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Work From Home Essentials: Going Mobile While Staying Home

Rocket Yard has been doing a series of articles designed to help deal with the issues many of us are facing as we work from home during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order. But just because you are stuck at home doesn't mean that you have to be stuck at your desk or kitchen table. You probably have a laptop, so try mixing things up a bit, and be mobile at home as you work from home! An occasional change of environment can help break the monotony, keep your spirits up a bit, and even force you to get a few steps in since you won't be hitting the gym any time soon. To help you get moving while you stay in place, we have put together several things to consider and a few resources to keep your laptop in tip-top shape.

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A Dozen Essential Mac Accessories

Whether your Mac has just been unboxed or you’ve had it for years, there are some accessories that every Mac owner should consider indispensable. Today we’ll take a look at a dozen of these accessories and how they can assist you in your daily work.

Using an External Drive as Your Startup Drive: Part 2

Using an external device as your Mac’s primary startup device can offer a number of advantages, as we outlined in Using an External Drive as Your Startup Drive: Part 1. This can include having increased storage space, faster performance, the ability...

How to Get Your Mac Ready for the macOS Mojave Beta

Itching to get your hands on the macOS Mojave beta so you can experience all the new features? There are some very important steps to take before you expose your Mac to any beta software, and when the beta is...

How to Move Your iTunes Library to an External Drive

Space, the final frontier. It may seem like an astronomically difficult problem, trying to keep enough free space on your Mac's startup drive, especially if you have a Mac with a small SSD. Space is precious, and one of the...

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