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Don’t You Wish You Could Block Fake Emails?

Published on June 30, 2019 By dgreenbaum

Ever since I got email back in the early 90s, fake emails were a problem.  Sadly it’s only gotten worse over time. You’d think as technology got better and Artificial Intelligence improved (I’m looking at you Siri and Alexa), we’d have figured out how to know if an email message is legit.  We’ve had some […]

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 you should have multiple email addresses

Published on March 9, 2014 By dgreenbaum

I’ve wrtten before about the importance of not using your ISP’s email address such as “sunflower.com” or “swbell.net” primarily because if you cancel your account with them, you can’t keep your email address. With services such as Gmail, Yahoo and Outlook.com, you can have multiple email addresses at no charge and not be tied to […]

New threat for Yahoo/AT&T/SBCglobal.net email users

Published on July 8, 2012 By dgreenbaum

SEE UPDATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST FOR WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR ACCOUNT In the past few weeks, we’ve been seeing a large and increased amount of hacks of Yahoo email accounts, and the end user doesn’t even know it. This is not just for people with @yahoo email address but also sbcglobal, att […]

Email complexities after someone leaves your family

Published on October 16, 2010 By dgreenbaum

Old computersOriginally uploaded by eurleif One of the more difficult aspects of my job is helping a client with a computer after a family member – usually a spouse – has died. Often significant others share every aspect of their digital life: computer logins, email addresses, iTunes accounts, you name it. If they have one […]

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