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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.

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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Description:

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.

Twitter:

@mccabeio

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 73: SMR vs CMR Hard Drives, RAID, and Backups

5/1/2020
SMR vs CMR Hard Drives, RAID, and Backups with Kevin Schoonover This episode is a treat especially for all you guys from the Home Server Show Podcast days. I'm talking with Kevin Schoonover about hard drives and backups. It can't get any better than that! This is the post that the whole podcast is about - https://homeservershow.com/forums/topic/17700-wd-red-2-4-6tb-drives-could-be-smr/ I mentioned a podcast that talks about a data disaster. It's here - https://atp.fm/episodes/372 Special...

Duration:00:59:16

Episode 72: RESET 72 Ring Alarm Review

4/17/2020
I talk with Ring about their new gear and give you a 1 year review of the Ring alarm. Here are the links you want to look at after the podcast. New Ring Stuff https://blog.ring.com/2020/01/06/ces-2020-ring-unveils-new-devices-and-gives-sneak-preview-of-what-is-to-come-this-year/ Ring Alarm Old 5 Piece Kit - $179 - https://amzn.to/34HX5TI Ring Alarm New 5 Piece kit - $199.99 - https://amzn.to/2VHncpw (it's here where I realize I should have been saying Gen 2) Ring Alarm 1st Gen Keypad -...

Duration:00:50:24

Episode 71: Home Made Passive Mixer and Rocket Fin Jig

4/5/2020
I've taken on a few projects at home during COVID-19 "Stay at Home." First up is a "Passive" Mixer. Meaning, it needs no power and what comes in must come out! Second, is a model rocket fin jig. This thing helps me glue the fins on the rocket so the thing will hopefully fly straight when it launches. Here is the best part. I will also put this episode on YouTube so you can see these two projects. https://youtube.com/davidmccabe Please Subscribe to my channel! More projects discussed on the...

Duration:00:23:42

Episode 70: Meross Smart Switch Garage Door Review

3/20/2020
Today on RESET I'll be sharing my thoughts on some recent Meross gear I've purchased. I'll update you on my gaming build that I did 1 Year ago, and a small chat on Ring doorbells. The Build Follow Up, Forums Post https://homeservershow.com/forums/topic/17241-budget-amd-gaming-build/?do=findComment&comment=151369 Mini Review of the Meross Gear https://homeservershow.com/forums/topic/17633-meross-smart-home-products/?tab=comments#comment-151333 RESET Forums Dark Theme...

Duration:01:03:54

Episode 69: Ubiquiti Unifi Dream Machine Review

2/28/2020
Ubiquiti Unifi Dream Machine Review - Reviewing the UDM! That and some more Unifi news and discussion. Dream Machine - https://store.ui.com/collections/routing-switching/products/unifi-dream-machine?pos=1&sid=318d2d1fe&ss=r Dream Machine Pro - https://store.ui.com/collections/routing-switching/products/udm-pro?pos=2&sid=318d2d1fe&ss=r I totally forgot the Pro has a 10g SFP port. That's pretty important in this comparison! USW Flex Mini -...

Duration:00:47:00

Episode 68: The RESET CES Episode

1/24/2020
Every year I get asked two questions. What did you think about CES and what was one cool thing you saw. I'll answer those questions and a whole lot more! Please watch my YouTube Videos and Subscribe. It makes me feel good! - https://youtube.com/davidmccabe RESET Merch Store - https://reset.fm/store RESET Forums/Episode Discussion - https://resetforums.com I'm name dropping at about the 45 minute mark! Stacey and Kevin - https://staceyoniot.com/about/ (49 Minute Mark) Richard and Josh -...

Duration:01:18:49

Episode 67: RESET Store, CES, Surface Laptop, Synology, Ubiquiti, and the Gryphon Router

12/24/2019
This is a big year end clean up! I have a store! Listen in on how to get your RESET.fm T-Shirts. I'll talk a lot on the Gryphon Router, why I love it and what I recommend for home users and small business users when it comes to Wi-Fi. Surface Laptop 3, Ubiquiti, Dream Machine, and some CES 2020! Thank you for a great year! Thank you Patreon subscribers. Without you this would not be possible. Help me and help yourself all at the same time. https://reset.fm/store Get ya some MERCH! I love...

Duration:01:10:14

Episode 66: This is the RESET you were looking for

11/15/2019
Ubiquiti Unifi News, wifi, some more wifi, and then some more wifi. Maybe a little about a drone. A little drone. UDM - https://store.ui.com/collections/routing-switching/products/unifi-dream-machine DJI - https://www.dji.com/mavic-mini?site=brandsite&from=homepage

Duration:00:40:49

Episode 65: NAS Ransomeware and Two Cool Smart Home Gadgets

8/16/2019
I've got some Ransomware news for you if you own a NAS. I'll tell you how to prepare yourself for that. Also, what I picked up on Amazon Prime Day, and two very cool things for the smart home. Lastly, what I've been up to for the past two months! Links I used for this show: https://www.synology.com/en-us/company/news/article/2019JulyRansomware/Synology%C2%AE%20Urges%20All%20Users%20to%20Take%20Immediate%20Action%20to%20Protect%20Data%20from%20Ransomware%20Attack...

Duration:00:42:30

Episode 64: The AMD Gaming Build and a Master Chief

6/29/2019
There is a story about a Master Chief, my AMD gaming build, SmartThings, and a few gadgets I have been looking at. Last Episode of Observed Tech Podcast - https://www.windowsobserver.com/2019/06/17/observed-tech-podcast-the-final-episode-otp/ SmartThings New Camera Review - https://www.reddit.com/r/homeautomation/comments/c60s7p/quickreviewofthesamsungsmartthingscam/ Elgato Stream Deck...

Duration:00:47:36

Episode 63: Gaming Build Jargon NVME, SSD, M.2 and More

6/14/2019
I've decided to build a PC. First build in 8 years or more. I'll chat about that, some follow up, Alexa Sunrise/Sunset, what I want from Ring, Unifi Controllers, and getting old. PCWorld: AMD's new Ryzen 3000 APUs give budget gamers an affordable taste of Radeon Vega. https://www.pcworld.com/article/3402056/amds-new-ryzen-3000-apus-give-budget-gamers-an-affordable-taste-of-radeon-vega.html Try Fastmail - https://reset.fm/fastmail

Duration:00:35:46

Episode 62: Tin Foil Hats and 10GbE

5/24/2019
Get your tin foil hat and meet me at the secret rendezvous spot! 10GbE and more! Microsoft Surface Analyzer https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2019/05/15/announcing-new-attack-surface-analyzer-2-0/?MC=Windows&MC=SecSys&MC=OfficeO365&MC=WinServer&MC=Open ioT Insepector https://iot-inspector.princeton.edu/blog/post/getting-started/ Detect Hidden Cameras https://www.howtogeek.com/411095/how-to-detect-hidden-surveillance-cameras-with-your-phone/ Fing App QNAP GBE Adapters...

Duration:00:38:46

Episode 61: Wyze Sense, Camera, and water in the basement

5/3/2019
What would you do if 1" of water came into your basement right now? Discussing that and Wyze products, iPhone 6 vs. Pixel 3, Podcast stats, and more. How to listen to podcasts - https://homeservershow.com/forums/topic/17173-how-to-listen-to-podcasts/ Wyze - https://www.wyze.com/our-story/ Outdoor Mount - https://www.amazon.com/Bracket-Protective-Adjustable-Anti-Sun-Protection/dp/B078RZNV16/ Project Fi - https://reset.fm/projectfi

Duration:00:57:34

Episode 60: QNAP New DAS Options, Synology Workshops, Router and Wi-Fi Updates

4/12/2019
QNAP New DAS Options, Synology Workshops, Router and Wi-Fi Updates Alexa Now you can push music from phone to Alexa. Amazon music app xast to alexa and your grouped devices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4LJ73l02SE Synology workshops https://event.synology.com/en-us/workshop_2019 Lacie https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1467980-REG/laciesthj1600080016tb2big2bayusb.html News Flash. I have had the same wifi system and router in operation for over 30 days straight. It's a record!...

Duration:00:46:48

Episode 59: Untangle, Ring Alarm, Unifi, Gryphon, Synology DS1019+

3/8/2019
Talking Untangle, Ring Alarm, Unifi, Synology DS1019+, & Gryphon! I have a little of everything in this one. I've had an interesting few weeks with Ring and Ring Alarm. I will chat about a Synology box and the Gryphon Wi-fi Router that are on my reviews desk. A follow up on my Unifi Wi-fi system as well as how I have been doing with the Untangle router. Busy, Busy. I messed the intro up by a few seconds. Oooops. Also, everytime I type, GRYPHON, my spell checkers automatically change it to...

Duration:00:49:08

Episode 58: RESET 58 - Unifi, Untangle, Eero, and Amazon

2/14/2019
There is a lot of networking discussion to have. I picked up some Ubiquiti Wi-Fi to test. I have an Untangle router behind them and I'll chat some on the Eero Amazon thing. Follow up and discussion on https://resetforums.com Lima is Dead https://t.co/UdKD2snWJ5 Parental Control Apps https://homeservershow.com/forums/topic/16914-parental-control-apps-compared/ Eero Amazon and the Amplifi Trade in discount https://amplifi.com/tradein-offer-rules Unifi Video I did -...

Duration:00:55:46

Episode 57: RESET 57 - QNAP, Ring, and Wyze

1/18/2019
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. CES covered on YouTube. Check out the channel for some fun videos I made while in Las Vegas. https://youtube.com/davidmccabe Don't forget Patreon! Thank you for helping out!

Duration:00:37:52

Episode 56: RESET 56 - Fire TV Recast Review

12/31/2018
RESET 56 - Fire TV Recast Review Today I'm reviewing the Recast DVR. I've had it for a month and here are my thoughts about it and the Fire TV Cube. I've been a cord cutter for more than a decade and have used almost everything imaginable. Plex, Windows Media Center, HDHR Premium, Tablo, and every streaming box and service imaginable. I have harsh critics with my family members and here are my thoughts about Recast and whether or not we will keep it. If you have questions or comments about...

Duration:00:47:51

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

12/14/2018
The ASUStor AS4004T Review. Awesome 4 bay NAS that has 1 very differentiating option. Also, starting off the show with another story. This one comes from CES and includes M-16's, heavy machinery, fire, and electricity. Big thanks to my Patrons over at Patreon. Join us! http://patreon.com/davidmccabe AS4004T Spec Page - https://www.asustor.com/product/spec?p_id=57 $359 at NewEgg - https://fave.co/2EkJDKa CES Destruction Videos -...

Duration:00:35:48

Episode 54: RESET 54 - My Computer Story

11/30/2018
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. Project Fi is now Google Fi My Black Friday Purchases Amazon Fire TV Recast Synology Mesh Router MR2200AC and the RT2600AC. Titan Security Bundle and 2FA Get $20 credit with a new Google Fi Account here - https://g.co/fi/r/9WX36D

Duration:00:45:55