RESET

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 mccabe.io.

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Episodes

  • Episode 50: RESET 50 - SmartThings V3, Paying for Streaming, Orbi loves Alexa

    August 31st, 2018  |  39 mins 50 secs
    alexa, amazon, dvr, hdhr, homerun, orbi, plex, podcast, shield, silicon dust, smartthings 3, tv, v3

    RESET 50 - SmartThings V3, Paying for Streaming, Orbi loves Alexa

  • Episode 49: RESET 49 - Storage, Backups, MVP's, and Crypto Fail

    August 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 39 mins
    burst, crypto, deals, grid guide, hard drive, mvp, plex, ssd, storage, surface go

    This week i'm talking storage, hard drives, SSD's, Surface Go, Microsoft MVP's, and what I'm up to in Crypto. Oh yah, I've got a co-host that you might know.

  • Episode 48: RESET 48 - The Cord Cutter

    August 10th, 2018  |  46 mins 25 secs
    cord, cutter, cutting, dvr, grid guide, media center, plex, tivocenter, tv, windows

    I recently heard my name on another podcast concerning some cord cutting options so I thought I would share my recent trials in that area.

  • Episode 47: RESET 47 - Surface Go

    July 13th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    amazon prime, dji, eero, emmc, go, plume, reset, review, ring security, ssd, surface, surface pro, wifi

    I'm channeling my inner "Surface Geek" and talking about the Surface Go.

  • Episode 46: RESET 46 - Google Storage, Wi-Fi Woes, Pool AV, and Crypto

    May 18th, 2018  |  54 mins 38 secs
    brave browser, crypto, google drive, google one, google storage, pool av

    RESET 46 - Google Storage, Wi-Fi Woes, Pool AV, and Crypto

    In this episode I'll be talking about a lot of stuff. Google One, My first Ring.com device(or 5), Echo Connect, Synology Router, Netgear Orbi, Eero, and a little bit of crypto at the end of the show.

  • Episode 45: RESET 45 - Eero Out, Orbi In, DriveSpace, and What Crypto I'm buying

    April 13th, 2018  |  54 mins 1 sec
    crypto, eero, fibaro, nas, orbi, rx550, tv mount, wall plug

    RESET 45 - Eero Out, Orbi In, DriveSpace, and What Crypto I'm buying.

  • Episode 44: World Backup Day and Burst Mining with Hard Drives

    March 29th, 2018  |  1 hr 34 mins
    burst, coin, hdd mining, mining, world backup day

    I'll talk to you a bit about World Backup Day and what I'm doing to check my backups. It's more than just data ya know! I'll also be talking with Jim Collison from theaverageguy.tv about how to get started mining Burst coin with the hard drives you have laying around. I did it and it didn't cost me a dime to get started. I'm betting you have a few drives laying around.

  • Episode 43: RESET 43 - Amazon, Ring, SmartThings, Surface Pro LTE, Mining Crypto

    March 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    alt coin, amazon, crypto, electroneum, etn, mining, profits, rig, ring.com, smartthings, surface lte

    RESET 43 - Amazon, Ring, SmartThings, Surface Pro LTE, Mining Crypto

  • 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.