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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.
User Interface (UI) or Graphical User Interface (GUI)
System files that contain system event information, errors, and crash information.
Systems implemented to enable persons with various disabilities to use personal computers and access information stored or displayed on them. These disabilities include impairment of vision, hearing, …
A structured text file containing XML formatted properties. It also can be encoded as a binary-format file.
Extensible Firmware Interface is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware
Software used to interface a particular hardware device with an operating system
VirtualBox is Oracle's virtualization software for Intel and AMD. It allows running of Linux and Windows on a Intel Mac under OS X. It does not work on a Apple Silicon Mac.
Full-screen mode is a feature by which supported apps can present a window that takes up the whole screen, with no Dock or Menu Bar visible.
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 …
macOS' task manager utility application. It is used to perform different tasks on computer processes, as well as monitor system resource usage.
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.
Mozilla Firefox is 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.
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 …
Using Apple products in wet, dry, hot, low- or high-pressure environments. Things like water-resistance, waterproof specifications, dust and other environmental considerations.
A package management system for OS X. It allows for easy installation of free/open source software. Formerly called DarwinPorts.
Short Messaging Service (SMS) is a system by which users can send a short text message to a phone or online SMS service.
Apple Music is a music streaming service by Apple Inc.
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.
iPadOS is the operating system running on the Apple iPad. Use this tag only for questions specific to iPad OS. Use the iOS tag in most cases.
Questions centering on repair of Apple hardware or software.
should be use when dealing with question regarding volume control issues.
iWork is 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.
Software that allows a remote user to see and/or control a computer.
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
Network Attached Storage is storage which is not directly connected to a computer, but instead is accessible by being part of the network.
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.
A storage location for files that have been marked for deletion, but not yet removed from the filesystem.
Refer to a human language, rather than a programming language. See also the [internationalization] tag. For progamming language, use the specific tags of that language.
Popular web browsers for OS X include Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.
Google is a United States-headquartered, multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and s…
Sharing of a cellular Internet connection to other devices. Similar to 'internet sharing' but when the device doing the sharing is not a full computer.
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.
Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain unauthorized access to computer systems.
The native iOS to-do list app available on iOS 5+ and OSX Mountain Lion
Podcasts are a series of media files that are released episodically.