Tech Tips
mail icon with read circle and a lione crossing it out How to Delete an Email Account...
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 –...

Mac Notes icon with red pin How to Pin a Note to...
Have a note that you often update in the macOS Notes app, such as a to-do list or shared brainstorm? You can pin it to the top of a...

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...

WebKit Icon How to Browse Without Being Tracked...
With macOS’ Safari, you can browse the web without being tracked thanks to the new version of the Safari web browser, which uses WebKit, a layout engine software component...

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...

How to Take Live Photos During...
You probably know that with its Live Photos feature, your iPhone records what happens 1.5 seconds before and after you take a picture for, in Apple’s words, “a moment...

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...

Launchpad screen shot with launchpad Icon How to Group Apps Together in...
Launchpad is the central location where you can see which apps are on your Mac and launch them as needed. However, if you’ve downloaded a LOT of software, the...

Safari, Chrome, Opera and Firefox Mac Icons How to Change the Default Web...
I’m perfectly happy using Safari in macOS Catalina. However, if you prefer another web browser, you can change it. Here’s how: From the Apple () menu, choose System Preferences,...

everyone people icon with airdrop icon How to Collaborate on a File...
It’s easy to work on files together in macOS. When you share a file in iCloud Drive, you and your team can all work on the same version of...

How to Stop Auto-Play in Safari...
How many times have you loaded a web page only to have a video start to autoplay? If you’re like me, plenty of times. If you’re lucky enough to...