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?
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
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
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?
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
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?
Unless you live in a cave, you have probably heard that Apple recently introduced two new iPhone models (iPhone X and 8). While the iPhone 8 (and 8+) is available at retail stores, the iPhone X may not be available until mid November. Because the holiday season is rapidly approaching and many people may be … Continue reading iPhone X and 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 – Is there a Clear Winner?
Email Scams By now, you have probably heard about the different email phishing scams going around, especially if you listen to the news. We decided to review some of the most popular ones, so that you could be better prepared. Phishing is defined as “the attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and … Continue reading Top 5 Email Scams of 2017
Smartphone Hacking on the Rise Do you know that there are about 230 million US smartphone users and over 2 billion worldwide? Do you know that U.S. smartphone users spend about an hour and half each day on their phone? For many of us, smartphones have become integral part of our daily lives. Besides using … Continue reading Smartphone – Five Ways to Protect Your Device
It’s nearly impossible for a small business today to survive without the use of technology. How many small businesses are left that don’t at least use email? The catch is that even if only a small amount of technology is used by a business, it becomes dependent on that technology and can’t properly function without … Continue reading The Hidden Cost Of Computer Downtime And What To Do About It