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Block Politics from your Facebook feed

Block Politics from your Facebook feed

Tired of hearing about politics on Facebook? There is a browser addon that will allow you to filter what shows up in your Facebook news feed and it actually works!  A link to this application and some helpful tips on how to set it up are at the bottom of this post.  The only drawback […]

IT Support Austin

IT Support Austin

IT Support Austin… If you are looking for outstanding no contract IT Support in the Austin and surrounding areas, we are your firm. We have been taking care of Austin’s need for superior IT support for 17 years and have many happy clients to prove it. If you are currently under contract with a Managed […]

It Support Austin – Thank you for a great 17 years!

It Support Austin – Thank you for a great 17 years!

Frankenstein Computers is happy to celebrate our 17th year in Austin. We have hundreds of happy clients and are very thankful for each and every one. We can handle your Computer Support, Computer Repair, IT Support, IT Service, MAC Repair, MAC Support, and much much more. We continue to add services as we pick up […]

Build your own system

Build your own system

Recently we’ve had a lot of customers coming in asking about custom built systems. Some have even brought in recently assembled systems for diagnostics. Custom computer builds are one of the best ways to ensure that you have a system that can handle anything you throw at it. These systems are best suited for high-end […]

Li-Fi is 100X faster than conventional Wi-Fi

Li-Fi is 100X faster than conventional Wi-Fi

Rather than connecting to a network over Wi-Fi, imagine that the lights in the room were your connection… This technology exists! Li-Fi was invented in 2011 by Harald Haas from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.  It uses visible light rather than radio waves to transfer data.  Not only is the amount of data much greater but the […]

Half a Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked!

Half a Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked!

500 Million+ accounts have been breached.  This was confirmed by Yahoo on Thursday September 22.  If you haven’t already… Change your passwords! If you use the same password for any other accounts, change these as well.  In addition to changing your Yahoo password it would be a great idea to enable 2-step verification.  Here is a […]

DropBox Leaked Passwords

DropBox Leaked Passwords

…again? As many may remember, Dropbox was hacked in mid-2012 and millions (est. 68M) of email address information was stolen. They did not report, however, that the passwords associated with those accounts were also stolen. They did issue an email requesting all users to change their passwords as a response to the email theft. For […]

BitTorrent client distributing malware for Macs…Again

BitTorrent client distributing malware for Macs…Again

The popular BitTorrent client Transmission has once again been found distributing malware intended for Macs. The first version of malware, found months ago, was actually a ransomware named KeRanger. The newest find is a malware named OSX/Keydnap. Both were found by researchers at the security firm ESET. Transmission has removed both downloads and its developer […]

Friends of Frankenstein

Friends of Frankenstein

Love Pet Hospital has been a client of Frankenstein Computers for many years… We LOVE Love Pet Hospital and apparently the feeling is mutual =) They delivered this awesome plaque the other day and we are so proud to display it on our front counter. If you love your pets, take them to Love Pet… […]

Mac Repair in Austin

Mac Repair in Austin

Are you looking for a company in Austin that can work on your Mac? There are literally dozens of computer repair companies in the Austin area that cater to both PC’s as well as Macs. Here at Frankenstein we don’t understand why some of these companies charge higher labor fees for working on Macs than […]