Here’s a new feature of our service which I’m really excited about…
Now, you can receive Category5.TV’s weekly episodes by email!
It looks something like this:
Receive Category5.TV episodes by email.
This is really exciting because it means you can receive this really cool (and non-spammy) reminder each week once an episode is available. It’s not a dumb notice, or a “click here for our web site”. It’s literally an email that gives you 1) a screenshot from the episode, 2) a description of what we did in the episode (the main topic), 3) direct links to download the episode for free and 4) a handy “play now” link which will open a player window and instantly begin streaming the show to your device.
To activate this awesome feature on your free account, simply login at Category5.TV and choose “Members” -> “My Profile”, and you’ll see the new option “Weekly episode by email” as per the above image. Check it off and press Save Settings. Don’t worry, you can turn it off at any time, and we never spam you (it’s against our beliefs as non-spammers)!
Don’t have an account? No worries; it’s free, and easy! Just visit http://register.category5.tv/ and sign up today.
Please activate the feature, and once you’ve received your mailout (comes out when each episode becomes available; usually Wednesday mornings), let me know what you think. I would love to hear your comments below.
Thanks for watching Category5 Technology TV! Thanks also to _Jot_ for assisting me with the beta testing.
Well, Season 6 is upon us, and I’ve been really working hard to establish a good strong sponsor base. Thanks to your support by clicking banners and purchasing products from our supporters (please, keep it up!), we’ll be able to further improve things on the set of Category5 TV this year.
Here are my ideas, and what I’d ask is that you comment below with your vote or your own ideas if you have some that are better.
Well, it’s hard to believe, but Season 5 is over, and now… we rest. But only for a few days, because we’re back with Season 6 this Tuesday!
Here is a look back at Season 5 of Category5 Technology TV in pictures…
Well, the day is nearly upon us.
I’ve been fairly silent on Twitter and Facebook, and especially here on my blog the past bit: we’re moving!
With upcoming remote broadcasts such as our annual cottage special, and the 5th anniversary show, one of my quests this year has been to come up with an economical but functional portable studio rig.
Our biggest issue simply stems from the fact that we’ve grown a lot in the last year. Our broadcast studio requires very powerful computers to make the show happen. That’s not easy to do in a portable studio rig.
Sure, big budget shows can look at things like TriCaster, but that’s not us.
As many of you are aware, Category5.TV suffered some unexpected downtime following Tuesday’s show.
Hongjiang wrote me this week, “Hi Robbie: I am a Chinese college student. Several months ago I was in Germany. During that time I discovered “Category 5 Technology TV” through internet, and fell in love with the show instantly. But what’s really frustrating is that after I got back to China, I can not watch the show any more! Even though I can still access to your website and read the notes. I think it’s because of some networking policy of mainland China (The same reason we can not get access to Youtube or Facebook). Now my only solution is to ask some friend in Hongkong to help downloading the show and sending it to me weekly.”
Well Hongjiang, you’re not the first to make mention of this problem, and it’s been haunting me for some time that the “Great Firewall of China” blocks your access to Category5 Technology TV.