Application software. Applications, or apps, for short, is software that runs a computer.

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can not erase/eject chrome .dmg/disk image on desktop without uninstalling chrome

I have this same problem, as Alex (Cannot empty trash after deleting .dmg) and none of the answers address it... when i downloaded chrome, a disk image icon showed up on my desktop. you click it. ...
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Is it possible to establish an app whitelist for installers not found on the App Store/available through VPP?

I work in a shop which necessitates strong administrative controls. However, a few teams use apps which are only found outside of the App Store and require fairly frequent updates - those updates ...
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ZTE Connection Manager quits unexpectedly when opening to register internet key from Wind, on Macbook OS X Yosemite version 10.10.1 [duplicate]

I installed ZTE Connection manager (MF667) and when i open the app in my applications to register my simcard it opens the page but then keeps on quitting by itself within 2 seconds saying that "ZTE ...
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What app is this icon with a square and a black triangle?

I've seen this icon in a tutorial I watched on YouTube. What app is this icon? Have searched through Google Images but found nothing.
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Is there a way to make iPhone forget the data belonging to one app?

I recently downloaded an app (Rival Knights) which I already had on my iPad, but not on my phone. It gave me the option to write over my saved data and I declined. However now, I've changed my mind ...
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How to quit an app in OS X Yosemite

I have this annoying BitTorrent app that won't quit. I first tried right clicking and force quit from dock. It does show 'App not responding', however, on clicking 'Force quit' nothing happens, and ...
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WhatsApp crashes only when i stop interacting with it

I'm using a Jailbroken iOS 8.1 iPod Touch 5, and i'm using WhatsApp on it via the WhatsPad tweak. The IPA is original from my iTunes Store account Since some days ago, every time i enter WhatsApp, it ...
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In-app purchases of an app downloaded from a different country

A few months ago, I purchased a number of applications from iTunes US using a US-based credit card even though I'm not from the USA; from the PH, actually. (I used AmEx Virtual Pay offered by my local ...
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Apps stuck in pending update status?

I used my MacBook Pro and iTunes to download updates for my mobile apps. I then sync'd and the apps were updated. I verified they were updated through the device's Settings app. However, when I visit ...
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How do I practically share hundreds of GPS waypoints between iPhones and PCs and navigate to these points using routing and dictated directions? [closed]

I am working with a team to collect GPS points for agricultural use in rural areas. The team will, together, collect somewhere between 500 and 1000 waypoints and need to share these points with the ...
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How can I set a custom keyboard shortcut for an application

In an application, if I want to add my own keyboard shortcut for an application, is there anyway I could achieve that? I mean like a option from the application's bar. Hope I made sense.
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I cannot logout from the find my ph on my ph? [closed]

I cannot logout from the find my ph on my iOS devices?? I lost my app I d and I can't do anything.what should I support to do ? I have to throw away my ph or not.
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Is there an iPod touch voice control app that can play music offline?

I recently bought a 5th generation iPod touch, but was dismayed to learn that I can't use Siri to play music in my car because it doesn't work offline. Is there a voice control app that I can use to ...
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iOS 7, Facebook Messenger app keeps crashing

I was using my Facebook messenger app, and it suddenly crashed. I tried to open it again, but it kept crashing either instantly or after 20 seconds or so. I've tried to turn it off and on, and delete ...
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How to view CPU clock rate in GHz or MHz?

I am looking to get the new 12″ MacBook and as a result I would like to know the clock speed (in GHz) my current MacBook Air (late 2010) is running at so I know the processor on the MacBook will cope. ...
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Cannot drag an app from Launchpad to trash

I recently had an app called ZipCloud appear in my Launchpad applications - overtime I drag it to trash, it simply goes back. How do I delete it? The page ...
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Open selected text in an iOS app?

I just got an iPod Touch 5G (iOS 8.2) and I would like to open text in an installed apps, e.g.; TextCrafter. Is that possible? Images can be opened in a number of apps but how to do it for text?
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Pages - Why dont numbers like 6th format like they do in Word?

Whenever I type something that involves order, like 6th or 2nd, in Pages, I want it to be able to do the behavior that Word does, i.e, make the 'th' or the 'nd' part upwards of the number. Is there ...
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My App is not visible on itunes connect

I added an app in itunes connect in the following URL: https://itunesconnect.apple.com/WebObjects/iTunesConnect.woa/ra/ng/app In the above mentioned url, i pressed '+' Symbox on top -> New iOS App A ...
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Can't delete apps that are no longer available in App Store

I have four apps that are no longer available in the App Store. They're not installed on my phone (which is fine). Every time I connect my iPhone to I get this message in iTunes: "Some of the apps in ...
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App crashes, dock icon remains, can't reboot, yet no process in ps aux to kill

I've been encountering an extremely annoying problem since I upgraded to Yosemite. FCPX (but I've been having reports of this problem on other computers with finder.app and safari.app) sometimes will ...
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OSX Hierarchy questions and organization

I've done extensive searching on these questions and have even come across others, however, they do not answer any of my questions. What are ~/Library and /Library for respectively? I can see they ...
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Deleting SelfControl app

The app is not working or running anymore, but I really want to get rid of the damn app icon in the launchpad, and I even tried to get rid of a plist file that I found but I couldn't even do that. I ...
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Completely uninstall iOS App and all associated data

Background I am the server side developer working on an API for an IOS app. From time to time as we are in development (when we have big database changes) we reset our server. This process clears all ...
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Restore Applications folder to dock

I have inadvertently deleted my Applications folder from the dock. I tried accessing the Applications icon in a finder window. I tried to drag it down to the dock. I did so to the lower left hand of ...
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How do you delete Dropbox from OS X Yosemite?

So this seems like an obvious one, but after some searching around the web and Dropbox's bad help section I've really come unstuck with this. I'm trying to delete the official Dropbox app from my ...
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Just got a MacBook Pro, the calender appointments do not transfer to my iPhone 5 calendar

I just got a MacBook Pro laptop and am in early stages of learning. The calendar that comes with the computer does not transfer the appointments to my iPhone 5S. I could never get Microsoft Outlook ...
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Multiple iOS App Store Updates in under three days

The other day I noticed that some major apps like Instagram, Snapchat, Nike, Facebook, etc. can have multiple updates (sometimes three or more) in only a few days (less than three or four). See this ...
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How to remove an empty group in Launchpad

I installed Google IME and uninstalled it. Then, as shown in the image below, an empty group is left in Launchpad. (I think it should have been removed automatically when the group became empty.) How ...
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App icon duplicated, with a 'grayish' overlay.. iPhone6 - ios8

So, I've got this iPhone6 since a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how ...
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Weather apps that report snow accumulation

Are there any weather apps for iOS that report the amount of snow accumulation, not just precipitation? Something like 3-5" of snow is expected. I've tried the stock weather app and several others. ...
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What is the best app for controlling the time of kids spend on iPad?

My kids spend way more time on ipad. I want to limit the time each child spends on iPad on a daily basis. Any apps? They yell at us for taking away the iPad.
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Documents app hangs on file browser. How to export it's files w/o jailbreak?

I used Documents app by Readdle, but now when I open it, it shows me the last document I was reading. When I try to switch back to file browser, it hangs, and I can't press anything. The question is ...
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How to back out of an app on iPhone?

So this is my first iPhone and I'm used to Android. On Android, if I click some link or something that opens another app, I can click the back button and go back to where I was, even across apps. ...
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Signed app is not opening after installing from Package

I have created an OS X application and signed it with my Developer ID. I archived the application and then just exported it as Application and here it is working fine. But, when I exported it as ...
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Why/how are Apple Testflight IPAs scrambled?

I was playing around with Apple's Testflight lately. Everything works fine, I can upload and test my app internally. However, I stumbled about something curious while looking into it. I looked at the ...
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How to remove chrome app icons from launchpad?

I uninstalled Google chrome buy deleting it from the Applications folder and I also deleted the associated profile data from ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome But I have failed to remove ...
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Why do downloaded applications arrive as .dmg files

When downloading most applications from websites they are usually packaged into dmg files. Is there any specific reason why people distribute apps in dmg files instead of zip files? If so why do ...
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Killing an application

I try to kill a buggy application without success. I tried the Force to quit feature from the apple menu but it doesn't work. In order to find the PID I tried the following command from the Terminal ...
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App. rejection reasons from Appstore

I am iOS Developer. I have seen and I had very bad experience with App store approval process. We have developed app according to Apple standards which are define in official site of Apple. But our ...
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Completely remove an application and its data on iOS 8

I have an application that is not working properly (I always get an error). I know other people who have the same app and for them no errors appears. I thought that maybe there are temporary data ...
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Add a word count feature that determines pay (for freelancer paid per word)

I am a freelance writer and I frequently use Pages to draft my articles. I appreciate having the word count on the bottom of the document because I am often paid by the word. Periodically, I'll see ...
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Automatic App downloads to iPhone on battery power

I enabled automatic app downloads on my iPhone. When I use iTunes on the computer to buy an app, the app icon appears (but greyed out) on my iPhone. It won't actually download the app until I start ...
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How can I 'hack' an iTunes library to fix an ios 6 app installation problem?

I have an old 3GS iPhone, with a fair number of apps. At some point I had trouble installing a particular app -- iTunes 11 thought it was available for installation, but wouldn't install it, even ...
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sharing iPhone apps - tell a friend

If I have an app on my iPhone and I want to recommend it to someone else who might be interested in downloading and using the app on his/her iPhone - what's the easiest way to do this? Is there a ...
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Does anyone know of a todo-list app that can sync via USB between iOS and Mac?

I've been looking for a todo-list app that can sync directly (via local/tethered USB) between my MacBook Pro (currently running Mavericks, upgrading soon to Yosemite) and iPod Touch 5 (running iOS 8). ...
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What a good app to tag my favorite places?

I travel a lot to the same 5 cities for work. Sometimes, if I have a spare hour or two I explore and sometimes on those explorations, I find great places. I'd like to tag those places on a map with an ...
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An application will automatically reinstalled from mac app store after uninstallation

It's so weird that I don't know how to explain it. Blackmagic Disk Speed Test is the application that I'm talking about. I don't remember installing it, and first time I see it in my launchpad, I ...
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Is it possible to get font size in any apps in OS X?

I want to get font size (and font family, if possible) that is used in any Mac applications. For example, in Calendar.app, you can find that the date is bold and bigger than any texts that is ...
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iOS delete application data with new version

I want to release a new version of an iOS application on the App Store. The problem is that I made a lot of changes in the data model of this version and if the user install it without deleting the ...