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Safely Cleaning Your Tech Items

Published on April 22, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Have you looked at your screen and keyboard lately?  Yuck!  It’s probably time to clean them.  Not all household products are good for electronics. We’ve got your covered though This slideshow from Cnet is one of the best guides I’ve seen out there.  It includes the less-than-obvious stuff like routers and your TV.  One thing they […]

When A Local Business Gets Hacked, It Hurts More

Published on April 15, 2018 By dgreenbaum

The past few years we keep hearing about the big companies like Equifax and Yahoo getting hacked.  That hurts us all.  The local businesses though get hacked much more often. The pain is a little different from them. This article explains some of those risks.  While I can’t tell you whom in Lawrence has suffered […]

Yes, Macs Get Viruses (and We Can Help)

Published on April 8, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Clients are commonly under the misconception that Macs don’t get viruses, or at least not PC viruses.  That was true back in the days of the “I’m a Mac” ad. In 2018, that simply isn’t true. In 2016, Mac malware (the general category for things like viruses, trojans etc.) grew by almost 75% according to this […]

Have You Set Up Facebook Trusted Contacts?

Published on April 1, 2018 By dgreenbaum

With all the hacks out there, including stolen passwords, getting locked out of Facebook is almost inevitable. Fortunately Facebook has a way to get back in through trusted contacts. Some people think it’s needlessly complex, but this guide as well as this one are excellent walk-through.  Even if it isn’t 100% effective, every Facebook user should set it up. […]

Here’s how to Prepare for a Computer Repair Appointment

Published on November 19, 2017 By dgreenbaum

I’ll often read medical blogs because what we do in computer repair isn’t that much different than patient care.  I came across this great article about preparing for a medical appointment.  That article got me thinking about how to prepare for a computer repair appointment on-site or at our office in Lawrence or Kansas City. […]

Why we Don’t do iPhone Repairs: Another Reason

Published on July 23, 2017 By dgreenbaum

We’ve never done iPhone or other mobile device repairs and probably never will.  There are a ton of reasons, but here’s a new one.  Apple has prevented third parties from repairing the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. This article explains the reasons, but the nutshell is the Apple Retail store needs to configure the phone after […]

The Best Internet Service Provider in Lawrence?

Published on May 20, 2012 By dgreenbaum

As one of the leading people doing computer repair in Lawrence, KS and not being associated with (or receiving commissions from) any broadband provider, I remain staunchly independent. Given our broad range of experience with every internet service provider in the community, I can give you unbiased, well-researched suggestions. Many people (including my team) have […]

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