Caleb McKee

How to delight subscribers with a secure user experience

An exceptional user experience is more important to smart home cybersecurity than you might think; research shows that two-thirds of mobile purchases are abandoned due to poor usability and frustration with design. As Minim's CMO Nicole Zheng explained at CES’s panel on building the new home service bundle back in January, the ISPs who get it right will start delivering value-added services that ...

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Caleb McKee

What is WiFi 6? OFDMA vs OFDM explained

We've mentioned before that WiFi 6 can handle more devices than any of its predecessors, but how exactly is this possible? The answer lies in OFDMA technology, a key feature that helped take device handling to a whole new level.

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Caleb McKee

How to choose a modem [your top 3 questions, answered]

It can be confusing and frustrating to piece together a customized home network for yourself, especially with new products launching each year. Deciding between a modem vs router vs gateway, for example, is only half the battle; now that you know which device you need, how do you choose the best option? In this guide, we're walking through the top three questions to ask when purchasing a cable ...

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Caleb McKee

Best WiFi for gaming: can WiFi 6 help you level up?

The difference between landing the play-of-the-game or lagging behind in the loser's circle could come down to your network connection. It's tough to support your team when your home network isn't supporting you.  Luckily, a new generation of wireless connection is hitting the market, and it’s rumored to bring a new standard of buffer-free gaming along with it. In this article, we'll be covering ...

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Caleb McKee

How Shodan searches help bolster your cybersecurity home defense, according to experts

If you were greeted on your front steps by a door-to-door salesman you’d never met, would your first move be to welcome them inside and hand over a map of your entire home? Our guess is probably not— you’ve likely learned never to trust a stranger with such sensitive information. Depending on what sort of devices you have and how they're configured on your home network, however, this is exactly ...

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Caleb McKee

Rainbow tables explained: Password hacking and how to prevent against it

  The name "rainbow table" may conjure up images of colorful furniture and dinner placements, but in actuality, it's a technology hackers use to try and commandeer information from your online accounts.

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