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Yes, We Still Recommend Backblaze

Published on February 24, 2019 By dgreenbaum

Backblaze has been our preferred automatic safety backup product for years.  Recently they contacted existing customers to let them know the rates would be increasing.  Compared to their competitors who increased rates while decreasing services, or simply went out of business, Backblaze’s price increase is modest. They’ve had the same pricing for 11 years, so that hardly […]

We Can Help With Voice-Over-IP (VoIP) Phone Systems

Published on February 17, 2019 By dgreenbaum

A few months ago, we switched many of our phone systems over to FreedomVoice.  We’re now a partner of FreedomVoice and can get you set up. What I like about FreedomVoice is it gives you advance call features like auto-attendants and phone trees for a small monthly fee.  It can do faxing and even a […]

Could Your Business Suffer an Equifax-Type Hack?

Published on February 10, 2019 By dgreenbaum

It’s been close to a year since the most significant hack in cyber-history that we know of.  The last thing you want for your business is to inform customer their information has been taken.    You can avoid some common mistakes to reduce your chances. This article on Inc.com goes over some common mistakes businesses make. […]

Ignore That Email: Nobody is Spying On You

Published on February 3, 2019 By dgreenbaum

We posted this on Facebook a few weeks ago, but it’s worth mentioning here again.  An email has been going around the past few months. It takes some different forms but generally follows the same pattern:  Someone “hacked” you and has your password They’ve been monitoring you They’ll send your information to all your contacts […]

Windows 7 Computers Are Set to Expire

Published on January 12, 2019 By dgreenbaum

Everything comes with an expiration date,  even bottled water! If you are running a computer with Windows 7, your computer will have severe problems on January 14th, 2020.  On that date, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7. What Does That Mean? Microsoft did this with Windows XP back in 2009 and Vista in 2017.  After […]

Last Minute Holiday Gifts From DoctorDave

Published on December 23, 2018 By dgreenbaum

It’s a few days before Christmas, and you need an excellent holiday gift.  We’ve got a few popular ones. DoctorDave Gift Certificates It may not be the most exciting of gifts I know.  After all, who gives gift certificates to a medical doctor?  While we do computer repair as the main focus, we’re more into […]

Secret Santa Service, Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Published on December 18, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Every year here at DcotorDave Computer Repair in Lawrence and Kansas City we offer our exclusive “Santa” service. Technology gifts for the holidays are great, but the problem is they need to be set up.  They’re more complex than the standard disclaimers of “some assembly required” and “batteries not included.”  Take for example the average […]

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Special: Pre-Payment Discount and Free Gift

Published on November 22, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Since we’re not a retail shop, it’s harder for us to participate in the fun of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. It might be harder, but we’re still doing it.  Here’s’ some deals we have for you:       Pre-Payment Discount Our normal rate is $90 an hour, but we’re selling […]

Interesting Idea for an Old Computer

Published on November 11, 2018 By dgreenbaum

When you get a new computer, you might wonder what to do with the old one, especially if it works.  We work with Connecting For Good in Kansas City to help refurbish and distribute these computers to needy families.  However, there are some other uses. My colleagues at Lifehacker had some interesting ideas.  The one […]

Has Your Password Been Stolen?

Published on November 4, 2018 By dgreenbaum

With all the recent and continuing breaches, one thing we learned is you can’t rely on a company to tell you.  Breaches are reported months and sometimes years later. If you’d like to check if yours was stolen, the website “Have I been pwned” helps.  All you do is put in your username or email […]

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