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Refers to shutting down a computer, smartphone, tablet etc. The process of powering down a device such as a computer, smartphone or tablet.
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Migrating user data between computers
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part of Apple's iCloud service and can sync all the photos you take on your iPhone and iPad. You can then access them on any other iOS device or from any Mac.
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a series of media files that are released episodically.
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an application-layer network protocol allowing access to shared files and shared printers over a network.
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The digital display of colors, and the accurate calibration thereof
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Can refer to several different things, your iTunes/Apple ID accounts, the accounts preference pane in System Preferences, or the Mail, Contacts, and Calendars preference pane.
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Also covers finding iPads, iPods as well as iPhones using iCloud
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Oracle's virtualization software. It allows running of Linux and Windows on a Mac under OS X.
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a music streaming service by Apple Inc.
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WARNING: Almost all code level questions about development are off topic here. See the FAQs for details. The developer program is a service offered by Apple to people that wish to make software or …
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Using Apple products in wet, dry, hot, low- or high-pressure environments. Things like water-resistance, waterproof specifications, dust and other environmental considerations.
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Questions centered on analyzing a technical problem or errant behavior with Apple hardware or software.
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a free web browser, created by a global non-profit dedicated to putting individuals in control & shaping the future of the web for the public good.
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Refers to booting more than one operating system on one computer.
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System files that contain system event information, errors, and crash information.
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User Interface (UI) or Graphical User Interface (GUI)
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interface a particular hardware device with an operating system
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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 …
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a transducer or sensor that converts sound waves into an electrical signal that allows one to capture and record sound
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Questions about with tracking and reducing power-drain for computers or devices.
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A filesystem developed by Apple Inc first introduced in macOS Sierra 10.12 Developer Release and for public use in macOS High Sierra 10.13.
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Questions centering on repair of Apple hardware or software.
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A structured text file containing XML formatted properties. It also can be encoded as a binary-format file.
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The concept that software will look in several folders, in the order stored as the path, to find which programs should be allowed to run.
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Brand name cloud-based file storage system with live syncing to a web app, desktop apps, and mobile apps. Not to be confused with the native folder on macOS which people can "drop" files into.
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Sharing of a cellular Internet connection to other devices. Similar to [tag:internet-sharing] but when the device doing the sharing is not a full computer.
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OS X Services allow sharing data and capabilities across applications. They are invoked by the user either through the active application menu's "Services" submenu or via keyboard shortcuts, typically…
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Software that allows a remote user to see and/or control a computer.
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designed to be fun, rather than productive or useful.
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Recommendations can easily be subjective and local to one person or time. Please be specific about function and broad about timeframe so that your question, once answered objectively, is of use to the…
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macOS' task manager utility application. It is used to perform different tasks on computer processes, as well as monitor system resource usage.
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Refers to any method of transferring a file from one device to another, whether that be via FTP, share sheets, an attachment in an email, or Airdrop
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An Apple display that uses Thunderbolt connectivity with newer Macs. Sold as a 27" display with a resolution of 2560x1440, and includes a FaceTime HD camera, microphone, and speakers.
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Apple's digital media store. The store currently sells Music, Movies, TV Shows, Applications (Mac and iOS), iBooks, and more.