Tag Archives: Disk Utility
WWDC Preview: How to Get Ready...
Every summer, Apple announces a new version of the Mac OS (now called macOS) at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Along with highlighting what’s new and improved in the...

Mac OS 101: How to Boot...
Target Disk Mode has been a feature of the Mac OS since the PowerBook 100 (pictured right) was released way back in 1991. This handy feature allows you to...

Tech Tip: How to Use Boot...
Boot Camp and Boot Camp Assistant allow you to install Windows on your Mac. It’s a nice capability that lets you select – at boot time – which operating system...

How to Recover From a White...
From time to time, you may experience one of the more frustrating Mac glitches — a white screen during boot. Usually this rare bug happens after updating macOS to...


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...

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...

Tech Tip: How to Use the...
Disk Utility, in all of its incarnations, has always had a restore function, a way to copy a disk volume or image file to another volume, creating an exact...

How to Fix Scary Issues That...
Does your Mac seem possessed at times? When it’s running an app, does it seem less like a fleet-footed bunny and more like a stumbling zombie? If you think...


How to Use macOS Sierra Disk...
At the end of September, the Rocket Yard gave you the scoop on the new version of Disk Utility that is now in macOS Sierra. While we got into...

How to Use macOS Sierra Disk...
One of the old Mac OS X utilities, Disk Utility, has received a makeover in macOS Sierra. The updated app now presents a streamlined appearance while retaining all of its former...

Time Machine icon Rocket Yard Guide: Everything You Need...
On rare occasions, powering up your Mac may result in…problems. Rather than watching OS X load and present you with the familiar login screen, you may watch your Mac reboot...

Yes, You Can Use One Drive...
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...