Tag Archives: Speed
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...

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...

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....


Safari, Chrome, Opera and Firefox Mac Icons 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...