Posts from the desk of OWC Mark C

What is Thunderbolt-Certified vs. Thunderbolt-Compatible?

Last week OWC announced another industry milestone with the introduction of the world’s first Thunderbolt™ 3 certified bus-powered storage enclosure – the OWC Envoy Express. Currently available for pre-order, it will begin shipping in August. The Envoy Express has generated a lot of interest and excitement, but it has also led many people to ask what it means…
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To Be or Not to Be Pro – Thunderbolt on...

After yesterday’s WWDC keynote, we were left with many questions. As most are now aware, Apple revealed what had been speculated for quite some time – they were going to transition away from Intel chipsets for the Mac and...

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How to Delete an Email Account in the Mac Mail...

How often do you need to delete an email account? If you’re like me, probably not very often. I have had my main personal account since the mid-90s – but I have intentionally deleted it from Mail several times....

Apple’s App Store Generates Half a Trillion Dollars in 2019

In a press release yesterday, Apple announced that $519 billion in global commerce was facilitated through the App Store in 2019. That doesn’t mean that the App Store itself brought in more than half a trillion dollars, for the largest category...

How to Turn Off Dark Mode...
I’m not going to lie, I love Dark Mode. I did a lot of coding 20+ years ago, and even back then, I would have my code/text editors (like...

Round Rocket Yard Spaceship Logo White on Blue Gradient Rocket Yard Blog Open for Content...
All Aboard! We at The Rocket Yard are incredibly happy to have helped create a space over the past 12 years where open ideas and discussions are plentiful, informative,...

My Favorite Mac – You Might...
I’ve owned a lot of Macs over the years (and yes, a PC or two along the way), but there is still one that stands out as my favorite....

How to EQ the System Audio...
The Apple Music App has an okay (i.e., usable) equalizer with plenty of presets for the average user. It can help compensate for the small speakers on your MacBook...

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Call this a PSA of sorts. I was searching the Rocket Yard Blog for a specific article on WiFi. Or was it wi-fi? Hmmm – maybe it was WIFI...

AKITIO NODE TITAN GPU CARD INSTALL VIDEO: How to Install a GPU...
Trying to play graphically taxing games or perform professional video editing on a notebook is unsatisfactory at best. That’s because the built-in graphical processing power is either woefully inadequate...

guy running with a megaphone shouting "More Good News!" More Good News: SGN 6, OWC...
SGN Last week I shared how I’ve been enjoying John Krasinski’s (The Office, Jack Ryan) “Some Good News” weekly YouTube show – a bright ray of hope for these...

Mobile Creator Summit on OWC RADiO OWC RADiO: Luma Touch and FiLMiC...
Cirina Catania, talks with Terri Morgan, co-founder of LumaTouch, and Neil Barham, the guiding vision behind FiLMiC Inc. and the primary architect behind FiLMiC Pro. Luma Touch and FiLMiC...