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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: 297,825 Average Views Per Week: 11,455 Average Videos Released Per Week: 5 Average Views Per Video: 2,503

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82 Videos Being Viewed

  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 2,000 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 436
  • January 26, 2016
  • 436,565 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 489
  • February 1, 2017
  • 1,743 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of February 1, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Facebook has introduced a new service to help users recover lost passwords. - Audio-based hacks are becoming more of a fear as scientists reveal the potential uses. - A new pair of electronic glasses auto-focus on what you're looking at. - Eight years of evidence have been lost by Texas police thanks to ransomware. - See a great deal on the Blackphone 2 on Ebay? It's quite likely a counterfeit... and will be bricked by the manufacturer.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 2
  • April 24, 2015
  • 278,418 Views and counting

The Word of God

Let's talk about the relevancy of the Bible, our Bible reading habits and how we get to know God through the study of His word.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 422
  • October 20, 2015
  • 320,663 Views and counting

Tech Predictions From Back To The Future II

When Marty, Doc Brown and Jennifer travel to the future in the 1989 movie Back to the Future II, they land on October 21, 2015. Let's review the technology and trends of 2015 as depicted in the movie, and discuss which were bang on correct, and which were way off.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 417
  • September 15, 2015
  • 367,899 Views and counting

A Camera Quadcopter Drone for Under $100

Get started in drone flight with some great suggestions from the Category5 team! The sub-$100 option we look at this week features a 720p video camera and flies like a dream.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 333
  • February 4, 2014
  • 366,067 Views and counting

Creating Space Scenes with the GIMP

Learn to create photo-realistic style space scenes using the free GIMP image editing software for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 250
  • July 3, 2012
  • 319,832 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 558
  • May 30, 2018
  • 1,056 Views and counting

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

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 507
  • June 7, 2017
  • 7,365 Views and counting

DIY Proxy Service on Linux Using Built-In Tools

Ever need a proxy service to bypass a firewall or access a private network from another country? We'll use SSH to create a SOCKS tunnel on Linux.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 559
  • June 6, 2018
  • 1,126 Views and counting

1TY.ME - The Self-Destructing Messaging Tool For Sharing Private Information ONE TIME

Have you ever needed to send someone a password or other confidential information by electronic means? Sure you have. We all have. But what happens to that info? If they delete the email, it goes to their trash... but still exists. If you send it on Facebook, well, who knows how many people now have it. So 1TY.ME turns us all into Maxwell Smart or Inspector Gadget - it's our handy tool for self-destructing messages: once the intended recipient reads the message, it is gone forever.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 286
  • March 12, 2013
  • 314,265 Views and counting

Building A Photo Booth - Part 2

Robbie is joined by Abigail are her fiancé Kyle as they design and create a working photo booth for the upcoming wedding for around $200.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 438
  • February 9, 2016
  • 412,805 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 476
  • November 2, 2016
  • 444 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of November 2, 2016

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - The timer has finally run out on Vine. - When bug bounties go bad... a young hacker intent on cashing in for revealing an iOS 10 bug lands himself a criminal record instead. - European court has ruled that Uber should pay their drivers at least minimum wage, and provide paid vacation time. - Facebook says they don't need your permission to use your biometric data. - Holy Moley--a robotic kitchen can cook like a master chef!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 575
  • September 26, 2018
  • 6,369 Views and counting

Linux in Windows and Stage 9 Needs Our Help

Microsoft has been working with the open source community to bring Ubuntu Linux to Windows 10, and we'll see how easy it is to get up and going in what unintentionally became part 1 of a 2-part series. We've also got some sad news for Star Trek fans with regards to the Stage 9 VR project, but let's do something about it.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 1,867 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 15, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - PS4 Games Will Be Playable on Windows PCs Soon - Denim is in and gives a whole new meaning to a "Smart" jacket. - The yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface is set to leave for Antarctica this week on its first science expedition. - Halloween's come early with a custom upgrade to Amazon's Alexa AI.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 531
  • November 22, 2017
  • 16,138 Views and counting

The World's Best Bluetooth Earbuds

As we move further down the list of things you'll want to add to yours, we take a look at our favorite wireless earbuds and a plastic welder that Robbie feels should be in everyone's stocking (especially the makers on your list).

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 533
  • December 6, 2017
  • 12,399 Views and counting

Batteries and Chargers

With all the tech gizmos and gadgets that are going to find their way under the tree this year, the Cat5 crew wants you to be ready - with batteries, and innovative ways to charge your devices.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 374
  • November 18, 2014
  • 372,263 Views and counting

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

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 459
  • July 5, 2016
  • 312,023 Views and counting

Plex Media Server on a 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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  • Creation Today
  • Episode 39
  • February 7, 2016
  • 128,721 Views and counting

Why Do We Not Find Fossil Kangaroos on the Way to Australia?

Paul and Eric welcome back special guest John Mackay. Discover fascinating information about fossilized kangaroos, and log jams and thorns, which could not have occurred until after the fall of man.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 30,824 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 491
  • February 15, 2017
  • 15,336 Views and counting

Viewing Your Hard Drive's SMART Report on Linux

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 538
  • January 10, 2018
  • 1,898 Views and counting

Linspire IS BACK - But This Time With a Solid Community Focus

Yes, Linspire is a commercial Linux distro. And a very, very good one at that. But back in the early 2000's it was commercially driven with the late arrival of a community version. Meet Roberto, the new man behind Linspire in 2018. His company is putting community first, supplemented with a commercial version and optional paid support. It's a new take on an old distro... that may actually bring Linspire back from the grave!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 471
  • September 27, 2016
  • 15,030 Views and counting

Season 10 Kickoff - 360 VR Video Version

Season 10 kicks off with a 360 VR Video experience! Featuring Robbie Ferguson, Jeff Weston, Sasha Dirmeitis, Shelly Desilva, Erika Lalonde, Christa Wells and Lionel Lalonde. Take a look around Studio D and let's recap some of the great times we've had in the first 9 years of broadcasting Category5 Technology TV.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 407
  • July 7, 2015
  • 349,571 Views and counting

Viewer Question Extravaganza

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 240
  • April 24, 2012
  • 292,036 Views and counting

Instagram: Love It or Leave It

Robbie and Rachel show you how to download all your Instagram pictures so you can close your account, or just to back them up.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 545
  • February 28, 2018
  • 22,128 Views and counting

PlexPi Getting Started - An Introduction to Plex Media Server on Raspberry Pi 3 in 2018

PlexPi makes it dead-simple to get a Plex Media Server up and running on a Raspberry Pi 3. In this walk-through, we'll learn how to activate Plex, add library items from an external USB drive, and access and play our content from any device on our network.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 249
  • June 26, 2012
  • 388,983 Views and counting

Recovering Photos from a Bad Camera Card Using Free Software

Whether you've accidentally deleted photos from your camera or have a corrupted filesystem on a camera card, learn to recover your precious photos with free software.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 167
  • November 30, 2010
  • 282,284 Views and counting

Planet Calypso Society of Viewers

Robbie's wife had the baby, and Robbie has been working hard to take care of his family. In a surprise that the show was even able to go live, Robbie, Eric and Hillary pull a show together just for fun. In the course of the show, Robbie demonstrates how new Planet Calypso players can join the Category5 TV Viewers Society in the game to participate in events together.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 140
  • March 16, 2018
  • 1,407 Views and counting

Prison Break - Part 2

This week, we continue our discussion of Acts 12. As we encounter some of the early martyrs of the Christian Church, we'll try to get our heads around the difficult question of why God would answer one prayer but not another.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 491
  • February 15, 2017
  • 5,572 Views and counting

WordPress Security Advisory February 15, 2017

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 520
  • September 6, 2017
  • 1,812 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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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 17
  • April 24, 2016
  • 100,463 Views and counting

Crafting Food in Minetest Survival

With the pending launch of our new Xtreme PVP Survival server, it's important that each player knows how to craft their own foods, and which foods heal the most hunger points. We'll look at NathanS21's automated bread mill, as well as several of the foods you can craft yourself by the resources you find in Minetest.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 441
  • March 1, 2016
  • 544,950 Views and counting

Minetest: A Free Minecraft Alternative

Minecraft is an insanely popular game in which you mine and refine resources in order to craft items to build structures. It inspires creativity and ingenuity, and is fun for all ages. Let's look at Minetest: one of the most complete Minecraft alternatives. It's free and open source. Featuring special guest MangleFox70 from #ThePixelShadow.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 448
  • April 19, 2016
  • 232,851 Views and counting

Ubuntu Mate 16.04

Ubuntu Mate's first LTS releases in 2 days and we welcome Martin Wimpress, creator of the popular distro, to discuss what Ubuntu Mate means to both novice and experienced Linux users.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 433
  • January 5, 2016
  • 471,821 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 486
  • January 11, 2017
  • 1,691 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 11, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A Linux variant of a very destructive piece of malware has been discovered. - Official LEGO robotics are now a reality. - Amazon Echo has been ordering things discussed on TV shows without the users' consent. - Google is shutting down Hangouts API.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 559
  • June 6, 2018
  • 1,429 Views and counting

Sleeping Mask with Built-In Stereo Earphones

Whether you need a better night's rest, relief from tinnitus, or just wish to enjoy your favorite podcast in peace while flying (assuming you're not the pilot), this sleeping mask will comfortably shield your eyes from movement and light, while providing excellent sound from the built-in stereo earphones.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 142
  • March 30, 2018
  • 1,383 Views and counting

Prison Break - Part 4

When God works a miracle, breaking Peter out of prison, even his closest friends can't believe it. It's more than just a story. Let's dig into how the story of Peter's prison break applies to faith and our walk with God.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 11
  • February 28, 2016
  • 122,626 Views and counting

Someone LIVES Under Our Mansion?!

MangleFox70 has her whole family over to help her and DAD move to their new mansion. What's this? A secret passageway under the hall closet! And where could this lead?

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 498
  • April 5, 2017
  • 1,671 Views and counting

Get To Know Co-Hosts of Category5 Technology TV

Ever wonder where Jeff would max out his credit card, the movie title that defines Henry's life, or what Sasha would wear if she could be invisible? Now is your chance to get to know the Season 10 co-hosts of Category5 Technology TV.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 560
  • June 13, 2018
  • 944 Views and counting

When There's No Power

560 weeks is a great track record. And to keep the record going, we were here. However, our studio (and much of our city) are without power. Our UPS batteries are depleted, and there's no possible way to go live as we do every single week. But we're here. And we want to say hi in spite of our inability to broadcast the regular show. See you all next week!

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  • Behind The Scenes of New Every Day
  • From Episode 21
  • September 4, 2015
  • 179 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 2,952 Views and counting

DreamGEAR Arcade-Style Retro Machine Gaming System

A retro-inspired mini arcade game with 200 games? YES, PLEASE.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 258,052 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 435
  • January 19, 2016
  • 448,560 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 Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 488
  • January 25, 2017
  • 1,846 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 25, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Samsung has clarified what was causing Note 7's to catch fire. - A dad found a really creative use for 360 video, giving his daughter a first-person Virtual Reality view of her doll house. - The Star Trek fan film, Axanar, has settled out of court with CBS and Paramount. - A robot can write news articles in just one second. - Car makers are using soy-based products under the hood, and it's causing all kinds of issues as rodents find it delicious.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 487
  • January 18, 2017
  • 16,293 Views and counting

Phishing Scams Look Real in 2017

Phishing scams have always tried to look like the services they're mimicking in order to trick users into providing login information, credit card numbers, and other confidential data. In 2017, they're getting frighteningly realistic and the scams are more sophisticated than ever. Learn how to recognize and protect these advanced phishing scams that even tech-savvy users are falling for.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 488
  • January 25, 2017
  • 30,631 Views and counting

An Everything-Proof Bluetooth Speaker and Star Trek TNG Bluetooth Communicator

This week Robbie and Sasha dress in Starfleet attire in honor of the Star Trek: The Next Generation Bluetooth Combadge. We'll also test Altec Lansing's claim that the Mini H2O is truly waterproof (not just splash resistant). It's a Bluetooth gadget extravaganza... with a Star Trek twist!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 535
  • December 20, 2017
  • 7,610 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 557
  • May 23, 2018
  • 1,336 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of May 23, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Intel and Microsoft have revealed yet another Spectre and Meltdown vulnerability. - The University of Greenwich has been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner. - Social networking giant and market-leading data broker, Facebook, is once again taking heat for playing fast and loose with its access to personal information. - YouTube is launching a music streaming service, offering both videos and audio tracks, in an attempt to compete with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 317
  • October 15, 2013
  • 320,930 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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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 11
  • June 26, 2015
  • 289,354 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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  • Backstage Pass
  • From Episode 530
  • November 15, 2017
  • 460 Views and counting

Robbie's Fat Cam And A Great Workout

After the show, Robbie finally realized his camera was making him look "slightly obese." But never fear: Sasha has a workout regime that Robbie masters instantly.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 475
  • October 26, 2016
  • 491 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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  • Immersive Nature Sounds
  • Episode 3
  • January 9, 2015
  • 497,900 Views and counting

Early Morning Woodpecker

A female Hairy Woodpecker visits the woodland in search of breakfast. In the distance, spring songbirds sing their call, and traffic begins to build in the city.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 559
  • June 6, 2018
  • 1,181 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of June 6, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Microsoft is acquiring GitHub. - The FBI is advising users of consumer-grade routers and network-attached storage devices to reboot them as soon as possible to counter Russian-engineered malware that has infected hundreds of thousands devices. - Apple on Monday previewed a variety of security and privacy features it plans to add to macOS and iOS operating systems, including encrypted Facetime group calls, password-management tools, and camera and microphone protections. - ASUS has staged its annual Computex keynote and shown off laptops with dual screens--but it's not at all what you're imagining!

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 494
  • March 8, 2017
  • 2,106 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 8, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day - A new method of storing data in DNA stores 215 petabytes of data on a single gram of DNA. - Robots with real muscles and skin: it could become a thing sooner than we imagined. - The Nintendo Switch is having big problems with its little screen.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 431
  • December 22, 2015
  • 281,121 Views and counting

Getting Started with Soldering

To prepare for some of the exciting upcoming builds we have planned, we need to learn to solder. This week we look at the most basic project: replacing a plug on a pair of headphones. On GIMP Tips, we learn to use the Levels Tool to fix over/underexposed images.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 518
  • August 23, 2017
  • 9,723 Views and counting

Rockin' On Stools, Making The List and Having Fun

This week Robbie, Jeff and Sasha -- along with the help of our viewers -- finalized the shopping list for Sasha's computer build. We also discuss what we're enjoying on Netflix right now, the amazing stools we're sitting on, and the demise of PasswordBox.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 353
  • June 24, 2014
  • 327,393 Views and counting

Going Green ... with Chromakey

Robbie and Sasha unbox and setup a green screen, and then build a virtual set shot in Telestream Wirecast Pro for live chromakey.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 289
  • April 2, 2013
  • 313,592 Views and counting

Virtualizing Android 4.1 on Standard PC or Mac Hardware

Using AndroVM to create an OpenGL accelerated Android 4.1 virtual machine, compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux hosts.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 271
  • November 27, 2012
  • 304,920 Views and counting

Tt eSPORTS Level 10 M Gaming Mouse

Robbie and Christa have a look at the new Level 10 M Gaming Mouse from Thermaltake, which might be the coolest computer mouse ever designed.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 335
  • February 18, 2014
  • 315,411 Views and counting

Create a TrueType Font With Your Own Handwriting

As a followup to Episode 102 (233 weeks ago), Robbie's sons (6 and 3) review how to create a font from our own handwriting. Welcoming Kelsey Jensen to the team.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 193
  • May 31, 2011
  • 284,368 Views and counting

Viewer Question Extravaganza

Robbie and Christa go through a handful of viewer questions, and say hello to viewers from all over the world.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 278
  • January 15, 2013
  • 333,541 Views and counting

Protecting Your Script from Disposable Email Addresses

Robbie and Eric are joined by special guest Gerold Setz, developer of the Block Disposable Email Addresses API. Learn to block DEA subscriptions from your PHP script.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 529
  • November 8, 2017
  • 407,247 Views and counting

The Raspberry Pi Killer and a Cool Case

The Raspberry Pi has us excited about maker electronics, but its specs are outdated. This week we'll look at the ODROID XU4Q - an 8-core monster of a SBC with 2 GB RAM, USB 3.0 and gigabit Ethernet. Plus, we'll put it in the killer CloudShell2 case that provides a 2-drive RAID backplane in a stunning DIY NAS unit or home/smb server.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 558
  • May 30, 2018
  • 310 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of May 30, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - YouTube is launching a music streaming service, offering both videos and audio tracks, in an attempt to compete with Spotify and Apple Music. - London, England has a solution to the cashless-society problem facing street performers, and it involves an investment in contactless payment systems. - Two Canadian banks say accounts have been compromised: CIBC says 40,000, and BMO says up to 50,000 customer accounts are affected. - Ride-hailing firm Uber will give its European drivers access to medical coverage and compensation for work-related injuries.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 568
  • August 8, 2018
  • 8,377 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 578
  • October 17, 2018
  • 651 Views and counting

A 6-Core SBC and Some Viewer Comments

We've finally got our hands on a RockPro64, and it's an incredible looking little single-board computer: 6 cores, 4 GB RAM and a PCIe slot. We've also got some great viewer comments that spark some interesting discussions.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 578
  • October 17, 2018
  • 193 Views and counting

Unboxing the RockPro64 6-Core Single Board Computer

The RockPro64 is the most powerful SBC from Pine64 as of Q4 2018. Let's unbox this beast - 6 cores, 4 GB RAM, eMMC, Gig Ethernet and [get this]: PCI Express x4!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 262
  • September 25, 2012
  • 325,409 Views and counting

5th Anniversary Celebration

Robbie is joined by Hillary, Christa, Eric, Sasha, Jodi, a live studio audience and a packed chat room as we celebrate 5 years of Category5 Technology TV.

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  • From Episode 488
  • January 25, 2017
  • 18,720 Views and counting

NEW Star Trek: The Next Generation Bluetooth Combadge WITH STRONG MAGNET

It's finally here: A Star Trek: TNG Bluetooth communicator pin! But should you buy it when people have been complaining about the magnet not being strong enough? Let's unbox it, test it, begin learning some of the controls and MAKE THE MAGNET MUCH STRONGER.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 127
  • December 1, 2017
  • 471 Views and counting

Pay Attention To The Signs - Part 3

Jenn is joined by special guest, Jane once again this week as they travel the American Midwest learning to follow the signs. In our final episode in the series, we'll discuss the importance of a willingness to accept signs that may not be the ones we were hoping for.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 191
  • May 17, 2011
  • 282,640 Views and counting

Web Development - Part 11

Robbie fixes the footer of the web site and slices the HTML file out into PHP includes. A handful of viewer questions are answered and new chances to obtain Viewer Points are introduced.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 557
  • May 23, 2018
  • 3,147 Views and counting

Are LCD "E-Paper" Writing Tablets Worthwhile?

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 405
  • June 23, 2015
  • 338,880 Views and counting

Beginner-to-Intermediate PHP Part 9: PHP Includes

Learn to include() PHP files within other PHP files in order to reduce redundant coding and make it easier to share functions across your whole codebase.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 171
  • December 28, 2010
  • 307,833 Views and counting

VirtualBox 4.0 and Time Tracking on Gnome

Robbie demonstrates how to install VirtualBox 4.0 on Linux, and also shows a cool Gnome Applet called Hamster, which allows you to track your time on Linux.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 76
  • December 9, 2016
  • 1,708 Views and counting

The Good Soil

In the final episode of our Parable of The Sower series, we share how to cultivate the good soil and raise a healthy crop... and what it all means.

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  • From Episode 542
  • February 7, 2018
  • 1,562 Views and counting

Viewer Can't Boot Linux From USB Flash Drive - Only Gets Grub

One of our viewers is having trouble getting Linux to boot from a USB flash drive, but we know their system boots from USB because it gets to the grub recovery mode prompt. Let's see if any of the suggestions we make can help. Share your own recommendations below.

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  • From Episode 532
  • November 29, 2017
  • 1,535 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of November 29, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A hard drive has been stolen from an exclusive club containing the personal details of members such as Steven Fry and Lord Rees. - The US government is funding mind control chip research. - Getting a drone for Christmas? If you're in the UK you may have to consider new legislation coming this spring. - Uber's driver and customer data has been compromized and they've paid hackers to try to cover it up. - Skype has been removed from app stores in China.

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