Tag Archives: Time Machine
How to Use Windows to Restore...
For quite some time now, Time Machine has been the go-to backup app for most Mac users. It’s the heart of my personal backup system, and knowing I could...

Tech in a Minute: How to...
Did you know that only 36 percent of computer users back up their data on a regular basis? Let’s move the needle on that stat, and start getting more...

Migration Assistant: The Easy Way to...
The anticipation of purchasing a new Mac is sometimes tempered by the realization that at some point, you’re going to have to move the data from your old Mac...

Happy World Backup Day! How To...
Believe it or not, it’s already March 31 and that means it’s World Backup Day! World Backup Day is recognized every year and is a day for people to learn about...


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...

Data Privacy Day: Keep Your Data...
Have you ever wondered what would happen if your Mac were lost or stolen? Your first thoughts may be about the inconvenience, or the expense of replacement. But when...

Tips for Travelers: Backups on the...
Rocket Yard Contributor Steve Sande is out of the country on a great adventure, so he’ll be providing readers with a lot of helpful tips over the next month...


Tech 101: Explaining the New Apple...
 iOS 10.3 Update with APFS Now Available to public Without a file system, your Mac, iPhone, iPad or even your Apple Watch would not work. A file system is...

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...

Are Your Tunes Safe? Apple and...
*UPDATE: Just after this post was published, Apple released OS X 10.11.5 and iTunes 12.4. Apple does not say whether or not iTunes 12.4 has alleviated any issues, but...

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...