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How to Export Your Images From macOS Pages & Microsoft Word

Every now and then, I find it necessary to grab an image from a Pages or Word document. You might be lead to think that the process is similar for both applications, but they are not. In fact, this is one of the few cases where it’s in some ways easier to do with Microsoft’s product than Apple’s. Why? I have no idea. But with Word, it is stupid-easy. With Pages, it’s just plain stupid.


How to Set a Default Folder for a New macOS...

If you often work with files in a specific folder, then it’s worth designating the folder as the default folder with which every new macOS window automatically opens.  But first, a reminder not to confuse the Finder with the Desktop....

Read This Before Buying a 2020 27-inch iMac to Save...

There’s no doubt about it. As we noted in an earlier post, Apple’s new 27-inch iMac 5K for 2020 is a beast of a machine. With 10-core availability, all Solid State Drives, True Tone Retina display with a nano-texture...

How to Become a macOS Calculator App Power User

Recently, I showed readers of The Rocket Yard how to become power users of the macOS Stickies app. Now that you have your graduate degree in Stickies, it’s time to move onto something even better – becoming a macOS...


How to Use Your Mac Laptop...
You can use your Mac laptop in closed-display mode (also known as “clamshell” mode) if you have an external display attached. Sometimes closed-display mode isn’t convenient. For instance, I...

OWC Goes to Space and Wants...
Have your creative content included on a rocket launch to space and back! The OWC Envoy Pro external SSD will be going into space – and returning – with...

Unboxing & Teardown: The 27-inch...
The new 27-inch iMac 5K arrived today quite unceremoniously, and we took no time jumping right in, opening it up, and voiding the warranty so you don’t have to....

Get the Best Out of Your...
With many people still at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a great opportunity to either start a new podcast or take some simple steps to improve the...



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