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Tech Tip: Seven Easy Ways to Free Up Storage on Your Mac

Although MacSales.com has plenty of ways to expand your Mac’s storage both internally and with external drives, there are some Macs that are just plain hard to add storage space to. Take the 12-inch Retina MacBook (above), for example. The original 2015 version came with two capacities — 128GB and 256GB. Although those numbers have…
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Quick Tip: Eight Ways to Force Eject a Disc from...

While Apple has slowly phased out optical drives from it’s Mac lineup over the years, you might still have a MacBook or desktop Mac with a disc drive. You might also have an external solution with a CD/DVD/Blu-ray drive....

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Rocket Yard Guide: How to Set Up Steam for Gaming...

While Mac gamers today might take Steam and the amount of available games for granted, it was not always so accessible. Prior to 2010, Steam did not exist for Mac, and while many companies such as Aspyr and Feral...

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Feeling the need for speed? Back in 2012, Apple introduced the Fusion Drive to Macs in the Mac mini and iMac, merging the speed of a Solid State Drive...

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Nearly every iPhone user runs low on storage at some point. It’s not surprising considering that 16GB is still the base model storage across the entire iPhone line. Running...

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Last month, the Rocket Yard showed you how to calibrate an Apple Laptop’s Power System. But even with proper calibration and conditioning, all Apple laptop batteries have a limited...

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During April, the Rocket Yard focuses on the importance of backups to an overall data security plan. Previously, we discussed how to use the Time Machine app built into OS X to...

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Earlier this month, the Rocket Yard hoped to launch some podcasting careers with a post teaching how to get started with podcasting. Now, there are some readers who may not...

ios9 Backup Month: Don’t Forget To Back...
During April, the Rocket Yard focuses on the importance of backups to an overall data security plan. Previously, we discussed how to use the Time Machine app built into OS X to...

Bootable Backups: A Key Part of...
During April, the Rocket Yard focuses on the importance of backups to an overall data security plan. Previously, we discussed how to use the Time Machine app built into OS...

macbook_pro_2012_2013 Rocket Yard Guide: How to Reset...
Macs are incredibly reliable computers. But occasionally when using one, you’ll come across an issue. With so many variables, troubleshooting your Mac on the occasions that it does act...