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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... Everything You Need to Know About Keychain in macOS Sierra
Keychain is a password management system for macOS and iOS that was originally released with Mac OS 8.6 back in 1999 as a way of holding passwords, private keys, certificates and secure notes in encrypted files on the machine.... 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... Common Problems After Installing macOS Sierra and How to Fix Them
It seems every version of Mac operating systems that you install may have a few issues that pop up. Now, we’re not saying you can expect to experience all or even any of the issues we outline here. In... 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 Partition, Erase Drives
At the end of September, the Rocket Yard gave you the scoop on the new version of Disk Utility that is now in macOS Sierra. While we got into the details of how to verify or repair disks using... Rocket Yard Guide: Using macOS Sierra’s ‘Hidden’ Network Utility
Back in the early days of the Internet, things weren’t quite as stable as they are now so system administrators created a suite of tools to help troubleshoot issues. Many old-timers wistfully remember the “fun” of typing in a... Siri on macOS Sierra: Performing Calculations and Making Conversions
Perhaps my age is showing, but I’ve wanted a computer that could talk to me since the first time I watched a “Star Trek” episode back in 1966. Apple finally granted my wish with macOS Sierra, which brings the intelligent... 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....
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