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

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How do I see the location path of an application?

I need to check the path to a program -- I want to point to the binary, not to the ".app" which is a directory. How do I do this?
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No Weekly Backups in Time Machine after Five Months

I have a 3TB AirPort Time Capsule and have had Time Machine backups running on my Mac Pro (latest model running Mavericks) for the past five months. Both devices are connected via Cat5e ethernet ...
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accidental in app purchase by minor

My 3 years old son made a accidental in app purchase around 270 pound. I tried refund my money to my account but couldnt do it.Please help me to refund my money because I cant afford to loose a money ...
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Apps for making geometric shapes (math)

Is there any apps for making geometric shapes (math)? I need to make shapes like rhombus and equilateral triangles. I have already posted this in the math forum, but I think this is more related to ...
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Missing App After Downloading

I've downloaded Tumblr on to my iPad 2 and the button in the App Store now shows OPEN. But when I tap the 'OPEN' button, nothing appears (it's just the same!) I checked it again after resetting ...
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Anyone have game ideas…? [closed]

Going to create a game in Swift soon. If anyone has suggestions or ideas, it would be much appreciated. I'd like something fun that kids would like, and possibly addictive :P
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Deleted app keeps appearing for updates

I installed Instagram a while ago, and deleted it soon after (from my phone and my iTunes). In the App Store however, it keeps asking me to update Instagram.I did try to update it once in the hope ...
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Appstore update to a transfered application

I have problems when Im trying to update a transfered app (AppStore). The exact error I receive is: "This app contains an embedded provisional profile thats not associated with your account." I have ...
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Attempting to run find command gives “Permission denied”

I am attempting to obtain a list of applications on my Mac using find to search for *.app. However, when running the command, I get a lot of Permission denied messages, as below. The computer is mine ...
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How do you delete songs from an iPhone which are not playing more?

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2. I wanted to add new songs, but after syncing all my songs they are not playing anymore but are on the phone. Also these songs are not showing in iTunes and I ...
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Sync applications between several countries' stores

I have a problem with managing purchases from different stores. As you know, Apple doesnt' provide the one global store for purchases made in different countries and some applications are published ...
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Some apps won't launch on Mavericks

Since I've updated to Mavericks from Snow Leopard recently, I've noticed that some apps that I download (not from the App Store) won't launch. When I used chmod 775 on them, I could launch them. It ...
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Do I need “Install OS X Mavericks” after I've upgraded?

I have "Install OS X Mavericks" in my Applications folder even though I installed it a while ago. Does the system require this for utilities or something, or is there any reason to keep it around?
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Is there any app for OS X that remind me sentences cyclically?

Im studying for the GRE and while im at the computer checking other stuff i would like that OS X remind me some notes on the lateral side of the screen every hour or every 3 hours, do anybody know if ...
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App that allows iPhones to share information while overseas without a plan (and no data)

I need an app that allows a number of iPhones to exchange information between each other during an event that there may be no WiFi available while myself and two buddies travel overseas. None of us ...
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Automatically move iOS app icons to fill empty slots on previous page?

On my non-jailbroken iPad running iOS 7.1.2 I'm deleting a number of apps that I've downloaded to try but don't want to keep. As I delete them app icons on the page move up to fill the empty spots. Is ...
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Fullscreen Browser App without navbar

I'm looking for a fullscreen browser app for iPad with no navbar, so the user can only navigate on the same page but not go anywhere else. Does anybody know an app for this? Or is it possible to do ...
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I need to make 2 different clash accounts

So I had my one and only clash account on my iPod. But I recently got a iPhone5s and I downloaded clash and I logged into my old game center, and then I transferred my same clash account from my iPod ...
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Making .py files open in Spyder

I'd like to have double-clicking on a .py file on my Mac open with file in Spyder. There doesn't seem to be support for this built into Spyder (see here, here, and here). But is the effect achievable ...
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iOS 7 iAd Implementation & iAd Network Temporarily Unavailable

I have submitted three iOS apps and they have all been approved. I implemented iAd into them, and the test ads show when I test the apps. But now they have been on the App Store for a few days, and I ...
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Transferring apps from computer to iPhone 4S

I purchased a couple of apps on my Mac app store and wondered how I then transfer these over to my iPhone 4S to save having to pay for them again? I have synced my phone and Mac iTunes but nothing has ...
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iPhone & pro filming, Using iPhone as a monitor

Can I use my iPhone as an external monitor for my camcorder, when the camera is mounted onto a jib?
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Is there an app that lets me use an iPhone as a mouse?

I'm looking for an app which enables me to physically maneuver my iPhone on the desk to control my Mac's cursor. (I am not looking for a "remote trackpad" app—there are dozens of those.) I did a ...
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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...
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Apps not showing up on Iphone 4

I don't know what's going on with my phone but the app store will say an app has downloaded but will not show up on the screen. Can someone please help me?
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If iPhone is being tracked

Can the app "Find my iPhone" tell if the iPhone is being tracked?
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iPhone 4S won't (properly) install apps

My 3(?) year old iPhone 4S, which has admittedly hit the ground a few times, has developed a new problem: apps download, but do not install fully; the icons never show on the home screens, and in ...
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PDF presentation software that shows notes

I created a PDF presentation in latex using beamer and I added notes to some slides. Now I want to show my presentation using a projector. What I need is to show the slides on the projector while see ...
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Prevent App Nap is disabled

An Application I have (IntelliJ Idea to be more specific) has Prevent App Nap checked but the checkbox is disabled and I can not disable Prevent App Nap. How can I disable "Prevent App Nap" for this ...
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Application is working but can't selecting it

I am experiencing new problem in Snow leopard, the application is working because whenever I click on it's icon at the dock it not showing "force quit" but I couldn't go into the application, I can ...
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Viewing/Changing App paths used by `open -a foo.app …`

When using open -a iTerm.app SOMEPATH from a shell-script or Emacs eshell command, it appears to launch a different instance of iTerm than the one in /Applications/iTerm.app that I'd expect. ...
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Who is the kid on Preview app icon? [closed]

Who's this kid? btw, I am also sure that, he's now not that much innocent, he grew up. Its also noticeable that with release of Yosemite, the Preview app icon get changed.
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Multiple Installs of Chrome

For the past 6 years of my career I have been using Firefox/Firebug for web development. In the beginning it was the most powerful client side toolset. But now I am finding most of my colleagues. ...
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Apple “Strength” Commercial featuring Fitness Apps

Does anyone know fitness app featured where the guy is doing step-ups on a park bench followed by push-ups?
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How do I move an app?

I have several apps on my iPod touch (5th generation) that I would like to move from their current place on screen to a different place on screen. Is there any way to do this? If so, how?
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A complete offline music solution for iphone - all formats, easy transfer, scrobbling

Have been googling, reading, trying things out for some time now, and I am still confused about how to effectively avoid itunes. I own an apple computer and an iphone. What I need is an iphone app ...
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how to programatically backup apps in iphone

I wanted to write a program that backups the apps installed on my iphone, when it is connected to a computer. How to proceed on this? Preferably I am looking for .ipa files. Is there a way for it?
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What is the icon on the desktop after I install an application?

I am very very new to Mac. Here is my question: I have downloaded VLC player and then I clicked on the dmg file. I moved the VLC icon to Applications folder in the opening window. Now when I start ...
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How to prevent the application launched in Terminal from undesirably exiting?

I launch applications from the Terminal with commands like this one : /Applications/Mail.app/Contents/MacOS/Mail & The important part is the &. For Unix / Linux / Solaris : I have ...
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Any way to edit Autoping app?

I found a free menu bar app that works well at allowing me to keep a visual check on whether my internet connection is up or down (I live in a country with frequent instability in connectivity). ...
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What does Swift mean for people learning iOS development for the first time [closed]

I quit my job to pursue programming full time and I was planning to take an ios app development course at a college near me that teaches iphone & ipad dev using Objective C. Now that Swift has ...
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All apps unresponsive in iMac

All Apps on my iMac are completely unresponsive. The only one working is Safari. I tried to repair the volume, repair disk permission, PRAM reset, clearing all caches, running periodic scripts. The ...
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Submitting apps containing ports of chromium browser or webkit engine in the app store

A small doubt here: I am building an app which will contain either a custom, modified version of Chromium or a modified version of the webkit rendering engine. Does Apple have a policy of not ...
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Calendar events disappear

On my old 3GS all my calendar events remained "forever". On my 5c they disappear. I'm not sure how soon-? a couple of months? It's making me crazy and messing up my health care finances. Is there a ...
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Is there a single window application that can read CHM, PDF and DJVU?

I discovered recently that Preview.app can be configured so that it's using only one window for all documents, instead of one window per document. The drawback is that you can only read one document ...
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How to identify if an app is installed on iPhone from Windows PC?

I am trying to identify programatically from computer if a particular app is installed in my iphone, once the iphone is connected to the computer( Windows OS). How to proceed with this?
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Cannot sync apps between imac and ipad

On my iMac, on iTunes, i have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press Install next to myApp ...
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Can anyone make an iOS todo app recommendation

I am looking for a todo app that does the following: reoccurring daily tasks reminders via push notifications, if they aren't completed sync lists between multiple devices, and preferably multiple ...
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A calendar app that shows different projects side by side in columns?

I want to find an app (preferably for OSX and iOS) that shows all my different project calendars side by side in columns. For several years now, I've been using a spreadsheet: Every row is one day, ...
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How to clear OSX cached applications?

I'm having a very strange bug with an application. I've tried to update it but it keeps showing up the old version. I've tried deleting it too, but when I run open -a MyApplication.app it opens it ...