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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 …
an application-layer network protocol allowing access to shared files and shared printers over a network.
An application provided with the original iPhone, and made available on the Mac in Mac OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. Used to record text notes, and can be synced using iCloud or other services.
System Preferences, the application for OS X that allows you to modify various system settings. The application is organized into different preference panes.
A device that stores and records images. The images could be still photos or motion pictures.
an application for creating presentations. Use this tag for all versions of this app, web based, iPad and iPhone as well as macOS.
A powerful idiom where one object gets copied into a clipboard so that it can be pasted elsewhere.
A technology developed by Apple, Inc. to stream audio and video between Apple devices.
Data recovery typically implies that data is lost by deletion, encryption or hardware error.
Apple's calendar application, bundled with every OS X installation. Renamed to "Calendar" in 10.8 Mountain Lion.
For questions about Apple Books (formerly known as iBooks), an application created by Apple for both iOS and macOS to enable viewing of PDF, ePub and .ibooks format files, typically electronic books. …
Mission Control brings together Exposé, Dashboard, Spaces, and full-screen apps to give you one place to see and navigate everything that's currently open on your Mac. In Mission Control, all of your …
The QuickTime Player, the application provided with macOS. QuickTime is Apple's protocol for video and media creation and playback.
When software behaves differently to accommodate regional preferences for date, characters, text direction or presents information in multiple languages
available for a computer program. Computer files can be considered as the modern counterpart of paper documents.
A global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) in order to provide access and communications for private, public, academic, business, and go…
the part of a computer that performs tasks instructed by the computer programs. Its role is somewhat analogous to that of the human brain; it performs simple mathe…
The act of emulating an OS environment to allow the running of additional Operating System instances without dedicated hardware.
A low-end video editing software produced by Apple which allows for editing videos on a Mac, iPod Touch 4th generation, iPhone 4 and iPad 2.
the amount of space on a computer storage device, such as a hard disk, SSD, or USB flash drive
the video conferencing software developed by Apple. Current clients are available for iOS and OSX.
anything relating to text, including text editors such as TextEdit
Apple hardware and software can log location as well as other sensitive information that you may wish to keep private. Also group questions that relate to general software and information relating on …
Pertaining to the settings which define what a key press on the keyboard will do.
The personal settings which control the configurable options on your Mac or iOS device. Examples include what wallpapers are displayed, when a screen saver will be displayed, or whether or not Time M…
a transducer or sensor that converts sound waves into an electrical signal that allows one to capture and record sound
The popular open-source Web server application, an implementation of which is included in macOS.
a networking technology for a LAN that allows data transfer
Refers to booting more than one operating system on one computer and not using virtualization or containers.
Software providing hardware virtualisation of various operating systems for OS X.
the destruction of a document, or file. Often, on the most common operating system, the file is compressed, and moved to a folder - dubbed "Trash" on OSX. The file must then be permanently deleted, be…
a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware
System files that contain system event information, errors, and crash information.
Refers to shutting down a computer, smartphone, tablet etc. The process of powering down a device such as a computer, smartphone or tablet.
Concerning the operating system and applications or programs that run under it, as opposed to matters concerning computer hardware. In troubleshooting, it is essential to distinguish between problems …
Migrating user data between computers