Tag Archives: Music

OWC & the NAMM Museum of Making Music

Commonly referred to as "NAMM," the association and its world-famous trade shows serve as a hub for people seeking the newest innovations in musical products, recording technology, and sound and lighting equipment. OWC attends the NAMM show every year to showcase its products and meet with hundreds of industry professionals. These face-to-face interactions help us keep in step with the tech needs of artists around the globe.

How to Create a Photo Slideshow in Keynote for Mac

Last week, The Rocket Yard showed you how to use Apple’s Numbers spreadsheet app for iOS and iPadOS to capture info with forms. This week, we’ll show you how to use the free Keynote app for Mac to create a fancy photo slideshow. Why Not Just Use the Photos App? You’re probably asking yourself, “Wait, why not just use the Photos app to create a slideshow?” There are some good reasons to use Keynote for your slideshows instead of Photos...

David Barrett on NCAA Championship Anthem “One Shining Moment”

Today is April 6, 2020 – the day that the NCAA Championship was scheduled to be played. But like virtually all sporting events in this country, March Madness has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today is also the birthday of one of my favorite people in the world, someone I am honored to call a friend — singer-songwriter, recording artist, composer, teacher, and author, David Barrett. Now, you may not know David, but if you follow collegiate sports in any way, you are likely familiar with something he wrote — a little ditty called “One Shining Moment.” It’s the anthem of NCAA Basketball and the soundtrack to a highlight reel that every college basketball player dreams of appearing in.

Mac Family Sharing Icon - A Rocket Yard Guide

Guide to Family Sharing: How to Set It Up

Family Sharing is one of the many perks of owning an Apple product: the ability to allow up to six family members to share purchases made in the iTunes/Music Store, App Store, and Books Store, as well as share subscriptions to Apple Music, Apple News+, Apple TV, and Apple Arcade. You can also share the storage space provided by an iCloud storage plan. In this Rocket Yard guide, we’ll explore how to set up Family Sharing on your Mac. Family Sharing works across all Apple devices, allowing you to use a Mac or iOS device to set up and manage Family Sharing, but this guide will concentrate on the process for a Mac.

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