iOS 9 logo Friday Five: The Best ‘Hidden’ Features of iOS 9
Readers of The Rocket Yard are very intelligent aceople, so there’s a good chance that they’ve already made the move to iOS 9. It’s a fast update to install, and one that brings a lot of new features. Some of...

iOS 9 Will Bring New Emojis for the Rest of Us
In just a few short months, iOS will be perfect. iOS 9.1 will be released and at that time, all of us will be in a perfect world with many new emojis. Seriously, I’ve always wanted to send a...

iOS 9 Code Reveals a Bright Future for iPad, Apple TV
No sooner had the iOS 9 beta become available last Monday than developers began downloading and deconstructing it. By looking at the beta mobile operating system, developer Steven Troughton-Smith — who’s known for his in-depth dissection of iOS betas...

apple magic mouse doing a two-finger swipe How to Use Gestures in Mail in macOS Catalina
Starting with Mac OS X El Capitan, the Mail app added support for more gesture controls than before. Add your accounts to Mail and you’ll be able to access all your email from one place, then use swipe gestures...

macOS in Review: A Look at the First Four Months of Sierra
The macOS Sierra release on September 20th, 2016 marked a few milestones. It’s the 13th release of the Mac OS, the fourth release of the Mac operating system based on place names (the previous naming convention involved cats), and...

macOS Sierra Public Beta First Impressions: Taking macOS Sierra Public Beta for a Test Drive
Apple surprised many people last month when it announced during the Worldwide Developer Conference keynote address that its desktop/laptop operating system would be renamed macOS. Fortunately, they’re keeping the theme of California locations and landmarks for naming the new...

iOS 10: Hands-On Impressions of the Developer Beta
Although the demonstrations of iOS 10 that were the highlight of the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference were intriguing, it’s always much more instructive to actually use a new OS version for the first time. During the past few days,...