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- 117 ArticlesWant Simple Security? Hide ‘Secret’ Files with Terminal
Your Mac is full of secrets; special files and folders hidden away so you don’t accidentally make changes to critical system components. But Apple isn’t the only one that hides items on your Mac; some developers use similar tricks... 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... Watch ‘A New Hope’, Play Tetris Directly from a Mac’s Terminal
With an impending snowstorm beginning to bear down across the country, cabin fever will be reaching fever pitch this weekend. To help temporarily stave off boredom, we have a couple of simple Mac Terminal tricks to check out. Watch... Quick Tip: View All Mac OS Terminal Commands and What They Do
Recently, the Rocket Yard introduced you to one of macOS and OS X’s most powerful apps – the Terminal app. (If you missed it, you can catch up by reading Part 1 and Part 2). While the Terminal app is... Terminal Tricks: Mastering the Iconic macOS Dock, Part 3
Over the past week, we’ve been showing you how to customize the macOS Dock. In the first part of this series, we took you through the many settings available in the System Preferences Dock pane. Earlier this week in the... Tech 101: Introduction to the Mac’s Terminal App, Part Two
Last week we kicked off our Introduction to the Mac’s Terminal App with a quick look at using and customizing Terminal, using the Bash shell to run a few commands; in our example, we used Terminal to modify the... Tech 101: Introduction to the Mac’s Terminal App, Part One
Terminal may be one of the least used but most powerful apps included with a Mac. At first glance, Terminal seems to be the antithesis of the Mac’s friendly GUI (Graphical User Interface), presenting instead a simple command line... 10 Non-Intrusive Security Changes in macOS Catalina
macOS Catalina has some interesting new features, including Screen Time and Sidecar, and new apps, including Music, Podcasts, and Apple TV, that essentially replace iTunes. But behind the scenes, macOS Catalina has a number of new security features designed... How to Create a Bootable macOS Catalina Installer
A bootable version of the macOS Catalina installer is one of the often-overlooked tools a Mac user should have on hand before upgrading to or performing a clean install of Catalina. The bootable installer you create in this guide... How to Use Sidecar to Unite Your Mac and iPad
Beginning with macOS Catalina and iPadOS 13, the new Sidecar service allows you to utilize your iPad as a secondary screen. If you’re thinking this is not new, that third-party developers have already been providing this service in apps like... How to use Apple Pay with your Mac
You may already use Apple Pay with your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. However, it’s also a great fit for your Mac. But let’s back up. In case you’re not familiar with Apple Pay, it’s the tech giant’s mobile... How to Add a Smart Folder to the Dock
Smart folders and the Dock just seem to be made for each other. You can configure a smart folder to display just the files or folders that meet your specific criteria. Need a folder that just shows the image...
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