Tech Tips

Access Your Hidden Library Folder With These Five Easy Tricks

The Mac OS is chock full of hidden areas where data, information, or features have been secreted away from Mac users. One of these clandestine locations is the users library folder, commonly written out as ~/Library/. What’s In Your Library? Although hidden, the users library folder contains quite a lot of useful information. This is…
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How to Turn a Live Photo into a GIF on...

Live Photos are magical! The camera on your iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or iPhone SE snaps a “photo” that records what’s happening 1.5 seconds before and after you tap the shutter button, so all movement and sound is...

You Don’t Have to Be a...
Passwords. They’re one of the banes of modern life. I know I should be using unique and strong passwords for every account or service I use. But when you...

Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a...
As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on...

Everything You Need to Know About...
Keychain is a password management system for macOS and iOS that was originally released with Mac OS 8.6 back in 1999 as a way of holding passwords, private keys,...

How to Utilize the Most Useful...
The Mac comes equipped with a number of apps, including Safari, Mail, Photos, Calendar, Contacts, and many more, that are used every day by most Mac users. There’s also...

Tech 101: Do Macs Need Antivirus...
One reason that many people move from the world of Windows to macOS is because they’re tired of the hassles of having their PCs infected with viruses and other...

Quick Tip: View All Mac OS...
Recently, the Rocket Yard introduced you to one of macOS and OS X’s most powerful apps – the Terminal app. (If you missed it, you can catch up by reading...

How to Use Mac’s Disk Utility...
There may come a time when you want to completely remove all traces of information on your Mac’s drives. It may be because you’re selling or donating your Mac,...