Tag Archives: Performance
Rocket Yard Testing Lab: Which Browser...
When asked what browser they use on their Mac, most people will respond with Google Chrome or Apple Safari. Some will mention Firefox and Opera as alternatives to the...

Mac 101: Get More Done with...
RAM upgrades can be both the simplest and least expensive ways to extend the productive life of your Mac. They can also improve general performance by allowing you to...

How to Create and Use a...
Once a popular option in the early days of the Mac, RAM disks, which were used to speed up the performance of a Mac, have fallen by the wayside....

Is Mojave Slowing Your Mac Down?...
After installing macOS Mojave, does your Mac feel a bit sluggish? Perhaps it’s taking longer to boot, taking longer to save or open files, and launching apps seems to...


This mid-2012 MacBook Pro is a deal at $749... Writer Gives 2009 MacBook Pro a...
OWC has the upgrades to give nearly any Mac a performance boost and significantly extend its lifespan. Benjamin Rockwell and Keith Sedor from Computer Talk Radio recently sought to give...

How to Optimize the ‘Big Four’...
I’m pretty sure my web browser (Safari) is the most often used app on my Mac, though it could also be my mail client (Apple Mail). Both are always...

Thunderbolt 3 & USB-C Cables: Not...
Have you found yourself wondering what the differences between Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C cables are? On the surface, they can appear to be identical. However, their capabilities are anything...

Rocket Yard Guide: Six Easy DIY...
Maybe you use your Mac for demanding 4K video editing sessions or for complex graphic design projects. Maybe you only use it for simple web browsing, social media and...


Mac Battle: Workstation Shootout Pits iMac...
Recently, the Rocket Yard tested the Late 2015 27” iMac with Retina 5K display with different memory configurations to show the huge performance gains that can be achieved with...

ONSONG: The Complete Solution for Lyrics...
Note: The following is part of our Creative Tech series. Creative Tech aims to educate and inform creative professionals about the ways technology can enhance their creative work experience....

Make Your MacBook Air or Retina...
Lugging your laptop to class is much easier than it was even just five years ago. There is no shortage of slim, yet powerful, machines available including the ultra-light...

Get New Performance For the New...
People change a lot through four years of high school, or through four (or five or six…) years of college. Interests change. Majors change. It’s a natural part of...