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 57: RESET 57 - QNAP, Ring, and Wyze

    January 18th, 2019  |  37 mins 52 secs
    2019, automation, cam, camera, ces, forum, forums, interview, nas, podcast, qnap, ring, wyze, wyzecam

    RESET 57 - QNAP, Ring, and Wyze Interviews from CES 2019

    I'm chatting with QNAP about storage and 10Gb Ethernet. Ring tells me about their new stuff, and Wyzecam has a new hard drive hub coming out that is worth a look. Also, listen to this Wyze interview about Wyzecam compatibility with NAS surveillance systems.

  • Episode 56: RESET 56 - Fire TV Recast Review

    December 31st, 2018  |  47 mins 51 secs
    amazon, dvr, fire tv, plex, recast, record, review, streaming, tablo, television, tivo

    RESET 56 - Fire TV Recast Review

    Today I'm reviewing the Recast. I've had it for a month and here are my thoughts about it and the Fire TV Cube.

  • Episode 55: RESET 55 - ASUStor AS4004T 10Gbe NAS Review

    December 14th, 2018  |  35 mins 48 secs
    10gbe, as4004t, asus, asustor, ces, gigabit, iosafe, nas, review

    The ASUStor AS4004T Review. Awesome 4 bay NAS that has 1 very differentiating option.

  • Episode 54: RESET 54 - My Computer Story

    November 30th, 2018  |  45 mins 56 secs
    alexa, amazon tv, computer story, fire tv, google fi, iphone, mr2200, mr2200ac, recast, router mesh, rt2600, rt2600ac, synology, titan security

    I started with a story last episode and am doing the same today. I get a little out of hand on this one though! I hope you enjoy it.

  • Episode 53: RESET 53 - The Missing Camera

    November 9th, 2018  |  34 mins 48 secs

    I'm missing a camera. Funny story actually.

  • Episode 52: 52 - Surface 6, Windows did what? Echo Show and Pixel Slate

    October 12th, 2018  |  40 mins 31 secs
    backups, pixel 3, pixel 3 xl, pixel slate, rachio, surface 6, surface studio 2, synology ds119j

    Surface 6, Windows did what? Echo Show, Pixel Slate, and Pixel 3.

  • Episode 51: RESET 51 - Amazon Alexa Device and Services Event

    September 21st, 2018  |  39 mins 34 secs
    alexa, amazon, clock, echo auto, event, gen 3, home automation, microwave

    I was easy on that title. It should read, Alexa can now drain your wallet. Amazon released a ton of new hardware and some cool services for automation.

  • 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.