The Lucid View

10th June 2018
mobile phone useage

Going phoneless, well kinda…

I’ve always battled with the relationship with my mobile phone. There were times when I was the same as everyone else, using it frequently, unlocking it […]
10th April 2018
Lucid Computer Solutions Ltd

Sip Bacardi like it’s your birthday…

  Ten years of Lucid Computer Solutions. Ten years since I decided to quit the day job and start my own thing. I’d say it’s flown, […]
30th January 2018

Jelly and ice cream

As an avid reader of @PCPro magazine, I was intrigued to read @Tim Danton’s keyboard shootout (Issue 281, p72), as it just so happened I was […]
12th January 2018

Upping our KPI game

2018 is the year of the KPI (Key Performance Indicator for those of you think it’s similar to a GTI). Whilst we’ve always had some KPI […]
6th January 2018
West Midlands Linux Testing

Help my Windows have gone all minty!

I can’t even remember what started this little experiment off. It was probably to do with me thinking about how as a business we could operate […]
2nd August 2017
How to use Sharepoint for sharing ideas

Sharepoint: We’ve found a use for it!

Up until a little while ago I always struggled to see exactly where SharePoint fits into a business as a service. For me there are better […]
27th July 2017
Deadline are good.

Deadlines are good

Scenario 1: “We need this task completing, no rush, do it when you’re ready” You want to give people freedom and flexibility. Letting them choose the […]
26th July 2017
How to setup CPE210 Outdoor WiFi

Real World Reviews: The TP Link CPE210 Outdoor Wifi Unit

The scenario: A customer has a main office area, and they want to expand their operations into a second workshop around three quarters of a mile […]
25th July 2017
Working from home

I’ll just finish this last bit of work up at home

Working from home. All the rage isn’t it? Or is it just a great idea, which in practice doesn’t work as well as it should? My […]
24th October 2019

Microsoft Azure Backup | Protecting Your Business

Using Microsoft Azure to backup files and protect your business The first question could well be, having read the title, what is Microsoft Azure? Microsoft Azure […]
21st October 2019

The importance of asking “why?”

The importance of asking “why?” when working in customer services Asking why. Straight away you’re thinking of toddlers asking “why?” to everything you explain or ask […]
16th October 2019

Free and easy

A free and easy way to add an extra layer of protection to your Internet activity It’s all about the 9’s. In this case, I mean […]
14th October 2019

Keep It Simple Stupid

“Using VOIP shouldn’t be this complicated, should it?” VOIP Phones, or ‘Internet phones’ as many people will refer to them, are awesome. Here at Lucid Towers, […]