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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: 119,000 Average Views Per Week: 4,577 Average Videos Released Per Week: 4 Average Views Per Video: 1,227

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104 Videos Being Viewed

  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 436
  • January 26, 2016
  • 436,769 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 26, 2016

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 162
  • October 26, 2010
  • 284,989 Views and counting

Free Multi-Track Audio Studio Software

The Halloween Special: Lieutenant Commander Robbie Ferguson joins Left Wing player Eric Kidd to talk about the free multi-track audio studio software, Jokosher. A brief talk about the disposable mentality of our society and how retailers are trying to force it on us. Answering a slew of viewer questions.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 576
  • October 3, 2018
  • 1,360 Views and counting

FANIMATRIX: The World's Oldest Torrent Turns 15

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

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

Our Vacation Travel Overview (2016)

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 450
  • May 3, 2016
  • 218,203 Views and counting

Disposable, Anonymous SIM Cards and Unlocking Mobile Routers

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 14,912 Views and counting

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

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 410
  • July 28, 2015
  • 360,061 Views and counting

Beltone: Innovation in Hearing Aid Technology

Learn all about what's new in hearing assistance technology: from a wireless mic you can hand to a speaker to an app for your Apple Watch that controls your environment, Frank Skubski (Beltone Canada) returns to talk about what's new to help those experiencing hearing loss.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 414
  • August 25, 2015
  • 384,755 Views and counting

Raspberry Pi Music Server - Part 1

We're building a music server that fits in your pocket. Robbie and Sasha kick off our 3-part Raspberry Pi Music Server series with a Pi 2 kit that gets us started with the build.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 419
  • September 29, 2015
  • 349,661 Views and counting

Bluetooth Barcode Reader

Introducing Jeff Weston, our newest on air personality. Check out a great little Bluetooth barcode scanner that will turn your computer, smartphone or tablet into a wireless Point of Sale or inventory system.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 339
  • March 18, 2014
  • 347,497 Views and counting

Photo Touchups in Photoshop and GIMP

Robbie and Christa take a look at making photos look better using Photoshop, and then see if the free GNU Image Manipulation Program can do the same. Also featuring Hillary Rumball.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 549
  • March 28, 2018
  • 21,394 Views and counting

Facebook, a Pi B+ and Backups

This week we tackle a plethora of topics: from the #DeleteFacebook movement and what you should know about what Facebook knows about you, to unboxing a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ and thinking on World Backup Day.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 584
  • November 28, 2018
  • 7,575 Views and counting

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

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

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 438
  • February 9, 2016
  • 412,999 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 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 372,671 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 574
  • September 19, 2018
  • 4,253 Views and counting

An Early Look at the Rock64 Single Board Computer

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 288
  • March 26, 2013
  • 325,590 Views and counting

Turning Your iDevice Into a Guitar Effects Processor

Eric Kidd joins Robbie and Erika to demonstrate a cool set of devices which turn your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad device into a full guitar effects processor.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 6
  • May 22, 2015
  • 285,376 Views and counting

Your Sins Are Forgiven: Get Up And Walk

In Luke 5 we're taught a story of a cripple whose sins were forgiven and he was healed after his friends went to a lot of trouble to get him to the feet of Jesus. How much would we inconvenience ourselves for our friends?

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 442
  • March 8, 2016
  • 301,571 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 8, 2016

Google 'right to be forgotten' expanding in the EU, Six Flags offers VR augmented roller coaster, Samsung 15 TB SSD is available now, Pirates are hacking, MS SQL is coming to Linux.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 550
  • April 4, 2018
  • 9,907 Views and counting

Pi vs Pi - Is the Pi 3 B+ Really Worth it? Raspberry Pi 3, 3 B+ and 2 Head To Head

With the new release of the Raspberry Pi 3 B+, is it it really worth upgrading? Let's put the Pi 3 against the Pi 3 Model B+, and even include a Pi 2 just to show how far they've come. What kind of performance gains can we expect from the brand new Raspberry Pi we've all waited two years for? The results are going to surprise you.

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

Top Stories for the Week of October 24, 2018

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 451
  • May 10, 2016
  • 214,148 Views and counting

Breathing New Life Into Old Hardware: HDD vs SSD

This week we fire back up the old Laptop we installed Ubuntu Mate on, but this time we test it with a Kingston HyperX Savage SSD in place of the stock 5400RPM hard drive. The results? Nothing short of astonishing.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 537
  • January 3, 2018
  • 2,257 Views and counting

$5 Poor Man's "Wireless" Video Camera Microphone

Whether you're shooting interviews or a homebrew feature film, sometimes it's challenging and expensive to mic your subjects. In this short video we'll show you a "life hack" worthy solution to the dilemma with a sub-$5 mic solution that uses your existing smartphone to record great audio.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 577
  • October 10, 2018
  • 2,211 Views and counting

Shoutcast Internet Radio is Still Free To Listen

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 537
  • January 3, 2018
  • 7,490 Views and counting

Techie Christmas Gifts and Cheap Portable Audio Recording

Happy New Year! This week we chat about some of the most techie gifts that found their way under our trees, some of our favorite shows on TV, and a life hack-worthy method of recording exceptional audio for your videos for under $5.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 453
  • May 24, 2016
  • 207,607 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 454
  • May 31, 2016
  • 198,245 Views and counting

The Non-Volatile SSH Connection

Have you ever been working on a system over SSH and then lost your connection? It can be a tough situation to recover from, especially if you were in the midst of a large I/O intensive task. Robbie demonstrates a Linux tool that resolves this potential issue by allowing you to re-connect to any number of terminal sessions and pick up where you left off.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 612
  • June 12, 2019
  • 491 Views and counting

Pinebook $99 Laptop: But Wait, There's More

We unboxed the 1080p Pinebook on Episode 611. Now, after 1 week of usage, let's talk about our first impressions with the $99 Linux laptop from PINE64. We'll look at the good and bad, and provide context and possible use cases for this innovative SBC-powered notebook.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 558
  • May 30, 2018
  • 6,250 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 495
  • March 15, 2017
  • 26,739 Views and counting

Creating #Stikbot Animations With Stop Motion Studio

Zech (Mortimer) shows us how he uses an app called Stop Motion Studio to produce incredible stop motion videos using Stikbot models.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 455
  • June 7, 2016
  • 197,027 Views and counting

Introduction to Logical Volume Management (LVM) in Linux

Let's learn a little about Linux's LVM in preparation for LVM Snapshot backups. With LVM Snapshots, we can run a full backup of a running system without having to take any of the running services offline.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 371
  • October 28, 2014
  • 371,864 Views and counting

Beginner-to-Intermediate PHP Part 3: Building a Contact Form

[A very old] Robbie takes you through how to build a contact form using PHP on our 2014 Halloween special.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 456
  • June 14, 2016
  • 220,241 Views and counting

LVM Snapshots - Alternative to Windows Volume Shadow Copy for Linux

Let's continue to learn Linux Logical Volume Management with perhaps one of the most exciting features of LVM: Snapshots. We'll teach you what it does, how it does it, and how you can utilize LVM Snapshots for your own on-the-fly backups ala Hotcopy or Volume Shadow Copy.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 457
  • June 21, 2016
  • 214,304 Views and counting

Layer Masks in the GIMP and Viewer Questions

Let's get back into our 20 Weeks of GIMP Tips series with Tip #14: An introduction to Layer Masks and in particular how to use them to cut a background around complex objects such as loose hair. We'll also tackle a handful of comments and questions sent to us by our YouTube subscribers, covering everything from LVM on external drives to switching your Wine installation from win64 to win32.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 458
  • June 28, 2016
  • 208,087 Views and counting

Adding Another Hard Drive to a Linux LVM

Now that we've installed Linux with Logical Volume Management and learned to reduce the size of the Logical Volume, let's take the opposite approach and add another hard drive to the LVM, thereby giving ourselves more space.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 290
  • April 9, 2013
  • 364,975 Views and counting

Point Linux: Bringing Back Classic Linux

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 459
  • July 5, 2016
  • 322,996 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 377
  • December 9, 2014
  • 380,107 Views and counting

Poieo: The Family-Friendly 3D Printer

Could it be that 3D printers have finally made their way mainstream? Poieo wants to make it happen with a kid-safe, family-friendly 3D printer available for well under $1,000.

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

DIY NanoSIM and Color Correction

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

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 497
  • March 29, 2017
  • 1,936 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week Of March 29, 2017

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - A major blow in the fight for privacy: The US Senate plans to allow ISPs to sell your browser history to advertisers. - 30% of jobs in the UK are at risk of robot takeover. - Microsoft appears to be purposefully crippling OneDrive's performance on non-Windows systems such as Linux. - FedEx is offering customers $5 USD to enable Adobe Flash in their browsers. - An autonomous Uber car crash in Arizona has led the company to pull autonomous vehicles from the road.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 54,908 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 570
  • August 22, 2018
  • 8,008 Views and counting

Fake SD Cards and Viewer Comments

Amidst some great comments from our viewers, Robbie and Sasha warn of a very real threat to your data: fake SD cards being sold on sites like Amazon and Ebay. Sometimes when something appears too good to be true, it's just not worth the risk.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 103
  • June 16, 2017
  • 2,492 Views and counting

Car Conversations: Destination Unknown

It's so much easier to pursue the call God places on our lives when we know the end game. This week, let's discuss what it means to step out in faith, get up out of your chair and go--even when you don't know what the end result will be.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 577
  • October 10, 2018
  • 22,388 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 578
  • October 17, 2018
  • 17,788 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 502
  • May 3, 2017
  • 158,501 Views and counting

Free Music Production Tool For Windows / Mac / Linux - audiotool.com

Make your own beats and music tracks with an intuitive in-browser drag-and-drop interface that lets you make your own music for free!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 530
  • November 15, 2017
  • 28,098 Views and counting

NOT a PI KILLER!

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 568
  • August 8, 2018
  • 12,963 Views and counting

NEMS Linux 1.4.1 - The FREE Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server

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

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 570
  • August 22, 2018
  • 1,729 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of August 22, 2018

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 401
  • May 26, 2015
  • 360,493 Views and counting

Visualizing What's Eating Your Hard Drive Space

We'll use a great tool to offer an interactive visual representation of the space usage on our hard drive, making it easy to pinpoint space wasters and destroy them. Works in Linux (via wine) and Windows (natively).

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 406
  • June 30, 2015
  • 344,541 Views and counting

Artsy-Fartsy Hand-Face-Kelsey

Robbie and Kelsey set out to replicate a similar visual effect to an artistic picture sent to us by a viewer--but we'll do it using nothing but free software.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 471
  • September 27, 2016
  • 16,333 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 (Clips)
  • From Episode 592
  • January 23, 2019
  • 2,250 Views and counting

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

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

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  • From Episode 381
  • January 6, 2015
  • 32,823 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 6, 2015

High profile web sites blocked in India, Apple being sued because iOS 8 is too much of a storage hog, Netflix are firming their borders, Illegal downloaders in Canada are in for a shock, Intel Security's new version of PasswordBox uses facial recognition, Sony is bringing us a $2,000 Walkman.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 531
  • November 22, 2017
  • 1,961 Views and counting

Bondic - The Plastic Welder

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

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  • The Category5.TV Newsroom
  • From Episode 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 1,984 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of December 28, 2016

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Police want Amazon to give up the data captured by Echo. - Another line of consumer routers from Netgear are dangerously vulnerable to hacker takeover. - Microsoft has contracted nearly a billion dollars from the Department of Defense.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 483
  • December 21, 2016
  • 21,367 Views and counting

Turning Your Text Editor Into a Video Game for Coders

Atom is a sleek text editor/coding application with syntax highlighting for Windows, Mac and Linux, and by coupling it with Code::Stats coders can "level up" as they program, making those dull coding sessions just a little more exciting.

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

New Every Day - Season 4 - New Hosts Reveal

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 314
  • September 24, 2013
  • 322,851 Views and counting

Linux Terminal Scripting and Executable PHP Scripts

Learn to write bash scripts in Linux which support multitasking asynchronous execution, and running PHP scripts from the terminal.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 601
  • March 27, 2019
  • 2,706 Views and counting

SSD for Business Data Centers

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 602
  • April 3, 2019
  • 3,069 Views and counting

A Couple Tinker Boards and An AI-Powered Picture Frame

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 603
  • April 10, 2019
  • 1,695 Views and counting

A Torrent NAS, Dead Switch and a Tricorder

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

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  • From Episode 525
  • October 13, 2017
  • 34,680 Views and counting

ODROID CloudShell 2 Unboxing and Assembly for ODROID XU4

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 486
  • January 11, 2017
  • 8,473 Views and counting

Raspberry Pi: Become a Maker! Learn (or Teach) Hands-On Computing and Electronics

Robbie and Henry discuss the Raspberry Pi as a platform to learn, have fun, and experiment. We're excited about what's to come for this little micro computer, and all the neat things we can do with it!

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 94,656 Views and counting

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

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 440
  • February 23, 2016
  • 578,503 Views and counting

Raspberry Pi LAMP Stack in 30 Minutes

Robbie has finally lost it! It's time to turn this Raspberry Pi into a Linux web server once and for all. Join Shelly Desilva and Robbie Ferguson for a fun hour in the Linux terminal.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 441
  • March 1, 2016
  • 546,009 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 443
  • March 15, 2016
  • 241,310 Views and counting

Turn Your Stories Into Video Games

Remember when games were about storytelling? One More Story Games offers a platform to bring back choose-your-own-adventure style story-driven gameplay in a modern spin of e-book meets video game. CEO Jean Leggett joins us to discuss the platform.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 151
  • June 8, 2018
  • 1,505 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 446
  • April 5, 2016
  • 230,105 Views and counting

Downloading YouTube Videos on Windows

Viewers who caught Episode 430 and learned to download YouTube videos on Linux have been asking us how to download them on Windows, so this is your show! We also cover in-field audio recording, and have some great news stories this week.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 447
  • April 12, 2016
  • 226,913 Views and counting

A Secure Flash Drive from Kingston and ESET

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 448
  • April 19, 2016
  • 233,366 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 449
  • April 26, 2016
  • 228,592 Views and counting

Installing Ubuntu Mate 16.04 On Old Hardware

Linux can breathe new life into ageing computer hardware, and this week we give it a try on an old Compaq 6510b laptop which came with Windows Vista Basic.

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

Block Ads and Porn using a Single-Board Computer

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 591
  • January 16, 2019
  • 2,512 Views and counting

Live Test of Wyze Cam v2 and Pan

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

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  • From Episode 433
  • January 5, 2016
  • 471,968 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of January 5, 2016

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

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 102
  • June 9, 2017
  • 2,424 Views and counting

Car Conversations: Get Out Of Your Chair

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

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  • From Episode 555
  • May 9, 2018
  • 2,053 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of May 9, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Twitter's 330 million users are being urged to change their passwords after some were exposed on its internal network in plain text. - Ford is developing a new smart car window to enable blind passengers to experience the passing landscape. - Imagine the frustration of playing a game where the difficulty level constantly changes. That's what an experiment in AI technology is doing to some retro classics. - Equifax has published yet more details on the personal records and sensitive information stolen by miscreants after they hacked its databases last year.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 459
  • July 5, 2016
  • 72,062 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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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 60
  • May 27, 2016
  • 211,963 Views and counting

Finding Rest

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

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  • From Episode 600
  • March 20, 2019
  • 697 Views and counting

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

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 566
  • July 25, 2018
  • 116,572 Views and counting

The Frugal Audiophile's Paradise

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

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

God Has Been Good and Good and Great

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 568
  • August 8, 2018
  • 22,053 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 484
  • December 28, 2016
  • 388,152 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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  • From Episode 435
  • January 19, 2016
  • 448,763 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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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 486
  • January 11, 2017
  • 29,943 Views and counting

Pi, PNG and Face Swap - Oh, My

This week Henry Baillie Brown joins Sasha and Robbie to talk about Raspberry Pi as a development and hands-on education platform, compressing PNG images by up to 80%, the Face Swap Live app and GIMP.

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  • From Episode 488
  • January 25, 2017
  • 2,127 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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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 113
  • August 25, 2017
  • 1,771 Views and counting

I Didn't See That Coming - Part 6

When Josh Holden began searching for God, he weighed the facts with several religions before giving his life to Jesus. Join us as we hear his testimony coming from a drug user and seller to a follower of Christ.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 544
  • February 21, 2018
  • 132,943 Views and counting

Plex on a Raspberry Pi 3 (In 2018)

Almost two years have passed since we last showed how to setup Plex Media Server on a Raspberry Pi 3, and a lot has changed in that time - including Debian/Raspbian upgrading to Stretch. So it is high time for us to show the process again since some of the steps have changed. Not only that, but we'll share with you our latest Raspberry Pi image, PlexPi, which gets you up and running with Plex on a Raspberry Pi 3 in just a few minutes.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 153
  • June 22, 2018
  • 1,555 Views and counting

The Lasting Impact of Children's Ministry

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 535
  • December 20, 2017
  • 14,652 Views and counting

Turning A Windows Computer Into a Plex Media Server

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 3
  • October 9, 2007
  • 289,167 Views and counting

Introducing Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

See Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon in full effect for the first time: how games run on this cutting edge operating system and how well it detects new hardware.

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  • New Every Day
  • Episode 120
  • October 13, 2017
  • 1,641 Views and counting

Shattering Loneliness - Part 4

Join Jenn and Carrie as we discover together what it means to be made in the image of God.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 230
  • February 14, 2012
  • 420,549 Views and counting

Creating a Headless VirtualBox Server

Robbie and Rachel demonstrate how to create a headless virtualization platform using free software, and test the Microsoft Lifecam Studio 1080p webcam in Telestream Wirecast.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 166
  • November 23, 2010
  • 289,905 Views and counting

The DD-WRT Router Firmware

Robbie covered a lot of interesting Pogoplug-related questions, such as how to mount the Pogoplug as a drive in Linux and Windows, and what cool ways you could use Pogoplug to protect and share your data. Our main feature is all about DD-WRT--from selecting which router to buy based on the type of DD-WRT firmware you wish to use, to actually installing and running the firmware.

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  • From Episode 576
  • October 3, 2018
  • 1,334 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of October 3, 2018

Here are the stories we're covering this week: - Elon Musk has been forced to step down as chairman of Tesla, but will remain as CEO - Amazon’s newest brick-and-mortar store sells only top-rated products, and Prime members pay the online price in-store, while everyone else pays more. - The first UEFI malware has been discovered in wild. It's a piece of laptop security software hijacked by Russians. - NASA's Kepler telescope has been sent back to sleep as scientists preserve fuel for the next data dump.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 238
  • April 10, 2012
  • 305,580 Views and counting

Viewer Question Extravaganza - Overdrive Edition

Robbie and Eric attack a full inbox with the first ever "Overdrive" edition of Viewer Question Extravaganza, answering a non-stop array of your questions.

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 388
  • February 24, 2015
  • 452,793 Views and counting

The Debut of Try It. Buy It.

Leading up to our Google+ Hangout, Robbie, Kelsey and Sasha welcome Carrie Webb to Studio D and premiere the new show from Category5 TV, "Try It. Buy It."

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  • From Episode 387
  • February 17, 2015
  • 66,913 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of February 17, 2015

The Dutch government web sites have been taken down by hackers, An unprecedented cyber robbery is taking place, President Obama wants tech firms to forget the past and trust them, Turn polution into usable plastic, Facebook photos could be deleted by anyone.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 473
  • October 12, 2016
  • 6,914 Views and counting

Replace the CPU fan in a Laptop Computer

Does your laptop slow down after it's been running a while? Does the fan seem to not work well, and the system gets hot? Replacing the CPU fan in a laptop computer is a simple and inexpensive fix that you can do yourself. We use an old Compaq 6510b laptop in our demonstration, but most laptops will be similar to repair.

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  • From Episode 391
  • March 17, 2015
  • 111,211 Views and counting

Top Stories for the Week of March 17, 2015

A car travelling at 1,000mph needs fancy wheels, Microsoft's fix breaks everything, An ISP in India took down Google for the entire world... by accident, Nintendo is finally making games for smartphones, 3D printing like in Terminator 2 actually works... and much faster than the traditional method.

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

Random Tech That Has Our Team Excited

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

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  • Category5 Technology TV
  • Episode 515
  • August 2, 2017
  • 67,681 Views and counting

The Tiny, Easy-To-Use Video Player

We've all dreamed of a video player that's so simple your kids could hook it up and use it. This week we'll show you one that plugs into any TV and lets you play videos, slideshows and even music directly from a USB drive or SD card.

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  • Category5 Technology TV (Clips)
  • From Episode 590
  • January 9, 2019
  • 2,077 Views and counting

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

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

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