Vivian Susko

Best cable modem router combo for Xfinity: Motorola MG8702

If you’ve thought about buying your own cable modem router combo (or gateway) to cut down on those monthly rental fees, you’re certainly not alone: Minim's retail partners are reporting a 40% uptick in consumers purchasing their own internet connectivity products. Although there are benefits to renting equipment from your cable provider, such as the setup support, it can become rather costly ...

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Aaron Forbes

WiFi 6 compatible devices for 2021

We’ve spent the past year writing about WiFi 6, the latest generation of wireless connection to hit the consumer market. Now that more WiFi 6-enabled devices are appearing on the shelves, however, the time has finally come to see which products stand out above the rest. 

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Aaron Forbes

What is hardware acceleration for routers?

When it comes to configuring routers, it can be tricky to know what options to enable or disable in order to deliver the perfect internet experience. One of the most commonly known options is hardware acceleration, a term that some users may find familiar.

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Aaron Forbes

Modem vs. router vs. gateway explained

It’s easy to get confused when dealing with networking equipment at home. The end goal is to have a fast, consistent WiFi experience, but there are many parts that come into play toward delivering on that experience. Often, your broadband provider's available hardware is what dictates your experience. Each available device is different and has its own purpose for networking, but it's easy to ...

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Hannah Aronoff

What is MU-MIMO technology: 2x2, 3x3, 4x4 explained

The IoT explosion may have made your house smarter, but it has also created a crowded battle for bandwidth that you’ve likely experienced in the form of network lag. Luckily, there’s a technology that can make peace between your router and multiple connected devices. It's called MU-MIMO.

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Samantha Albano

MikroTik Audience review and support by Minim

As a Made for MikroTik software partner, the Minim platform supports several MikroTik devices— the latest addition of which being the MikroTik Audience tri-band mesh WiFi access point. Here's an overview the Audience and a look at its supported Minim feature set.

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Samantha Albano

3 steps to find the best WiFi channel for your router

If you've ever had the unfortunate encounter with spotty WiFi, you may know that the common fixes like relocating closer to your router and fully rebooting it don't always solve the problem. Sometimes, it takes adjusting your router's settings to do the trick— and a key router setting that helps dictate your network's WiFi signal strength is the WiFi channel.

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Nicole Zheng

The IT implications of the global movement to remote working

Remote working isn't a new concept. An annual global study showed 16% of global companies were fully remote and 40% were hybrid by September of last year. But COVID-19 has forced a widespread and accelerated adoption of this model, which has major business continuity and security risks for IT departments to consider.

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Samantha Albano

Quality internet for remote working

As businesses around the world transition to remote working environments, ensuring that employees are supported with safe, quality internet is more important now than ever.

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Nehemiah Blackburn

MikroTik router security: How Minim Installer hardens MikroTik routers

Last year, Minim became a Made for MikroTik software partner and launched the Minim Installer for MikroTik— a tool for operators to easily configure any MikroTik hardware with Minim. Since then, we've made several MikroTik router security enhancements to the tool.

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