macOS Catalina Update macOS Catalina Supplement Released
As with all new operating system releases, macOS Catalina has had a few bugs that slipped through the beta testing process. Today (October 15, 2019) Apple released a macOS Catalina Supplement to resolve some issues. According to the company,...

macOS Photos collage of images Photos in macOS Catalina
The Photos app in macOS Catalina underwent a major upgrade, bringing many iOS 13 Photos features to the Mac OS. And while Photos retains much of the same user interface as recent versions, the entire app feels snappier, while...

Smart Folder Icon with Lightbulb How to Create, Modify, and Use Smart Folders in macOS
With macOS, you can implement Smart Folders, which automatically gather files by type and subject matter. They’re updated as you change, add, and remove files on your Mac. Because they update continuously, these folders can save you a lot...

Finder Icon with Finder Toolbar How to Customize the Finder Toolbar in macOS
There are several ways to customize the Finder toolbar in macOS. But don’t confuse the Finder with the Desktop.  The Finder is the first thing that you see when your Mac finishes starting up. It opens automatically and stays...

Two PDF icons, one larger and one smaller indicating compression or reduction in file size How to Reduce the File Size of a PDF in macOS
Portable Document Format, or PDF for short, is one of the most ubiquitous file formats that is universally adopted across platforms. However, they can be quite big. Thankfully, you can reduce the file size of a PDF since macOS...

catalina island with install arrow and text saying "Fixing Catalina" How to Fix macOS Catalina Installation Issues
Installing a new version of the Mac OS is generally a fairly pain-free process; this trend continues with macOS Catalina. Even so, it’s a good idea to review our Rocket Yard guides for a clean install of macOS Catalina as well...

How to Geotag a Photo in the macOS Photos App
Geotagging allows you to add geographical identification metadata to various media such as a geotagged photograph or video, websites, SMS messages, QR Codes or RSS feeds and is a form of geospatial metadata. To geotag a picture in macOS Photos:...