How to View the ~/Library Folder in macOS Sierra
Of the many files and folders that make up macOS Sierra, there’s probably none so important to maintaining the “personality” of your Mac than the ~/Library folder. Inside this folder are many subfolders that contain preference lists (“plists”), database files...

Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a macOS Sierra Password
As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on a regular basis to make it harder for those passwords...

Tech Tips: More Ways to Use Siri in macOS Sierra
Do you use Siri on macOS Sierra? An unofficial poll I recently made shows that a much lower percentage of macOS users use Siri than do iOS users. There’s a good reason for that; most Mac users are used to...

Tech Tip: Fixing Calendar Duplicates in MacOS Sierra
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 will be duplicated over and over, often filling a day...

How to do a Clean Install of macOS Sierra
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 through the Mac App Store. Sadly, that has resulted in some...

Five of the Best Hidden Features of macOS Sierra
With each new release of the stc operating system, there are always a few secret features, services, and tips hidden away, just waiting to be uncovered. macOS Sierra is no different, so the Rocket Yard has gathered a list...

How to Use macOS Sierra Disk Utility to Verify or Repair Disks
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 functionality, and it’s still useful for verifying or repairing disks....