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IMG_4325 Quick Tip: Add Website Shortcuts to...
We all have webpages or sites that we visit frequently on our iPhones and iPads. To get to them more quickly, you can keep the tab open permanently, add a bookmark,...

install-macos-sierra-610x610 Rocket Yard Guide: How To Make...
During the past week or so, the Rocket Yard has brought you a pair of articles about macOS Sierra’s early beta test features and how to install the public beta...

Setting up Siri Rocket Yard Guide: How To Install...
Judging from the response to my earlier post highlighting some of the standout features in the first public beta of macOS Sierra, there’s a lot of interest in the...

A shared screen appearing on a Mac screen How to Control Another Mac on...
One of the more useful things you can do as a Mac expert is to help others in your company or home who need assistance. There are a lot...

How to Run Android Apps on...
A while back I showed readers of the Rocket Yard how to take an old MacBook and repurpose it as a Chromebook — a computer that runs Google Chrome...

Why Hard Drives Fail and Why...
Like death and taxes, there’s one more thing that’s an absolute in life – all hard disk drives (HDDs) will eventually fail. It’s not a matter of “if” the drive...

macOS_Sierra Get the New iOS 10 and...
The cover was taken off of iOS 10 and the freshly named macOS Sierra at WWDC this month, with the usual performance and aesthetic improvements. One of the minor...

iMac_vs_MacPro Rocket Yard Guide: How to Optimize...
Macs are great gaming machines. But even great machines need maintenance to stay in good working order. This guide will help you make software and hardware adjustments to keep...

Count It Mac Gaming: See Frames Per Second...
Have you ever wanted to record game performance on your Mac? Wonder how well your shiny new iMac or MacBook runs games? Wonder no more. Now you can with...

ios9 Rocket Yard Guide: What You Need...
Most iOS users never realize just how much personal information they’re sharing with a wide variety of companies. In this Rocket Yard Guide, you’ll learn how to tweak your...