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IT Support Austin…

IT Support Austin…

Have a small business in or around Austin and need an IT Service Company? Then you’ve come to the right place! Frankenstein Computers and Networking can be your one-call-does-it-all company for ALL of your IT support and IT service needs! We specialize in small to mid-sized businesses and can tailor services to fit your needs. […]

Help! I can’t logout?

Help! I can’t logout?

Have you ever been in the situation where you’ve remoted into a server using an RDP (Terminal Services Client) connection and were finished with what you were doing and then you hit the start menu and there’s no logoff? Most people when this happens, they just close the connection; however, that leaves your username/account logged […]

Office 365 Outsells Traditional Office for the First Time

Office 365 Outsells Traditional Office for the First Time

Microsoft’s share price (MSFT) hit record highs last week with after-hours trading topping $75 a share. This comes after Microsoft announced better-than-expected financial results for Q2. As has been the case for the last several quarters, strength in Microsoft’s cloud business, including Office 365 and Windows Azure, has been the key to the company’s growth. […]

Hackers Leak Game of Thrones Script

Hackers Leak Game of Thrones Script

A hacker or group of hackers has breached the servers of HBO and have stolen over 1.5 TB of information, some of which they leaked online over the weekend. The hackers announced the leak by sending private emails to a select group of reporters. The emails contained links to the leaked material. The hackers didn’t […]

VPN – What is it and Why You Should Use It

VPN – What is it and Why You Should Use It

Privacy is a hot topic in the digital age more than ever before.  Whether it is protecting your personal information like social security number or bank account information or browsing habits, strangers having access to that information is potentially devastating and downright terrifying. A VPN can help protect your privacy.  VPN is an acronym that […]

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is, in a nutshell, unhindered traffic (and speed) to all parts of the internet.  This prevents big business and ISPs from filtering or slowing down particular sites on the internet.  Without this we could be charged more for streaming content or blocked from accessing certain sites entirely. This might be Recently the Supreme […]

Extend Your Laptop Battery Life

Extend Your Laptop Battery Life

These tips can help you get the maximum battery life out of your laptop for those times that you don’t have access to your charger. These tips are aimed SOLELY at increasing your battery life, so some system performance may be sacrificed to achieve maximum battery life.   Turn on power saver mode. This option […]

IT Support Austin

IT Support Austin

There are many different options when it comes to IT services and IT support for your business. We think that our pricing and services are among the best in Austin, Texas. Most IT companies want to charge a monthly fee for remote monitoring which in my opinion in not worth the money and want a […]

Support ending for Microsoft Office 2007

Support ending for Microsoft Office 2007

Still using Microsoft Office 2007? It might be time to bite the bullet and upgrade – here’s why: On October 10th Microsoft will drop support for Office 2007, meaning that there will be no more patches for security vulnerabilities or fixes for other bugs, nor will there be Microsoft assisted tech support for the product. […]

Ukrainian police seize computers that spread global NotPetya attack

Ukrainian police seize computers that spread global NotPetya attack

There seems to be hope in holding those accountable for malware and ransomware attacks across the globe. Ukraine’s Cyber Police have intervened to prevent further cyberattacks in the wake of last week’s global attack, initially considered to be ransomware and called by various names including NotPetya. The attack affected businesses around the world, but Ukraine […]