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the current marketing name for Apple's Macintosh Operating System. This OS was previously known as OS X, and Mac OS X before that (which itself succeeded the 'classic' Mac OS).
Apple's smartphone line. All iPhones are shipped with iOS, Apple’s mobile Operating System. This tag can include questions about hardware, software and accessories.
All lines of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro portable computers.
Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.
Questions about the Terminal application or its terminal emulation should use this tag. Use **command-line** for questions about shells or command-line programs that do not specifically involve Termin…
an application available for macOS and Windows. It is used to manage & play media and sync data to iOS devices.
Apple's touchscreen iOS based tablet. Use this tag for all generations and sizes of iPad
Apple's computer brand. Apple currently produces several lines of Macintosh computers divided into two categories, desktops: Mac mini, iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro, and notebooks: MacBook, MacBook A…
A physical device with buttons that allow characters to be entered
Apple's online storage, synchronization, and general cloud services
The default file manager used on the Mac OS, Mac OS X and macOS operating systems.
Questions about configuring, troubleshooting or using connections that one device uses to talk to another.
the eighth major release of Mac OS X operating system
OS X 10.10 Yosemite
display graphical or text output
a device for permanent or long-term storage in computers.
the tenth major release of Apple's OS X operating system.
a proprietary programming language in macOS to control and exchange data with applications.
the ninth major release of Apple's OS X operating system.
Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in macOS. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.
Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs on the computer.
Wireless local area networking, also known as "Wireless Internet"; stands for "WIreless FIdelity"
OS X 10.11 El Capitan
The process or product of preserving data for the purpose of recovery from a data loss event.
Apple's thirteenth major release of the macOS/OS X operating system, announced on June 13, 2016.
Apple's built-in backup software. Time Machine was first introduced on OS 10.5 Leopard.
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.
Apple Mail, the email client application provided with macOS and iOS.
Questions about Boot Camp, a utility included with OS X Leopard (10.5) and above that assists users in installing other operating systems on Intel-based Macintosh computers.
is used for questions involving speakers, microphones, connections between them and computers, and applications for dealing with it.
iMac, a range of all-in-one Macintosh desktop computers from Apple
Apple's operating system for Macintosh hardware. macOS Sierra was announced June 5, 2017 at WWDC, Apple's annual conference for developers where new operating systems have b…
Apple's fifteenth major release of the macOS operating system for Macintosh computers. macOS Mojave was announced June 4, 2018 at WWDC and was released for public on 24 September…
Apple's built-in disk management utility for the mac. Erases, formats, and restores volumes and drives.
Apple's sixteenth major release of the macOS operating system for Macintosh computers. macOS Catalina was announced June 3, 2019 at WWDC.
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.