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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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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.
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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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A package management system for OS X. It allows for easy installation of free/open source software. Formerly called DarwinPorts.
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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.
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Extensible Firmware Interface is a specification that defines a software interface between an operating system and platform firmware
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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.
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Software used to interface a particular hardware device with an operating system
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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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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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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.
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Apple Music is a music streaming service by Apple Inc.
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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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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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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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Short Messaging Service (SMS) is a system by which users can send a short text message to a phone or online SMS service.
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Software that allows a remote user to see and/or control a computer.
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Questions centering on repair of Apple hardware or software.
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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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should be use when dealing with question regarding volume control issues.
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Network Attached Storage is storage which is not directly connected to a computer, but instead is accessible by being part of the network.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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Popular web browsers for OS X include Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.
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A storage location for files that have been marked for deletion, but not yet removed from the filesystem.
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Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain unauthorized access to computer systems.
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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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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…
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The native iOS to-do list app available on iOS 5+ and OSX Mountain Lion
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Podcasts are a series of media files that are released episodically.
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Also covers finding iPads, iPods as well as iPhones using iCloud
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An Apple application that allows users to create custom automations that use multiple steps across a wide variety of Apple and 3rd-party apps.
the identification of an object's real world location
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to ask questions concerning using cellular data on iPhone and iPad (Wi-Fi + Cellular model only)
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