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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 […]

Don’t be like Jon Snow, Protect Your Emails like a Khalessi

Published on July 16, 2017 By dgreenbaum

I suspect you’re watching Game of Thrones right now (yes I wrote this in advance).  Fortunately, no major spoilers leaked this time.  There’s a reason for that:  cast and crew had special email protections. No they weren’t dragons and the Night’s Watch had nothing to do with it.  Rather, it was something that those of us […]

The Painful Switch from Sunflower to Midco in Lawrence

Published on July 2, 2017 By dgreenbaum

As many people found out in Lawrence, KS this week, our cable company switched again.  The company originally known as Sunflower Broadband was transferred to Midco at midnight on June 28th.  We were ready for the switch and were able to help dozens of clients get back on track.  We have some tips if you’re […]

We’re The Best of Lawrence For Computer Repair!

Published on June 25, 2017 By dgreenbaum

Last week I got quite a thrill!  Our company, DoctorDave Computer Repair, won the Best of Lawrence contest.  From the pictures people took of me there, I was pretty excited.  Here’s me in the more calm state. Many people were surprised I was excited.  After all, I was opposed to the contest last year.  Things […]

We Help Contribute to The Sales Tax Numbers

Published on January 29, 2017 By dgreenbaum

The Journal-World recently that Lawrence had the “best tax growth in the state.”  While much of this was due to construction, I’m glad we played a small part in that. I’m proud to say we collect sales tax on behalf of the state. Not every business, especially in the computer repair industry, does that. We’re […]

The best jobs to be found are at local and small businesses (especially in Lawrence)

Published on September 15, 2013 By dgreenbaum

I’ve written before about the hidden job market and I know for a fact this is true in Lawrence, KS: the best jobs often aren’t listed anywhere. Often times you need to search directly and when possible, create a job for yourself. This recent blog post analyzing a study from payroll firm ADP shows that […]

10 Years of DoctorDave Computer Repair –10 thoughts and lessons

Published on August 18, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Ten years ago on August 17th, 2003 I told my previous employer I could not accept a pay cut and put into action a plan that was over 10 years in the making, to start my own business. I always wanted to go out on my own but I was afraid. I was afraid of […]

What do expect from WOW in Lawrence Kansas or Why we hate the cable company

Published on June 23, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Whether you use WOW (fomerly Sunflower, Knology) or AT&T in Lawrence, KS or you are in Topeka (Cox), Kansas City (Time-Warner) or other parts of the Kansas City Metro, we all love to hate our cable TV company. One of the reasons was revealed in this interview The Consumerist () did with a Customer Service […]

Unethical, illegal and downright bad tech support

Published on April 28, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Myself and all of my technicians view our relationship with clients as one of trust and respect. We realize that customers rely on us for computer repair in Lawrence Kansas and we’ve got a great reputation. When items are under warranty, or should be under warranty we’ll either suggest the client call the company directly […]

City Commission elections, small business, and Lawrence municipal broadband

Published on March 18, 2013 By dgreenbaum

A few weeks ago, I received the following invitation: On behalf of the City of Lawrence, I wish to invite you to an important meeting to be held on Thursday concerning current technology infrastructure in Lawrence and your current and future technology needs related to broadband access. The City of Lawrence has engaged CTC Technology […]

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