The Lucid View

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
A review of the Jelly Comb MK09 wireless keyboard and mouse set

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
Zendesk Reporting and Insights

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 July 2017
Gavin Moorhouse

To sleep or not to sleep? Some thoughts on getting through your day on a lack of sleep…

Getting plenty rest is a top priority for me. These days I’m a big fan of an early night, and an early start. I need my […]
6th May 2016
Heartbleed bug

The Heartbleed Bug Explained

You may or may not have heard of something which has been hitting the technology news this month – called the Heartbleed Bug. This is a […]
6th May 2016
Super Fast Broadband

How to Improve Broadband Speed and Stability

How to boost your Internet speed with an iPlate (An iWhat?!) The iPlate is a filter for use on ADSL Broadband lines to improve the speed […]
6th May 2016
Microsoft Windows

Goodbye Windows XP, Office 2003 & Exchange 2003

Goodbye Windows XP, Office 2003 & Exchange 2003… We wanted to let you know about some important changes coming up next month (April 2014) in relation […]
6th May 2016

Should You Use Apple To Run Your Business

This blog article was written by Lucid Computer Solutions Ltd, a Worcestershire based IT company who use iPhones for Exchange emails.