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Action Required for Sunflower Email by 9/25?

Published on September 10, 2017 By dgreenbaum

Midco has been sending Lawrence customers some confusing emails about a September 25th deadline.  After chatting with Midco on Facebook, we’ve determined there isn’t much to worry about. What The Warning Says This sounds scary and is terribly confusing **** Subject: ACTION REQUIRED: Your Sunflower.com Contacts and Calendar Items Contact and Calendar Access Changing Soon! We […]

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 […]

Why your ISP may be giving your computer popups and ads

Published on January 26, 2014 By dgreenbaum

Here at DoctorDave Computer Repair in Lawrence, KS we have gotten dozens of calls from people being redirected to sites they never intended to visit – like trying to buy a Dell computer and getting sent to HP instead. Typically it’s a virus put there by someone trying to make money off the ads. However, […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Thoughts on Geeks on Wheels closed in Lawrence

Published on March 10, 2013 By dgreenbaum

In 1996, I responded to an ad in Computer User magazine for a new company in Lawrence, Kansas called Geeks on Wheels that was being formed. I liked the concept of going onsite and helping people with computers. I had been doing it on my own as a side business and now was the time […]

My thoughts on WideOpenWest (WOW!) buyout of Knology (formerly Sunflower Broadband)

Published on April 20, 2012 By dgreenbaum

Oops, they did it again. Knology, formerly Sunflower Broadband, will soon be owned by WideOpenWest (WOW!) as has been reported both nationally and locally. When reports first surfaced about Knology’s buyout of Sunflower, I was excited and later admitted I was wrong about my enthusiasm . Now that Knology is being sold to WOW! I […]

Google lights up the Sunflower state

Published on March 30, 2011 By dgreenbaum

When I first heard this morning that Google’s Fiber project was coming to Kansas City, KS, I thought it was an April Fools joke. I then watched the presentation and tears came to my eyes.  I’ve watched Apple keynotes and gotten excited, but nothing to this level.  New iPads and other gadgets are fun and […]

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