How to Link Text in a macOS​ Pages Document
Pages, Apple’s word processing/document creation software, automatically detects website addresses (URLs) and email addresses you type and formats them as active links. You can edit these links or deactivate them so they appear and behave as normal text. If...

Listening in on the New Podcasts App in macOS Catalina
macOS Catalina brings with it quite a few new features and services but perhaps the most anticipated change is to iTunes. Turns out macOS Mojave was the last version of the OS that will include the iTunes app. Catalina replaces...

How to Add Links with the macOS​ Notes App
Starting with macOS El Capitan and continuing through the upcoming macOS Catalina (due in October), the Notes app was revamped and added some Evernote-like features that many users had wanted. For example, you can embed links for websites and...

Get the New macOS Catalina and iOS 13 Wallpapers Now!
Every year (at least for the past several), Rocket Yard has posted the wallpaper images for macOS and iOS ahead of their official launch dates. And this year, macOS Catalina and iOS 13 are no different! iOS 13 comes...

macOS Catalina Tips, Tricks, and More
macOS Catalina includes a number of new features, new ways to perform tasks, and of course a few hidden features and tricks, not all of which have been discovered yet. Of course, that’s what we expect from a new...

macos mojave desktop with finder preferences window and text that says "view your drive icons" How to Make Your Drive Icons Show up in macOS
Apple apparently thinks that you’d prefer not to see the icons for your Mac’s built-in hard drive, solid-state drive, or those of any external drives on the desktop of macOS. However, I want those icons on my desktop. If...

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,...

macOS Catalina Features: iCloud Drive Shared Folders
I love iCloud Drive, but there’s always been one missing feature that has forced me to use another cloud storage solution (Dropbox) as well as iCloud. That missing feature? Shared folders. macOS 10.15 Catalina finally brings shared folders to...

Voice Control Comes to macOS Catalina
Voice Control, a new feature coming to the macOS in the fall of 2019, will allow you to control your device with spoken words. Improved versions for iOS and iPadOS will be released around the same time. While it’s...

Screengot of pin tab menu with safari logo and pin icon How to Use Pinned Sites in macOS’ Safari
macOS’ Safari web browser offers a Pinned Sites feature that allows you to keep your favorite websites open and active such as …. ahem … OWC’s Rocket Yard blog. The sites you pin will stay active in the background,...