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Tag Archives: Desktop

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How to Set Up Dynamic Desktops in MacOS Big Sur

Along with lots of other changes in macOS Big Sur is the addition of four new wallpapers of the Big Sur coastline. You can make them your desktop picture or choose from dozens of other wallpapers or photographs. (By the...

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4 Productivity Tips for Mac Users

Most Mac users are pretty savvy. However, there’s always room for improvement. And if you want to maximize productivity, it helps to understand some of the different tricks and hacks that are available. Try These 4 Mac Productivity Tips For...

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How to Change Your Desktop Picture in macOS Catalina

Catalina Quick Tip My wife’s Mac’s desktop is so cluttered with files and folders that it’s impossible to see the desktop image. Mine isn’t. If yours isn’t and you want to change the desktop picture, it’s easy to do. In...

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Use the Mac’s Energy Saver Preference Pane

By making some adjustments in the Energy Saver preference pane, you can better tune your Mac to run at peak performance, save energy, reduce potential data loss when power fails, and extend the runtime and battery life of portable Macs. In this Rocket Yard guide, we will explore the Energy Saver preference pane and see how you can customize energy performance.

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Managing The Desktop: Tips for New Mac Users and Old Hands

The Mac has so many features that it’s not uncommon for new Mac users to overlook helpful tricks, as well as for old hands to simply forget about them. In this New Year, the Rocket Yard takes a look at often overlooked but surprisingly helpful tips for managing Mac's desktop.

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Customizing Catalina’s Desktop

You made it through the macOS Catalina installation, perhaps without any of the issues being reported by some users. Or if you did experience a few hiccups, you were able to resolve the issues and now Catalina is installed and working...

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