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Upgrade Install macOS Catalina How to Upgrade Install macOS Catalina...
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...

How to Clean Install macOS Catalina
macOS Catalina is usually installed as an upgrade over an existing version of the Mac OS. But you can also perform a clean install, which places a pristine version...


Report: Apple May Be Unable to...
While we have taken a deep dive into the specs and features of the 2018 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, a recent discovery might fundamentally change how owners handle data...

Mac 101: Learn the Power of...
You may not have heard of rsync; it’s a file transfer and synchronization program that’s often used to create elaborate and complex backup systems. Written for Unix operating systems,...

Take a Test Drive: How to...
Sometime this summer, macOS Mojave will be made available to participants in the Apple Beta Software Program. Since the Beta Software Program is open to anyone who wishes to...

Mac Upgrade Tips Vol. 2 –...
Join Chris in this second installment of this video series as he provides sage advice to those upgrading their computers for the first time. For Part 1 of this...


Mac Performance Guide: Don’t Only Rely...
At the Rocket Yard, we’re constantly reminding our readers about the importance of having proper protection for their data. Disaster can strike anytime and anywhere, so it’s crucial that your most...

Spin Class: Five of the Best...
“We still have a lot of life left in us” may be the refrain you hear from spinning hard drives when you’re browsing online stores for your storage needs. While...

Three Years After Setup, SoftRAID 4...
In January 2014, Nigel Hobden configured a Mac Pro 5.1, running Mac OS 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), for Phil Legg and the team at FutureProof Records. Futureproof Records and Promotions —...

Safe Mode & Single-User Mode: What...
Safe mode and single-user mode are two of the special start-up modes that your Mac can be powered up to. They’re often used to troubleshoot issues a Mac may...