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Ten More macOS Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Productivity

Did you like last week’s article that outlined 15 keyboard shortcuts for macOS to help improve your productivity? If you did — and even if you didn’t — we’re back with ten more shortcuts that can speed your everyday work by keeping your hands on the keyboard. As with last week’s list, we’re not going…
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The KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerability: What You Need to Know

Monday is the least favorite day of the week for a number of people, but yesterday’s news that the heart of Wi-Fi security — Wireless Protected Access II (WPA2) — had been compromised through a vulnerability called KRACK really...

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15 macOS Keyboard Shortcuts To Improve Your Productivity

Apple was the first company to bring the graphical user interface and mouse to the masses with the original Mac, and today it’s rare to find any sort of personal computer without a pointing device. There’s only one problem...

Upgrading macOS Server to High Sierra: You May Not Want...

Along with the many other recent operating system upgrades, macOS Server was quietly bumped up to version 5.4 on Sept. 25, 2017. While all of the other upgrades added new features and functionality, the macOS Server 5.4 upgrade moved...

How to Perform a Clean Install...
Sometimes it’s a good idea to do a clean install of a new Mac operating system version. What’s a clean install? That means that the hard drive is erased...

Sheriff Woody appears to be bored with hanging around on my wrist (he was blinking when I took the photo) An ‘On Wrist’ Look at the...
On Sept. 22, Apple began delivery of the new Apple Watch Series 3 (from $329). Just a few days before, the company had released watchOS 4, the newest iteration of the...

DiskMaker X 7 Installer Screen Create a Bootable macOS High Sierra...
Like clockwork, Apple updates macOS on an annual basis. Shortly after the release of a new version of macOS, we can expect a new version of a venerable Mac...

Apps With Known High Sierra Compatibility...
There’s nothing like the release of a new operating system to put apps to the test. Unsurprisingly, some Rocket Yard readers have reported that specific apps are not playing...

QuickType Keyboard These Are the iOS 11 Features...
Today’s the day; iOS 11 becomes available for download, and if you didn’t check some of our earlier articles about Apple’s new mobile operating system, this should help you to decide...

Translating Apple’s New High Sierra &...
Thanks to sharp-eyed Rocket Yard commenter Chris pointing us to an Apple support document, we now have a bit more information on macOS High Sierra, Apple File System, and how it...

A Deep Dive Into Tuesday’s Apple...
By now you’ve read the “quick hit” live blog from yesterday’s Apple iPhone X event, and you may have very well watched the event livestream. In this post, we’ll...