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New Place to Get iMacs and MacBooks Repaired

Published on August 8, 2019 By dgreenbaum

If you’re looking to get your Mac repaired in Lawrence or Kansas City, you have some new options, but might want to think twice before using them.

Tax Free Weekend 2019 Discount

Published on July 30, 2019 By dgreenbaum

Missouri sales tax holiday 2019 is this weekend, so you can save money on computers and computer repair.

After the Storm – Protecting Your Computer

Published on May 29, 2019 By dgreenbaum

As anyone in Lawrence, Topeka, or Kansas City knows, we had one heck of a storm last night.  I spent a good part of the evening in the basement.  That wasn’t fun.  I’m sure you didn’t have fun either. This bad weather is an excellent time to talk though about the importance of offsite backup, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Some ISPs Give you Mandatory Ads

Published on March 4, 2018 By dgreenbaum

When you go to some websites, you expect ads.  That’s what pays for the site.  Just like commercials on TV.  Some Internet Service Providers add their own ads to your browsing experience. Comcast was caught doing this last year.  They were adding information to web pages you visited encouraging you to upgrade your cable modem. […]

Your iPhone Can Block Spam Text Messages

Published on February 25, 2018 By dgreenbaum

The only thing more annoying than junk phone calls is junk texts.  I don’t know why, but they seem like the biggest violation to me. Fortunately, Apple heard our cries and introduced the ability to block spam messages on your phone.  The tricky part is you need to download a program to help you do […]

How to Get Net Neutrality and Internet Privacy Back In Lawrence

Published on February 11, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Late in 2017, the FCC made a major change as to how the internet works in the United States.  Instead of treating it like a utility, whereby you can’t discriminate based on usage, internet service providers (ISPs) now have the right to limit your usage or charge extra for some sites. They can also use […]

Tech Support Scam Victims Getting Money Back

Published on February 3, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Sadly we see a ton of tech support scam victims at DoctorDave computer repair.  We had one client get taken for over $10,000!  There’s small relief for some victims:  they might be getting money back. Western Union became a conduit for some of these scams, allowing money to be wired to the criminals.  As part […]

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