IT Services Austin…

IT Services Austin…

I have spoken with many of our customers about what sets us apart from the rest of the IT Service field here in Austin and here’s what I’ve learned. When looking for IT services here in Austin, many customers were expecting to pay large monthly service and monitoring fees. With us, there are NO CONTRACTS […]

Keyboard Shortcuts…

Keyboard Shortcuts…

If you are not already aware of the functions, have you ever wondered if there is a faster way to get things done on your workstation without having to constantly point and click with your mouse? Have you ever had a mouse failing on you but you need to get things done before you are […]

What to upgrade to improve your system other than a GPU

What to upgrade to improve your system other than a GPU

With the GPU shortages expected to continue until mid to late 2022; what can you do to improve your system’s performance in games and other areas. Well there are three ways to improve system performance that do not rely on the GPU being upgraded. You can choose to do all of them at once or […]

Android Apps Stealing Banking Information

Android Apps Stealing Banking Information

Researchers said they’ve discovered a batch of apps downloaded from Google Play more than 300,000 times before the apps were revealed to be banking trojans that surreptitiously siphoned user passwords and two-factor authentication codes, logged keystrokes, and took screenshots. The apps—posing as QR scanners, PDF scanners, and cryptocurrency wallets—belonged to four separate Android malware families […]

New Vulnerability Discovered

New Vulnerability Discovered

On December 9, a severe remote code vulnerability was revealed in Apache’s Log4J, a very common logging system used by developers of web and server applications based on Java and other programming languages. The vulnerability affects a broad range of services and applications on servers, making it extremely dangerous—and the latest updates for those server […]

Apple Moves in the Right Direction

Apple Moves in the Right Direction

Recently Apple announced the “Apple Self-Service Repair” program. This program only applies to the two newest iPhones (12 and 13), but will apparently be expanded to iPads and possibly Apple laptops in the future. This is a huge step for Apple as they’ve routinely been against repairs being performed by anyone other than their own […]

Watch out for Holiday Scams

Watch out for Holiday Scams

Holiday shoppers can fall victim to con artists looking to make a quick buck. Today, cyber scammers have more ways to divert your trust and your dollars than ever before. Below are several red flags to help identify and hopefully prevent problems during your online shopping. Steer clear of cyber-trouble this year by looking out […]

Computer Repair Austin

There are many different options for computer repair in Austin. Here at Frankenstein Computers, we understand that you cannot be without your computer for long. We know that our repair services need to be fast and need to be done at a fair price. We take pride in our turnaround time and always keep our […]

The Importance of System Restore

The Importance of System Restore

Many issues that arise with Windows systems are related to a bad installation of files or a bad update. However, Windows has a feature that allows you to roll back those installations or updates. Unfortunately this feature is not active on Windows 10 systems by default. This feature was turned off to assist with saving […]

Time to buy a new Computer?

Time to buy a new Computer?

Has your system been running substantially slow lately? Have you had your system for 5 years or more? Are you still running Windows 7 as your operating system? If the answer is yes to any of these questions it may be time to go ahead and consider purchasing a new computer. The reason behind this […]