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the marketing name for Apple's computer OS. Note the proper pronunciation is "ohh ess ten" and not "oh ess ex".
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Apple's smartphone line. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.
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the marketing name for OS X v10.7, the seventh major upgrade to OS X. As of this release, Mac was dropped from the marketing name of "Mac OS X".
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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices. iOS has roots in OS X, and in recent years the two operating systems have diverged in some areas of functionality, though they remain …
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Apple's line of Macintosh portable computers, first introduced in January 2006.
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Not only a media player, iTunes manages apps and data syncing to iPod and iOS devices.
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the tenth iteration of the computer operating system, OS X.
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OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion
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Apple's touchscreen iOS based tablet. Both the first generation iPad (specifically) and all iPads (generally)
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short for Macintosh, a brand of computers created and sold by Apple Inc. Apple currently produces several lines of Macintosh computers including the iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBoo…
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A physical device with buttons that allow characters to be entered
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the program included in Mac OS X for running applications and issuing commands using the command line interface. These programs are controlled by typing lines of text, ra…
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Questions about configuring, troubleshooting or using connections that one device uses to talk to another.
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The default file manager used on the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems.
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Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs a computer.
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Apple's online storage, synchronization, and general cloud services
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Wireless local area networking, also known as "Wireless Internet"; stands for "WIreless FIdelity"
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OS X 10.10, also known as Yosemite
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Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X
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Recommendations can easily be subjective and local to one person or time. Please be specific about function and broad about timeframe so that your question, once answered objectively, is of use to the…
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a device for permanent or long-term storage in computers.
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Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) was the seventh major release of the OS X series.
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Apple's web browser. Please specify in your question if you are using it under Windows, since it is more popular under OS X.
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Apple's built-in backup software. Time Machine was first introduced on OS 10.5 Leopard.
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short for electronic mail. There are tags for popular mail clients including the mail tag in case your question is related to a specific program and not email in general.
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A discontinued line of non-Pro and non-Air portable Macs.
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Preserving copies of data which enable recovery from a data loss event.
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a proprietary programming language in Mac OS X to control and exchange data with applications.
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A thin Mac with either an 11-inch or 13-inch screen and no optical drive.
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The process of getting the same data on different devices and copying changes from the device you make the change on onto all the others
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is used for questions involving speakers, microphones, connections between them and computers, and applications for dealing with it.
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iMac, a range of all-in-one Macintosh desktop computers from Apple
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Questions about Boot Camp, a utility included with Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion (10.5, 10.6, 10.7) operating systems that assists users in installing other operating systems on Intel-based …
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the fourth generation iPhone
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refers to using two or more displays with your Mac
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Using Apple products and services with a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system in its various versions.