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a Virtual Private Network, an encrypted connection from one computer (e.g. a home one) to another network (e.g. a work one). It can also be between two networks.
the graphic representation of characters and the software that manages or configures writing systems.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a widely used interface for transmitting audio and video signals between devices and displays.
the colloquial term for "directory" or "subdirectory", an abstraction of the file system hierarchical divisions used to organize files, documents, applicatons and pieces of programming cod…
A computing concept whereby physical storage devices, or certain datafiles such as disk images are made available to the user so there contents can be accessed.
may refer to the iOS app, present since iOS 1.0; the OS X app, where it is the successor to iPhoto and Aperture and was introduced in 2015; or the watchOS ap…
A special message thrown/displayed by software to indicate a problem, usually in a dialog box
management software that facilitates VNC-like control of Macs as well as automating remote management and reporting tasks
a workstation computer manufactured by Apple Inc.. The first Mac Pro was based on dual Dual-core Xeon Woodcrest processors and formally announced on August 7, 2006 at WWDC. The current …
App Store Connect (formerly iTunes Connect) is a suite of web-based tools created for developers to submit and manage their apps for sale via the App Store.
a term for a small graphical image used to identify an application or a function within the application. Icons often can be clicked upon by the mouse to launch an application or invoke a com…
The process of identifying and/or authenticating a user to grant access to a computer, server, or website.
Questions that relate specifically to Macs and peripherals with DisplayPort hardware (not Thunderbolt).
Usually referring to the startup process of a device or computer from an initial "cold" state rather than sleep or hibernation.
Domain Name Service, a method of converting a textual doman name to an IP address
a pair of small speakers that are held close to the user's ears. They typically have a wire leading to each speaker (although there may only be one); they may also be wireless. Either w…
now an App from the Mac App Store and not an OS that gets installed by itself. Questions about running the app remotely as well as how it changes a Mac to run …
The visual representation of a computer's contents when no open programs or windows are visisble. Often home to program shortcuts, datafiles, and lists of mounted drives etc.
The configuration settings or preferences within a given app/program/environment
a watch-like accessory for the iPhone 5 and beyond
The region of a window or screen where drop down menus are displayed. The menu bar allows for easy access of an application's menus and commands.
Apple's calendar application, bundled with every OS X installation. Renamed to "Calendar" in 10.8 Mountain Lion.
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The term "resolution" refers to the accuracy of a display, or the measurement of pixels in both the horizontal and vertical directions.
An unintentional mistake or omission in the programming code of an application that causes undesirable results. This tag will be used in discussions identifying potential bugs and seeking ways to circ…
a programming language that is included in the standard macOS installation. If you have any programming questions about Python, ask them on Stack Overflow.
The act of searching for data by providing keywords which are either checked directly against contents, or against a search index in order to provide relevant results.
An image or video taken by a computer to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or another visual output device. Usually, screen capture is a software process where the image i…