Posted on October 21, 2020 by Fred in Network Design & Installation
With the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are forced to work from home. Unfortunately, they are using home technology and networks, which may not be the best suited for work purposes. For instance, their wireless networks may have dead spots and be slow. Many people have not heard of a relatively new technology called wireless mesh … Continue reading Mesh Networks: Simply Better
7 Tips to be More Productive While Working Remotely
Posted on April 22, 2020 by Fred in Productivity
Challenges of Working at Home When working at home, it’s sometimes hard to be productive. Because your co-workers aren’t there, it is more difficult to get their advice. Also, there are lots of distractions. Sometimes, your kids yell or your dog barks. Unfortunately, we can’t take care of your kids or walk the … Continue reading 7 Tips to be More Productive While Working Remotely
Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats for 2020
Posted on February 10, 2020 by Fred in IT Security
Cyberattacks: An Increasing Threat Cybersecurity is an increasingly important issue. In 2019, cyberattacks on businesses and individuals increased in number and complexity. Cybercriminals are targeting small businesses. According to CNBC.com, more than half of small businesses experienced a breach last year. On average, the attacks cost businesses $200,000 with many going out of business.1 Criminals … Continue reading Top 5 Cybersecurity Threats for 2020
7 Ways to Better Use Microsoft Outlook
Posted on November 11, 2019 by Fred in Productivity
The Most Popular Email Program Do you know that there are over 1.2 billion Microsoft Office users worldwide? And there are over 180 million Office 365 users? Many of them use Microsoft Outlook as their email program. Whether you are a business or home user, Outlook has many great features which help you organize your … Continue reading 7 Ways to Better Use Microsoft Outlook
Dark Web Scans: Are They Worth it?
Posted on June 10, 2019 by Fred in IT Security
Dark Web Scans Should you do a dark web scan for your business or personal information? Many of companies promote dark web scans online or on TV. For instance, Experian offers a free scan when you set up an account with them.1 Supposedly, dark web scans discover whether or not someone hacked your personal and … Continue reading Dark Web Scans: Are They Worth it?
Posted on March 15, 2019 by Fred in New Computer
Thinking of Buying a new Computer? At Nucleus Computer Services, we frequently field questions from clients in the market for a new computer. Because of this, we decided to write an article which would cover some of the most common questions. Hardware Recommendations: Hard Drive At a minimum, you should select a 500 … Continue reading New Computer Buying Guide
5 Ways to Use Technology to Be More Productive at Work or Home
Posted on September 26, 2018 by Fred in Productivity
How Productive Are You? Are there times you wish you were more productive? In the movie Office Space, Peter Gibbons tells the HR consultants “I’d say in a given week, I do about 15 minutes of real, actual work.”1 Now, that’s extreme. But there are probably times you wish you could have done more. And … Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Technology to Be More Productive at Work or Home
Mac Versus PC: Which One Should I Buy?
Posted on May 01, 2018 by Fred in New Computer
For years, there has been a heated debate about which is better: Mac or PC. Many people have strong opinions about why they prefer one over the other. You might have heard from friends about how they love their Macs and their reliability. In writing this article, we are not looking to renew a heated … Continue reading Mac Versus PC: Which One Should I Buy?
5 Ways to Protect Yourself and Your Business Against Tax Scams
Posted on February 26, 2018 by Fred in IT Security
Watch Out for Tax Scams! It’s that time of year again: tax filing season. It can be really stressful! Unfortunately, there is usually a large jump in the number of tax scams at this time of the year. Cyber security experts have warned about the specific ways that cyber criminals steal sensitive, private information. A … Continue reading 5 Ways to Protect Yourself and Your Business Against Tax Scams
Should I Use Microsoft Office 365?
Posted on January 23, 2018 by Fred in Microsoft
Microsoft Office 365: What Exactly Is It? When some clients would ask us what is Office 365, we would watch as their eyes glazed over during our detailed description. We learned quickly to keep our explanation as short and clear as possible. We will do that here. Office 365 is a bundle of software and … Continue reading Should I Use Microsoft Office 365?