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: 303,441 Average Views Per Week: 12,138 Average Videos Released Per Week: 10 Average Views Per Video: 1,181

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52 Videos Being Viewed

  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 251
  • July 10, 2012
  • 304,604 Views and counting

Going Retro on Your Smartphone

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 640
  • January 22, 2020
  • 11,317 Views and counting

Understanding Modern Cyber Threats

Robbie visited Raf Bivar at ESET Canada's head office in Toronto to discuss the current threat landscape, and what businesses need to know to protect their data in 2020. We'll also check in on Robbie's weight loss progress as he uses tech to guide his food decisions.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 656
  • June 24, 2020
  • 302 Views and counting

The Category5 Community Coffee Break

We started the Category5 Community Coffee Break when the COVID-19 pandemic began, in an effort to provide our community a place to hang out and chat about the things that they're learning and enjoying while stuck in the weirdness which is 2020. We invite you to join us! Let's take a look at some of the many notable discussions that have taken place in the past 60+ community Zoom meetings: From Sasha's new house (a work in progress) to Robbie's having to call off the police at the new studio shortly after moving in. See you at the next Coffee Break!

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 511
  • July 5, 2017
  • 3,037 Views and counting

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

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

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 662
  • September 9, 2020
  • 2,853 Views and counting

WordPress Vulnerability, Nuclear Battery, Starlink, Windows Breaks Sleep Mode, Minecraft VR on PS4

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A frightening takeover vulnerability in the popular File Manager plugin for WordPress is being exploited in the wild, giving attackers the ability to drop and execute code on around 700,000 WordPress sites. - A US startup unveils battery made from nuclear waste that could last up to 28,000 years. - The latest Windows 10 cumulative update breaks ‘Sleep mode’. We'll share the fix. - On Thursday, 60 more SpaceX satellites were launched to join the rest of the Starlink fleet. - Minecraft is making the jump to PlayStation VR.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 420
  • October 6, 2015
  • 333,222 Views and counting

The Issue With Online Ads, The Teeny Drone Line

In this double feature episode, we speak with James Avery, CEO of Adzerk about the current state of online ads and how we can make them suck less, plus Jason Mainella joins us from TeenyDrones to show off his line (both current and future) of multirotor quads, including a racing drone and a camera drone that fits in your shirt pocket.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 662
  • September 9, 2020
  • 1,843 Views and counting

Minecraft is making the jump to PlayStation VR

Minecraft is already available in VR form for Windows 10 with the Oculus Rift and Windows Mixed Reality, plus there's a Samsung Gear VR version. Minecraft PlayStation VR is based on Minecraft VR tech from these other VR platforms.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 663
  • September 16, 2020
  • 619 Views and counting

Debian 11 on Pinebook Pro, and The Orville Die-Cast Model

As "lucky" Season 13 comes to a close, Robbie takes us through installing Debian 11 (Bullseye) on a Pinebook Pro. We've also got our hands on a die-cast 10-inch model of The Orville ship, which is available now at comic book stores and online. Robbie will get into the box and take a look at this stunning set piece. Robert has cryptocurrency news and explains impermanent loss, and Bekah's here with the news stories we're following.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 663
  • September 16, 2020
  • 221 Views and counting

Microsoft submitted Linux kernel patches for 'complete virtualization stack' with Linux and Hyper-V

Microsoft has submitted a series of patches to the Linux kernel with its aim being "to create a complete virtualization stack with Linux and Microsoft Hypervisor." The key change is that with the patched kernel, Linux will run as the Hyper-V root partition. Microsoft has also ported Intel's open-source Cloud Hypervisor, a Virtual Machine Monitor that normally runs on KVM.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 2,776 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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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 663
  • September 16, 2020
  • 243 Views and counting

Compile Debian 11 (Bullseye) on Pinebook Pro $200 Linux Laptop

When Daniel Thompson posted a script in the PINE64 forum to deploy a genuine upstream Debian Bullseye OS on the Pinebook Pro, the community took notice. Robbie walks us through the steps to deploy on a MicroSD card, and polls Twitter for which desktop environment he should choose. The poll results are in, and Robbie is frightened: Will this even work? Added Bonus: Robbie confirms that you can charge your Pinebook Pro with a standard USB-C phone charger.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 663
  • September 16, 2020
  • 139 Views and counting

ARM is being sold to Nvidia for $40bn

UK-based computer chip designer ARM Holdings is being sold to the American graphics chip specialist Nvidia. The deal values ARM at $40bn, four years after it was bought by Japanese conglomerate Softbank for $32bn.

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  • Crypto Corner
  • From Episode 663
  • September 16, 2020
  • 186 Views and counting

Yield Farming / DeFi: Impermanent Loss explained

There are two mayor risks when yield farming. One of them is with the smart contract and the other one is impermanent loss. This week we are explaining Impermanent Loss in detail.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 464
  • August 9, 2016
  • 5,615 Views and counting

AMPSound: The Bluetooth Earbuds That Help You Hear Better

AMPSound from Jabees is a high quality personal sound amplifier (think: hearing loss) that helps you hear better while looking and feeling like traditional wireless earbuds. They are also high-fidelity (aptX) Bluetooth 4.1 stereo earbuds and provide handsfree phone communications as well! It's hard to review earbuds since you can't hear what we hear, but AMPSound works great, and the entire design is extremely impressive. From a hard-shell carrying case that doubles as a recharger for your AMPSound, to the removable and rechargeable battery capsules and countless number of ear fittings: Jabees really got it right. No referral needed, and no medical exam. No ear molds and no hassle. But best of all, they're extremely affordable. Get yours now: https://cat5.tv/ampsound

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 588
  • December 26, 2018
  • 2,174 Views and counting

Category5 Christmas Musical

As Robbie, Sasha and Jeff take the week off to celebrate Christmas with their families, let's circle back to our Christmas special from 2012 when Category5 alumni of years gone by joined Robbie and Sasha for a very special night of amateur Christmas caroling.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 653
  • June 3, 2020
  • 1,170 Views and counting

Raspberry Pi 4 Now Has 8GB RAM

Single-board computer fans, especially those who love the Raspberry Pi, are ecstatic at the surprise release of the new Raspberry Pi 4 with a whopping 8 gigabytes RAM. Yes, 8 GB. That’s double the max memory that had previously been available.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 632
  • November 13, 2019
  • 1,412 Views and counting

No Drones in US Gov, Google Buys FitBit, Edge in Linux, James Dean is Back

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - The US Interior Department is grounding its entire drone fleet for fear it could be used against them. - Microsoft Edge is coming to Linux. - The late James Dean is getting digitally restored for an upcoming movie — and many on the internet, including Chris Evans, aren’t happy. - NASA scientists opened an untouched rock and soil sample from the Moon returned to Earth on Apollo 17, marking the first time in more than 40 years a pristine sample from the Apollo era has been opened. Honorable Mentions: - Google is buying Fitbit – and promises that they will not exploit all that health data to serve ads. - SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket deployed 60 Starlink satellites into earth’s orbit Monday. - Google is attempting to combat the growing Play Store malware issue and has formed the “App Defense Alliance” which brings technology from ESET, Lookout and Zimperium to the Play Store - you’ll notice now if you install an app, it gets scanned first.

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  • The Pixel Shadow
  • Episode 5
  • January 24, 2016
  • 139,080 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 519
  • August 30, 2017
  • 20,908 Views and counting

Magical Tidy Time

Shizu Yamaguchi joins Robbie and Sasha to talk about the concepts behind the KonMari method of tidying your living space or office space - or in our case, studio. We'll also learn how to use unicode characters in Windows and Linux, and see what hardware has arrived so far for Sasha's computer build.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 551
  • April 11, 2018
  • 2,555 Views and counting

Blockchain, Bitcoin, and The Future of Currency

In this interview with crypto-financial expert Robert Koenig, we'll make sense of a very deep topic: what is the blockchain, how do cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Monero work, and what we can do to protect our cryptocurrency. An excellent crash course for users new to crypto, or a helpful resource for experienced traders.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 659
  • July 15, 2020
  • 244 Views and counting

Samsung Expects 6G to Launch as Early as 2028

While we’re still waiting for the mainstream transition to 5G, Samsung is already beginning to discuss 6G, which the company expects to be commercialized as early as 2028.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 578
  • October 17, 2018
  • 10,112 Views and counting

Windows is Better Than Linux - Linux is Full of Bugs

In October 2018 (of all times) a viewer posted a comment claiming that Microsoft is more stable than Linux. Here's how the hosts reacted to it on the live show.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 474
  • October 19, 2016
  • 1,197 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 19, 2016

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Firefox and Chrome are constantly writing to disk, which could be shortening your SSD's lifespan. - A newly discovered systemd vulnerability could cause instability in Linux systems. - Saya, a highschool student from Japan is computer-generated, but you might not realize it to look at her. - UK officials plan to ram drones into passenger planes on purpose. - Verizon's $4.8 billion takeover deal for Yahoo may be doomed. - A drone-related injury could cost the Cleveland Indians the World Series.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 660
  • August 12, 2020
  • 1,587 Views and counting

No More Toshiba PCs, An Oceanic Asteroid, cPanel Warning, Debit Card Flaw, Android Earthquake System

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Toshiba shuts the lid on laptops after 35 years. - The discovery of salt bound to water molecules on Ceres, the largest asteroid in the solar system, suggests that there may be an ocean lurking beneath its Occator crater. - A convincing phishing scam is targeting cPanel users with a fake security advisory. - Google is creating a worldwide, Android phone-powered earthquake alert system. - A Teenager has spent nearly $20,000 in Twitch donations with their mother's Debit card.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 571
  • August 29, 2018
  • 2,272 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 440
  • February 23, 2016
  • 327,751 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of February 23, 2016

Linux Mint ISOs hacked, Ad-Free Internet means sites will charge, Wireless home alarm easily compromized, Charge your E-Reader with invisible solar panel, Facebook counsels their users.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 657
  • July 1, 2020
  • 623 Views and counting

(7) Static IP Reservations in MikroTik DHCP Server

Using the DHCP server built into your MikroTik router, you can specify static IP reservations which will always be served to specific devices. This is ideal for adding printers or servers to your network in such a way that their IP address always remains the same. The process is simple, and Robbie will demonstrate how to convert a dynamic IP address to static, and then how to modify it to set it to your own chosen IP address, if desired.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 611
  • June 5, 2019
  • 1,525 Views and counting

Playing Tetris in the Linux Terminal

While waiting for your rsync to complete, why not game like it's 1984? That's right: you can play Tetris (well, a Tetris clone) in your Linux terminal, which means straight out of the box it'll work on any single board computer or other low-powered device with Linux installed.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 558
  • May 30, 2018
  • 1,219 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 524
  • October 4, 2017
  • 11,347 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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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 536
  • December 27, 2017
  • 2,491 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
  • Episode 293
  • April 30, 2013
  • 335,834 Views and counting

Twenty Years of a Free World Wide Web

Robbie and Christa reminisce about the early days of the Internet in celebration of 20 years of the World Wide Web being made royalty-free. A Viewer Question Extravaganza follows as they work through a full mailbag.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 603
  • April 10, 2019
  • 1,328 Views and counting

Samba Network Access to BitTorrent Seed Server

On Episode 597 Robbie and Sasha created a BitTorrent Seed Server using an ODROID-HC1 single board computer with a 1 TB SSD drive. It's been downloading for a few weeks now, so it's time to see how we can access the files from our computer. We'll learn how to install and configure Samba/CIFS to provide folder sharing on our network, giving us direct and read-only access to the very folder where our torrent downloads reside.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 577
  • October 10, 2018
  • 1,303 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 10, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - The US federal government has just authorized its staff to shoot down any drone they consider a threat. - Google+ is shutting down after it was revealed that Google covered up a data-exposing bug. - Default passwords such as "admin" and "password" will be illegal for electronics firms to use in California from 2020. - Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. unveiled its first full-scale passenger capsule, offering the world a peek at the future of travel.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 178
  • January 4, 2019
  • 744 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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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 660
  • August 12, 2020
  • 574 Views and counting

A Better Portal for Your Wires

The Easy Portal from ameriDroid is an easy and clean looking way to pass cables through walls, desks, ceiling tiles or any other surface where you need a portal for cables. For us, we needed something to allow us to cleanly get HDMI and XLR cables from our production room to the studio, and Easy Portal saved the day!

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 320
  • November 5, 2013
  • 332,841 Views and counting

Testing Your Web Applications on Windows 8.1 in Linux

We take you through the process of obtaining a free Windows 8.1 virtual machine to deploy via VirtualBox in order to test your web applications or web sites for compatibility and UX.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 190
  • April 19, 2019
  • 869 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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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 543
  • February 14, 2018
  • 2,549 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of February 14, 2018

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

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 639
  • January 15, 2020
  • 2,291 Views and counting

$150 Open Source Privacy-Centered Smartphone That Lets You Install Linux

The PinePhone is an affordable Linux smartphone created by Pine64, makers of the Pinebook Pro laptop, the RockPro64 and Pine64 single board computer. The Brave Heart edition is available now and intended for enthusiasts and early adopters only.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 652
  • May 27, 2020
  • 887 Views and counting

Account-stealing malware is making its rounds on Discord

It steals your password, disables 2FA, and spreads to your friend list. Researchers have found an updated version of AnarchyGrabber spreading on Discord. We'll tell you all about the threat, and show you how to detect it.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 622
  • August 21, 2019
  • 9,146 Views and counting

External M.2 RAID 1, a USB Power Tester and Reminiscing About Radio Days

Did you know Robbie and Jeff met when they worked at a radio station, and Jeff later sang on one of Robbie's CDs for his band? Not only will we reminisce about the past, but we'll also plan for the future with a RAID-capable USB 3.1 Rev 2 enclosure for M.2 drives. We also have a nifty USB tester that will tell us how many amps our Raspberry Pi is actually consuming.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 651
  • May 20, 2020
  • 410 Views and counting

Equifax Is Paying The Wrong People Following 2017's Data Breach

Equifax has finally settled following their massive data breach, but as it turns out, and in contrast to what was previously promised, none of the money will be going to the people affected by the breach.

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  • Newsroom Stories
  • From Episode 659
  • July 15, 2020
  • 216 Views and counting

Would buying an electric car actually SAVE you a ton of money?

Curious if an electric car will save you money on fuel costs? A report in Canada shows that the average cost to charge an electronic vehicle in Canada is just $277 CAD per year - roughly $203 USD. If it costs around $60 to fill up your gas vehicle, and you need to do that roughly once a month, that means you are paying more for gas in four months than the average electric vehicle owner pays for an entire year.

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 507
  • June 7, 2017
  • 2,909 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of June 7, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Microsoft will pay you to do your web searching through Bing - Toyota's latest infotainment system is powered by Linux - Apple is bringing AR and VR to their devices. - Scientific researchers have confirmed a part of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity that Einstein himself said would never be observed.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 134
  • January 19, 2018
  • 2,202 Views and counting

Honestly... Let's Be Honest

Let's continue our focus on the "life hacks" of Proverbs 15. This week we'll learn about being honest.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 425
  • November 10, 2015
  • 301,975 Views and counting

Raspberry Pi Music Server - Part 3

We've been putting together a Raspberry Pi-powered music server, and this week Sasha wraps up the series as she goes on site to install the device and set up the network share and initial playlist.

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  • Linux Tech Show
  • From Episode 641
  • February 5, 2020
  • 4,865 Views and counting

Disassembling the Pinebook Pro (PBP 2/3)

Now that we have started using our Pinebook Pro, we may want to upgrade the eMMC, replace the built-in Linux distro, or even install an m.2 riser board on the integrated PCIe x4 port. So let's remove the ten screws and get a look at the inner components of PINE64's $200 Linux laptop.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 233
  • March 6, 2012
  • 303,106 Views and counting

Easy Game Installation on Linux Using DJL

Robbie and Eric demonstrate DJL, a Linux alternative to Valve's "Steam" software to make video game installation a breeze on Linux.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 78
  • December 23, 2016
  • 2,310 Views and counting

Tell A Lie And You'll Die - Part 2

As we look at the story of Annanias and Saphira again this week, we discuss our desire for others to accept and love us, and how we tend to fall to embellishment--a form of lying--in order to gain that acceptance and love.

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  • Crypto Corner
  • From Episode 656
  • June 24, 2020
  • 349 Views and counting

The DeFi Market is on fire and we explain why

This week we are taking a look at the crypto and crypto-finance (DeFi) market. Crypto Correspondent, Robert Koenig explains why he believes the DeFi market is blowing up, and why the COMP token gained over 300% in just one week. He'll also show why it may just be the right time to get involved in this market.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 596
  • February 20, 2019
  • 7,184 Views and counting

It's Illuminating When We Go Live

Our live broadcast API tells whether Category5 TV is live on the air or not. This week, we'll create a simple circuit and code that will automatically turn on an LED light bulb whenever Category5 TV signs on. The fundamentals learned will help get makers started with Raspberry Pi GPIO programming in a fun and simple way. We'll also test Google Docs vs. MS Office Online Word and see how well each opens documents we created in LibreOffice Writer.

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