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End of a Game Changer

End of a Game Changer

As of April 20, 2016 Microsoft will no longer manufacture the Xbox 360 console. The Xbox 360 revolutionized console gaming for the new generation. An extraordinary amount of research and development went into the design and production of the console opening new and innovative ways of gaming. The console will continue to be supported for […]

An end to language barriers

An end to language barriers

Many people want to travel the world, but one thing always seems to get in the way of fully enjoying the experience. The dreaded Language Barrier! Well fear no more, our technical savior Google has developed the Google Translate app. This app uses your camera to translate written words in real-time, and can even assist […]

Thank you!

Thank you!

I just wanted to write a note to thank all of our wonderful longtime clients. I am also thankful for all of the new clients that we have gotten over the last few weeks. We still work hard every day on our customer service and reputation so it is nice to see that pay off. […]

QuickTime Has Run Out of Time…

QuickTime Has Run Out of Time…

Much like how Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP awhile back, Apple stopped support of their older video player QuickTime.  Now, this did not mean the software stopped working, just that there would be no more updates coming to the software any longer.  However, this can be a problem down the road when bugs or exploits […]

iPhone iOS 9 Security Flaw!

iPhone iOS 9 Security Flaw!

iPhones with iOS 9 firmware can be hacked to allow anyone with physical access to your phone to see your photos and contacts without a PIN using Siri (scary!). It is unclear if this issue has been fixed with the release of iOS updates 9.1, 9.2, or 9.3, but can be easily protected against by […]

Underwater Wireless

Underwater Wireless

University at Buffalo and Northeastern University researchers are working on providing the world with telecommunication abilities underwater!  This could radically change the way we perform search and rescue operations, detect tsunamis, monitor the environment and a lot more. Their National Science Foundation-supported work is outlined in a study titled“Software-Defined Underwater Acoustic Networks: Toward a High-Rate […]

Ransomware to Increase in 2016

Ransomware to Increase in 2016

According to a new report from the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, ransomware has developed its own economy and healthcare will be targeted heavily in 2016.  In the 406,887 attempted infections, ransomware was responsible for an estimated $325 million in damages, based on a report from the Cyber Threat Alliance in November 2015.  That was […]

IT Support Austin 2016

IT Support Austin 2016

Happy New Year 2016! I want to start by thanking all of our wonderful clients as we had another record year in 2015 growing our sales and service by 22%! We have added many new happy clients and also still love all of our longstanding ones. We still have many clients that started with us […]

Mozilla Releases Firefox 64-bit for Windows

Mozilla Releases Firefox 64-bit for Windows

Finally, Mozilla released a version of Firefox that has been optimized for 64-bit Windows systems. The new version will work on Windows 7/8/8.1 and 10.. You can find it on the “Firefox All Systems” page from Mozilla. This newest version will allow for added performance in applications and games. There may be additional plugins required […]

Thank You for 16 Years!

Thank you! Thank you for 16 wonderful years. Frankenstein got started back in October of 1999 in an office that was 6X10 over off of 53rd and Airport in an alleyway, by a dumpster. It wasn’t the nicest of offices but it was a start. We had ONE client! From there we moved to our […]