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 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?

  • Episode 28: RESET28 - Eero Gen 2 mixed with Gen 1

    July 28th, 2017  |  40 mins
    eero, gen 1, gen 2, mix, mixing

    I'm mixing it up! I've got a new Gen 2 eero and I'm going to be using it with Gen 1 gear. Orbi has an update and RESET has moved. All this with a community update at the end.

  • Episode 27: RESET 27 – Arlo Pro vs. Blink XT

    July 14th, 2017  |  40 mins 31 secs

    Rose Thibodeaux joins me to talk Arlo Pro vs. Blink XT. Rose runs and brings a wealth of knowledge about these two camera platforms.  I’ve got a ton of questions on this stuff as you all know, it’s one of my favorite topics.

  • Episode 26: RESET 26 – EZVIZ Cameras, Echo Show Review

    July 5th, 2017  |  1 hr 57 secs

    I’ve had the Echo Show for a week and I’ll let you know if you should buy it or not.  I’m also testing a camera system called EZVIZ and I think the results may surprise you.  I’ll also chat about a few more news items and a community update at the end....

  • Episode 25: RESET 25 – Show Wifi the Server Sound

    June 23rd, 2017  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Worst title ever but I'm talking Amazon Show, Orbi and eero Wifi, HP Gen 10 Microservers, and multi-room sound.  I also have some Pool Tech and a major community update for you at the end of the show.

  • Episode 24: RESET 24 – Show me the Pool

    May 19th, 2017  |  49 mins 30 secs

    Another Backup Story. Synology Backups Rock And these fine topics. Alexa Show Rachio Netgear Orbi Pool Tech Pool Build VLOG? Shop eBay | | | | | Newegg.

  • Episode 23: RESET 23 – Surface Laptop

    May 4th, 2017  |  1 hr 23 secs

    We’re putting the Band back together.  Or should I say the Surface Geeks? Discuss this podcast and more Surface Laptop goodness in the RESET Forums. Shop eBay | | | | BestBuy.

  • Episode 22: RESET 22 – Mr. Backup

    April 30th, 2017  |  43 mins 48 secs

    What happened to your "Backups of the backups?"

  • Episode 21: RESET 21 – EDU Fi

    April 14th, 2017  |  38 mins 55 secs

    Stickers.  EDU.  Project Fi Get Project fi here: . When you use that link we will both get a $20 credit! (thanks Tim) Shop eBay | | | | RESET Podcast is available on: iTunes Google Pl...