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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...


Rocket Yard Guide: How to do...
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...

Tech Tip: How To Check The...
More people than ever are using streaming video as a way to keep themselves entertained or even bypass expensive cable TV accounts. To get the best possible streaming experience,...

Rocket Yard Guide: Using Your Apple...
Sometimes when I’m outside exercising or doing the dreaded lawn work, I really don’t want to have to carry my iPhone with me. One reason I bought an Apple...


Lots of OWC RAM Tech Tip: How to Monitor Your...
Macs have come a long, long way since the first model appeared back in 1984. While the first Mac came with a relatively minuscule 128K (kilobytes) of RAM, the newest...

Rocket Yard Guide: How to Mirror...
Despite the advances made by Macs in both the corporate and home PC markets, there are still many more Windows PCs in the world than there are those running...

Tech Tip: Installing Windows 10 on...
With a growing number of companies allowing employees to “BYOD” (Bring Your Own Device), more and more people are buying Macs. Some of those same companies require their employees...

Quick Tip: New Website Features List...
While it’s almost always there for you, Siri isn’t always the most helpful tool. But often, that’s because we don’t know what we can and can’t ask it. To...