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Spaces were renamed Desktops and brought together with Exposé and Dashboard as Mission Control with the release of Mac OSX 10.7 Lion.
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Window management refers to software that controls the placement, layout, and appearance of various windows on OS X.
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a programming language that is included in the standard macOS installation. If you have any programming questions about Python, ask them on Stack Overflow.
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a third party replacement for the built-in Terminal application.
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Graphics Processing Unit, a processor dedicated to producing the display output.
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a voice control system introduced with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S.
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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…
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The QuickTime Player, the application provided with macOS. QuickTime is Apple's protocol for video and media creation and playback.
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A powerful idiom where one object gets copied into a clipboard so that it can be pasted elsewhere.
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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.
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The act of emulating an OS environment to allow the running of additional Operating System instances without dedicated hardware.
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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. …
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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.
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an unrecoverable system error detected by the kernel.
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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 …
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available for a computer program. Computer files can be considered as the modern counterpart of paper documents.
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A device that stores and records images. The images could be still photos or motion pictures.
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Notification center on iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) and OS X (>= 10.8) is where you can see all of your notifications in one place. On iOS it can be pulled down from the top of the devic…
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System Preferences, the application for OS X that allows you to modify various system settings. The application is organized into different preference panes.
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Any thing that helps perform repetitive tasks via an application or script
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Data recovery typically implies that data is lost by deletion, encryption or hardware error.
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anything relating to text, including text editors such as TextEdit
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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…
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Software providing hardware virtualisation of various operating systems for OS X.
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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 …
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A range of virtualization software; VMware Fusion is the name of the product for macOS. For questions about VMware products unrelated to macOS, please consider Super User.
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The popular open-source Web server application, an implementation of which is included in macOS.
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the video conferencing software developed by Apple. Current clients are available for iOS and OSX.
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the amount of space on a computer storage device, such as a hard disk, SSD, or USB flash drive
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A package management system for OS X. It allows for easy installation of free/open source software. Formerly called DarwinPorts.
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Apple's suite of productivity software for the mac as well as iOS. iWork includes "Pages" for word processing, "Keynote" for presentations, and "Numbers" for spreadsheets.
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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…
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a system by which users can send a short text message to a phone or online SMS service.
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a feature by which supported apps can present a window that takes up the whole screen, with no Dock or Menu Bar visible.
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a networking technology for a LAN that allows data transfer
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Migrating user data between computers