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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. 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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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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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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OS X 10.10, also known as Yosemite
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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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Apple's online storage, synchronization, and general cloud services
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Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs a computer.
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Wireless local area networking, also known as "Wireless Internet"; stands for "WIreless FIdelity"
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a device for permanent or long-term storage in computers.
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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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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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Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) was the seventh major release of the OS X series.
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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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Apple's built-in backup software. Time Machine was first introduced on OS 10.5 Leopard.
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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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is used for questions involving speakers, microphones, connections between them and computers, and applications for dealing with it.
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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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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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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.
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the fourth generation iPhone
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A robust family of business software designed by Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (or Entourage) are the main programs available on OS X.
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Apple's top-of-the-line, touchscreen iOS based music player.