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Search Results for: "macOS Sierra"

How to View the ~/Library Folder in macOS Sierra

Of the many files and folders that make up macOS Sierra, there's probably none so important to maintaining the "personality" of your Mac than the ~/Library folder. Inside this folder are many subfolders that contain preference lists ("plists"), database files storing...

Tech 101: Changing or Resetting a macOS Sierra Password

As part of the built-in security of macOS Sierra, users are required to enter a password when logging onto a Mac. Security experts suggest that passwords be changed on a regular basis to make it harder for those passwords to...

Everything You Need to Know About Keychain in macOS Sierra

Keychain is a password management system for macOS and iOS that was originally released with Mac OS 8.6 back in 1999 as a way of holding passwords, private keys, certificates and secure notes in encrypted files on the machine. Since...

Tech Tips: More Ways to Use Siri in macOS Sierra

Do you use Siri on macOS Sierra? An unofficial poll I recently made shows that a much lower percentage of macOS users use Siri than do iOS users. There's a good reason for that; most Mac users are used to typing...

Tech Tip: Fixing Calendar Duplicates in MacOS Sierra

There's an odd little problem with the macOS Calendar app that I've run into a number of times, both personally and during my years as a Mac consultant. Sometimes an event will be duplicated over and over, often filling a day on...

How to do a Clean Install of macOS Sierra

When most Mac owners upgrade their computers to a new operating system like macOS Sierra, the installation of the new OS is done with a standard install and update through the Mac App Store. Sadly, that has resulted in some major...

Five of the Best Hidden Features of macOS Sierra

With each new release of the stc operating system, there are always a few secret features, services, and tips hidden away, just waiting to be uncovered. macOS Sierra is no different, so the Rocket Yard has gathered a list of...

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