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Restoring the GIMP Interface After Closing Windows - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 606-gimp-interface

5/1/2019
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The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) interface is different than what most of us are used to, and sometimes when attempting to close the program, we'll instead lose access to crucial tools. While we can dig through menus to restore them one-by-one, Robbie will show a quick way to restore the entire interface to defaults, and even switch to a single-window mode to make The GIMP feel more like a standard application. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view...

Duration:00:06:04

Swag for Sasha; The Official Unofficial Spokeswoman of Neverware's CloudReady - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 605-neverware-cloudready-swag

4/24/2019
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Neverware even has their own lip balm, and since Sasha's the official unofficial spokeswoman, she'll dig through a big parcel filled with swag from the company that brings us CloudReady. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at https://category5.tv/shows/clips_tech/episode/605-neverware-cloudready-swag/ Running time: 2 Minutes 55 Seconds

Duration:00:02:55

WHOPPING 13.3-inch 1080p Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Case from KKSB - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 60513-inch-touch-screen-kksb-raspberry-pi-case

4/24/2019
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Did somebody say Raspberry Pi KIOSK? KKSB has launched their Raspberry Pi case kit that includes a rigid steel stand and Waveshare's honkin’ huge 13.3-inch toughened glass capacitive touch panel 1920×1080 high resolution IPS screen. Wow, just wow. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at https://category5.tv/shows/clips_tech/episode/60513-inch-touch-screen-kksb-raspberry-pi-case/ Running time: 26 Minutes 5 Seconds

Duration:00:26:05

Aurora Master Party Light Unboxing and Test - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 605-aurora-master-party-light

4/24/2019
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Sasha's first unboxing! It's the Aurora Master party light: a small LED light that boasts that it creates an ambiance that can be romantic, exciting or just plain soothing. It's unique water effect gives the illusion of being underwater, all from a simple little light powered by USB or 4 AA batteries. And it has a built-in speaker too! Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:07:56

YES, You Can Fix Electronics - Robbie Diagnoses and Repairs A Simple (But Common) Issue - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 604-diy-soldering-electronics-repair

4/17/2019
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Having been given a dead network switch, Robbie set out to see if he (in his limited but budding capabilities) can both diagnose and repair the device. TL;DR: what would have cost $50 to replace only cost $3.20 to repair, and Robbie was successful in fixing the hardware by replacing two burnt-out capacitors. Follow along with the process and see what he has learned about desoldering, using flux paste, and soldering. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures...

Duration:00:26:07

Samba Network Access to BitTorrent Seed Server - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 603

4/10/2019
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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. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view...

Duration:00:22:00

Can This CHEAP Star Trek TNG Tricorder Be Any Good? - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 603star-trek-tng-tricorder-replica

4/10/2019
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Curiosity forced Robbie to grab this cheap tricorder replica off Amazon. But can it truly be any good? Find out if you should be adding this to your cosplay uniform. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at https://category5.tv/shows/clips_tech/episode/603star-trek-tng-tricorder-replica/ Running time: 6 Minutes 14 Seconds

Duration:00:06:14

2019 Unboxing Both Tinker Board Models - What's The Difference? - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 602-asus-tinkerboard-s-2gb-unboxing

4/3/2019
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Let's get into the box of a Tinker Board 2GB and Tinker Board S, and learn what differs between these virtually identical looking single board computers. We'll also fire up TinkerOS just to have a quick look at what is included. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at https://category5.tv/shows/clips_tech/episode/602-asus-tinkerboard-s-2gb-unboxing/ Running time: 17 Minutes 22 Seconds

Duration:00:17:22

Kingston Data Traveler 2000 GIVEAWAY - Round 2 - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 601-dc2000-giveaway

3/27/2019
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Have you cast your ballot yet? FOR A LIMITED TIME Email contest@category5.tv with the subject line "Kingston Giveway" and include your name and where you're watching from. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the bell to receive notifications, and then watch for the draw because YOU MIGHT BE OUR NEXT WINNER! Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:03:11

Kingston Data Center DC500 Enterprise SSD - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 601-kingston-d5500-cameron-crandall

3/27/2019
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We're joined by Kingston's Sr. Technology Manager Cameron Crandall to talk about their new enterprise drives -- the DC500 -- and learn how Kingston is innovating in the data center, helping businesses to extend the useful life of existing hardware, improve overall performance and at the same time reduce the cost of operation. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:23:20

Unboxing ODROID-N2 6-Core SBC - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 600-unboxing-odroid-n2-sbc

3/20/2019
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The ODROID-N2 is a new generation single board computer from Hardkernel that boasts a more powerful system with more stability and faster performance. The SOC integrates a quad-core ARM Cortex-A73 CPU cluster and a dual core Cortex-A53 cluster with a new generation Mali-G52 GPU. It's also available with 2 GB or 4 GB DDR4 RAM. Let's get into the box and see how it looks! Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:12:11

In 600 Weeks of Our Show, How Has Tech Changed? - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 600-600-weeks

3/20/2019
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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. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures...

Duration:00:20:25

Block Ads and Porn using a Single-Board Computer - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 599-block-ads-porn-pi-hole-odroid-xu4

3/13/2019
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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. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view...

Duration:00:47:58

Kingston Data Traveler 2000 GIVEAWAY - Round 1 - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 598-dc2000-giveaway

3/6/2019
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Have you cast your ballot yet? FOR A LIMITED TIME Email contest@category5.tv with the subject line "Kingston Giveway" and include your name and where you're watching from. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the bell to receive notifications, and then watch for the draw because YOU MIGHT BE OUR NEXT WINNER! Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:02:39

Correct Photo Lighting Issues With Free Software + Quick Tips to Improve Your Shots - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 598-improve-lighting-gimp-dslr-exposure

3/6/2019
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Using the free GNU Image Manipulation Program we'll learn to improve bad lighting situations that cause backlight exposure problems and an incorrect white balance. Robbie will also share some quick tips on how to improve your photos while taking them by utilizing some of the automated features of your DSLR. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:31:52

Turn the ODROID HC1 into a Linux-Based BitTorrent Seed Server - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 597odroid-hc1-bittorrent-debian-server

2/27/2019
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Now that we've got our ODROID HC1 ready to go with Debian Linux, let's boot it up, SSH in and get started! We'll format our SSD, create a non-root Linux user, mount the SSD using fstab, setup transmission-daemon and gain access to its web server, and set it to download our torrents directly to a "torrents" folder on the SSD. This is some serious Linux fun, so get ready! Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:29:45

Unboxing ODROID HC1 (Home Cloud 1) 8-Core XU4-Based SBC NAS - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 597odroid-hc1-unboxing

2/27/2019
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The ODROID HC1 is an 8-Core ARM SOC based on the popular XU4. It has integrated SATA3, Gigabit Ethernet, and runs Linux like a dream. Let's get into the box and see what it looks like to connect an SSD to the unit before firing it up. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at https://category5.tv/shows/clips_tech/episode/597odroid-hc1-unboxing/ Running time: 7 Minutes 52 Seconds

Duration:00:07:52

Opening Your Local Documents with Google Docs or Word Online - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 596-google-docs-word-online

2/20/2019
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Especially in business, we all have a mish-mash of documents, spreadsheets, presentations and the like. But in our quest to find the ideal collaborative cloud-based office suite, the problem of opening these locally-created files comes up. Let's look at how to load our DOCX and ODT files in both Google Docs and MS Word Online - both of which are available free of charge. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at...

Duration:00:13:01

Beginner GPIO Project for Raspberry Pi with Simple Circuit - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 596-cat5tv-live-gpio-raspberry-pi-led

2/20/2019
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Using a Raspberry Pi, a simple circuit, our live API and a Linux bash script, we'll learn how to automatically turn on an LED lightbulb every time Category5 Technology TV hits the "broadcast" button. Of course, the ideas here can be used for all kinds of fun projects, but this is a fun, easy and usable example of how to create a simple Pi-driven application supplemented by hardware. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this...

Duration:00:21:15

Pocophone F1: How Good Can It Really Be? - Category5 Technology TV (Clips) - Episode 595-xiaomi-pocophone-f1-smartphone

2/13/2019
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Xiaomi's Pocophone F1 has snuggled itself firmly between a budget price and high-end features for a smartphone. A powerful Snapdragon 845 AI chip, 6 GB RAM, great cameras and an out-of-this-class screen makes the Pocophone unlike any other smartphone in this price range. We'll unbox it and give it a try from the user perspective. Gaming performance is incredible, the selfie camera takes some insane shots, and the audio recording is exceptional for a device that you'll always have with you....

Duration:00:27:59