Having seen VR grow from Nintendo's Virtual Boy to a fully immersive, realistic experience, Shizu, Robbie and Sasha discuss some of their experience with VR, and the incredible potential to be used for good purposes.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 568
  • August 8, 2018
  • 18,937 Views and counting

NEMS Linux 1.4.1 - The FREE Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server

Robbie gives a crash course on using NEMS Linux 1.4.1. This free distribution for Raspberry Pi and other single-board computers allows you to easily monitor network assets and be advised proactively about pending issues. The ideal solution for both IT professionals managing thousands of endpoints and enthusiasts monitoring their home network. NEMS cuts costs while making Nagios easy to deploy and easier than ever to use.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 569
  • August 15, 2018
  • 258,078 Views and counting

Where to Get Retro Gaming ROMS Now That Emuparadise is Dead

Downloading retro games is a bit of a grey area for now. Abandonware and software preservation all play into it - but when the creators -- like Nintendo -- want to put a stop to it and even cause Emuparadise to shut down, is there somewhere else to "safely" get those games from the days of old before they're gone for good?

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  • Backstage Pass
  • From Episode 512
  • July 12, 2017
  • 681 Views and counting

"Is It RED, or R.E.D.?" News Blooper

Oh, the things we edit out in post. So, this happened: Sasha abruptly stopped the news feature to ask, "Is It RED, or R.E.D.?"

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 623
  • August 28, 2019
  • 4,141 Views and counting

Reducing Pollution on a Grand Scale and Linux Terminal Weather Forecasting

Anoosheh Oskouian, CEO of Ship and Shore Environmental Inc., joins us to talk about how her company is making a difference now, and for future generations by greatly reducing the air pollution generated by factories of all sizes. We'll also check out a new and exciting way to check the weather in your Linux terminal, and of course, Sasha has the latest tech news.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 616
  • July 10, 2019
  • 3,524 Views and counting

SBC in the Enterprise Data Center with Bo Lechnowsky (ameriDroid)

Bo Lechnowsky, the founder of one of the world's most well-respected Single Board Computer stores, joins the Category5 team to discuss how far SBCs have come, how he and his company are currently using the tiny supercomputers, and how these pocket-sized (and some bite-sized) computers are revolutionizing the enterprise data center.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 617
  • July 17, 2019
  • 11,679 Views and counting

A Dash Cam for the Frugal Shopper

We don't want to use the word "cheap" since this dash cam actually packs an impressive list of features for $30. The team will get into the box, install and test this 1080p device, and let you judge for yourself if this is on par with Jeff's $200 dash cam.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 618
  • July 24, 2019
  • 3,655 Views and counting

The Orville Video Game, PINE64 Clusterboard and LED Lights

Join Robbie, Jeff and Henry as they take a tour of The Orville with the free fan-made video game. We'll also look at some outstanding ideas for the PINE64 Clusterboard and some waterproof LED puck lights ideal.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 450
  • May 3, 2016
  • 218,522 Views and counting

Disposable, Anonymous SIM Cards and Unlocking Mobile Routers

This week we welcome Emir Aboulhosn, CEO and Founder of Otono, the company behind ZIP SIM. Imagine a cellular service that you can activate anonymously at any time, use for a set amount of time with unlimited service, and then discard. Security through anonymity is the best way to use a cell phone when traveling. We'll also unlock our Netgear MBR1516 Turbo Hub to allow us to use any provider's service on our Bell-locked LTE modem.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 624
  • September 4, 2019
  • 2,164 Views and counting

Goodbye, Slow WiFi

Sick of stu-stu-stuttering video and slow file transfers on WiFi? Edgewater Wireless CEO, Andrew Skafel joins us to speak on how their revolutionary new WiFi technology is about to shake up the wireless industry. We'll also fire up the flux capacitor and show you how to go back in time in the Debian Linux repositories.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 619
  • July 31, 2019
  • 1,321 Views and counting

7-Inch Pi Screen, YouTube Thumbnails in GIMP, and Chainsaws

Robbie, Jeff and Henry look at the KKSB 7-Inch case stand for Raspberry Pi, and look at the Grow Selection tool in GIMP, demonstrating how it can be used to create borders of dynamic objects such as people or text. We'll also hear about Robbie's chainsaw on a stick and how Jeff and his family are taking to the Amazon Echo Dot.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 558
  • May 30, 2018
  • 9,441 Views and counting

Automatically Restart Your Modem and Router if Internet Goes Down with ResetPlug

Have you ever had Internet go down, but all it took to fix it was unplugging your modem for a few seconds and plugging it back in? That's an easy fix, but we're not always able to access our modem: perhaps we're not home and want to be able to remote in, but Internet is down. We'll show you a cool smart home device that checks your Internet connection periodically, and if it goes down for a set length of time, it automatically power cycles your modem and router.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 625
  • September 11, 2019
  • 1,075 Views and counting

The Hot Little Raspberry Pi 4

We've all heard that the Raspberry Pi 4 gets hot, and that when it does, it throttles. While surprisingly we couldn't get it to throttle in our quick test, we were certainly able to get some heat. But we'll add a case from Eleduino that reduces the temperature by at least 20 degrees C and looks good while doing it.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 374
  • November 18, 2014
  • 373,275 Views and counting

Beginner-to-Intermediate PHP Part 4: A Basic Photo Gallery

Robbie begins a multi-part lesson on how to create a basic photo gallery using PHP and an assortment of images. Through this series we'll learn how HTML and PHP interact with one another.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 581
  • November 7, 2018
  • 21,502 Views and counting

Convert an Old Laptop into a Chromebook for Free with Neverware CloudReady

Neverware CloudReady lets you convert virtually any old (or even new!) notebook or desktop computer into a Chromebook! The sophisticated reworking of ChromiumOS, combined with their easy installation procedure and novice-friendly user interface, CloudReady truly breathes new life into ageing hardware.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 9
  • February 14, 2016
  • 128,927 Views and counting

TRAPPED FOREVER in RobbieF's Parkour Challenge

Our viewers really can motor through Parkour, and this week we take on RobbieF's new Parkour Challenge! It's easy enough to learn on yet difficult enough to be challenging, and gets harder as you get further. Check out the challenge, and all the great players who beat MangleFox70 to the finish line!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 594
  • February 6, 2019
  • 2,302 Views and counting

Microsoft Office for Free - Online

Microsoft has a free online version of Microsoft Office. It supports traditional filetypes, and operates just like the installed version. However, since it's in the browser, it works on Windows, Mac, Linux and even Chromebooks - to name a few. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are all available for free.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 626
  • September 25, 2019
  • 2,200 Views and counting

Models Who Aren't People

Imagine stock images of models who aren't really people. We're not judging: we actually mean AI-generated fake people who can be used as stock images! We'll show you how to get your hands on 100,000 such images for your project. We'll also take a look at a USB temperature sensor that lets you measure the ambient or surface temperature, providing JSON output so you can program it to do whatever you like.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 201
  • July 26, 2011
  • 289,237 Views and counting

CyberPower GreenPower UPS

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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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 595
  • February 13, 2019
  • 1,443 Views and counting

Pocophone F1: How Good Can It Really Be?

Xiaomi's Pocophone F1 has snuggled itself firmly between a budget price and high-end features for a smartphone. A powerful Snapdragon 845 AI chip, 6 GB RAM, great cameras and an out-of-this-class screen makes the Pocophone unlike any other smartphone in this price range. We'll unbox it and give it a try from the user perspective. Gaming performance is incredible, the selfie camera takes some insane shots, and the audio recording is exceptional for a device that you'll always have with you. Watch, and decide for yourself: Is the Pocophone F1 really all it's cracked up to be?

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 202
  • August 2, 2011
  • 283,574 Views and counting

Technology Makes Its Way to Cottage Country

Robbie Ferguson visits with Silver Beach Developments' Gerry Kowalski to discuss their involvement in getting technologies such as high-speed Internet and zoned heating/cooling systems into Haliburton, Ontario. Hillary Rumball reviews the incredible Liquid Image MX video camera mask, and gets muddy doing it.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 203
  • August 9, 2011
  • 283,995 Views and counting

Viewer Question Extravaganza and an iPad

Robbie Ferguson sits down for a little one-on-one with the viewers, answering a wide assortment and large number of viewer questions. He also demonstrates the upcoming new version of the Category5 TV mobile site using an iPad.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 627
  • October 2, 2019
  • 5,679 Views and counting

Amie DD - The Person Behind The Tesla RFID Implant Hack

By now, we've all heard of Amie DD's Tesla hack: she implanted her car's RFID chip in her arm. Category5 cuts deeper to find out just what makes Amie DD tick. Discover along with us that she's much more than just green hair and tattoos: Amie's a thoughtful and creative maker with the tools and skills to bring her visions to life. Whether cosplay, circuit design or 3D printing, she's always pushing tech and innovating new ways to use it, while simultaneously doing her part to help young women interested in pursuing careers in tech.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 206
  • August 30, 2011
  • 283,724 Views and counting

Space Fish gets a name, and Windows programs work on Linux

Robbie and Christa introduce a fun way to test if the lag issue is a [ahem] thing of the past by giving 25 viewer points to every user. Space Fish gets his name, and is happy to finally have an identity and purpose in life. Robbie demonstrates how the free "wine" utility can be used on Linux to run popular "Windows Only" applications directly and natively on Linux.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 512
  • July 12, 2017
  • 2,465 Views and counting

Why Would We Want To Promote A Linux Desktop That Looks Like Windows?!

With the Linux desktop having surpassed the quality of the traditional Windows interface, why would a show like ours want to promote Linux desktops that "look and feel" like Windows? Buckle up and get ready for the answer!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 595
  • February 13, 2019
  • 375 Views and counting

We Need Your Help

The Category5 TV broadcast server, a powerful gaming-type rig, is not only showing signs of its age, but also it's pending doom. Please consider supporting what we do at Category5 TV by pitching in a little something extra in the tip jar this month.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 491
  • February 15, 2017
  • 18,702 Views and counting

Viewing Your Hard Drive's SMART Report on Linux

We dive into the mailbag this week and answer your questions. Now that we've learned to image our hard drive to a file or other drive, it's time to learn what the next step is if ddrescue shows errors: the SMART report, which tells us if the drive is thought to be failing.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 628
  • October 9, 2019
  • 12,735 Views and counting

THE ORVILLE Interview with Tom Costantino and Brooke Noska

This week, Tom Costantino (Co-Producer) and Brooke Noska (VFX Producer / Co-VFX Supervisor) from The Orville chat with us about the tech they use behind the scenes to make their TV magic, and how the evolution of technology has impacted the way sci-fi is produced.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 502
  • May 3, 2017
  • 159,830 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
  • Episode 497
  • March 29, 2017
  • 24,936 Views and counting

Expanding Your RetroPie ROM Storage

Having built a RetroPie gaming system on Episode 442, it's time to expand its storage adding 128 GB more space for your retro gaming ROMs! Rather than simply replacing the existing storage, we'll instead add additional storage and make the two cards work together.

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  • Behind The Scenes of New Every Day
  • From Episode 1
  • April 9, 2015
  • 689 Views and counting

Pilot Bloopers

The new show from Category5 TV features Jenn Wagar and Carrie Webb. This is their first session, and it goes off with only minor giggle fits.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 499
  • April 12, 2017
  • 11,300 Views and counting

When Sasha's Away The Makers Will Play

Sasha booked the week off this week, so Henry and Robbie took to getting started on our Maker Series. This week we'll dive into what gear you'll need in your kit to get started, and how you can use a multimeter to understand the electrical resistance of conductive material (which helps us understand what resistors actually do).

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 603
  • April 10, 2019
  • 986 Views and counting

Can This CHEAP Star Trek TNG Tricorder Be Any Good?

Curiosity forced Robbie to grab this cheap tricorder replica off Amazon. But can it truly be any good? Find out if you should be adding this to your cosplay uniform.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 530
  • November 15, 2017
  • 28,437 Views and counting

NOT a PI KILLER!

WOW! Raspberry Pi fans are die-hard! We've been so impressed with all your comments about our calling the ODROID XU4 a "Raspberry Pi Killer" and felt it seemed important to explain the tongue-in-cheek statement.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 618
  • July 24, 2019
  • 472 Views and counting

Lizard Bortus Discovers The Pee Corner

The Orville Interactive Fan Experience is available now, and we'll take an early tour of our favorite ship in the Union fleet. This fan-made game is absolutely free, and just goes to show how amazing The Orville fandom is. The talent that came together to create this game is mindblowing. Enjoy the tour!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 557
  • May 23, 2018
  • 8,670 Views and counting

Are LCD "E-Paper" Writing Tablets Worthwhile?

What makes an LCD writing tablet a viable alternative to paper? Let's test a couple of $15-20 options and see if they stack up.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 506
  • May 31, 2017
  • 2,539 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week Of May 31, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A new-found exploit in Windows' NTFS implementation will crash the machine by simply including a short string within an image tag on a web site. - A French school is using facial recognition to find out when students aren't paying attention. - A new-found malware on Android devices could be on your phone. - Intel has already surpassed AMD's ThreadRipper.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 407
  • July 7, 2015
  • 350,084 Views and counting

Viewer Question Extravaganza

Our viewers have supplied us with a plethora of questions and some great comments, with topics like: NFS vs SMB/CIFS, Installing unRAID using Linux, Weather Forecast for Space, Free E-Book Each Day, Is it MB or Emby vs. Plex? and Choosing a UPS Battery backup.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 150
  • June 1, 2018
  • 635 Views and counting

The Impact of The Missionary Life

When Jef and Renatta Walton became missionaries in Malawi, Africa, they never planned to become church planters. Let's explore the familial impact of the missionary lifestyle, and how God honors faithfulness and can do the unexpected through each of us.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 553
  • April 25, 2018
  • 2,271 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of April 25, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Germany's supreme court has rejected a legal case that sought to stop people using the popular “Adblock Plus program” that removes ads from websites. - A Chinese web giant has found a “Windows zero-day,” and is keeping the details quiet while working with Microsoft on the issue. - An unpatchable vulnerability has been found in the Nintendo Switch that can be exploited to run custom code. - Do you run Drupal? You need to upgrade immediately!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 370
  • October 21, 2014
  • 407,470 Views and counting

Building an eCommerce Store with Free Tools

Robbie demonstrates how to build your own eCommerce store using freely available software. The applications used and the skills learned transcend to clothing stores, software stores, magazine shops, merchandise stores, arts and crafts, or whatever it is you want to sell.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 607
  • May 8, 2019
  • 2,878 Views and counting

Making eViacam Work on Linux Mint 19

Suffering from a vicious relapse of RSI Ulnar Nerve Entrapment, Robbie has been fighting pain when using a computer mouse, so he set out to replace it with his face only to find it doesn't work on modern Linux out of the box. Let's fix that and turn our webcam into a surprisingly accurate mouse controller.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 608
  • May 15, 2019
  • 2,566 Views and counting

DIY NanoSIM and Color Correction

It's time to upgrade Robbie's wife's smartphone, but her MicroSIM won't fit in the new phone's NanoSIM port. We could buy a new SIM and port everything over, but that takes time and effort. Let's instead use a punch tool which costs roughly the same price as buying a new SIM, and convert our card. We'll also learn to correct the white balance of a photo that has no white using the GNU Image Manipulation Program.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 161
  • August 17, 2018
  • 2,117 Views and counting

The Holy Spirit Is Our Regenerator

This week we begin a seven-part series called, "The Seven Roles of the Holy Spirit" (based on the devotional series by J. Lee Grady). Some people are spooked out by the idea of the Holy Spirit, especially if they've heard him referred to as the Holy GHOST. It puts to mind the thought of a Halloween story. So who or what is he and what is his purpose in the life of a Christian? More specifically, how does he work to regenerate our own spirits? This week we'll focus on exactly that: #1 The Holy Spirit Is Our Regenerator. Note: The Seven Roles Of The Holy Spirit by J. Lee Grady is available as part of the YouVersion Bible App.

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  • Episode 54
  • April 15, 2016
  • 215,016 Views and counting

The Power of the Holy Spirit

The Adventure Begins - Part 3. Jesus promised the Holy Spirit to the disciples to give them the power to complete their mission. Let's discuss what it was like for when this power came to them.

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  • From Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 29,804 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.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 132
  • January 5, 2018
  • 1,829 Views and counting

To Be A Good Listener

Have you ever found yourself misunderstood? Or perhaps you have trouble understanding where others are coming from. This week on New Every Day we'll explore some seemingly simple life lessons from the Bible that if taken to heart will change our relationships and improve our understanding of others.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 152
  • June 15, 2018
  • 1,871 Views and counting

What If . . .

We've all faced the dreaded question: What if [insert worry here]. This week, Jeff and Lawrence flip that question on its head and provide a new perspective that's bound to help ease your worries and build your faith.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 162
  • August 24, 2018
  • 1,910 Views and counting

The Holy Spirit Is Our Empowerer

"Think of strength coaches who are like, 'One more, you can do it!' . . . They're empowering you to push a little bit further. At the end of the day, that's really what the Holy Spirit is." ~ Jeff This week we're going to explore just what that means for Christians: #2 The Holy Spirit Is Our Empowerer. Note: The Seven Roles Of The Holy Spirit is a devotional series by J. Lee Grady available as part of the YouVersion Bible App.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 143
  • April 6, 2018
  • 1,915 Views and counting

Conversation with a Ghanaian Pastor

As Season 3 comes to a close, Carrie travels to the West African nation of Ghana where she sits down for a one-on-one discussion with local pastor, Paul Ayeni, to learn how the ministry there differs from what we're used to half a world away.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 153
  • June 22, 2018
  • 1,664 Views and counting

The Lasting Impact of Children's Ministry

Having decided to abandon her own plans and pursue the path God was calling her to, Chayleen Rose found inspiration in a faithful children's ministry worker. Have you ever wondered if the seeds you sow and the time you invest actually make a difference? Get inspired and encouraged this week as Chayleen joins Lawrence Crews to discuss her journey so far.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 163
  • August 31, 2018
  • 1,913 Views and counting

The Holy Spirit Is Our Guide

Jeff: "When I think about being a guide, I picture a trail guide; you know, you go into some national forest and you have no clue where you're going ... maybe you're climbing Mount Everest! ... If you're Joe Nobody and decide to go do that [without an expert], you're in trouble." Lawrence: "It's not like you can just climb this mountain without the expertise ... of a guide; someone who can help us navigate ... " Jeff: "Someone who knows the way inside and out. And that is exactly what the Holy Spirit is." Join us as we further discuss how this aspect of the Holy Spirit plays out in the life of a believer: #3 The Holy Spirit Is Our Guide. Note: The Seven Roles Of The Holy Spirit is a devotional series by J. Lee Grady available as part of the YouVersion Bible App.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 114
  • September 1, 2017
  • 1,950 Views and counting

I Didn't See That Coming - Part 7

When Josh Holden was told by other believers that he needed to get baptized, he knew he wasn't ready. This week, we'll learn how his heart has changed, how God revealed himself, and how Josh's life has been changed.

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  • From Episode 570
  • August 22, 2018
  • 2,952 Views and counting

Fake SD Cards are REAL and Available on Amazon, Ebay, and Others

A "fake" SD card can be a vicious beast: you buy it thinking it's so cheap that it's worth the risk, and it works, so you start using it... only to lose all your data. Let's talk about some of the red flags we can watch for as smart consumers shopping online.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 154
  • June 29, 2018
  • 1,723 Views and counting

Go Ahead and Do What You Want

Have you ever just wanted to do your own thing? This week on New Every Day, we learn that while that's not necessarily a bad thing, there are a couple qualifying questions we should first ask ourselves. Dig deeper with Jeff and Lawrence.

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  • From Episode 511
  • July 5, 2017
  • 3,043 Views and counting

VRTO 2017 Virtual Reality Conference in Toronto, Ontario - Full Coverage

Henry Baillie-Brown visits VRTO 2017 in Toronto to learn about up and coming virtual reality.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 613
  • June 19, 2019
  • 2,020 Views and counting

Building a Web Server with an ODROID-N2

ARM is revolutionizing the server room, and this week we'll learn to turn a small, sub-$100 single board ARM computer into a fully-capable web server. Whether hosting web sites for the public to access, or just a home server to let your family and friends access your recent vacation photos, the ODROID-N2 makes a fabulous LAMP server that won't generate heat, use a lot of electricity, or generate any ambient noise. We'll also talk about Google's recent service outages, and how the move to the cloud is affecting businesses.

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  • From Episode 492
  • February 22, 2017
  • 3,300 Views and counting

Protect Yourself, Protect Your Customers - Identity Protection with Robert Capps

Robert Capps (NuData Security) and Robbie Ferguson (Category5 Technology TV) discuss what individuals should be doing to protect themselves from identity theft, and what companies should be doing to protect verify the identities of their customers in an effort to protect them and their accounts.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 23
  • April 9, 2017
  • 3,817 Views and counting

The Mysterious Room

A strange, invisible neighbor shares some unimaginable information about a hidden room within the MangleFox70 mansion. How does this ghostly resident know so much about the secrets of the mansion. Perhaps... she's been visiting undetected.

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  • Episode 155
  • July 6, 2018
  • 1,671 Views and counting

What Is Truth?

Truth. It sounds like a basic concept, yet we find even the dictionary has a shockingly vague definition. This week on New Every Day, Jeff and Lawrence dig into the simple yet surprisingly complex question: What is truth?

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  • From Episode 510
  • June 28, 2017
  • 3,005 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week Of June 28, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Some Windows 10 source code which could be used to exploit the popular OS has been leaked to the public. - The world's fastest computers run Linux. - NASA has designed a supersonic airplane that doesn't create a sonic boom. - As predicted, Nintendo is now releasing a classic Super Nintendo console.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 190
  • May 10, 2011
  • 282,919 Views and counting

Web Development - Part 10

Robbie adds Lorem Ipsum placeholder text and some padding to the site layout. Several viewer questions are answered this episode, and two more viewers win 100 points for wearing a cardigan.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 194
  • June 7, 2011
  • 293,598 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 198
  • July 5, 2011
  • 298,817 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 199
  • July 12, 2011
  • 294,357 Views and counting

Linux Distros - Part 3: CrunchBang Linux

Robbie introduces CrunchBang Linux, a hacker-esque distro based on Debian and featuring the ultra-fast OpenBox window manager.

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  • From Episode 539
  • January 17, 2018
  • 1,992 Views and counting

Our Biggest Fans On YouTube - Volume 3

Our Biggest Fans On YouTube are always the first to comment when we release new videos! Once again this week, we highlight some of the best.

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  • Episode 1
  • January 21, 2019
  • 1,634 Views and counting

Cyber Security Outlook for 2019

Join host Robbie Ferguson and ESET cyber security expert Tony Anscombe as they speak about which cyber security threats are most likely to impact your business in 2019. From cryptojacking to data privacy, our first episode will help your staff take control of personal and company data, keeping it out of the hands of those who should not have access.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 555
  • May 9, 2018
  • 2,268 Views and counting

Digitspark Beginner Project: A Flashing LED with Arduino

As we begin learning how to create basic Arduino projects, we'll start with the ~$3 Digispark board and a very basic project to test our success: turning on and off an LED light automatically every second. This is a fun way to learn basic controller-based project creation at any age, or a fun way to teach kids the basics.

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  • From Episode 502
  • May 3, 2017
  • 2,977 Views and counting

What It's Really Like at Category5

Most of our viewers only ever see the post-processed on-demand video. But a handful of them who watch live get to see all the shenanigans we go through just to get enough clips to fill an hour. Here's Episode 502 as seen when we were live.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 317
  • October 15, 2013
  • 321,761 Views and counting

Virus Advisory: CryptoLocker

Adam Kujawa from Malwarebytes joins us to discuss what is possibly the most devastating computer virus of recent years, and how we can protect ourselves from it.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 572
  • September 5, 2018
  • 13,650 Views and counting

Michael's Bright Idea

We're down one mic, and that means down one host. One of our viewers thought of a great way to support the show and sent us a little something that brightened our day. Robbie wants to rid himself of Windows on his laptop once and for all, and is asking the community for help.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 251
  • July 10, 2012
  • 304,325 Views and counting

Going Retro on Your Smartphone

Robbie and Eric demonstrate the iRetroPhone attachment for iPhone/Android/BlackBerry devices to give your smartphone a real retro feel.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 65,935 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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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 19
  • March 4, 2017
  • 6,279 Views and counting

Surviving TPS-Domes with BaldNerd (Part 1)

Join our newest recruit, BaldNerd on our newest server for the ultimate survival experience on Minetest. TPS-Domes is a world where each biome spawns in its own self-contained dome. Gameplay is PVP Survival, and BaldNerd is learning the ropes from ground zero. Help him find a place to call his own and a place to find an abundance of food.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 511
  • July 5, 2017
  • 25,745 Views and counting

Virtual Reality And Reality

Henry takes us on a tour of the VRTO 2017 conference where companies showcase current and upcoming VR tech. Robbie got to fly a drone using a VR headset for the first time, and Sasha has the news and a viewer question about MP3 compression.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 221
  • December 13, 2011
  • 287,985 Views and counting

Making the Internet faster ... for free

Robbie and Rachel demonstrate how to make your Internet service faster by using different DNS servers than those supplied by your Internet Service Provider. And best of all, it's a free upgrade, and you can change it at any time if you're not satisfied.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 498
  • April 5, 2017
  • 6,103 Views and counting

Full Electronics Maker Starter Kit and Guide Book

Henry takes an introductory look at the book Make: Electronics, along with the companion starter kit that includes everything you need to get started on your quest to become an electronics maker! Perfect for the beginner or experienced user wanting to dig deeper in electronics.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 539
  • January 17, 2018
  • 8,957 Views and counting

AGPtEK 1080p Video Player Followup Questions

On Episode 515 we looked at a great little 1080p video player that plays videos from SD cards or USB drives, without output over HDMI, Optical or even old analog RCA. We wanted to answer the questions submitted on that video, so here is our first followup response.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 544
  • February 21, 2018
  • 133,308 Views and counting

Plex on Raspberry Pi 3 - NEW for 2018

A lot has changed since we showed you how to setup Plex on a Raspberry Pi 3 back in 2016. Back then, it was Raspbian Jessie, but now, we'll show you how to setup Plex Media Server using Raspbian Stretch, the current version of the Pi OS in 2018. To ice the cake, we've even create a PlexPi image so you can get up and running instantly (and without having to do it yourself).

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 507
  • June 7, 2017
  • 2,556 Views and counting

Upcoming Tech: Smart Air Lamp

We all remember the Floating Light Bulb from Kickstarter, but now the company has taken what they've learned from their first version and have launched the Smart Air Lamp: a new and improved light that hovers in the air above its base.

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