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Glossary

Find a list of terms, common uses and meanings that our team at Custom iPhones use. Want to get updates, solve software issues on your device and more? See our News here.

Apple Display Types

Explore the different types of Apple displays, including Retina, Liquid Retina, Super Retina, Super Retina XDR, Liquid Retina XDR, Pro Display XDR, and Ultra Retina XDR.

What Is An LCD And What Is OLED?

Discover the differences between LCD and OLED display technologies. Learn about their uses, advantages, and how they impact your devices.

Face ID, Touch ID, & Optic ID

Discover the differences and benefits of Apple’s biometric authentication technologies: Face ID, Touch ID, and Optic ID. Learn how they secure your devices.

R1 Chip In Apple Vision Pro

Learn about the R1 chip in Apple Vision Pro, designed for real-time interactions and enhanced spatial awareness. Dive into how it powers Apple Vision Pro.

M Series Apple Silicon On Mac

Discover Apple Silicon’s evolution on Mac, including M-series chips like M1, M2, M3, and M4. Learn about their benefits, integration, and future developments.

What Is Spatial Audio in Apple Products

Explore Spatial Audio across Apple’s product line-up, from AirPods Pro to Mac, Apple TV 4K, and Apple Vision Pro. Immerse yourself in a new audio dimension.

MagSafe Technology Explained

Discover the evolution of Apple’s MagSafe technology, from MacBook connectors to the latest MagSafe 3. Learn about its features and improvements over the years.

Clean Up Feature On iOS

Remove distractions from your photos with Clean Up. Enhance image composition by eliminating unwanted elements while preserving the main subject on iOS 18.

Writing Tools In iOS 18 & macOS Sequoia

Enhance your writing with Apple Intelligence’s Writing Tools. Rewrite, proofread, and summarise in Mail, Notes, Pages, and more on iOS 18 and macOS Sequoia.

What Is Genmoji?

Create personalised emoji-like characters with Genmoji. Express yourself uniquely in messages and chats on iPhone, iPad, and Mac with Apple Intelligence.

What Is Apple Intelligence?

Discover Apple Intelligence, the personal intelligence system for iPhone, iPad, and Mac with a focus on privacy. Learn about Genmoji, Writing Tools and more.

What is Target Disk Mode

Learn how Target Disk Mode on Macs allows one Mac to function as an external hard drive for another, enabling efficient data transfers.

What is AirDrop?

Discover how AirDrop enables wireless file sharing between Apple devices using Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for quick, seamless transfers.

What Is LAN & Ethernet?

Learn about LAN and Ethernet, the backbone of local connectivity, enabling resource sharing and high-speed data transmission. Discover more with Custom iPhones.

What Is Wi-Fi & How Does It Work?

Discover how Wi-Fi technology works, its benefits for wireless connectivity, and essential security tips. Learn more with Custom iPhones.

What Is Launchpad on Mac?

Discover what Launchpad on Mac is and how it helps you organise and access your applications easily. Learn more with Custom iPhones.

What Is Terminal On macOS?

Discover Terminal on macOS. Learn how this powerful tool lets you control your Mac using text commands for advanced system management.

What Is Finder On macOS?

Learn about Finder on macOS. Discover its key functions and how it helps you navigate and manage your files efficiently.

Li-ion (Lithium) Batteries

Li-ion batteries are rechargeable energy storage devices that come in many modern consumer electronics. This glossary provides an overview on Li-ion batteries.

Low Power Mode On iPhone & iPad

Lean what Low Power Mode is on iPhone and iPad. Also check what features it disables as well as how to enable it in Settings.

WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference)

WWDC stands for Worldwide Developers Conference. It is an annual event hosted by Apple that brings together developers and enthusiasts from around the world.

Apple Vision Pro

Apple Vision Pro is a revolutionary spatial computer introduced by Apple at WWDC23. It seamlessly blends digital content with the physical world.

About The Apple Menu

Discover the Apple menu on your Mac computer. Access system settings, features and applications.

What Is System Preferences?

System Preferences is a settings app on macOS that allows users to customise their computer’s settings. Learn about its features and how to use it.

What Is Thermal Paste Or Compound?

Thermal Paste is a heat-conductive material applied to a computer’s processor or graphics card to allow efficient heat transfer and dissipation. Learn more.

What Is FileVault On macOS?

FileVault is a disk encryption feature on macOS that secures user data with encryption. Discover how it works and the benefits it provides for data security.

What Is A Browser Cache?

Browser Cache stores website data on your device to help webpages. Learn about its benefits, potential issues, and how to clear it for optimal performance.

What Is An External Hard Drive?

Learn more about External Hard Drives and how to use them for additional storage capacity and data transfer. Learn more about External Hard Drives.

What is a Hard Drive (HDD)?

Discover how Hard Drives work, their capacity, and why they are a popular storage option for computers and laptops. Read more.

What is a Solid State Drive (SSD)?

Discover the benefits and features of Solid State Drives (SSDs) as a faster, more reliable, and durable storage option for your computer or laptop. Learn more.

What is iCloud?

iCloud is Apple’s cloud-based storage and syncing service that keeps your data and content in sync across your devices. Learn more about iCloud.

What Is macOS?

macOS is the desktop operating system developed by Apple. Learn about the latest versions of macOS, including macOS Ventura, and its features.

Boot Camp Utility on Mac

Learn about Boot Camp, a utility on Mac computers that allows users to run Windows applications on their device. Find out how to use Boot Camp on your Mac.

What is Microsoft Windows?

Windows is an operating system developed by Microsoft for PCs and laptops. Learn about the features of Windows, its versions, and how to use it on your device.