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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: 182,454 Average Views Per Week: 7,017 Average Videos Released Per Week: 4 Average Views Per Video: 1,644

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158 Videos Being Viewed

  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 436
  • January 26, 2016
  • 436,709 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 26, 2016

Vtech re-launches Learning Lodge, New Half Life game next month, Nest thermostats leaking info, Government media players can sniff packets, Google paying £130m in UK back-tax, $8,000 Xbox dad refunded.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 600
  • March 20, 2019
  • 4,850 Views and counting

Unboxing ODROID-N2 6-Core SBC

The ODROID-N2 is a new generation single board computer from Hardkernel that boasts a more powerful system with more stability and faster performance. The SOC integrates a quad-core ARM Cortex-A73 CPU cluster and a dual core Cortex-A53 cluster with a new generation Mali-G52 GPU. It's also available with 2 GB or 4 GB DDR4 RAM. Let's get into the box and see how it looks!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 576
  • October 3, 2018
  • 1,335 Views and counting

FANIMATRIX: The World's Oldest Torrent Turns 15

In 2003 some amateur film producers created a fan film that takes place in universe of The Matrix. There was no YouTube back then, and they decided to use BitTorrent to distribute their creation cheaply. 15 years later, the torrent is still active, making it the world's oldest torrent!

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  • Behind The Scenes of New Every Day
  • From Episode 43
  • January 29, 2016
  • 217 Views and counting

Our Vacation Travel Overview (2016)

Google Earth provides a nice overview of our vacation travel. Here is the full, unedited satellite view of our vacation destinations.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 12,592 Views and counting

Unboxing PowerLocus Bluetooth 4.2+EDR Headphones with SD Card Playback and FM Radio for Under $30

We set out to find a great pair of Bluetooth headphones at a very affordable price, and PowerLocus pulled through for us with not just a great set of Bluetooth 4.2+EDR headphones for under $30, but they included a built-in SD card reader for playback without a device, and even an FM tuner! Oh, and they threw in a hard case too! This is a must-have deal for the frugal audiophile.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 470
  • September 20, 2016
  • 30,691 Views and counting

Convert Raw Images to JPG on Linux

Shooting your photos in raw mode will open up a new world of tweaking to your photography and always provide you with a way to redo or correct your images, but they're hard to share. We'll use the Linux terminal to convert these images to JPG so you can quickly preview or share them.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 438
  • February 9, 2016
  • 412,951 Views and counting

Top Stories for week of February 9, 2016

GPS time error causes problems, iPhone 6 update makes device useless if serviced by 3rd party, US government hacked, Don't crash your drone into state buildings, USB-C cables fry devices.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 601
  • March 27, 2019
  • 563 Views and counting

Kingston Data Center DC500 Enterprise SSD

We're joined by Kingston's Sr. Technology Manager Cameron Crandall to talk about their new enterprise drives -- the DC500 -- and learn how Kingston is innovating in the data center, helping businesses to extend the useful life of existing hardware, improve overall performance and at the same time reduce the cost of operation.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 351,268 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 563
  • July 4, 2018
  • 1,889 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 4, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Amazon has purchased PillPack, an online pharmacy, for nearly $1B. - Adidas warned late on Thursday that hackers may have taken customer data from its US website. - An experimental robot with an animated cartoon face has been sent to the International Space Station on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. - Facebook is giving up on its plan to create drones that beam down internet connectivity.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 574
  • September 19, 2018
  • 3,867 Views and counting

An Early Look at the Rock64 Single Board Computer

The Rock64 is one of the newest single board computers from Pine64, and it is available with up to 4GB RAM. Let's look at how it operates in these early days while software is still in the works for this cutting-edge little computer.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 600
  • March 20, 2019
  • 396 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 20, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - MySpace, one of the first online social networks, has apologised after a server migration caused a huge loss of data. - There’s a critical vulnerability in a model of Fujitsu wireless keyboard that makes it easy for hackers to take full control of connected computers. - AI is going to be huge for artists, and the latest demonstration comes from Nvidia, which has built prototype software that turns doodles into realistic landscapes. - One of the world’s biggest producers of aluminum has been hit by a serious ransomware attack that shut down its worldwide network, stopped or disrupted plants, and sent IT workers scrambling to return operations to normal.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 526
  • October 18, 2017
  • 2,071 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week Of October 18, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - An airplane flying nearly half a kilometer in the air was hit by a drone in Canada. - It's easy to hack Subaru door locks using a Raspberry Pi. - Windows 10 is under fire by the Dutch data protection authority. - Android ransomware DoubleLocker encrypts data and changes PINs. - In security news, WPA2 has been cracked, and you need to hear about this if you use WiFi.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 579
  • October 24, 2018
  • 250 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 24, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Raspberry Pi's new TV add-on is out: But there's a catch for users in Canada and the US. - Running a VMWare server virtualization product? It's time to check for patches as a bug in the video system allows malicious code in VMs to leap out of their guest OS and execute code on the hosting server. - Eight D-Link router variants are vulnerable to complete pwnage via a combination of security blunders, and only two are going to get patched. - Hardkernel has unveiled the Odroid-H2: the first hacker board with an Intel Gemini Lake system on a chip.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 577
  • October 10, 2018
  • 1,707 Views and counting

Shoutcast Internet Radio is Still Free To Listen

In 2018 Shoutcast restructured its site to appeal to the commercial broadcaster. But the large directory of free Internet radio stations is still available for free - you just need to know where to look.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 558
  • May 30, 2018
  • 4,997 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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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 21
  • March 19, 2017
  • 8,216 Views and counting

Surviving TPS-Domes with BaldNerd (Part 3)

On TPS-Domes you don't get many area protections, but the ones you have are huge! How huge? Well, big enough to protect your entire dome! This week BaldNerd shows us how to do just that so other players can't grief the builds within your dome.

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  • The Drone Zone
  • Episode 2
  • October 10, 2015
  • 1,793 Views and counting

Syma X5C-1 Speed Trap

How fast can this baby fly? We'll find out on Speed Trap.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 601
  • March 27, 2019
  • 364 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 27, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A taskforce led by Spanish cops has dealt TV piracy a heavy blow after shuttering a network of illegal sports streaming sites operating across Spain, the UK, Denmark, Latvia, the Netherlands and Cyprus. - Stadia, a brand new game streaming service from Google, has been revealed — and it’s powered by open source technology. - Apple has unveiled its new TV streaming platform, Apple TV+, at a star-studded event in California. - A self-driving shuttle service is to be deployed in New York City by the middle of the year.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 5
  • January 24, 2016
  • 138,646 Views and counting

Our First Build Battle

Join MangleFox70, dkelly810 and tots1524 for our first-ever Build Battle in the new Build Battle Stadium just outside the crater at New Stats City. With 5 minutes per battle, each player must craft the best they can based on the theme provided. Who will win?

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 602
  • April 3, 2019
  • 105 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of April 3, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Mark Zuckerberg says regulators and governments should play a more active role in controlling internet content. - TP-Link's all-in-one SR20 Smart Home Router allows arbitrary command execution from a local network connection. - Office Depot and Support.com have settled out of court and coughed up $35m after they were accused of lying to people that their PCs were infected with malware in order to charge them cleanup fees. - Effective immediately, Microsoft is ending all ebook sales in its Microsoft Store for Windows PCs.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 49,331 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 573
  • September 12, 2018
  • 119,551 Views and counting

Fake SD Cards Are Real!

We've talked about fake MicroSD cards, but this week we actually have one to test on Linux. Is it really the best deal on Amazon? Or a complete scam? We'll also take a peek at Linux Mint 19 and have a visit from our Crypto Correspondent, Robert Koenig.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 513
  • July 19, 2017
  • 1,838 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 574
  • September 19, 2018
  • 8,969 Views and counting

An Early Look At The Rock64 Single Board Computer

This week, Robbie, Sasha and Jeff look at a new (came out a couple months back) Rock64 single board computer from Pine64. We've installed Ayufan's Ubuntu 18.04 with LXDE, and we'll see if it's usable ... yet.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 490
  • February 8, 2017
  • 44,760 Views and counting

How To Make Sure Your Hard Drive Is Okay

When Jeff's young child dropped their PlayStation 3 from 6-feet, he wisely decided to have it looked at before trying to boot it up again. Don't risk it even if it boots: we'll show you how to use ddrescue first to not only create an image of your hard drive, but also to see if there are errors with it.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 492
  • February 22, 2017
  • 10,236 Views and counting

2FA Is Not Enough

This week we again welcome Robert Capps from NuData Security to discuss the technological and educational gap currently experienced by not only consumers, but by the companies they use.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 603
  • April 10, 2019
  • 117 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of April 10, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A piece of malware has been found on both iOS and Android that has been stealing contacts, audio, location data and more for several years. - Sony has created a colossal 16K screen which will soon be on display in Japan. - A newly-discovered privilege-escalation flaw in the Apache web server allows malicious users to gain root access to the underlying OS. - Astronomers have revealed the first ever image of a black hole that exists in a galaxy called M87, 500 million trillion km away. - Microsoft has admitted that its Outlook.com security breach was worse than the company initially revealed.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 530
  • November 15, 2017
  • 31,873 Views and counting

Turn Your Dumb Air Conditioner Into A Smart Air Conditioner With Sensibo Sky

Do you have an air conditioner that uses a remote control? Now you can upgrade it to a smart air conditioner with a device that replaces your remote and gives you access to your A/C with a mobile app, complete with scheduling, thermals, and control from anywhere in the world. Sensibo has done it again with their new Sensibo Sky device and app.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 502
  • May 3, 2017
  • 157,205 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 579
  • October 24, 2018
  • 4,956 Views and counting

A DIY Retro Gaming Handheld Emulator and a Tool Bench PSU (With MarshMan)

MarshMan drove 8 hours to join us this week! We'll look at a cheap way to repurpose an old computer PSU, as well as the ODROID-GO - a GameBoy-like handheld that lets you play all the classics - and you get to build it yourself.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 600
  • March 20, 2019
  • 6,972 Views and counting

600 Weeks of Tech TV and a New SBC

600 weeks ago, Robbie started up Category5 TV. A lot has changed around here since then, and a lot has changed in tech. Let's look at some of the top ways technology has changed in the last 600 weeks. We'll also take a peek at the brand new ODROID-N2 Single-Board Computer.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 1
  • April 17, 2015
  • 277,968 Views and counting

Perspective

Get to know our hosts, Jenn and Carrie, as they share their backstories and shed some light on how New Every Day came about, offering perspective on the new show, and our relationships with both God and other people. In our first episode, we learn to acknowledge our own faults, realizing God's faithfulness is new every morning, and every new day is a fresh start.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 530
  • November 15, 2017
  • 27,797 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 568
  • August 8, 2018
  • 10,115 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
  • Episode 601
  • March 27, 2019
  • 1,846 Views and counting

SSD for Business Data Centers

We're joined by Kingston Technology Sr. Technology Manager Cameron Crandall to talk about their new enterprise drives -- the DC500 -- and learn how Kingston is innovating in the data center, helping businesses to extend the useful life of existing hardware, improve overall performance and at the same time reduce the cost of operation.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 570
  • August 22, 2018
  • 1,635 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 22, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Hackers are now turning to in-store kiosks to have your sim card "swapped" so they can access two-factor authentication on your accounts. - A security plug-in for the Firefox browser is under fire after users discovered it was collecting and uploading their online activity. - Linux 4.18 is now available after a number of well documented hiccups. - You’re not the only one feeling run down by the news of the day. The folks at Google apparently believe we could all use a dose of good news at times, too. The company has announced it is testing a new Google Assistant feature called “Tell me something good” that will allow users to hear a summary of more uplifting news stories.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 26
  • February 3, 2019
  • 253 Views and counting

Super Smash Bros Ultimate with Piranha Plant DLC

The new Piranha Plant DLC is out, and Mortimer (Zech), Daddo (Robbie) and Blackout (Liam) play Super Smash Bros Ultimate, featuring the new Piranha Plant downloadable content.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 321
  • November 12, 2013
  • 754,444 Views and counting

Making Windows 8/8.1 Look and Feel Like Windows 7

Not a big fan of the new "start screen" on Windows 8? We'll show you how to return the traditional Start Menu to the latest version of Microsoft's desktop operating system.

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  • The Drone Zone
  • Episode 6
  • August 21, 2016
  • 7,459 Views and counting

Unboxing the Starship Enterprise DRONE - Star Trek NCC-1701-A Quadcopter from Air Hogs

Now YOU can fly the Starship Enterprise!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 602
  • April 3, 2019
  • 622 Views and counting

A Couple Tinker Boards and An AI-Powered Picture Frame

This week we'll get into the box of an ASUS Tinker Board 2GB and S, checking out a Raspberry Pi-sized single board computer that packs twice as much RAM and a whole lot more processor power. We'll also check in with our first-ever Maker of The Month, who created a photo frame that only shows pictures of his niece and nephew thanks to AI-powered facial recognition.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 592
  • January 23, 2019
  • 1,902 Views and counting

The Truth About AI From The People Building It: An Interview with Martin Ford

Our opinions of AI have been formed by mainstream media, but that stops now. We're joined by New York Times best-selling author, Martin Ford to talk about what's exciting, what's scary, and what's to come from machine learning. In his new book, Ford records the conversations he has had with the very people developing artificial intelligence.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 315
  • October 1, 2013
  • 303,471 Views and counting

Viewer Question Extravaganza, and Vegemite

Robbie and Rachel dump out the mailbag and answer a plethora of interesting viewer questions from around the world, and partake of some Australian cuisine.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 531
  • November 22, 2017
  • 1,876 Views and counting

Bondic - The Plastic Welder

Could Bondic, the plastic welder, actually work to fix your electronics, toys, sunglasses, and other broken gear? Robbie set out to answer that question and was very pleasantly surprised when he saved his laptop from a very serious pending problem.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 603
  • April 10, 2019
  • 519 Views and counting

A Torrent NAS, Dead Switch and a Tricorder

Our BitTorrent Seed Server on an ODROID-HC1 has been upgraded to let us access it through our network as a password-protected NAS. We'll also open up a dead Ethernet switch and see if it's worth fixing, and take a look at a decent Star Trek: The Next Generation tricorder replica that's currently selling on Amazon.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 180
  • January 18, 2019
  • 318 Views and counting

A Friend of God

Kenn Gill returns to our "under construction" studio to discuss with Lawrence what it is to be a friend of God, and the significance of prayer in our relationship with Him.

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  • Behind The Scenes of New Every Day
  • From Episode 147
  • May 11, 2018
  • 519 Views and counting

New Every Day - Season 4 - New Hosts Reveal

Everything is NEW at New Every Day. Season 4 brings about change, but none so huge as Carrie and Jenn stepping down and passing the torch to our new hosts.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 604
  • April 17, 2019
  • 385 Views and counting

Robbie Attempts to Fix a Dead Network Switch

In his quest to become capable of performing his own electronics repair, Robbie has come a long way with his soldering abilities. This week, we'll tear down the dead network switch and see if it can be fixed for around $3.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 20
  • August 28, 2015
  • 339,171 Views and counting

Mental Illness & Jesus: Part 2

Carmen Van Essen returns to share more of her personal story, and help us understand what we can do to help those struggling with mental illness.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 22
  • September 11, 2015
  • 339,265 Views and counting

Jesus' Claims to Deity

Rob Webb joins us once again to see if the Scripture really tells us that Jesus claims to be God. He will also arm us with a method to help us remember the authority of the Word of God.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 23
  • September 18, 2015
  • 336,716 Views and counting

Camp

Having returned from summer camp, Jenn shares how their team uses fun activities in a safe summer camp atmosphere to draw young people to Christ.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 20
  • March 11, 2017
  • 6,886 Views and counting

Surviving TPS-Domes with BaldNerd (Part 2)

BaldNerd returns along with Mortimer and Blackout to take us on a mission to find unique ores on TPS-Domes! From the usually hard-to-obtain Nyan Cat Rainbows to some cool glowing glass that occurs in the wild, our expedition was a smashing success. Just watch out for the Vombies! While we're at it, we'll also take a look at a cool Star Trek build on TPS-Creative.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 591
  • January 16, 2019
  • 1,233 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 16, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A recently discovered ransomware group has netted almost $4 million since August by adopting a “big game hunting” strategy - Qualcomm's patent lawsuit against Apple has been dismissed as groundless by a court in Mannheim, Germany. - YouTube clips that depict dangerous or emotionally distressing “pranks” have been banned from the platform. - Nike has launched self-lacing trainers, which fit themselves to the shape of the foot and are controlled via a smartphone.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 80,982 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 447
  • April 12, 2016
  • 226,838 Views and counting

A Secure Flash Drive from Kingston and ESET

This week we look at a nice little flash drive from Kingston/ESET that not only protects all the files stored in its 256-bit encrypted vault from unauthorized access, but also protects the vault from malware and virus infection.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 599
  • March 13, 2019
  • 536 Views and counting

Block Ads and Porn using a Single-Board Computer

Whether you want to keep your kids safe while using the Internet, prevent staff or students from accessing inappropriate content at work or school, or just want to make your Internet visibly faster, we'll build a DNS server that lets us block Internet ads before they're downloaded, and will take it one step further by also blocking pornography using nothing more than a single board computer to protect our entire network.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 591
  • January 16, 2019
  • 1,954 Views and counting

Live Test of Wyze Cam v2 and Pan

Can a sub $40 smart camera really be worthwhile? Let's connect a Wyze Cam v2 and Wyze Cam Pan and see how they work. We'll show you the basics of the app, explain how to connect, and test the camera in both full light and night mode.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 433
  • January 5, 2016
  • 471,918 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 5, 2016

Facebook's "free Internet" is not well received in India, IPv6 has reached 10%, Less than 1% of PCs are capable of VR, Google helping homeowners with Project Sunroof, Organic body parts being 3D printed and then grown, Military cancels robo-dog plans.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 102
  • June 9, 2017
  • 2,350 Views and counting

Car Conversations: Get Out Of Your Chair

Carrie and Jenn jump in the car for a chat about how we should respond to God's calling. We'll learn not only to answer the call, but also to find the balance between friends, family, ourselves, and serving the church.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 596
  • February 20, 2019
  • 359 Views and counting

Beginner GPIO Project for Raspberry Pi with Simple Circuit

Using a Raspberry Pi, a simple circuit, our live API and a Linux bash script, we'll learn how to automatically turn on an LED lightbulb every time Category5 Technology TV hits the "broadcast" button. Of course, the ideas here can be used for all kinds of fun projects, but this is a fun, easy and usable example of how to create a simple Pi-driven application supplemented by hardware.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 598
  • March 6, 2019
  • 194 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 6, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Sony has officially ended production of its PS Vita games console. - Amazon has announced a new way for environmentally-conscious shoppers to help reduce emissions: a voluntary program that lets a Prime member schedule one specific day per week for deliveries. - Microsoft is creating Windows Lite for dual-screen and Chromebook-like devices. - Linux Kernel 5.0 has been released, and we'll tell you what's new.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 132
  • January 5, 2018
  • 1,655 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 53
  • April 8, 2016
  • 201,364 Views and counting

Who's On Your Team?

The Adventure Begins - Part 2. As we begin the second season of New Every Day, we look again at the disciples of Jesus for guidance on how to function as a team and combat disunity.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 574
  • September 19, 2018
  • 1,855 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of September 19, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Bristol Airport has blamed a cyber attack for causing flight display screens to fail for two days. - It could soon prove expensive for media makers to chase online pirates in Canada. The country's Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that internet providers are entitled to "reasonable" compensation when asked to link pirates' IP addresses to customer details. - A few lines of CSS is all it takes to bring Apple devices to their knees. - The father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, would like to apologize for years of being a jerk, and is taking time off to learn empathy.

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  • From Episode 525
  • October 13, 2017
  • 33,984 Views and counting

ODROID CloudShell 2 Unboxing and Assembly for ODROID XU4

The CloudShell 2 for ODROID XU4/XU4Q SBC is an attractive case with 2x SATA and a 2.8" color display. This video features an accelerated view of the full unboxing and assembly process with great detail.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 436
  • January 26, 2016
  • 703,870 Views and counting

LED Bulbs, Fitness Through Tech and Making Kids Fly

This week's show brings an eclectic mix of topics. We'll look at LED bulb replacements for traditional Halogen G9 bulbs, a cheaper alternative to the Fitbit for losing weight, and how to use the GIMP to make Jeff's kid fly.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 527
  • October 25, 2017
  • 13,986 Views and counting

EPIC Virtual Reality Tour of Star Trek TNG Enterprise - Sasha's Computer Build - Part 10

There's no better way to wrap up Sasha's gaming rig series than by taking a virtual reality tour of the starship Enterprise NCC-1701-D! Even with the graphics settings turned to EPIC mode and in full resolution, the gaming rig performs like a beast.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 2
  • January 3, 2016
  • 149,474 Views and counting

Building a Mine in Minetest

Let's carry on building the mine under our survival house. We'll lay down a ton of ladders and dig down until we find a cavern to turn into our main mine. On this episode we'll learn: - Crafting stronger tools - Mining resources such as coal, iron and silver - Crafting torches to add light to your structures and mine - Finding a cavern to build your underground mine

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 290
  • April 9, 2013
  • 364,926 Views and counting

Point Linux: Bringing Back Classic Linux

Are you a Gnome 2 or Compiz fan? Not a big fan of Unity or Gnome 3? We have the distro for you. It's called Point Linux, and on this episode we officially announce the release and talk to its developer.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 179
  • January 11, 2019
  • 169 Views and counting

Beyond The Breakers: Part 2 - Destination

Author James Burgess returns to speak with Lawrence about his revelations on mastering the art of exploration. As a professional life coach, James helps mobilize people forward toward their preferred futures using Biblical principles and his own personal experience. Let's learn together to find purpose in life beyond our goals.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 594
  • February 6, 2019
  • 987 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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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 60
  • May 27, 2016
  • 211,914 Views and counting

Finding Rest

Are you a planner? Do you like to itemize your day? Surprise! God may want to shake things up. As Jenn wraps up a long car journey with friends, we learn to trust God with those unexpected schedule changes, and find time to rest.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 552
  • April 18, 2018
  • 2,035 Views and counting

A Frighteningly Convincing New Bot Spam That Tricks Your Customers

Get ready for the next wave of bot spam. What is bot spam? That's when a computer program (often malicious) sends fake emails to trick users into clicking links, installing malware, or providing confidential information (ie., phishing). Now, a clever but frighteningly convincing bot spam message has been gaining momentum. Warn your staff. Warn your customers. Share this video.

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  • The Drone Zone
  • Episode 3
  • December 24, 2015
  • 795 Views and counting

How To Fly Any Quadcopter Nano Drone Multi-Rotor

It's tough to learn to fly a drone out of the box, but I'll do what I can to help you learn to fly a quadcopter.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 434
  • January 12, 2016
  • 460,763 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 12, 2016

Google banishes malware apps, YouTube going HDR, Lumosity is a fake, Microsoft unveils some of Windows 10's data collection info, Kid racks up $8,000 Xbox bill.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 600
  • March 20, 2019
  • 629 Views and counting

In 600 Weeks of Our Show, How Has Tech Changed?

Category5 Technology TV has been broadcasting live every week for 600 weeks. Let's talk about some of the key technologies that have been introduced or evolved during that time. From the introduction of the first iPhone and how that revolutionized both communication and cameras, to a 2,000 GB solid state drive that fits in your pocket. We can't possibly cover them all, but we'll chat about some of the stand-outs.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 434
  • January 12, 2016
  • 738,090 Views and counting

Creating a Promotional Poster in GIMP

We welcome back Eric Kidd and set out to create a promotional poster for all the gigs he's doing. We'll learn everything from RAW (NEF) images in GIMP to correcting levels and cropping for print.

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  • From Episode 599
  • March 13, 2019
  • 182 Views and counting

Sasha is away in Whistler, BC

Sasha is off this week, but checked in from the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 599
  • March 13, 2019
  • 2,140 Views and counting

Blocking Internet Ads and Porn With a Single Board Computer

With March Break in full swing, our two resident dads are looking for ways to keep their kids safe online. Enter Pi-Hole: a free DNS server program that turns any single board computer into a sophisticated DNS filtering service. It's built to block ads, which in turn improves your Internet speed. But using third-party lists, you can also use Pi-Hole to optionally block sites that serve up pornography.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 100,177 Views and counting

The Frugal Audiophile's Paradise

When it comes to sound quality, the more you pay, generally the better the sound. This week though, we look for good sounding gear that comes with a cheaper price tag. From a set of Bluetooth 4.2-EDR headphones to a pair of studio monitor-style speakers, Jeff and Robbie will put them to the test... along with the help of a mannequin head equipped with a binaural recorder.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 568
  • August 8, 2018
  • 18,648 Views and counting

Monitoring Your Digital Assets with NEMS Linux

Nobody does network asset monitoring as well as Nagios, and NEMS Linux brings a fully-configured Nagios server to your Raspberry Pi. Robbie and Bekah check out the latest release of the Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server for Raspberry Pi 3.

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  • From Episode 21
  • September 4, 2015
  • 233 Views and counting

God Has Been Good and Good and Great

On this special feature, Carrie's little brother Joshua joins her to share what he has learned about God.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 366,370 Views and counting

Ripping DVD Video With Handbrake

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 536
  • December 27, 2017
  • 4,182 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 582
  • November 14, 2018
  • 23,060 Views and counting

A Look at Single Board Computers: Some Serious Competition

Single Board Computers aren't just about education and breaking the $25 mark anymore. These days, you can get yourself an incredible little computer with some serious power and features. As we prepare to launch into our SBC benchmark comparison series, let's get a quick look at a small selection of these pocket-sized computers.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 597
  • February 27, 2019
  • 826 Views and counting

Turn the ODROID HC1 into a Linux-Based BitTorrent Seed Server

Now that we've got our ODROID HC1 ready to go with Debian Linux, let's boot it up, SSH in and get started! We'll format our SSD, create a non-root Linux user, mount the SSD using fstab, setup transmission-daemon and gain access to its web server, and set it to download our torrents directly to a "torrents" folder on the SSD. This is some serious Linux fun, so get ready!

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 435
  • January 19, 2016
  • 448,704 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 19, 2016

AT&T partners with Ubuntu, Casino is suing security firm who did a lousy job, Microsoft cutting off updates for new hardware users, Twitter is not doing too hot, Netflix is blocking proxies

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 4
  • January 17, 2016
  • 143,159 Views and counting

Protect Your Structures in Minetest

This week, MangleFox70 builds a small old-style house on VanessaE's Creative Building server and shows how to protect it from other players griefing (breaking, stealing) your structures using the Areas mod, which is already included on this public server. Topics covered: - Using sleep to skip night mode - Building a creative house in Minetest - See also Episode 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUld_Sm2-v4 - Mod recommendations for Minetest - Protecting your structures in Minetest with the Areas mod - Adding other owners to your protected areas in Minetest - Using the Travelnet mod to add a teleporter and connect to other teleporters in Minetest - See Episode 3 when I created the network - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2QWrXKYmZQ - Decorating in Minetest with the Home Decor mod - Basic landscaping - Adding a path to your home and lining it with a steel fence

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 587
  • December 19, 2018
  • 1,986 Views and counting

Improve Your Product Photos for Cheap with a Portable Light Box

Good product shots mean more sales, more clicks, and an overall more professional look, and this $14 accessory that packs up into its provided carrying bag will give you an edge. With several included colored backdrops and two built-in LED light strips, your product photos will look incredible.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 535
  • December 20, 2017
  • 13,247 Views and counting

Turning A Windows Computer Into a Plex Media Server

Plex Media Server allows you to create your very own Netflix-like interface for your own media library. Whether you're adding your movie collection, home videos, photos, music or online videos, you can organize and watch your favorite media on any device. We'll learn how to do this on a Windows machine, and how to install the Category5 TV Network Plex Channel from source.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 536
  • December 27, 2017
  • 1,920 Views and counting

Our Biggest Fans On YouTube - Volume 2

The Raspberry Pi 3 is BIGGER than the ODROID XU4Q and Robbie is not as decorative as the rest of the team. This is the chance for Our Biggest Fans On YouTube to speak up and tell us what they really think.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 590
  • January 9, 2019
  • 1,789 Views and counting

$25 Smart Home Surveillance - Unboxing Wyze Cam v2 and Pan

The smart home is evolving and surveillance cameras are the latest addition. But could the Wyze Cam at only $25 really be a good option? This week we'll get into the box of their two models: the v2 1080p stationary smart camera and the Pan 1080p PTZ smart camera.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 235
  • March 20, 2012
  • 316,908 Views and counting

Beginner-to-Intermediate PHP Part 2: Counting with PHP

We're learning to program web applications on Category5 TV, and this week Robbie and Hillary take you through a while() statement in PHP to count up from zero.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 317
  • October 15, 2013
  • 321,606 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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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 25
  • January 1, 2019
  • 499 Views and counting

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - TPS Let's Play Nintendo Switch

Let's Play Nintendo Switch! In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Robbie learns he doesn't have what it takes to make the leaderboard, but MangleFox70 shows him how it's done. We'll do a race circuit, followed by battle mode. And what party is complete without balloons?

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 544
  • February 21, 2018
  • 116,438 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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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 1
  • December 6, 2015
  • 149,693 Views and counting

The Basic Survival House in Minetest

On the first episode of #thepixelshadow we'll get things started with the basics of Minetest with a simple goal: to build a house using nothing but resources which we've chopped down, dug up or crafted in survival mode! Here are the main topics of this episode: - Mining wood and stone. - Crafting wood sticks. - How to make wooden planks. - Crafting a furnace. - Smelting glass from sand. - Granting fast and fly privileges. - Making a pickaxe. - Crafting fancy doors using VanessaE's Home Decor mod. - Crafting a storage chest. - Crafting ladders. - Crafting a survival house. Hope you enjoy the show! Please give us a thumbs up, subscribe and share!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 593
  • January 30, 2019
  • 5,455 Views and counting

New PINE64 Hardware for 2019 with Lukasz Erecinski

Lukasz Erecinski joins us from PINE64 to unveil their new products for 2019. A new Pinebook Pro, a smart, open IP Camera called CUBE, the PineTab and PinePhone security-centric tablet and smartphone, plus a revamped Rock64, H64 and a retro gaming case. 2019 promises to be a very exciting year for PINE64.

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  • From Episode 580
  • October 31, 2018
  • 192 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 31, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - The problems with the Windows 10 October 2018 Update just keep on rolling in as users are now complaining of faulty zip file extraction, broken fonts and iffy brightness controls. - Linux founder Linus Torvalds has returned from a month of "reflection" to his job as chief developer of the widely used operating system. - Dyson, the UK-based company best known for its vacuum cleaners, has chosen to build its new electric car in Singapore. - A 16-year-old boy from California was the surprise winner of the grand final of the Classic Tetris World Championship in Oregon.

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  • The Drone Zone
  • Episode 8
  • September 26, 2016
  • 277 Views and counting

Fall Flight with the FreeX MCFX-01

A fall flight over Haliburton Ontario.

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  • The Drone Zone
  • Episode 7
  • August 28, 2016
  • 10,390 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 536
  • December 27, 2017
  • 1,848 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of December 27, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - The surveillance camera network in the US Capital was hijacked by Romanian ransomware, and charges have been filed against a pair that were arrested abroad. - Nissan Canada's vehicle-financing wing has been hacked, putting personal information on more than a million customers into the hands of miscreants. - Tesla's Elon Musk has pledged to make a pick-up truck as part of future plans for the electric vehicle-maker. - Talk of long-range wireless charging has been around for some time, but we’ve yet to see a product that can charge devices from relatively long distances. Thanks to startup Energous, however, room-scale charging will soon be a reality, and available to everyone. - Apple has changed the rules around how games on its app store will be using loot boxes.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 556
  • May 16, 2018
  • 1,622 Views and counting

Learning to Solder with Community Soldering Tips: We're Getting There!

As Robbie pursues his desire to learn to solder, he's helped along by some excellent tips that have been sent in by viewers (who are significantly more experienced than he is). Let's bring together what we've learned, and take a look at the new soldering kit Robbie bought as a stepping stone to that dream soldering station.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 593
  • January 30, 2019
  • 718 Views and counting

Random Tech That Has Our Team Excited

Occasionally we discuss what tech is really exciting us personally. Sometimes it's something simple like a pair of earbuds or a USB flash drive, but this is your chance to hear from our team what little bits of tech have them excited.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 590
  • January 9, 2019
  • 1,859 Views and counting

CloudReady's New Unofficial Spokeswoman (It's Official!)

When @neverware decided to make Sasha their unofficial spokeswoman, we decided to make it official, complete with perks (like stickers) and free laptop upgrades (to CloudReady)!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 435
  • January 19, 2016
  • 729,355 Views and counting

Zorin OS 11 - Linux for Windows Users

Looking for a Linux distro that's easy to learn for Windows users? Robbie and Shelly chat with Artyom Zorin, co-founder of The Zorin Group, creators of Zorin OS. Version 11 beta has been released, and we'll talk a bit about the history of the OS, and where it's headed.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 190
  • April 19, 2019
  • 18 Views and counting

Christ's Death Changed All The Rules

In 1 Corinthians 15:1-3 Paul speaks to the church in Corinth about Christ's death on the cross. Paul, being a scholar in the law, knew the rules and regulations (Old Testament) for the atonement of sin through animal sacrifice and how Jesus rewrote the play book on forgiveness of sins by His death.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 591
  • January 16, 2019
  • 1,965 Views and counting

Unboxing ODROID-C2 and KKSB Steel Case

The ODROID-C2 is one of the most cost-effective 64-bit quad-core single board computers in the ARM world. Let's get into the box and take a quick look around the board, followed by a steel case from KKSB that has us really excited.

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  • Immersive Nature Sounds
  • Episode 4
  • January 12, 2015
  • 501,448 Views and counting

Bird Song of Happy Canaries

Clementine (the vocal, thinner one) and Pumpkin (the pudgy, softer-spoken-but-dominant one) serenade us at home every day. This is their song. These two Red Factor Canaries love to sing (especially Clementine), and we hope you enjoy listening to their song. This track is also perfect for teaching your own canary how to sing. Just put it on repeat and let your bird sing along.

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  • Immersive Nature Sounds
  • Episode 5
  • June 1, 2015
  • 497,661 Views and counting

Waves on Kempenfelt Bay

The waters of Kempenfelt Bay were particularly rough one spring day. Listen as nearby birds sing their song, and the waves come crashing down at the Minet's Point beach in Barrie, Ontario. Our first Nature Sounds of Ontario, Canada production featuring video. It's still all about the audio--the video is just a supplement--but we felt it would add a nice touch to include video of the day. Please let us know what you think.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 599
  • March 13, 2019
  • 145 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 13, 2019

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Billions of records have been breached and you may be part of it, even if you've never heard of the service that was compromized. - Efforts to recover millions in crypto-cash from the digital wallets of a man who died without revealing passwords to access them have hit a snag: The wallets have been found to be empty. - Sorry Amazon: Philadelphia has banned cashless stores. - Have a Windows update that is messing up Windows 10? Now it'll automatically remove and block itself to allow Microsoft to fix the problem.

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  • Immersive Nature Sounds
  • Episode 6
  • June 16, 2015
  • 498,836 Views and counting

Green Frogs in Mayers Marsh

Part of the Minesing Wetlands in Central Ontario, Mayers Marsh offers 6,000 hectare of wilderness and a plethora of wildlife. On this rainy June day, Green Frogs call to one another in the marsh while Red-Winged Black Birds and various songbirds enjoy the calm of the late morning rain.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 554
  • May 2, 2018
  • 3,459 Views and counting

OhBot - The Robot That Makes Learning To Code Fun!

Age doesn't matter: OhBot makes learning to code FUN! Teach OhBot to responds with simulated emotion. Give him a personality, let him tell a story, or teach him to search Wikipedia for you and tell you what he learns. Take a look at the newest STEM Education robot that interacts with you, and can be programmed to do any number of things.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 510
  • June 28, 2017
  • 32,564 Views and counting

Linux Desktop Environments on Debian Stretch

As we continue to experiment with the newly stable Debian Stretch, we'll compare the out-of-box new user experience of Cinnamon, LXDE, Gnome and KDE.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 19
  • August 21, 2015
  • 337,794 Views and counting

Mental Illness & Jesus: Part 1

Having gone through serious mental illness as a child, our guest Carmen Van Essen looks back at this fearful time of her life and finds acceptance by the Lord, realizing He loves us even when we consider ourselves unlovable. She and Carrie discuss how God molds, shapes and supports His children in part 1 of our 2-part series, Mental Illness & Jesus.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 250
  • July 3, 2012
  • 320,455 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 464
  • August 9, 2016
  • 154,994 Views and counting

AMPSound: The Bluetooth Earbuds That Help You Hear Better

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  • Immersive Nature Sounds
  • Episode 7
  • June 21, 2015
  • 507,870 Views and counting

Rain on the Lake in Cottage Country

Rising at 5am to the sounds of a heavy rainfall and awakening birds, the Haliburton forest is filled with life.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 21
  • September 4, 2015
  • 340,805 Views and counting

The Authority of The Word of God

Being an effective witness for Christ starts with one truth: the Bible is the infallible Word of Almighty God. Join Carrie Webb, along with her father and guest, Rob Webb, as we explore the divine nature of the Word of God.

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  • Immersive Nature Sounds
  • Episode 8
  • August 2, 2015
  • 494,481 Views and counting

A Calm Storm

The distant thunder rolls; the rain gently falls on the night. An open window in front of you gives you a front-row seat to the beauty of the calm storm. A roof overhead and glass windows all around you give a panoramic view, and a beautiful ambiance to the sounds around you.

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  • Immersive Nature Sounds
  • Episode 9
  • April 22, 2016
  • 19,654 Views and counting

Bonus Episode: 12 Hours Gentle Thunderstorm 3D Nature Sounds for Sleep, Study or Tinnitus Relief

The distant thunder rolls; the rain gently falls on the night. An open window in front of you gives you a front-row seat to the beauty of the calm storm. A roof overhead and glass windows all around you give a panoramic view, and a beautiful ambiance to the sounds around you.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 561
  • June 20, 2018
  • 10,787 Views and counting

E-Paper That Saves to PDF and Sends via Bluetooth - Boogie Board Sync

We've looked at e-paper tablets that are ideal for those one-off notes. But what if you need your e-paper tablet to save your notes or drawings? That's where the Boogie Board Sync comes in. We'll take a look at how it uses Bluetooth to send PDF files directly to your phone, and more!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 433
  • January 5, 2016
  • 753,536 Views and counting

Raspberry Pi as a Development Web Server - Part 2

We continue setting up our Pi web server with PHP and a strong Linux firewall (CSF/LFD). We also get things going on deploying MariaDB, but haven't quite got there yet. On GIMP Tips, we look at creating gradients and how to make the edges super-smooth.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 3
  • January 10, 2016
  • 146,552 Views and counting

VanessaE's Public "Creative Building" Server in Minetest

Join MangleFox70 as she takes you on a tour of New Stats City: a growing village in Minetest that you can become part of on VanessaE's Creative Building server. Address: daconcepts.com Port: 30008 - Sleeping on a public server to skip night - Creative Mode - Protecting your areas with The Areas Mod - Finding MangleFox70's village from the spawn point - A tour of New Stats City: a crater village located on VanessaE's Creative Building server in Minetest - Claiming teleporters so you can later create your teleporter networks and quickly navigate from location to location in Minetest

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 178
  • January 4, 2019
  • 175 Views and counting

Beyond the Breakers: Part 1 - The Compass

Author James Burgess joins Lawrence to share his revelations on mastering the art of exploration. As a professional life coach, James helps mobilize people forward toward their preferred futures using Biblical principles and his own personal experience. Let's learn together to find purpose in life beyond our goals.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 575
  • September 26, 2018
  • 5,803 Views and counting

CBS is Doing Star Trek and Its Fans an Injustice! DON'T KILL STAGE 9!

CBS has issued a cease and desist against fan project, Stage 9, forcing them to halt all distribution of the VR experience of the Starship Enterprise NCC-1701-D. CBS needs to know: this is NOT how Star Trek rolls.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 575
  • September 26, 2018
  • 3,188 Views and counting

Ubuntu 18.04.1 is now OFFICIALLY Supported on Hyper-V by Microsoft - But Out-Of-The-Box, It's a FAIL

There's big buzz about Microsoft officially bringing Ubuntu 18.04.1 with Enhanced Session Mode XRDP to the new Hyper-V Quick Create system, but while the installation goes great, we've found the end-user experience to be lacking. In fact, we could go so far as saying it's in-line with their famous Blue Screen of Death.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 594
  • February 6, 2019
  • 3,482 Views and counting

Encrypted Flash Drive Requires No Software or Technical Voodoo

The Kingston DataTraveler 2000 brings encrypted data to the average user (and power user alike). Featuring a built-in keypad, this USB flash drive makes it incredibly easy to store your important files in a safe way, while blocking out anyone who doesn't know your private password (which you set yourself). Since no software is needed, it will work on every device: From Windows to Mac to Linux to Chromebook, and even Smart TV!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 194
  • June 7, 2011
  • 293,424 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 569
  • August 15, 2018
  • 209,543 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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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 585
  • December 5, 2018
  • 3,740 Views and counting

Bluedio T-Monitor TM Bluetooth Headphones - Outstanding Sound for a Budget Headphone

An aesthetically pleasing design, exceptional comfort, great sound with deep (but not overbearing) bass, and an affordable price tag make the Bluedio T-Monitor headphones a win! Let's get into the box, and use our binaural dummy head to test the sound quality.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 68
  • July 22, 2016
  • 53,238 Views and counting

Planning for The Adventure

James and Shelly join Jenn and Carrie again this week as our adventure begins: visiting six great lakes in just 16 hours! How did planning for our adventure help make sure of a positive outcome? Lets talk about how turning others' mistakes into lessons can help us along the way.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 24
  • April 23, 2017
  • 5,792 Views and counting

Discovering Xanadu

A mysterious teleportation gate hidden deep beneath BaldNerd's dome whisks BaldNerd and MangleFox70 away to the strange, unknown land of the Xanadu, where the locals are able to eat bananas and corn, bounce around in a massive soccer field and take a minecart ride through the depths of the underworld.

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

Collaborative Document and Spreadsheet Editing with Google Drive

For offices looking to collaborate on spreadsheets, documents, presentations and more, Google Drive offers the tools to make realtime collaboration possible. In this live demonstration, Robbie creates a blank spreadsheet and shares it publicly. The access you give is up to you. For our demo, it's wide-open for anyone with the link.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 590
  • January 9, 2019
  • 1,638 Views and counting

Editing 4K to 720p Multi Cam Video in PowerDirector

Working with a 4K camera can be challenging in the editing room. Robbie will demonstrate how to create several HD shots from a single 4K camera, and then how to use those shots in your editor to give the appearance of a multi-camera production. The process also means being able to edit your 4K footage in realtime--even on old hardware!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 596
  • February 20, 2019
  • 275 Views and counting

Opening Your Local Documents with Google Docs or Word Online

Especially in business, we all have a mish-mash of documents, spreadsheets, presentations and the like. But in our quest to find the ideal collaborative cloud-based office suite, the problem of opening these locally-created files comes up. Let's look at how to load our DOCX and ODT files in both Google Docs and MS Word Online - both of which are available free of charge.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 584
  • November 28, 2018
  • 5,904 Views and counting

SBC Price vs. Performance Volume 2: NanoPi M4 vs ODROID XU4Q

As we continue our PVP series showing the true value of various-priced single board computers, Volume 2 is a shocker! Is the 8-core XU4Q a Raspberry Pi killer? Or will the newer NanoPi M4 destroy them both? Let's use Ģiggles to determine the true value-for-the-money of each board, while also paying attention to the actual performance gains in the higher-priced devices.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 581
  • November 7, 2018
  • 9,908 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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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 176
  • December 14, 2018
  • 175 Views and counting

Eternity to Eternity: Understanding Hell - Part 2

Lawrence welcomes guest Craig Pitts, author of Eternity to Eternity before a live audience. In the second part of this discussion on Hades, Craig explains his views on hell, and what he believes it means to spend eternity there.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 321
  • November 12, 2013
  • 305,195 Views and counting

Make Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10 Look and Feel Like Windows 7 - Complete with a Start Menu

Not a fan of the Windows 8 Metro Start Screen? Or the way Windows 10 shows a grid of seemingly random tiles instead of the classic start menu? We'll teach you how to restore the traditional Windows 7 style Start Menu on Windows 8/8.1/10 and make Microsoft's latest operating systems look and feel very much like Windows 7 while still having the benefits of the current Windows OS.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 378
  • December 16, 2014
  • 377,545 Views and counting

Beginner-to-Intermediate PHP Part 6: Import a Google Calendar into PHP

Ever want to display current or upcoming events on your web site, based on the contents of your Google Calendar? We'll show you how to load the calendar into a PHP array so you can output it and stylize it however you like.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 593
  • January 30, 2019
  • 8,930 Views and counting

New PINE64 Products in 2019

It was such an honor to have Lukasz Erecinski from PINE64 join us for an interview where he revealed the exciting new product line from PINE64, including a "Pro" version of their popular Pinebook SOC laptop, and the world's first open source IP camera. We'll also take the RockPro64 for a spin just to see what kind of performance we can likely expect out of the Pinebook Pro.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 511
  • July 5, 2017
  • 2,881 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 597
  • February 27, 2019
  • 1,209 Views and counting

Unboxing ODROID HC1 (Home Cloud 1) 8-Core XU4-Based SBC NAS

The ODROID HC1 is an 8-Core ARM SOC based on the popular XU4. It has integrated SATA3, Gigabit Ethernet, and runs Linux like a dream. Let's get into the box and see what it looks like to connect an SSD to the unit before firing it up.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 500
  • April 19, 2017
  • 9,576 Views and counting

500 Episodes of Category5 Technology TV

We've had a lot of fun over the past 500 weeks! We've welcomed great guests on the show and shared some exciting technologies! This week we'll take a look back at a few standouts, including the first appearance of Jeff, Sasha and Henry, as we celebrate 500 Episodes of Category5 Technology TV.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 94
  • April 14, 2017
  • 1,817 Views and counting

Differing Values in the Global Church

A western view of missions can be to try to fill an apparent need, while not realizing that a difference in culture creates a difference in need. Carrie, Jane, and Jenn discuss how one particular thing we tend to view as a lack is often seen as wealth within Ghanaian communities. You just might be surprised.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 93
  • April 7, 2017
  • 1,813 Views and counting

Our Privileged Position

Our privileged position is not just about our birthplace or freedom. No matter where we live, or how much or little we have, we are privileged people. Join Jenn Wagar and Jane Roach who recently visited Ghana in West Africa, as they discuss the privileged mentality with Carrie Webb.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 15
  • April 3, 2016
  • 108,002 Views and counting

Soccer Balls EVERYWHERE!

Let's play a game of soccer! Now, place one ball. ONE ball. Oh. My. Goodness. There are a gazillion balls! Time to clean up this mess before dad gets home... but will we have time for a game?

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 172
  • January 4, 2011
  • 289,421 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
  • Episode 259
  • September 4, 2012
  • 296,329 Views and counting

Hands-Free Computer Control Using a Webcam

Introducing Sasha Dirmeitis and controlling the computer using head movement and a cheap webcam.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 525
  • October 11, 2017
  • 1,932 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 11, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - It's official. If you had a Yahoo account in 2013, it was compromised. - Apple is investigating a series of reports about battery problems with some of its new iPhone 8 Plus phones. - Nvidia's CEO says Moore's Law is dead, claiming GPUs will soon replace CPUs. - In the near future, you may be able to eat a robot that will heal you or provide nutrients. - Don't mess with Amazon! A couple is facing up to 20 years in jail for stealing over $1.2m in merch from the online shopping site.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 571
  • August 29, 2018
  • 1,672 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 29, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - T-Mobile admits that hackers stole their customers’ data in a major security breach. - IBM is patenting a coffee-delivering drone that can read your mind. - Google Go, the tech giant's search app optimized for emerging markets, can now read web sites out loud. - Happy birthday, Linux!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 439
  • February 16, 2016
  • 658,304 Views and counting

Down With Dumb Bulbs

It's 2016, yet we're all still using dumb bulbs! Now that Ilumi has released their A19 and BR30 LED light bulbs, it's time to upgrade and get in on the smart bulb bandwagon! Check out this incredible app-driven innovation that brings light to life.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 367
  • September 30, 2014
  • 368,527 Views and counting

Linux as a Powerful Photography Studio

On our Season 8 opener, Robbie, Erika, and Sasha take their digital photography to the next level with a DSLR, a Linux machine, and the incredible Darktable software.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 459
  • July 5, 2016
  • 70,644 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 497
  • March 29, 2017
  • 22,998 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 85,643 Views and counting

March Break Family Special

Gather the family! On our first-ever March Break Family Special, seventeen people attended Studio D to participate in a popcorn-style show with features ranging from stop-motion video to retro gaming, a trip to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, and comparing Minetest to Minecraft. It's an eclectic show put on by the kids who attended.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 482
  • December 14, 2016
  • 96,775 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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