Tag Archives: speed
OWC ThunderBlade Earns Editor’s Choice from...
(Product Manager A.J. Gerth Talks about the ThunderBlade and other OWC solutions.) Ultra resilient and completely silent, the ThunderBlade is the fastest external drive on the market today. Capable...

The Speed of APFS: Just How...
Ever since the first beta of Sierra (Mac OS 10.12), I have been interested in Apple’s new file system, APFS. As the first new file system released by Apple...

Ten More macOS Keyboard Shortcuts to...
Did you like last week’s article that outlined 15 keyboard shortcuts for macOS to help improve your productivity? If you did — and even if you didn’t — we’re...


Solid State Drives 101: Separating the...
Solid State Drives — SSDs — are getting more popular every day in the world of computing, both in individual devices like the Mac and in enterprise data storage....

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...

Five Things You Need to Know...
Want to upgrade your 2009 or later iMac’s hard drive or memory? There’s a very good chance that it can be done, depending on the model you own. But before...


Rocket Yard Guide: Building the Best...
When it comes to gaming on Macs, the most common criticism is saved for the hardware. But to go along with the thousands of games available for Mac, Apple...

iMac vs. Mac Pro Shootout: See...
One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to give your Mac a serious performance boost is by adding more memory. And recently, we set out to prove this...

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...