What To Do With IT Equipment After Employee Termination

What To Do With IT Equipment After Employee Termination

We have all seen the situation where an employee has left the company or been terminated, for whatever reason, and a decision has to be made about the computer and/or phone they were using while employed. If the equipment is still viable, it should be re-purposed for new or existing employees. The question is what […]

Computer Slow? Can it breathe?

Computer Slow? Can it breathe?

A huge part of computer repair and IT Support is dealing with “slow” systems. Now slow is not only a relative term but can be a symptom of many different causes. A simple way to fix this sometimes is to simply clean your system physically. Dust is a great insulator for heat and heat is […]

300Hz refresh rate screen for gaming laptops.

300Hz refresh rate screen for gaming laptops.

Asus has stirred up interest in its gaming display for laptops. These are being tagged as gaming machines with 300Hz displays—meaning? These are gaming laptops that can push refresh rates to 300Hz. If you’re buying a gaming laptop, you’ll want to consider two more factors: refresh rate and response time. Measured in hertz, the refresh […]

Microsoft Enhances OneDrive With a Personal Vault

Microsoft Enhances OneDrive With a Personal Vault

Microsoft Enhances OneDrive With a Personal Vault  OneDrive is Microsoft cloud storage service allowing you to upload all files and photos and access them from any device. It can be used as a standalone product or as part of an Office 365 subscription. Access is by way of secure login, but Microsoft is introducing a […]

Google Effort To Stop Scams Ensnares Legit Computer Repair Services

Google Effort To Stop Scams Ensnares Legit Computer Repair Services

A Google attempt to stop tech support scams is facing complaints for also preventing legitimate hardware repair services from advertising over the search engine. On Tuesday July 16th, the repair website iFixit published an open letter to the Federal Trade Commission about Google’s decision last year to ban search ads from third-party tech support companies. […]

The End of Windows 7

The End of Windows 7

Please do not forget that Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Server operating systems are coming up on their “end of life” on January 14, 2020. It is very important to understand what “end of life” for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Server operating systems actually means. End of life is the term that Microsoft uses […]

No internet? Google Mobile App hidden game…

No internet? Google Mobile App hidden game…

Although free Wi-Fi and wireless network connections are typically available, there are still plenty of times where you might find yourself without an internet connection on your smartphone.  Luckily, Google has got you covered: there’s a new hidden game inside the Google app that can be played without a data connection. In fact, the best […]

ASUS SOFTWARE UPDATE ATTACK HACK

ASUS SOFTWARE UPDATE ATTACK HACK

ASUS announced that hackers have apparently placed backdoor access, though the company’s own software update program, found on new ASUS systems.  While something similar happened last year with ASUS’ Live Update tool this attack actually affects much less people. They estimate about 600 computers specifically targeted, though your system may have been affected despite not […]

Summer system build, is it time to upgrade?

Summer system build, is it time to upgrade?

With CES and Computex now finally out of the way and all manufacturer chips on the table what does this mean for someone looking to upgrade or even build a new system? Well now is by far the best time of the year. Intel has all their CPUs on the board, which isn’t saying much […]

Frankenstein Computers turns 20 this year!

Frankenstein Computers turns 20 this year!

We would like to thank all of our wonderful clients as we close in on our 20th year. We continue to strive to be the best IT company around every day, every call, every crisis. It’s simple, we treat our clients the same we we would like to be treated. We can work on over […]