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

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Is it possible to schedule my laptop to mute and unmute based on calendar events?

I would like my mac (OSX 10.9) to automatically mute during meetings. I have a fully abstracted calendar, with several sub calendars. Any apps? Any Automator tricks?
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How to have TODO list in the Lock-screen of iPhone?

I invented a smart idea! I want to have a todo list as a lock-screen on my iPhone like grocery store listing to my lock-screen. Never forget to buy that dxmn toothpaste again :P How can I have a ...
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How to remove Kaspersky icon on menu bar?

Downloaded the Kaspersky app just for fun and to give it go. It had a trial time so when the time was up, I simply just dragged the app into the trash can and then emptied it. However, the kaspersky ...
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Mac Book Pro Mac OS 10.9.4

I downloaded and installed Microsoft Office. It works fine in my account, but I can't see/access it from other accounts on my computer. What need I do?
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hoow can I make and receive calls With USA and Canada by using a PBX account, Acrobits softphone, and Google chat?

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8, I an recently using it in the Middle East, but I would like to make and receive calls to people living in Canada and USA. I have a gmail that has an American mobile ...
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Replacement for Isolator

It seems that one of my all time favourite apps Isolator has been abandoned. While it still works, it hasn't been updated in forever, could use some customization features and it isn't ready for ...
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Why does iBooks connect to the Internet whenever I copy/paste?

I am monitoring the Internet usage of my applications and I noticed that iBooks initializes a connection to 23.221.221.248:443 whenever I select some text and then copy it. Does someone know why, or ...
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Am I going to have a problem with a newsstand app which contains both free and paid subscription model?

We have a printed magazine and we're going to publish a newsstand app for it. And we have a case which I'm not sure Apple allow us to do. Here it is: User buys a printed issue with promocode in it ...
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How can I see all apps in 'Essentials' in Mac and iTunes app stores?

A quick question: While navigating the Mac and iOS appstores, I often see some apps marked with a grey rectangular box with rounded edges called 'Essentials', which appears just below the rating of ...
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Overnight, 3 Apps Stop Working

Woke up this morning, and 3 apps are not working. Pixelmator, FCPX and Motion all are getting the same message, e.g., “Pixelmator” is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete “Pixelmator” and download it ...
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Apple App Store submission review time vs update time

I've released an app to the App Store, it's been waiting for review for about 9 days. Upon running my own dev version I've realised I'd left a critical part out. Would it be worth waiting for release ...
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help in xcode for creating ios game

How can I make the top part of an object (for example a small square platform) allow my character to bounce but the rest of the object (bottom and sides of the square) have my character die on impact. ...
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Does anybody knows a Google voice app for iPhone that does not crash a lot and works great?

I have downloaded two Google voice applications from the American App Store on my iPhone and both these apps crashes a lot. Both these apps are made by the Same producer (Mo+). Also, I have downloaded ...
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Is it possible to permanently install PyCharm?

I am quite new to OS X and I have just discovered a fantastic Python IDE, which is PyCharm. The problem is that every time I want to start it, I need to click on its installer, which apparently is ...
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App Store Purchase Update gives “An error has occurred” messages for Keynote and Numbers

I am trying to install Keynote, Pages, and Numbers from my App Store account using my Apple ID and password. Pages has installed properly and works. Numbers and Keynote both failed and do not open. ...
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Import existing data into iOS 8 Health

Is it (or will it be) possible to import data already collected by other apps into the new health app in iOS 8?
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Can a SSH session be wrapped to appear as a distinct App?

Fluid can create a .app wrapper around a webkit instance to turn any web page into an OSX Application. This script can do a less thorough job with Chrome. Is there anything that can do this for a ssh ...
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Help, I can't search from the App Launcher anymore

I used to be able to start typing an application name in the App Launcher (F4) to filter the list. But at some point, this stopped working for some reason. I can't click the search box, nor does ...
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Icons layout in iTunes does not match the iPad

I recently restored my 7.1.2 4th gen iPad and installed some apps via iFunBox on it (since it lets me install app by app rather than a whole device image). Next time that I open the device in iTunes ...
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what happens after iOS developer account subscription ends?

If a developer paid for iOS development program which is currently $99 per year. But what if the developer publishes the app for free on the Appstore and after a year he doesn't pay $99? All of his ...
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Mac App Store apps not opening

Overnight a lot of my Mac App Store purchased apps will not open. I get the error message: "Tweetbot" is damaged and can't be opened. Delete "Tweetbot" and download it again from the App Store. ...
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What is the standard location for the “recent files” information that each app seems to store?

The app in question is called RStudio. When I am using it, if I want to look at a file that I have looked at recently, I can click: File...Recent Files...and a menu of the last 5 or 6 files used ...
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How do I make iTunes re-remember an app I have recently requested it to forget?

In the iTunes home tab (on your Mac) there is a section known as a "quick link" section where you can view all of your purchased apps. It's on the right hand side and it has a hyperlink aptly named ...
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How do I forcibly shut down a specific application at a pre-determined time?

I don't know if there's an available app or perhaps a terminal command, but I'd like to forcibly shut down a specific application at a specific time, without the option to cancel. I'd like it so I ...
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Motion detection app for mac or iOS

Does anyone have experience with a good motion detection app for Mac or iOS? I want to use the built in isight camera either on mac / ipad to monitor home while i'm out. Looked around but have only ...
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How long can Photo Booth record video?

Does anyone know how long Photo Booth can record video with iSight camera on Mac? I want to record for a few days non stop, and don't know if that's possible even if there is sufficient space in HD? ...
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App Store is stuck in a loop trying to download a free app — how do I make it stop?

My App Store keeps saying this item is free in the store, that this item will be added to your purchases and it then says cancel or download. I click download and it won't download and keeps popping ...
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Change content type for itunes connect account

I accidentally created an itunes account with the content type as books I would like to change the content type to apps but i can't find any way to do this. How would you go about this ?
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How do I completely uninstall an app in OS X without the use of a dedicated app eg AppZapper?

I came across this post, however all the answers recommend using Applications eg AppZapper or similar to achieve the uninstallation of the App desired. What are the steps required where the ...
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Create app for customer

Is it possible to create a app and sell it to multiple customer? My intention is to create a generel app and then customize that app and sell it. Then customer can buy that app. And if the company ...
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View last time an app was opened

I'm new to Mac and I want to know the last time I opened an app on my Mac and what the app was. Like for example if I opened Sublime Text at 2:04 pm how would I see that?
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Applescript question for copying files

I wrote a script to copy files from an SD Card to a Thunderbolt Hard Drive. I wanted the action to automatically do all of this in a single shelled applescript under an automator action. When I ...
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What are some good / feature rich mail clients that support Exchange?

I'm a developer at my small office and we exclusively use Exchange 365 for our email, and I am getting incredibly tired and frustrated of the web interface. I would like to use a local mail client. ...
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Billing Information Required for App Updates

I'm trying to update 3 apps on my iPad and 3 things happen that never usually happen. It asks me to sign in. It asks for my billing information. My card gets denied. Now I know my card still works ...
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Can't open Numbers, but can open Numbers.app/Contents/MacOS/Numbers

Okay, this is weird. I can't open Numbers by trying to open the .app file, but I can open it by drilling down into the app and opening Numbers.app/Contents/MacOS/Numbers via terminal. Anyone have ...
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sign in to xx@xx.com update applications for that account

How to solve this? I want to change my apple id in my mac. But it prevent me from update applications.
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App Store sometimes can't install, iCloud icon instead of INSTALL icon

App Store sometimes can't install apps, iCloud icon appearing instead of INSTALL icon, as in the attached screenshot. Please tell me how to make the INSTALL icon appear again for these apps, ...
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App to organize my photos into folders by date

Is there an app on OS X that can sort through all your photos within a folder and organize them into folders and name each folder the date it was taken.
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Is there any Geogebra application for OSX?

I just can find geogebra app for iPad. How can I find it for my MacBook?
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what is the best audio and video format that best fit my ipad air? [duplicate]

i have some videos that i would like to convert to become suitable for my iPad air and iPhone 4s, but i can play around with the audio and video format (ex: video codec, video bitrate, frame rate, ...
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Hide some applications from other users

I need to make use of a beta version of Xcode and so I created a second account on my machine, account B. I wish to install the beta Xcode onto account B such that account A is not able to see this ...
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Symlink to app causes NSInternalInconsistencyException

I want to be able to run a graphical program from the command line, so I add a symlink to the program (/Applications/Stata/Stata.app/Contents/MacOS/Stata) from /usr/local/kkjj/bin/xstata. When I run ...
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What does error “the Classic Environment is no longer supported” mean?

I created a .app file that is 303KB on disk. When I right click it and press Compress... I end up getting a 8.4MB .zip archive. I tried sending the .app via email to myself and compressing it on ...
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Searching for an iOS music player with certain characteristics (read more)

I really need a music app that has either tags or playlists, and there's a lot of them, but the music i like is not really that popular, so an app that makes you choose from a list of already prepared ...
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How can I position windows with the maximize button?

I was watching this video when the instructor was able to position a window by using the maximize button and clicking on one of four positioning options, as seen in the image below. This was also ...
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Finding Apps that do not appear in Macbook dock

I recently got a macbook pro. Shouldn't programs like iMovie and GarageBand appear in the dock? When I search for them, I cannot find them. When I go to the App Store to download them, it tell me that ...
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Mystery application?

Okay, so I was watching a WWDC video a while ago, and they were doing a demonstration on how to implement some code into your app... And as they were demonstrating the code, the guy who was doing the ...
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Can I retrieve my activation and deactivation history?

I turned off my find my iphone in my settings about a year ago. My friend said that he swore it was on a couple of months ago and I swore that it wasn't because I just turned it back on today. Is ...
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How can I find out which iOS apps I've purchased were free?

I know that I can see all my purchased apps in the App Store on my iPad but it doesn't give any indication of whether these are free apps or whether I paid for them. I am in South Africa and have ...
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Facebook is forcing use of its new messenger app, which is only supported on iOS7? [closed]

I'm running iOS 6.* on an IPhone 3Gs. I noticed that Facebook was talking about redacting support for messaging inside the Facebook app... This slightly bothered me, considering I am Quite happy ...