A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
Siri is a voice control system introduced with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S.
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.
Graphics Processing Unit, a processor dedicated to producing the display output.
A powerful idiom where one object gets copied into a clipboard so that it can be pasted elsewhere.
On OS X Lion (10.7) and later, server is 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 …
Apple Keynote is an application for creating presentations. Use this tag for all versions of this app, web based, iPad and iPhone as well as macOS.
A technology developed by Apple, Inc. to stream audio and video between Apple devices.
Apple's calendar application, bundled with every OS X installation. Renamed to "Calendar" in 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Data recovery typically implies that data is lost by deletion, encryption or hardware error.
The QuickTime Player, the application provided with macOS. QuickTime is Apple's protocol for video and media creation and playback.
A resource for storing information which is available for a computer program. Computer files can be considered as the modern counterpart of paper documents.
and also list the exact version in questions (especially during beta season), but this tag for macOS 12 may be helpful in questions that aren’t abou…
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 …
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 …
The act of emulating an OS environment to allow the running of additional Operating System instances without dedicated hardware.
When software behaves differently to accommodate regional preferences for date, characters, text direction or presents information in multiple languages
The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is 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…
Pertaining to the settings which define what a key press on the keyboard will do.
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 video conferencing software developed by Apple. Current clients are available for iOS and OSX.
the amount of space on a computer storage device, such as a hard disk, SSD, or USB flash drive
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…
anything relating to text, including text editors such as TextEdit
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.
a transducer or sensor that converts sound waves into an electrical signal that allows one to capture and record sound
Refers to booting more than one operating system on one computer and not using virtualization or containers.
The Apple M1 is the first ARM-based system on a chip (SoC) for Macintosh computers. This tag relates to software compatibility with that chip.
a networking technology for a LAN that allows data transfer
The popular open-source Web server application, an implementation of which is included in macOS.
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…
User Interface (UI) or Graphical User Interface (GUI)
Migrating user data between computers
Refers to shutting down a computer, smartphone, tablet etc. The process of powering down a device such as a computer, smartphone or tablet.