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 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 HomeAlarmReport.com 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? http://resetforums.com Shop eBay | Amazon.com | Woot.com | Target.com | BestBuy.com | 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. http://resetforums.com Shop eBay | Amazon.com | Woot.com | Target.com | 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:  https://g.co/fi/r/9WX36D . When you use that link we will both get a $20 credit! (thanks Tim) Shop eBay | Amazon.com | Woot.com | Target.com | BestBuy.com RESET Podcast is available on: iTunes Google Pl...

  • Episode 20: RESET 20 – Lost Things

    March 28th, 2017  |  46 mins 3 secs

    Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Something lost, something found. RESET 20.  Do I say every week how much fun I had making this episode? I think I just like to talk and I go about 40 minutes this time.  I don’t even remember what I said but maybe the ...

  • Episode 19: RESET 19 – Listen up Microsoft

    March 10th, 2017  |  27 mins 21 secs

    Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I’m critical and I praise. All in about 20 minutes.  RESET 19. Use hashtag #Trypod and #RESET in March to spread the word about podcasting. Enter the Surface Book Review Microsoft Surface Book – A Mac designer’s tech r...

  • Episode 18: RESET 18 – CTJM

    February 24th, 2017  |  43 mins 54 secs

    It’s time SmartThings. We need to have a talk. John Stutsman Icy Dock Coverage ActionTiles Caavo Nucleus The Hard Drives Most (and Least) Likely to Fail, According to Backblaze Best Cloud Backup 2017 – IDrive v. Backblaze v. CrashPlan v.