About the Show
RESET is a weekly tech podcast that covers home automation, networking, and home storage. No tech subject is off limits and RESET will get off the rails on other favorites. This podcast is by David McCabe who has been podcasting since 2008 on popular shows such as Home Server Show and Surface Geeks. Feedback can be left for David at mccabe.io.
Episode 42: Surface Laptop, Treasure Truck, RDP, and an Alarm
February 16th, 2018 | 1 hr 17 mins
RESET 42. This episode is jam packed full of updates on new gear and software I have. Starting with Surface Laptop. Yes! I have a new Surface. I'll give you my thoughts. How do you Remote Desktop? What is a Treasure Truck? A new alarm panel for SmartThings and the side effect of mining crypto currency. I'll also fill you in on what I'm up to with mining, hardware, video cards, etc. Even if you are not interested in this subject give it a listen.
Episode 41: RESET 41 - Netgear Discussion - Arlo, Orbi, Insight, and more
January 26th, 2018
1 hr 23 mins
arlo, bitdefender, ces, circle, discussion, netgear, orbi, podcast
In this episode of RESET I've got a little bit of news for you and I will be discussing everything I learned from Netgear while I was at CES 2018. We will talk SMB, Arlo, Orbi, routers, Circle, BitDefender, and more. That is the podcast but there is a bonus session at the end. I'll wrap with a discussion on my latest mining build and all my thoughts on my hardware and journey to this point.
Episode 40: RESET 40 - CES Interviews
January 11th, 2018
46 mins 57 secs
2018, ces, reset
Here is the RESET CES Interview Episode. I've picked out a few show floor interviews that I think you will enjoy. Ring, Abode, Fibaro, Argus, and more. I've also got a couple of conversations with friends Richard Hay, Josh Pollard, and Richard Gunther. It's not the greatest quality audio due to the noise of the show floor but it was fun to put together for you. Enjoy, and I'll chat with you about these in the RESET Forums at http://resetforums.com
Episode 39: Amazon, Blink, Netgear Outdoor Mesh Wi-Fi, Mining Hardware, and CES Preview
January 5th, 2018 | 48 mins 56 secs
Amazon, Blink, Netgear Outdoor Mesh Wi-Fi, Mining Hardware, and CES Preview. Wow, that's a lot to talk about! I'll tell you who I'm going to chat with at CES, what my major goal is, and a few new things I'm doing while in Vegas. Also talking Netgear, Blink, and about a new Forum for you to chat with me about CES gear. Thanks for listening.
Episode 38: RESET 38 - Figgy pudding in my 14TB Hard Drive
December 22nd, 2017 | 25 mins 32 secs
It's the Christmas Episode. Short and Sweet. Talking Amazon, SmartThings, Blink, 14TB Drives, Figgy Pudding, and a question to you whether you want to hear about the cryptocurrency thing. Twenty minutes! Have a great holiday. Share with me what you get! I hope it's not a lump of coal!
Episode 37: SmartThings Scenes, What's in your SmartHome, What I'm watching
December 8th, 2017
40 mins 2 secs
better call saul, oak island, patreon, stablebit, synology, virtual machines, walking dead
Catching up on RESET 37. SmartThings has Scenes, I have new sensors and have yet to throw it out the window so I guess I'm keeping it. Synology has VM's, and StableBit has coupons! What I'm watching and recording to round it out.
Episode 36: Eero Plus, Outdoor LED Lighting, and a Giveaway
November 21st, 2017 | 40 mins 33 secs
This week on RESET. LED Lighting is on my mind. I'll share with you a deal I found on retrofitting outdoor lights. Netgear is getting in the game as well. Eero has a Plus announcement and Amplify has a hardware announcement. QNAP and Synology boxes battle for your dollars as well. Tons in this episode.
Episode 35: RESET 35 - Amazon Key, Pixel Problems, and 12TB Hard Drives
October 27th, 2017 | 1 hr 16 mins
How much hard drive do you need? 12TB? Ok! Amazon want's to deliver INSIDE your home, and Pixel has Problems.
Episode 34: RESET 34 - Does SONOS matter anymore?
October 6th, 2017 | 40 mins 47 secs
Let's talk about SONOS, Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod, and Google Max! Big companies and big speakers. What does all this mean to SONOS?
Episode 33: RESET 33 - Is it a good time to buy a Surface Laptop?
September 22nd, 2017
31 mins 41 secs
ccleaner, fastmail, hack, reset, spam, stablebit, surface laptop
Is it a good time to buy a Surface Laptop? Seems like an easy answer. I'll chat about that, Ccleaner hack, new Synology boxes, and more.
Episode 32: RESET 32 Reolink Argus vs Blink vs Homeboy
September 15th, 2017
1 hr 40 mins
argus, arlo pro, battery, blink, camera, ezviz, homeboy, mini trooper, netgear, operated, reolink, security, wire free, wireless, xt
It's a battle of battery operated cameras! It's the Reolink Argus, Blink, and Homeboy cameras.
Episode 31: Does my NAS look big to you?
September 1st, 2017 | 38 mins 1 sec
A lot of NAS news and commentary this week. Amazon Echo with Multiroom audio, Synology has new gear, cloud backups, backups of the backups, CrashPlan again, VPN, POE, Bing, Server 2016, and who knows what else. Yes, there is that much in this episode!
Episode 30: CrashPlan shutting down consumer business
August 24th, 2017
45 mins 39 secs
b2, backblaze, business, carbonite, closing, consumer, crashplan, nas, qnap, shutting, synology
CrashPlan is out of the home backup business and I'm going to dissect that decision and what to do if you are a CrashPlan customer.
Episode 29: RESET 29 Eclipse Prep with Cameras and Drones
August 15th, 2017
55 mins 19 secs
camera, dismissal, drone, eclipse, glasses, kids, safety discussion, schools
Richard Hay drops by to chat Eclipse 2017 with me. I'll ask him about travel to totality, glasses, cameras, safety, and we geek out a little bit on the whole phenomenon. Can you say drone?