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Saving Safari Pages as PDFs in macOS Catalina, iOS 13 and iPadOS 13

donderdag 19 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

There are plenty of reasons to want to save a complete web page to a PDF file. Perhaps you want to save a favorite online story, you’d like to create a digital library of your favorite tips from The Rocket Yard, or would like a PDF file of a long, s…

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Listening in on the New Podcasts App in macOS Catalina

dinsdag 17 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

macOS Catalina brings with it quite a few new features and services but perhaps the most anticipated change is to iTunes. Turns out macOS Mojave was the last version of the OS that will include the iTunes app. Catalina replaces iTunes with three sep…

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How to Use Spring-Loaded Folders on a Mac

vrijdag 13 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

For years now, Mac OS X and macOS have supported spring-loaded folders. If you’re not taking advantage of ‘em, you should, as they’re great time savers. A spring-loaded folder pops open when you drag something onto its icon while holding down the mo…

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Get the New macOS Catalina and iOS 13 Wallpapers Now!

donderdag 12 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

Every year (at least for the past several), Rocket Yard has posted the wallpaper images for macOS and iOS ahead of their official launch dates. And this year, macOS Catalina and iOS 13 are no different! iOS 13 comes with eight stock wallpaper images…

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macOS Catalina Tips, Tricks, and More

donderdag 12 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

macOS Catalina includes a number of new features, new ways to perform tasks, and of course a few hidden features and tricks, not all of which have been discovered yet. Of course, that’s what we expect from a new version of the macOS. In this Rocket …

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Highlights of Apple’s September 10th Special Event in Pictures

dinsdag 10 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

As always, Rocket Yard will be digging deeper into today’s special event, picking apart the tasty bits, so stay tuned! But for now, here is a brief photographic overview of what we saw at Apple’s September 10th Special Event in Cupertino. Hello Appl…

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OWC at International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam

dinsdag 10 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

OWC will showcase innovative storage, connectivity and expansion solutions for the media and entertainment industries, including the award-winning ThunderBlade. OWC announced its plans to exhibit at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) Sh…

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How to Set up iCloud on Your Mac and Turn on iCloud Drive

maandag 9 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

If you haven’t set up iCloud on all of your Apple devices and turned on iCloud Drive,  you should. I find it handy because documents that you store in iCloud Drive stay up-to-date across your iOS and macOS devices, and you can easily access them. To…

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Apple’s Native Calendar App is Good – This App is Exceptionally Better

maandag 9 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

If you’ve been using Mac or iOS devices for any length of time you’ve probably at least tested out the native Calendar app. It’s pretty simple and easy to use. You can color-code entries, invite other people to your events, and put your event on a m…

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OWC RADiO Podcast: Patty Mester – Publishing Your Film with PBS

vrijdag 6 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

An Enlighting Interview with WDSE-WRPT’s Patty Mester (Duluth, Minnesota, August 24, 2019) Want to publish your film on PBS? Patty Mester is President and General Manager of WDSE-WRPT in Duluth, Minnesota. This PBS affiliate is one of the top ten in…

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“Apple Tags” Could Be the “One More Thing” at September Event

donderdag 5 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

In this week’s “Preview of Apple’s September Event,” I described a number of obvious releases (new iPhones, iOS 13, macOS Catalina) that should be announced at the event, as well as several long shots like a redesigned iMac. One item was off my rada…

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How to Upgrade Install macOS Catalina Safely

woensdag 4 september 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

If you’re getting ready to install macOS Catalina on your Mac, you have some preparations to make and a few choices to make. While many people just download the new operating system and let the installer do its thing, it’s a much wiser choice to do …

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Apple’s New Provider Program is a Win for Right-To-Repair

donderdag 29 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

Right-to-repair advocates have something to be happy about. Apple has announced that it will begin supplying genuine iPhone parts, tools and repair guides to independent repair shops for the very first time. It may be a small step, but at least it’s…

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Apple Announces Changes to Siri’s Privacy Policy

woensdag 28 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

Undoubtedly in the wake of privacy concerns and all the negative press surrounding smart devices listening in on conversations—ergo flesh and bone employees as well—Apple has announced changes to Siri’s Privacy Policy. Apple states, “Siri has been e…

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How to Use Optimized Storage in macOS

maandag 26 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

Optimize Mac Storage was first introduced with macOS Sierra and will apparently continue in the upcoming macOS Catalina. When you turn it on, it automatically deletes things when your Mac is running low on space. Some folks love the feature, others …

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How to Correctly Pronounce “GIF”

vrijdag 23 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

I’m on a crusade, so I’ll get right to the point. GIF is pronounced like the peanut butter. Jif. It’s understandable that one might be tempted to entertain a hard “G” sound considering that GIF is an acronym for “Graphics Interchange Format” and not…

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The OWC Dock Ejector: Helpful Features Worth Knowing

vrijdag 16 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

What is OWC Dock Ejector? OWC Dock Ejector is a software-based solution that safely ejects all devices connected to an OWC Dock. It is available for both Mac and PC. To learn more, read OWC Dock Ejector Safely Disconnects All Devices with One Click.…

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OWC Introduces Palm-Sized High-Powered Five Port USB-C Travel Dock for Mac, PC, iPad and more!

dinsdag 13 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

OWC has released the next generation of its versatile USB-C Travel Dock. With a single cable connection, the OWC USB-C Travel Dock puts five essential ports at a notebook or iPad Pro user’s fingertips wherever they are: on-set, on location, at the o…

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iTunes, iTunes Match, Apple Music: What’s the Difference and Which Should You Use?

maandag 12 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

Apple’s cloud services can be confusing. There’s iTunes, iTunes Match, and Apple Music. What are the differences? Which ones should you use? iTunes on the Mac is the music, movie, podcast, and syncing app on the Mac. For now. With this fall’s macOS …

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Applying for an Apple Card? It’s Incredibly Easy to Do.

vrijdag 9 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

Today while I was visiting a relative I thought I’d check my email, and lo and behold, there was an invitation to apply for the new Apple Card. Now, I need another credit card like I need to have brain surgery, but since I used to have one of the ol…

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How to Download Your iTunes from iCloud to Your Mac

maandag 5 augustus 2019 in Other World Computing (Mac algemeen)

Call me old school, refer to me as a dinosaur but I don’t trust all my digital data to reside solely in cloud services such as iCloud. That’s why I use iTunes Match and iCloud, yet also have my music library on an external hard drive connected to my…

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