Mac Migration Assistant How to Use Migration Assistant with macOS Catalina
If you just upgraded to a new Mac, or used the clean install method to upgrade to macOS Catalina, chances are you’re going to need to copy information from your old Mac, or older Mac OS, to your upgraded Mac....

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...

Get Dashboard Up and Running Again in macOS Mojave
Dashboard, the secondary desktop introduced with OS X Tiger, is gone, vamoosed, kaput; it’s an ex-desktop. With the advent of macOS Mojave, the Dashboard and all of those productive widgets are gone. Such is the penalty paid for progress....

macOS Reversion: How to Downgrade from Mojave
macOS Mojave has a lot going for it: plenty of new features, new security and privacy safeguards, even new apps, such as News and Home. Even with all the new capabilities, some of you may find yourselves wishing for...

A Quick Guide to Preparing Your Devices for iOS 12
At Wednesday’s Apple “Gather Round” event, one of the expected announcements is the date that iOS 12 will be released to the public. It could be as early as this week, so The Rocket Yard wants you to be prepared...

macOS Reversion: How to Downgrade from High Sierra
Installing a new version of the macOS can cause a bit of trepidation. Will all my older apps work? Are there any serious bugs in the new OS? Will my peripherals continue to work, including that wide-format LaserJet from...

How to Perform a Clean Install of macOS High Sierra
Sometimes it’s a good idea to do a clean install of a new Mac operating system version. What’s a clean install? That means that the hard drive is erased completely and reformatted, which removes not only the current Mac operating...