How to Install the New macOS High Sierra Beta
I’ve always enjoyed working with the latest releases of the Mac OS. Although Apple tends not to release new major versions of the Mac OS until the fall of each year, that doesn’t mean we have to wait till...

macOS 10.13 Beta Installer First Impressions of macOS 10.13 ‘High Sierra’
The weeks following the Apple World Wide Developer Conference are always fun for tech bloggers and readers alike, as the first hands-on reports of how new devices and operating systems are working provide a tantalizing glimpse into the near...

WWDC Preview: How to Get Ready for macOS Beta
Every summer, Apple announces a new version of the Mac OS (now called macOS) at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Along with highlighting what’s new and improved in the operating system, Apple provides its developers with a beta version...

Mastering macOS Server, Part 5: Mail and Calendar Services
This is the fifth in the ongoing Rocket Yard series describing how to use Apple’s macOS Server to provide services to users both inside a local network and over the Internet. Previous articles include: Part 1: Background and Setup Part...

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...

Understanding macOS Server Part 1: Background and Setup
 Find Part 2 here: Understanding macOS Server Part 2: Serving a Small Business Have you ever wished that you could run your own Apple Mail server or host a website from your own Mac? How about hosting your own calendar...

macOS in Review: A Look at the First Four Months of Sierra
The macOS Sierra release on September 20th, 2016 marked a few milestones. It’s the 13th release of the Mac OS, the fourth release of the Mac operating system based on place names (the previous naming convention involved cats), and...