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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: 118,589 Average Views Per Week: 5,390 Average Videos Released Per Week: 7 Average Views Per Video: 818

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73 Videos Being Viewed

  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 13
  • April 2, 2020
  • 118 Views and counting

Coffee Break - April 2, 2020

Robbie ordered a PineTime, and Bo is going to find out when we can expect it to arrive. bp9 is actually still leaning toward a vector display for his, but will likely try both just for the experience. We'll also see Peter's voltmeter, and Bo has one that registers no power even when powered. For today's Coffee Break, Robbie Ferguson was joined by Peter Lewis, Solbu, MarshMan, Ron Morrissette, Bo Lechnowsky, and bp9.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 596
  • February 20, 2019
  • 2,118 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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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 173
  • November 23, 2018
  • 1,924 Views and counting

Talkback #1 - Church and Unanswered Prayer

Is it okay that I pray every day, or do I have to go to church? Why doesn't God always answer my prayers? We'll address these viewer-submitted questions, and share an interesting fact about the significance of Jesus waiting four days to raise Lazarus from the dead.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 436
  • January 26, 2016
  • 437,055 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 475
  • October 26, 2016
  • 1,006 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 26, 2016

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - AT&T and Time Warner are merging to create an ISP, TV, and media giant - An AI judge created by British scientists can predict human rights rulings with 79% accuracy. - A device that makes broccoli taste like chocolate has been developed. - 'Smart' home devices were used as weapons in a massive website attack on Friday. - A clever scam on Microsoft Windows utilizes the Blue Screen of Death to trick users into calling the scammers. - A major breakthrough this week in AI-driven speech-to-text comes from the labs at Microsoft.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 580
  • October 31, 2018
  • 7,284 Views and counting

Unboxing NanoPi M4 6 Core SBC with 4 GB RAM and a KILLER Heat Sink

The NanoPi M4 single board computer is an affordable and powerful SBC. It boasts 6 cores, up to 4 GB RAM, 4K60 HDMI, and an impressive heat sink.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 234
  • March 13, 2012
  • 307,513 Views and counting

Beginner-to-Intermediate PHP Part 1: The Magic of the PHP Array

Robbie and Rachel teach you how to create a PHP array and use foreach() to loop through the array and output images to the browser window.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 19
  • August 21, 2015
  • 338,083 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 2,556 Views and counting

Favorite Tech: Teeny Drones

Owen shares his favorite tech; a Teeny Drone nano quadcopter. Get yours at: https://cat5.tv/fly On our March Break Family Special we welcomed young people to present their favorite tech, giving them a chance to "be on TV" in an effort to inspire and encourage them. Please like and share this video to give them a boost!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 260
  • September 11, 2012
  • 298,294 Views and counting

H+ The Digital Series

Robbie and Hillary talk to John Cabrera, creator of H+ The Digital Series about the show, and the direction media is going with online-only programming.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 357
  • July 22, 2014
  • 309,601 Views and counting

Starting a Blog with WordPress

Robbie sets up cheap web hosting and installs WordPress for Sasha to start a blog. They also discuss her experience so far in using Linux on her personal laptop.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 636
  • December 11, 2019
  • 1,427 Views and counting

Amazon Fire Tablet with Google Play, YouTube and Chrome

Amazon Fire Tablets are a good 20-30% cheaper than traditional Android tablets of similar specs. But can you run your standard apps? Robbie set out to try installing Google Play Store, YouTube and Chrome, and the result is quite exciting for those on the fence about Amazon's line of tablets.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 94
  • April 14, 2017
  • 2,118 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 2,240 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 25, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - According to research published in Nature, machine helps robots perform chemistry experiments faster than human scientists. - A prolific hacking group has struck again, this time stealing close to $1 million from Russia’s PIR Bank. - Just when we started to think autonomous vehicles were looking good, someone has developed a GPS spoofing device that can make them drive straight into oncoming traffic. - If you think hackers are all bad, think again as we look at a hardware hacker who has solved the issue of Amazon's Alexa devices: what if the user can’t speak or hear?

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 5
  • March 25, 2020
  • 238 Views and counting

Coffee Break - March 25, 2020

In our most "techie" Coffee Break yet, Robbie Ferguson is joined by Peter Lewis, Solbu, Ron Morrissette, bp9, Bo Lechnowsky, MarshMan. We'll speak with Bo about how things are going at ameriDroid, and we'll get a sneak peak at the PinePhone.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 330
  • January 14, 2014
  • 326,056 Views and counting

Nikon Firmware Hacking with Simeon Pilgrim from Nikon Hacker

Improve the feature set of your Nikon DSLR with Nikon Hacker. Enable better video features and make your cheap camera work more like the expensive model.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 472
  • October 5, 2016
  • 5,147 Views and counting

It's All Wednesdays Now, and Sasha's Back

This week our live broadcast makes the move to Wednesdays, and we welcome Sasha Dirmeitis back to both co-host and present The Category5.TV Newsroom. We'll discuss the current status of last week's 360 special, and what we can expect in Season 10.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 582
  • November 14, 2018
  • 5,128 Views and counting

[FIX] Windows 10 Start Menu Gone After Update - Tablet Mode

Some users faced a strange side-effect to Windows Update and found the typical start menu has been replaced with a strange menu instead of a desktop, and pressing the Windows button does nothing. Let's check what's happened, and correct it in just a few mouse clicks.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 258
  • August 28, 2012
  • 286,997 Views and counting

Setting up Knoppix as a Hobbyist Linux Distro

Robbie and Eric answer viewer questions and launch Knoppix as a hobbyist Linux installation running KDE, but not so much with Gnome 3.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 73
  • November 4, 2016
  • 2,095 Views and counting

Trampled Soil

In Part 2 of our Parable of the Sower series, we explore the beaten down path; the trodden soil. Perhaps there is someone in your life who never seems to sprout any plants from the seeds you try to sow. This week we will discuss the cause of infertile metaphorical soil, and what it takes to start seeing the plants grow.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 459
  • July 5, 2016
  • 80,396 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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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 15
  • April 4, 2020
  • 97 Views and counting

Coffee Break - April 4, 2020

Just a relaxing Saturday Coffee Break. Robbie has an original Phantom of The Opera mug from Pantages Theatre and is upgrading to Debian Bullseye, MarshMan is getting some work done around the house, and Solbu has some good advice for us all as we face yet more time in self-isolation. Robbie Ferguson is joined by MarshMan, Solbu and Peter Lewis.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 577
  • October 10, 2018
  • 58,223 Views and counting

Making LibreOffice Look and Feel More Like Microsoft Office

There are some wonderful free alternatives available for commercial software, and LibreOffice is exactly that. But the interface isn't quite the same as Microsoft Office, and it can be a bit unfamiliar to users who are accustomed to the commercial counterpart. This week, we'll learn to make LibreOffice look and feel pretty similar to Microsoft's product, and who knows: you may just save some money.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 250
  • July 3, 2012
  • 320,751 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 164
  • November 9, 2010
  • 282,853 Views and counting

Running Planet Calypso on Old Hardware

Robbie demonstrates how to get Planet Calypso working on old hardware. Hillary Rumball returns to the show in the role of News Correspondent, directly from school. We take more qualifiers for the upcoming draw for the Brother MFC-J615W all-in-one printer.

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 17
  • April 6, 2020
  • 89 Views and counting

Coffee Break - April 6, 2020

Robbie hopes to bring back his home-brew 360 VR camera and bp9 has a working Kaypro 2X, complete with a floppy disk emulator that uses an SD card filled with floppy images! This starts us on a discussion about speech-to-text, and how far it has come from those early days, to Robbie's 'Dr. Sbaitso', to Peter's computer-generated speech synthesizer and even the Amazon Echo 'Alexa' character. Robbie Ferguson is joined today by Solbu, Doug Townsend, Ron Morrissette, bp9 and Peter Lewis.

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 2
  • March 22, 2020
  • 245 Views and counting

Coffee Break - March 22, 2020

Take a break with Robbie, bp9, solbu, GWG, MarshMan and Robert Koenig.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 305
  • July 23, 2013
  • 345,348 Views and counting

Convert Your Photos to Video Slideshows with Free Software

Robbie and Christa take a look at a piece of free software (Windows, Linux) that is making it easier for you to make attractive slideshows from your photographs.

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 3
  • March 23, 2020
  • 214 Views and counting

Community Coffee Break - March 23, 2020

Today, joining us for our Coffee Break are Robbie Ferguson, Sasha Rickman, Henry Baillie-Brown, MarshMan, Ron Morrissette, nicd, Solbu and Doug Townsend. We're all affected by COVID-19 in one way or another, and sad news as Sasha reveals that her plans to move to Eastern Canada to care for her father in-law are being expedited to ASAP. Pour a cuppa and let's chat.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 251
  • July 10, 2012
  • 304,445 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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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 18
  • April 7, 2020
  • 40 Views and counting

Coffee Break - April 7, 2020

Somehow, a desire for a self-hosted virtual assistant turns dark, leading to Coffee Break Conspiracy Theories (TM). But we do learn a little about Mycroft: A self-hosted open source implementation of a virtual assistant that doesn't call home to the big three. We'll also chat about how tech has allowed teachers to hold "virtual classes" this week, and more about the PinePhone. Robbie Ferguson is joined today by Solbu, bp9, Peter Lewis and Bo Lechnowsky.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 63
  • June 17, 2016
  • 162,714 Views and counting

Camp: It's A Missions Trip

Jared Clarke joins us for the final episode in our series focused on camp, and this week we discuss working at camp as a missionary trip, and how God uses camp to encourage and grow the faith of those who participate as camp staff.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 484,554 Views and counting

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

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 501
  • April 26, 2017
  • 2,499 Views and counting

Installing GIMP 2.9.5 on Ubuntu (Fixes Scaling Blurriness)

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

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 14
  • April 3, 2020
  • 117 Views and counting

Coffee Break - April 3, 2020

Someone accidentally "broke in" to the new studio, Robbie and Peter play 'mute button ping-pong', Robbie likes to code in PHP, bp9 is learning what it's going to take to code the PineTime, and we learn when PINE64 will be shipping PineTime orders. Robbie Ferguson is joined today by bp9, Solbu, Peter Lewis, Ron Morrissette and Bo Lechnowsky.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 204
  • August 16, 2011
  • 284,925 Views and counting

Naming Space Fish and Creating Magazine Covers

Robbie Ferguson and Hillary Rumball demonstrate how to create a magazine cover using the free GNU Image Manipulation Program. The new Category5 Space Fish needs a name and you could win up to 300 viewer points.

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 1
  • March 21, 2020
  • 409 Views and counting

Coffee Break - March 21, 2020

Our world feels like it's been to hell and back in the past 7 days. So let's sit down together, have a cuppa, and chat about the weather. Oh, and we'll show you what Studio D really looks like. Unlike the TARDIS, it's bigger on the outside.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 252
  • July 17, 2012
  • 309,267 Views and counting

Storing Passwords in a Safe Way

Protect your data with a different strong password for each service and easily retrieve those passwords using the encrypted KeePassX software.

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 8
  • March 28, 2020
  • 186 Views and counting

Coffee Break - March 28, 2020

It's move day! Robbie, Jeff, Bekah and Anthony are all at Studio E and the truck is about half-way unloaded. Community members MarshMan, Peter Lewis and Solbu are there to chat, and Solbu will show us some nostalgic retro items he's uncovered.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 11
  • June 26, 2015
  • 289,713 Views and counting

What Others Think of Us - Part 2: Daniel

In a culture where Christianity is becoming progressively less welcome, will we make the choice Daniel made, to serve and live for God? This week Jenn and Carrie take a look at the story of Daniel and how he chose to say "yes" to God and "no" to the things of the world, and how through this, he found both favour and honour.

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  • Behind The Scenes of New Every Day
  • From Episode 3
  • April 26, 2015
  • 663 Views and counting

Behind The Scenes - New Every Day - Episode 3

Carrie and Jenn fight with the audio rig to make sure their audio works for Episode 3. They also determine that Carrie looks like Princess Leia when she wears gangsta headphones.

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  • Community Coffee Break
  • Episode 16
  • April 5, 2020
  • 98 Views and counting

Coffee Break - April 5, 2020

During today's Coffee Break, one of the key benefits of open source comes to light as Peter needs help with his application. Solbu also shares some early history of Linux and why Linus Torvalds started the project we all love. We're also excited that the PineTime ships soon, and we'll start tinkering with PINE64's $25 smartwatch. Robbie Ferguson is joined by Solbu, bp9, MarshMan, GWG, Peter Lewis, Robert Koenig and Doug Townsend.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 524
  • October 4, 2017
  • 32,552 Views and counting

Windows 10 Update DESTROYS BOOTLOADER On Robbie's Laptop! Rescatux Linux Saves The Day.

As Windows 10's update tends to happen at the most inconvenient times, Robbie spent over an hour waiting for it while he was supposed to be preparing for our Season finale last week. The results of the update when it finally finished? An unbootable PC! #FAIL

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 526
  • October 18, 2017
  • 16,571 Views and counting

Installing Ubuntu GamePack

The computer seems to be running great, and Sasha will tackle installing the OS this week after Robbie does a few finishing touches behind the scenes. Sasha, Jeff and Robbie also have the latest in tech news, including some info about the WPA2 KRACK exploit.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 637
  • December 18, 2019
  • 944 Views and counting

Linux Partitions and Mount Points: Preparing a DIY NAS

As we begin preparing to build our own NAS server out of a single board computer and USB 3.1 R2 DAS enclosure, Robbie will take us through some fundamentals to help us understand how mount points work, how to partition and format our drives, and even answer questions about the project.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 438
  • February 9, 2016
  • 413,215 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 520
  • September 6, 2017
  • 2,469 Views and counting

Social Engineering Scammers Tactics Are Getting Dangerously Smart

A user found a free "support" company that fixed a problem with their computer, but then turned out to be a malicious scammer who destroyed all of their files. Why would a scammer go about fixing the user's computer? Social engineering scammers are building trust in their victims to convince them to give up more information, and more access. Join Robbie and Jeff for the discussion.

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  • Scratch Game Coding for Kids
  • Episode 1
  • December 17, 2017
  • 1,553 Views and counting

Developing a Basic Platformer Game in Scratch

On our first episode, Mortimer creates a basic platformer to teach kids how to code in Scratch. While this is a basic project, it's a good starting point to gain the skills needed to get started. From creating a simple animated character sprite, to programming movement and interaction with the environment.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 564
  • July 11, 2018
  • 2,243 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of July 11, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Under a government proposal to cut emissions, new homes in suburban England will need to be fitted with electric car charging points. - A migrating, tagged, male stork blipped out of contact on April 26, only to run up a $2,700 phone bill a few weeks later. - Amazon wants to fill the gap left by the closure of stores like Toys 'R Us... by sending out printed catalogs! - A friendly reminder in case you haven't already upgraded your web hosting to use SSL: Effective this month, Google is warning users that their web sites aren’t secure.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 625
  • September 11, 2019
  • 1,273 Views and counting

Drop Your RPi 4 Temperature 20 Degrees Celsius With This Intelligent Fan Case

Dropping the temperature of the Raspberry Pi 20°C or more, this Eleduino case for Raspberry Pi 4 is the answer to heat and throttling for RPi 4 users. Run your Pi at its full 1.5 GHz speed while holding at around 60°C under high load. Ideal for overclockers. Let's put it to the test!

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 567
  • August 1, 2018
  • 2,352 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 1, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Amazon has reported record-breaking quarterly profits helped by a rise in online sales and demand for its cloud services. - Google's sister-company Waymo has announced a trial in which its self-driving cars will ferry shoppers to and from a nearby Walmart store to pick up their groceries. - Children could be banned from owning drones weighing more than 250g under a new proposal from the Department for Transport in the UK. - A competition helping to drive development of the futuristic hyperloop transport system has been won by engineering students from Munich.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 524
  • October 4, 2017
  • 11,148 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 4, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Ubuntu is dropping the 32-bit ISO. - Unfortunately, some people still use Internet Explorer... and yet another serious exploit has been found. - Dyson plans to release a "radical" electric car in 2020. - Equifax doesn't seem to have a grasp on security.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 163
  • August 31, 2018
  • 2,068 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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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 556
  • May 16, 2018
  • 25,425 Views and counting

Amazing $30 Soldering Kit - Best Deal For Beginners

It's only a few bucks more than an "el cheapo" soldering iron alone, yet this kit includes a temperature-adjustable ceramic core soldering iron with 6 tips, solder sucker, desoldering wire, 8mm 2% rosin core electronics solder, anti-static tweezers, a flimsy-but-adequate stand, and a small toolbox to keep it all in. For $30 this truly is a great deal for the beginner maker.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 613
  • June 19, 2019
  • 2,997 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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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 151
  • June 8, 2018
  • 1,776 Views and counting

Giving God our YES

We've heard it said, "Give God your yes," but what does that mean? Let's explore the life-changing implication of surrendering to God's will and letting Him take charge of our everything.

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  • The Drone Zone
  • Episode 3
  • December 24, 2015
  • 798 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 292
  • April 23, 2013
  • 307,862 Views and counting

Retro Gaming: Looking Back to the 80s

Robbie and Erika rebirth memories of the very foundation of the gaming industry. From the Atari 2600 to a live ColecoVision demonstration, be prepared to enter into a state of nostalgia.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 29,163 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 192,287 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 569
  • August 15, 2018
  • 279,821 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
  • Episode 641
  • February 5, 2020
  • 14,640 Views and counting

The $200 Pinebook Pro ANSI Linux Laptop Has Arrived

The first batch of Pinebook Pro ANSI (US Keyboard Layout) Linux laptops has shipped. At just $200 and coming with Debian Linux pre-installed, we really want to get a close look at this groundbreaking daily driver of a laptop from Pine64.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 470
  • September 20, 2016
  • 31,640 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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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 573
  • September 12, 2018
  • 126,037 Views and counting

Linux Mint 19 is Actually Awesome

In our quest to find the BEST Linux distro for everyday use, Linux Mint is really standing out. We're doing away with the requirement of being able to run DaVinci Resolve, since that looks like it would require a hardware upgrade. Instead, we'll be seeking out the best Linux distro and dual-booting to do editing on Windows using Cyberlink PowerDirector.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 643
  • February 19, 2020
  • 203 Views and counting

US Natural Gas Facility Had to Shut Down Due to Ransomware Attack

The Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday that a US-based natural gas facility had to shut down operations for two days after sustaining a ransomware infection that prevented personnel from receiving crucial real-time operational data from control and communication equipment.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 577
  • October 10, 2018
  • 43,422 Views and counting

Making LibreOffice More Like Microsoft Office [For Free]

LibreOffice is a free alternative to Microsoft Office, but it doesn't quite look and feel the same. While it's not possible to make the free counterpart exactly the same, we'll go through a handful of quick steps you can take to make it a much closer match, and possibly a more comfortable free office suite for those used to Microsoft Office.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 321
  • November 12, 2013
  • 309,785 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 359
  • August 5, 2014
  • 308,152 Views and counting

The Largest Unboxing Ever: Neiman Machinery's Geka IronWorker Machines

Robbie visits Neiman Machinery in Newmarket, Ontario to observe the unboxing of a freighter full of Geka IronWorker machines from Spain. An assortment of viewer questions are also answered.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 637
  • December 18, 2019
  • 3,442 Views and counting

Robbie's Solo and Starting The Custom NAS Build

In light of the winter storm, the team has the week off - but Robbie was already at the studio when it was called, so he's got this! Time to get started on our custom NAS solution, and Robbie will get into the Linux terminal, how to work with external drives, and how to use--and understand--mount points.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 56
  • April 29, 2016
  • 222,616 Views and counting

Hold Your Plans Loosely

God gave us a mind capable of planning, and there are those of us who like to plan our days meticulously. Guests James Chapman and Shelly Desilva join Jenn to discuss how if we hold those plans loosely--be willing to change them at a moment's notice--we will encounter adventures that life, friends, and even God have in store for us.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 453
  • May 24, 2016
  • 208,180 Views and counting

Your Smartphone May Be Spying On You

Dave Jevans, VP of Mobile Security at Proofpoint joins Robbie and Jeff to discuss the state of the Android and iOS marketplaces and how malicious code is finding its way into even seemingly legitimate applications.

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  • The Show Show
  • Episode 1
  • September 6, 2015
  • 724,509 Views and counting

DIY 3D Binaural Microphone Dummy Head for Under $100

Need ambient room noise for your feature film? Or perhaps you're in a band and want to record a 3D concert. There are many great uses for 3D Binaural Audio recording, and we're going to build a dummy head kit that's portable and cheap. You'll be astounded at the quality of the spacial sound from our sub-$100 3D binaural audio mic rig! Robbie will take you through this easy build, and followup with some audio samples so you can hear how great it works.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 5
  • May 15, 2015
  • 284,580 Views and counting

The Power of our Words

The words we speak to other people have a lot of power to affect their lives. Because we can't take back the words spoken before "just kidding," we'll discuss how God's grace goes right down to the tongue; because the tongue has the power of both life and death (Proverbs 18:21).

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