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OBS Chapter 5: Hotkeys, More Sources, and Resources

Welcome to the penultimate article in our series on Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). If you have missed the first four chapters in this online book about the free, open-source video production application, you can catch up by following these links: Video Production with OBS: What It Is and Why You Should Use It Open Broadcaster…
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OBS Chapter 4: Recordings and Streams

Welcome back to our continuing series on Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). If you missed the first three chapters in this online tutorial series about the free, open-source video production application, you can catch up by following these links: Video Production...

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Deeper Dive: The WWDC 2020 Keynote

This year’s Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote has come and gone, but Apple fans and developers alike can be sure that the impact of what was announced will continue for a long time. Today I’m taking a deeper...

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OBS Chapter 3: Sources and Scenes

Welcome back for the third installment of our series on Open Broadcaster Software, an open-source and free Mac, Windows and Linux app that can be used for live or recorded video production. In the first installment, we discussed what...

WWDC 2020: Great Expectations
On Monday, June 22, the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) launches with a bang with a keynote address at 10 AM PDT streamed worldwide from Apple Park. Today...

Reverting an APFS Drive to HFS+...
Back in December of 2018 when APFS was brand-new in macOS 10.14 Mojave, The Rocket Yard featured an article showing the rather arduous method of reverting an APFS (Apple...

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Over the next few weeks, The Rocket Yard is treating you to a series on a free, open-source Mac application for video streaming and recording. This app is called...

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According to an article on Typography.Guru, Apple recently licensed a number of fonts from well-regarded type foundries and has made them available for free in macOS Catalina. In this...

TextEdit’s Hidden Talents
TextEdit is one of the apps included with each copy of macOS, but it is overshadowed by word processing apps like Pages and Microsoft Word as well as dedicated...