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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Vivian Susko

WiFi signal strength test: your guide to a better WiFi experience

If your WiFi has been an added source of frustration lately with longer load times or dropped Zoom calls, your WiFi signal strength is likely the issue. A weak WiFi signal— when left unfixed— can lead to the dropouts, slower speeds, and unreliable connection that we could all use a bit less of nowadays, especially if you’re working from home. To get a better idea as to where your WiFi is ...

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Aaron Forbes

How Fiber-Wireless ISPs Have Unleashed AI-Driven Cloud Tech [recap]

On November 17, Minim co-hosted a webinar with the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) that explored how service providers can future-proof their business models by adopting hybrid networks and AI-driven cloud technologies. Now that the webinar has concluded, here’s a recap of what we presented in case you missed it!

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Samantha Albano

Congratulations to our first class of Minim-certified partners

The Minim partner community is made up of some of the top IT and technology consultants in the industry. Known for putting the needs of their clients' first, our partners are always eager for ways to educate themselves on portfolio solutions— and the 10 partners we are announcing today as Minim-certified are no different.  Congratulations to the following Minim partners that have taken the time ...

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Aaron Forbes

Trusted Home by Irdeto & Minim wins Innovative Product of the Year award

Minim partner Irdeto has taken home an exciting award for the Trusted Home solution: Innovative Product of the Year IoT award at the Cyber Security Awards.

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Aaron Forbes

Cybersecurity home defense: how to secure your WFH network

Nearly ten years ago, the workforce saw the popularity of the Bring Your Own Device or BYOD trend rise in the workplace—significantly enough that 70% of businesses have developed BYOD policies. On top of this, the app explosion of 2013 led to the need for businesses to further manage this additional onslaught of data.

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Hannah Aronoff

Minim mobile app features spotlight: share my WiFi and more

The Minim® mobile app allows WiFi users the ability to both personalize and optimize their home network, so that stuff "just works." The Minim app's network view contains several key management and diagnostics goodies which we'll be going over in this blog.

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Aaron Forbes

How to secure your home network for WFH [survey]

The sudden shift for companies from a permanent workplace to working from home comes with employee frustrations and dozens of security problems that can leave an IT helpdesk swamped. Learning to mitigate these issues and prevent them from happening in the first place is the best thing a company can do for its employees—and it’ll pay off in the future too.

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Aaron Forbes

The UPnP security exploit affecting millions of home devices

You might have heard the term “plug and play” before. In general, the term encompasses a device that can be used without user configuration, allowing for a smooth and easy setup and continuous usage throughout the device’s lifetime. Although this might sound nice at first, the Universal Plug and Play or UPnP protocol has seen enough controversy throughout its lifespan and has been affected by ...

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