Tag Archives: tech tip
Tech Tip: What to Do When...
It can happen to anyone. One minute you’re sitting at an outside café, you get distracted, and the next minute you notice your iPhone or MacBook is gone. Or...

Tech 101: Everything You Need to...
You’ve been diligent about maintaining up-to-date backups of your Mac’s data by using Time Machine, but there’s a nagging worry in the back of your mind. How do you...

National Clean Out Your Computer Day:...
We hope you remember that there’s a big holiday next week. No, we’re not talking about Valentine’s Day. This is an event that happens every second Monday of February —...


Tech Tip: Prevent Mac-Induced Insomnia with...
Did you know that your Mac can keep you awake at night? It’s true — research over the years has proven that light has a noticeable effect on brain...

Tech Tip: Keep Your Electronics Warm...
Although the end of January is less than a week away, cold weather can still affect parts of the Northern Hemisphere for another three months or so. As unpleasant...

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...


AirPort Utility icon Quick Tip: Navigating the AirPort Utility...
When you’re troubleshooting a Wi-Fi network, it’s often helpful to know whether or not a particular device is “visible” from your Wi-Fi router, what the signal strength is at...

Rocket Yard Guide: Five Mac Utilities...
Speaking from personal experience, downloading and trying out new Mac utilities can quickly become an addiction. I’ve probably deleted more utilities than have been created for the Mac. How...

Tech Tip: Fixing Calendar Duplicates in...
There’s an odd little problem with the macOS Calendar app that I’ve run into a number of times, both personally and during my years as a Mac consultant. Sometimes an event...

How to do a Clean Install...
When most Mac owners upgrade their computers to a new operating system like macOS Sierra, the installation of the new OS is done with a standard install and update...