Tag Archives: Backup
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...

Tech 101: Tips to Extend the...
Do you keep your Macs for longer periods of time than do most of your friends? I’ve been accused of hoarding my old Macs; for example, keeping an original...

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...


Pro Tools Expert Praises ‘Solid, Well...
For creative workflows, project archives, and system backups, the next generation Mercury Elite Pro Dual with Thunderbolt 2 technology is the perfect RAID solution. Inside The Elite Pro Dual...

How to Install the New macOS...
I’ve always enjoyed working with the latest releases of the Mac OS. Although Apple tends not to release new major versions of the Mac OS until the fall of...

WWDC Preview: How to Get Ready...
Every summer, Apple announces a new version of the Mac OS (now called macOS) at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Along with highlighting what’s new and improved in the...

Tech in a Minute: How to...
Did you know that only 36 percent of computer users back up their data on a regular basis? Let’s move the needle on that stat, and start getting more...