Posts from the desk of Steve Sande
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...

OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) Logo Video Production with OBS: What It...
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...

fontbook icon How to Enable New Free Fonts...
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...

screenshot of apple maps Apple Maps: Positive Changes for 2020
Last June at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple made its usual announcements about upcoming changes to its operating systems — iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS. Among the...

OWC eGPU with computer screen showing a motorcycle eGPU 101: A Primer on External...
Hang around a group of Mac power users long enough, and eventually, you’ll hear the term eGPU. As you can probably surmise from this article’s headline, eGPU is an...

uh oh it's magic on top of a mac keyboard Apple Updates the 13-inch MacBook Pro
Apple provided a surprise this morning with an announcement that nobody expected. The company released an all-new version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with most of the features found...

Face ID logo over face mask Set Up Face ID to Work...
In the course of a few months, most of us have become accustomed to wearing face masks when we're outside of our homes or businesses. If you own an...

USB-C Ports on a 16-inch macbook pro Power Your MacBook Pro From The...
Do you have a recent MacBook Pro? While these powerful notebooks have USB-C / Thunderbolt 3 ports on both sides, we’re going to tell you why you should charge...