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 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...

  • 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.

  • Episode 17: RESET 17 – Reviews

    February 10th, 2017  |  35 mins 51 secs

    It’s about the reviews. Gear and news. Vizio HDHR Untangle Lima OmniCharge Omni 20 Review – YouTube Wifi Speed Test – Eero vs. Orbi. vs Almond 3   Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Please rate this podcast in iTunes if you get a chance.

  • Episode 16: RESET 16 – News

    January 27th, 2017  |  40 mins 8 secs

    A couple of things to talk about this week. If you survived the  CES podcasts this one DOES NOT go over CES. Woohoo! Let’s talk some old style Windows Home Server Version 1. Lights out. Windows Phone, Tablets, Eero, Orbi, Lan Speed Test, and more.

  • Episode 15: RESET 15 – CES

    January 12th, 2017  |  58 mins 47 secs

    It's the time of year to inundate you with CES coverage and here is my little slice of that mayhem.

  • Episode 14: RESET 14 WiFi

    December 30th, 2016  |  1 hr 35 mins

    On RESET 14 I’m talking with Jose Ortiz and Kevin Schoonover about Wifi products. Eero, Luma, Orbi, Almond, Plume, Ubiquiti, and Google Wifi.  Which one is the best? Are there other variables involved.  It’s a lot to talk about so hang on!

  • Episode 13: RESET 13 – Lighting

    December 9th, 2016  |  51 mins 43 secs

    I'm chatting with Richard Gunther from the Home: On Podcast. He is going to school me in "Smart Lighting," errrr, "Connected Lighting." I'll ask him everything starting with LED and Lumens and ending up at the SmartHome and beyond.

  • Episode 12: RESET 12

    December 2nd, 2016  |  39 mins 6 secs

    This week on RESET, Surface Studio Reviews, Eero App, Arlo Reviewed, Eve V, Synology, QNAP, Plex, and more. Busy. Surface Studio Teardown Seagate/Amazon Cloud Drive An Early Unboxing Post of Christmas Vacation Eve V – IndieGoGo Surface Pro Killer Micro...

  • Episode 11: RESET 11 – Almond 3, Eero Updates, Laptop Switch

    November 22nd, 2016  |  33 mins 31 secs

    RESET is ready for Turkey Day! Today I’m talking Wi-Fi. Almond 3 Review is out. Eero update 2.0 is out. I’ve got a new laptop. Eero Update 2.0 Netgear Orbi Almond 3 What I’m reading. Black Friday Thread...

  • Episode 10: RESET 10 – Netgear Arlo Pro, Microsoft Dial, Google Home vs. Amazon Alexa

    November 11th, 2016  |  41 mins 15 secs

    RESET 10. Netgear Arlo Pro, Pixel XL, Microsoft Dial, and Google Home vs. Amazon Alexa. What I’m Reading Claw Machines.  Are they rigged or not? How to Trade Halloween Candy Route 66 – Rusty Memories Please rate this podcast in iTunes if you get a chan...