Wait or Buy Now?

Wait or Buy Now?

NVIDIA and AMD are once again making launching their new hardware this final quarter of the year. NVIDIA has already made waves with their new RTX 3000 series GPUs, that promise at least 40% improvement over the previous generation. We’ll have to wait for independent reviews to know if that’s true or not but if […]

End-of-Life Support for Older Office 365 Apps

End-of-Life Support for Older Office 365 Apps

Microsoft very recently released a notification for Office 365 users that on October 13, 2020 they will no longer support older versions of Office 365 and Microsoft 365 services. Aside from the apps that will no longer be supported the good news is they release a list of apps they will continue to support. Those […]

Computer Repair Austin

Computer Repair Austin

Frankenstein Computers turns 21 this year! We can work on over 50 computers at the same time which means we can get your computer back to you even faster, especially during busy times. Now when you drop your computer off at Frankenstein Computers you can bet it will be up and on the bench with […]

Backups Backups Backups…

Backups Backups Backups…

It’s time for my semi-annual rant about backups.  I cannot stress highly enough the need for current and complete backups.  Hardware failure and ransomware are rampant in these crazy times and the chance of data loss is significant.  Please contact us at Frankenstein Computers and allow us to help get your data backed up before […]

RDP – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

RDP – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

By. Matthew Ragsdale – Frankenstein Computers, LLC. July, 2020 Almost every business has heard of RDP or otherwise known as Remote Desktop. This is a tool that many businesses use to remotely access their computers, even from home, and they have been using this technology for many years. Unfortunately, the security for this technology has […]

Incognito Mode May Not Work the Way You Think It Does

Incognito Mode May Not Work the Way You Think It Does

Incognito or private mode does indeed keep certain aspects of your browsing private, but it’s important to be aware of what it hides and erases from your computer or phone and what it doesn’t. Once you understand exactly what these modes do in your browser, you’ll know when they can be most useful. What Incognito […]

What causes a system to slow down?

What causes a system to slow down?

Many users of computers over time start to notice that their computer just doesn’t feel as fast as when they first received it. This can cause frustration and lost productivity. The good news is that it’s not your imagination, the bad news is your computer does slow down for many different reasons. I’m hear to […]

Windows Updates

Windows Updates

Have you been concerned about notifications you are receiving from Windows stating there are important updates that need to be installed, but are not sure how do install them? Have you been in the middle of a presentation or an important task and you are being notified that you need to reboot your workstation in […]

How Voice Tech Could Shape the Post-pandemic Workplace

How Voice Tech Could Shape the Post-pandemic Workplace

As workplaces grapple with the realities of reopening amid the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, voice technologies and contactless interfaces could provide the answer to re-establishing safe working environments. Social distancing measures are still required in most countries and could remain in place until at least the end of the year to prevent fresh coronavirus outbreaks. And […]

Upgrade or Replace? That is the Question

Upgrade or Replace? That is the Question

With 2020 came the end of support for Windows 7. Many users still continue to use this operating system even 7 months later. The main reason for this is familiarity, but another reason is simply due to the age of the system. A lot of systems that came with Windows 7 just can’t or shouldn’t […]