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How should I ask about getting a software recommendation?

I am looking for software and don't want to ask a question like: "What is the best racing game for iOS?" "What is the best free alternative to Photoshop?" Those sort of questions get down votes, ...
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5answers
291 views

Should the help page remove the prohibition on hackintosh?

I'm inclined to edit the help page on what questions are on and off-topic. The list off-topic items has this category: Installing or using Apple operating systems on non-Apple hardware (and most ...
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1answer
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Why are some iOS7 questions closed and others left open?

We currently have a window where Apple has released some details about a new OS and some people get to install it, but the general public has scant details and no opportunity to run the OS. As a ...
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3answers
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Are iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite questions OK?

WWDC 2014 announced two new major OS releases - iOS 8 and Yosemite OS X 10.10. Both are scheduled to be released in the fall of 2014. Can we ask specific questions about these releases? If not, what ...
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Update to FAQ about iTunes Connect being on-topic

I have updated the main site's FAQ to include wording that allows iTunes Connect to be on-topic. Here is a short rationalization and summary of where the line is between what would be considered a ...
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1answer
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How can I delete my Ask Different account?

If I decide I don't want to have an account, can I delete it?
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2answers
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Can I ask about not-yet-publicly released OS?

Apple generally pre-announces its latest and greatest operating system, and seeded copies to developers, but the operating system is not yet shipping to the general public. This can last for months ...
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6answers
758 views

Should we expand site scope to include iTunes Connect?

I would like to call for discussion on the scope of this site in light of recent changes by Apple to broaden the audience for the iTunes Connect program. I understand the initial hesitance to have ...
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1answer
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Help! My computer doesn't work

My computer hardware and/or software is not working the way I want it to. What information should I be sure to include in a post on Ask Different in order to enable people provide helpful answers ...
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Keyboard icons & terminology

Different people use different terminology and symbols for Mac keys/commands. I figured we should have one standardized list that can be a point of reference for editing guidelines. Since no one else ...