DiskMaker X 6 Installer Screen Create a Bootable macOS Sierra Install Drive with DiskMakerX
UPDATE 09/2018: Create a Bootable macOS Mojave Install Drive with DiskMaker X 8 UPDATE 09/2017: Create a Bootable macOS High Sierra Install Drive with DiskMaker X 7 Apple has made macOS installations (and those for Mac OS X before it) as...

How To Get Ready For macOS Sierra
Mac owners — Tuesday, September 20 is the day you’ve been waiting for.  At around 10 AM PT, we should see the release of macOS Sierra to the general public. This post is designed to make sure that you and...

Apple Announces Sept. 20 Release for macOS Sierra
Apple has officially announced a Sept. 20 release date for macOS Sierra. While the announcement didn’t come at today’s big event, Apple did make it official on its website. The new operating system is the first to ditch the OS...

macOS Sierra Preview: Using Siri on the Mac
In the Rocket Yard’s first look at macOS Sierra, one of the standout features I looked at was Siri on the Mac. Several readers here and on another blog I write for have asked me point-blank just how useful...

Setting up Siri Rocket Yard Guide: How To Install macOS Sierra Public Beta
Judging from the response to my earlier post highlighting some of the standout features in the first public beta of macOS Sierra, there’s a lot of interest in the upcoming Mac operating system. In this article, I’ll describe how...

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...

Mac Screenshot app icon How to Take a Screenshot in macOS Mojave and Catalina
The Screenshot tool in macOS Mojave delivered new on-screen controls for easy access to every screenshot option and new video recording capabilities. That continues with macOS Catalina. On a desktop Mac, press Command-Shift-5 to summon the screen capture window....

Mac Migration Assistant How to Use Migration Assistant with macOS Catalina
If you just upgraded to a new Mac, or used the clean install method to upgrade to macOS Catalina, chances are you’re going to need to copy information from your old Mac, or older Mac OS, to your upgraded Mac....

Upgrade Install macOS Catalina How to Upgrade Install macOS Catalina Safely
If you’re getting ready to install macOS Catalina on your Mac, you have some preparations to make and a few choices to make. While many people just download the new operating system and let the installer do its thing,...