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- 30 ArticlesEverything You Need To Know About Mac FileVault Encryption
Long-time readers of the Rocket Yard have probably heard us mention Apple’s FileVault Encryption, which is a way to encrypt the startup disk on your Mac. In this Mac 101 article, we’ll take a detailed look at FileVault, how... Keeping Your Mac Secure, Part 2: FileVault
Join OWC Erica as she discusses how to keep your Mac more secure by setting up FileVault which is built right in to the OS. For more videos from OWC, check out our YouTube channel. And for more on... Data Privacy Day: Keep Your Data Safe From Prying Eyes with FileVault
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 you take a moment to consider what’s likely stored on... Work From Home Essentials: Helpful Apps and Utilities
After you work from home for a while, you build up a collection of apps and utilities that become a toolkit for your at-home workflow. Everyone's toolkit will be different, with some specialized tools for the type of work... How to Use Safe Mode in macOS Catalina
Your Mac has a "Safe Mode" designed to help when you run into trouble with your computer. It's a diagnostic mode of macOS that boots up your desktop or laptop without any other apps running.Here's how it works. A Year in Review: The 10 Most Popular Rocket Yard Posts of 2019
As many are wont to do, we here at Rocket Yard like to take some time to reflect at the beginning of each new year. We look back at what went well and what hurdles we encountered. We celebrate... In the Vault: How to Encrypt Files On Your Mac
With macOS, it’s (relatively) easy to encrypt files — that is, you can translate your data into a secret code so others can’t view it without your permission. Encryption is the best way to ensure security and peace... Login Not Working? Reset Your User Account Password
Your Mac’s user account password gives you access to all of your user data as well as many services included with the Mac OS. That’s why if you should ever forget the account password, you may be in real trouble;... How to Revert a drive from APFS back to HFS+
UPDATE:June 15, 2020Changes to macOS and Disk Utility in macOS 10.15 Catalina now make this older method obsolete. Check out this new article to see how to revert an APFS drive to HFS+ easily. Apple’s new APFS (Apple File... GPU Upgrade Makes Mac Pro Tower Mojave Compatible and a Contender with 2013 Model
Apple’s macOS 10.14 Mojave has been available to the world since September, and the Rocket Yard has outlined all Macs that are compatible with the new operating system. As we’ve reported, the 2010 and 2012 Mac Pro models will support Mojave... How to Securely Erase an SSD Without Damaging the Drive
The process of securely wiping a drive, that is, removing every bit of the data it contains and scrambling its content enough to protect the information stored on the drive from prying eyes, is fairly well understood for old-fashioned... Easy Steps to Keep Your Mac Secure, Your Data Safe, And Your Mind At Ease
Keeping your Mac secure, your data safe, and your mind at ease is easy when you follow a routine to back up, clean up, and protect your data. Almost everyone knows they need to run certain programs to keep...
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