Tech Tips
How to Find or Erase Your...
During November and December, we offered up a series of suggestions for travelers who take their tech on the road with them. In one of those articles, the use of...

Partitions 101: Rules to Resizing Volumes...
Disk Utility, the all-purpose tool for working with storage devices connected to the Mac, has long had the ability to create partitions and manage the resulting volumes. It has...

Instructional Video: How to Install a...
The Rocket Yard and MacSales.com have long encouraged the do it yourself philosophy when it comes to upgrading your devices. And with our extensive catalog of instructional videos, we...

Tux the penguin, the official mascot of Linux Tech Tip: How to Install and...
Linux is an open-source Unix-like operating system that has been available in one form or another since 1991. Many servers operate on Linux, which is probably its primary use case....

Access Your Hidden Library Folder With...
The Mac OS is chock full of hidden areas where data, information, or features have been secreted away from Mac users. One of these clandestine locations is the users...

See All Upgrades Compatible with Your...
You’d be forgiven for not knowing exactly which upgrades and accessories are compatible with your Mac. After all, there are hundreds of different Mac models – most of which...

How to Turn a Live Photo...
Live Photos are magical! The camera on your iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or iPhone SE snaps a “photo” that records what’s happening 1.5 seconds before and after you...

You Don’t Have to Be a...
Passwords. They’re one of the banes of modern life. I know I should be using unique and strong passwords for every account or service I use. But when you...

Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a...
As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on...

Everything You Need to Know About...
Keychain is a password management system for macOS and iOS that was originally released with Mac OS 8.6 back in 1999 as a way of holding passwords, private keys,...

How to Utilize the Most Useful...
The Mac comes equipped with a number of apps, including Safari, Mail, Photos, Calendar, Contacts, and many more, that are used every day by most Mac users. There’s also...