Apple Sued Over Its New iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist Feature
Last month, we wrote about the new Wi-Fi Assist feature that is enabled by default in iOS 9. And although we advised data-conscious Rocket Yard readers to turn off the feature, some users were unaware of the feature. And...

Quick iOS 9 Tip: Save Data By Turning Off Wi-Fi Assist
Now that we’ve spent some quality time with Apple’s latest mobile OS and have become acquainted with some of the best features, we’ve noticed one feature that might not win over even the biggest iOS 9 fans. Buried at the...

Mountain Lion has Wi-Fi Issues
What would a new OS launch be without a few hiccups? I experienced a Wi-Fi issue on my 2008 iMac wherein Mountain Lion’s Wi-Fi connection gets really slow… dial-up slow. Restarting the modem and Airport router didn’t fix it. Only...

OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) Logo OBS Chapter 5: Hotkeys, More Sources, and Resources
Welcome to the penultimate article in our series on Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). If you have missed the first four chapters in this online book about the free, open-source video production application, you can catch up by following these...

iPad in a wastebasket 10 Ways to Reuse an Old iPad
So, you've upgraded your iPad, and your old one isn't selling. You don't want to toss it in the trash, but it doesn't seem like it's good for much anymore. What good could a spare iPad, do you? Let's...

iPhone SE $399 Apple Announces Second-Generation iPhone SE Starting at $399
Apple today announced a new iPhone designed to provide high performance at a low price point. The second-generation iPhone SE starts at $399 and will be available for pre-order beginning this Friday, April 17.Available in black, white and PRODUCT(RED),...

world backup day logo World Backup Day 2020
It’s March 31, which means it is World Backup Day. This observance is held each year to spotlight the importance of backups and remind people to make backups a habit.Backups are the only way to make sure that...

Avalanche with text saying "updates" Updates! macOS 10.15.4, iOS/iPadOS 13.4, and More!
Apple unleashed an avalanche of updates today that are designed to not only fix the usual leftover bugs from previous OS releases but add features to devices, including the new iPad Pro announced earlier this week. As many people...

AirDrop icon with a Catalina background How to Share Files Using AirDrop in macOS Catalina
Apple’s AirDrop feature is a great way to share files with macOS Catalina. It lets you send documents, photos, webpages, map locations, and more to anyone near you, wirelessly. You can send and receive items between Macs and iOS...