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Creating a new disk formatting scheme or altering an existing scheme
Questions about booting, the process of starting a computer and putting it into a state of readiness for operation.
one of the original iPhone (now iOS) apps shipped with the iPhone. It is included in macOS since OS X Mountain Lion.
If your question pertains to a specific protocol, e.g., ssh or ssl (https), please use that tag instead.
The act of putting software onto a computer so it can run
Matters involving physical computer components, circuitry and parts, as opposed to matters of software or computer programming
a digital application distribution platform for iOS devices, developed and maintained by Apple.
Solid State Disk, a generic term for computer storage devices that have no moving parts and do not involve a "hard disk". A hard disk, in contrast, is a device incorporating a spinning platter or plat…
Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) was the seventh major release of the OS X series.
Concerning devices that store electrical power which can be used to run various devices in the absence of external power.
A suite business software designed by Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (or Entourage) are the main programs available on OS X. For Outlook 2015, use the office-365 tag.
Apple's user identification system intended to be a single sign on for users of Apple services, hardware and software.
WARNING: Almost all questions about development or app distribution are off topic here. See the FAQs for details. Xcode is Apple's official software development environment for Mac OS X and iOS
An application developed by Apple for macOS that implements the creation of workflows.
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
Putting a device into a low-power mode where only RAM is powered to conserve power at the expense of time to resume operation
series of still images played back at high speed to give the appearance of something moving.
A code, key, or string of text required to gain access to a particular service or resource.
a digital distribution platform for OS X applications developed by Apple.
Installing a newer version of software, or getting a newer or improved piece of hardware.
Google's web browser, for viewing web pages on the internet. Based on the WebKit rendering engine, currently available for Intel Macs.
a proprietary open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short wavelength radio transmissions) from fixed and mobile devices, creating personal area…
Memory normally refers to RAM. Temporary, high-speed storage used to keep frequently accessed information available for use and helps keep the computer running smoothly
An application developed by Apple to automatically install the latest version of Apple software on Apple computers.
System for installing command-line Unix applications and tools on OS X. Free and open-source.
For questions relating to music in general. Music can be played on a Mac using itunes, or on an iOS device using music.app.
both the underlying code and architecture that makes up Mac OS X / iOS as well as a way of interacting with a Mac using the terminal app, X11 app, and various shells like `bash` or `zsh`. Whet…
Documents in the Portable Document Format, created by Adobe Systems, and readable with Adobe Reader, Apple Preview, and other software programs
Information stored on a computer about various methods to contact a person, such as e-mail, various chat networks, telephone, physical address, etc.
A storage device attached to a computer, but not enclosed within the computer's casing
visual representation of time, often charted by months, weeks, or days. Often, a calendar app will help one organize events on a calendar, and sometimes provide alerts or reminders as we…