Posts from the desk of Steve Sande

A Possible Successor to macOS Server

There’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon for small and medium-sized businesses that use macOS Server to provide services like DNS, email, calendaring, file sharing, web serving and more. After Apple dropped full support for macOS Server, many system administrators were left scrambling for a solution to cover their business needs. Now a group…
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Mount Pyramid and Pyramid Lake, Jasper National Park, Jasper, Alberta, Canada

Tips for Travelers 2019: Power Everywhere

This is the last of our Tips for Travelers 2019 series, bringing you helpful hints on how to travel with confidence with your tech gadgets anywhere you go. Today we’re looking at the lifeblood of your devices — power...

A Quick Look at Apple’s Updated MacBook Air and MacBook...

Kicking off the back-to-school season, Apple today announced updates to the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro, as well as announcing special student pricing and a promotion that should make students happy. MacBook Air The MacBook Air received two...

Tips for Travelers 2019: Physical Security...
It’s time for another Tips for Travelers 2019 article, just before many Rocket Yard readers head off for some mid-summer fun over the Independence Day weekend. Today we’ll look...

Guide for Public Betas Tech Tip: Two More Ways to...
The other day, we showed developers how to install macOS 10.15 Catalina Developer Beta 1 onto a Parallels Desktop virtual machine. At the same time, we offered a few...

Catalina Beta Developers: How to Set Up macOS...
Like many developers and tech writers, I wanted to start working with macOS 10.15 Catalina as soon as I could. A vacation and some oral surgery delayed my experimentation,...

WWDC19-452x600 WWDC 2019: What to Expect from...
Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) takes place next week at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. Between Monday, June 3 and Friday, June 7, thousands of developers...

Tips for Travelers 2019: Apps You...
Current Location: Skagway, Alaska The Memorial Day weekend is just behind us, and a summer of fun travel adventures is ahead. Three years ago, the Rocket Yard featured a...