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Weekly live digital TV show with Robbie Ferguson focused on topics of interest to tech minds. Ask your questions and get live answers. Recipient of 2014 and 2017 Top 100 Tech Podcasters award.

Category5 Technology TV 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. Read the complete show notes, comment or rate this episode, view pictures and obtain links from this episode at http://category5.tv/shows/technology/episode/578/ Running time: 1 Hour 1 Minute 7 Seconds

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