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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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All lines of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro portable computers.
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Apple's smartphone line. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.
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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.
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Not only a media player, iTunes manages apps and data syncing to iPod and iOS devices.
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Apple's touchscreen iOS based tablet. Use this tag for all generations and sizes of iPad
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OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"
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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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the tenth iteration of the computer operating system, OS X.
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questions narrowly about terminal.app alone should use this tag. Please consider using **command-line** for any question not specifically about the native terminal app
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OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion"
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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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Questions about configuring, troubleshooting or using connections that one device uses to talk to another.
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Apple's online storage, synchronization, and general cloud services
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The default file manager used on the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems.
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display graphical or text output
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OS X 10.11 "El Capitan"
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a device for permanent or long-term storage in computers.
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Wireless local area networking, also known as "Wireless Internet"; stands for "WIreless FIdelity"
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Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs a computer.
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Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in OS X. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.
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Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X
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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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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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Apple's built-in backup software. Time Machine was first introduced on OS 10.5 Leopard.
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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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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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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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Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) was the seventh major release of the OS X series.
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Using programs and commands that do not have a graphical user interface (GUI) but are rather controlled by typing text commands into a terminal program, or shell.
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Using Apple products and services with a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system in its various versions.
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Photographs and photography
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Devices that use the Universal Serial Bus data interface