Tag Archives: Battery

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Work From Home Essentials: Going Mobile While Staying Home

Rocket Yard has been doing a series of articles designed to help deal with the issues many of us are facing as we work from home during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order. But just because you are stuck at home doesn't mean that you have to be stuck at your desk or kitchen table. You probably have a laptop, so try mixing things up a bit, and be mobile at home as you work from home! An occasional change of environment can help break the monotony, keep your spirits up a bit, and even force you to get a few steps in since you won't be hitting the gym any time soon. To help you get moving while you stay in place, we have put together several things to consider and a few resources to keep your laptop in tip-top shape.

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Use the Mac’s Energy Saver Preference Pane

By making some adjustments in the Energy Saver preference pane, you can better tune your Mac to run at peak performance, save energy, reduce potential data loss when power fails, and extend the runtime and battery life of portable Macs. In this Rocket Yard guide, we will explore the Energy Saver preference pane and see how you can customize energy performance.

Finding and Banishing Problematic Apps on iOS Devices

Having a bad app or two on your iOS device can really affect your relationship with your iPhone or iPad. If an app is poorly written or buggy, it can reduce battery life, take up more local storage than necessary,...

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