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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?

New Computer Buying Guide

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?

iPhone X and 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 – Is there a Clear Winner?

Posted on October 02, 2017 by Fred in Smart Phones

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?

Top 5 Email Scams of 2017

Posted on July 25, 2017 by Fred in Email Scams

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 – Five Ways to Protect Your Device

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Fred in Smart Phones

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