Mac startup chime sound notes chords on staff Bring Back the Mac Startup Chime With This Terminal Command
Recent Macs have been missing something that has been part of the Macintosh experience since 1984 -- the startup chime. For example, the 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro is silent during startup, along with other new Mac models. Fortunately, a...

How to Test 64-Bit Only Mode on macOS with Terminal
Since the 2017 Apple World Wide Developers Conference, it’s been well-known that Apple will require all developers to submit only 64-bit apps to the Mac App Store. Starting on June 4, 2018, all Mac apps and updates to existing apps...

Reverting an APFS Drive to HFS+ the Easy Way
Back in December of 2018 when APFS was brand-new in macOS 10.14 Mojave, The Rocket Yard featured an article showing the rather arduous method of reverting an APFS (Apple File System) drive to the older HFS+ format. One of...

Printer Icon Work From Home Essentials: Get More From Your Printer
Printing from a Mac is as easy as pressing Command + P or selecting Print from an app’s File menu. But what if the default printing settings aren’t exactly what you need for a particular print job?  If you just...