RESET is a weekly tech podcast that covers home automation, networking, and home storage.

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

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  • Episode 74: RESET 74: Jim Collison

    April 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 39 mins
    jim collison

    RESET is back and talking with some old friends. Jim Collison welcomes RESET back.

  • Episode 73: SMR vs CMR Hard Drives, RAID, and Backups

    May 1st, 2020  |  59 mins 16 secs

    SMR vs CMR Hard Drives, RAID, and Backups with Kevin Schoonover

  • Episode 72: RESET 72 Ring Alarm Review

    April 17th, 2020  |  50 mins 25 secs
    alarm, gen 1, gen 2, keypad, power, review, ring, ring alarm review

    I talk with Ring about their new gear and give you a 1 year review of the Ring alarm.

  • Episode 71: Home Made Passive Mixer and Rocket Fin Jig

    April 5th, 2020  |  23 mins 42 secs
    diy, fin, glue, glueing, home project, jig, passive mixer, rocket, rocket fins

    I've taken on a few projects at home during COVID-19 "Stay at Home."

  • Episode 70: Meross Smart Switch Garage Door Review

    March 20th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    garage door, meross, network, review, smart, smarthome, switch, wifi, zigbee, zwave

    Today on RESET I'll be sharing my thoughts on some recent Meross gear I've purchased. I'll update you on my gaming build that I did 1 Year ago, and a small chat on Ring doorbells.

  • Episode 69: Ubiquiti Unifi Dream Machine Review

    February 28th, 2020  |  47 mins 1 sec
    dream machine, review, udm, unifi, usg, wifi

    Ubiquiti Unifi Dream Machine Review - Reviewing the UDM! That and some more Unifi news and discussion.

  • Episode 68: The RESET CES Episode

    January 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 18 mins
    2020, ces, implosion, las vegas, lvcc, prinker, riv, riveria, sands convention, silverton, venetian

    Every year I get asked two questions. What did you think about CES and what was one cool thing you saw. I'll answer those questions and a whole lot more!

  • Episode 67: RESET Store, CES, Surface Laptop, Synology, Ubiquiti, and the Gryphon Router

    December 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    ces 2020, gryphon, reset, surface geeks, surface laptop 3, synology, ubiquiti

    This is a big year end clean up! I have a store! Listen in on how to get your T-Shirts. I'll talk a lot on the Gryphon Router, why I love it and what I recommend for home users and small business users when it comes to Wi-Fi. Surface Laptop 3, Ubiquiti, Dream Machine, and some CES 2020!

  • Episode 66: This is the RESET you were looking for

    November 15th, 2019  |  40 mins 50 secs
    dji, dream machine, mavic, mini, udm, unifi, usg, wifi

    Ubiquiti Unifi News, wifi, some more wifi, and then some more wifi. Maybe a little about a drone. A little drone.

  • Episode 65: NAS Ransomeware and Two Cool Smart Home Gadgets

    August 16th, 2019  |  42 mins 30 secs
    actiontiles, decryptor, ech0raix, encryption, iomega, nas, qnap, ransome, ransomeware, simplewire, smartthings, synology, virus, z-wave, zwave

    I've got some Ransomware news for you if you own a NAS. I'll tell you how to prepare yourself for that. Also, what I picked up on Amazon Prime Day, and two very cool things for the smart home. Lastly, what I've been up to for the past two months!

  • Episode 64: The AMD Gaming Build and a Master Chief

    June 29th, 2019  |  47 mins 37 secs
    16tb, 2060, amazon prime day, amd, elgato, gaming build, loupedeck, masterchief, reset

    There is a story about a Master Chief, my AMD gaming build, SmartThings, and a few gadgets I have been looking at.

  • Episode 63: Gaming Build Jargon NVME, SSD, M.2 and More

    June 14th, 2019  |  35 mins 46 secs

    I've decided to build a PC. First build in 8 years or more. I'll chat about that, some follow up, Alexa Sunrise/Sunset, what I want from Ring, Unifi Controllers, and getting old.

  • Episode 62: Tin Foil Hats and 10GbE

    May 24th, 2019  |  38 mins 46 secs

    Get your tin foil hat and meet me at the secret rendezvous spot! 10GbE and more!

  • Episode 61: Wyze Sense, Camera, and water in the basement

    May 3rd, 2019  |  57 mins 34 secs
    cam, camera, pan, pixel 3, project fi, sense, tilt, wyze

    What would you do if 1" of water came into your basement right now? Discussing that and Wyze products, iPhone 6 vs. Pixel 3, Podcast stats, and more.

  • Episode 60: QNAP New DAS Options, Synology Workshops, Router and Wi-Fi Updates

    April 12th, 2019  |  46 mins 48 secs
    das nas, deco m4, dream machine, gryphon, qnap, synology workshops, ubiquiti, unifi, zyxel multy

    QNAP New DAS Options, Synology Workshops, Router and Wi-Fi Updates

  • Episode 59: Untangle, Ring Alarm, Unifi, Gryphon, Synology DS1019+

    March 8th, 2019  |  49 mins 8 secs
    doorbell, ds1019+, griffin, network, pfsense, review, ring alarm, synology, unifi, untangle, vs, wi-fi, wifi

    Talking Untangle, Ring Alarm, Unifi, Synology DS1019+, & Griffin