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

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Can't update an app — help?

I can't update a particular app (CSR Racing) -- when I go to the "Updates" part of the app store or to the app itself and tap "update", it will go to the progress bar thing (circle with square in ...
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How to download files which are not dmg files to Mac applications?

Downloading files on Mac via .dmg is super easy, but anything else e.g. tar.gz files or zip files is completely baffling to me. Where do I unzip the files to make sure the applications will work and ...
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Submit iOS app to app store on behalf of the team

Me and my friend have developed an iOS app and we want to release it on App Store. Apple offers an Individual or Enterprise developer account which costs 199$. The problem is that we are not a legit ...
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How can I keep an app open in the background?

As I was using an app on my iPhone, I accidentally hit the home button. I quickly reopened the app. But instead of it resuming where I left off, the app had to load all over again. (This was Clash of ...
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Firefox won't respond to force-quit

On http://repl.it, I accidentally created an infinite loop in Python 3. I tried to close the tab, but Firefox already stopped responding. It wouldn't respond even after a while, so I force quitted FF. ...
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How can I reproduce this magnification effect for my own screen shots?

Does anyone know how to make the great-looking magnifying glass, shown in Apple's image, shown below? I really like the shadow! I'd love to know what software Apple uses for this.
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How to block an application (facebook, messages) in Self Control

I figured out how to do a while ago, but simply can't remember- how do I block computer applications such as twitter, facebook, and messages in self control?
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Could not update apps from AppStore (unexpected error occurred while signing in)

It's some days that, when I try to update apps from the AppStore clicking the button "Update", the following error messages are displayed: and immediately after clicking "OK", it appears: I am ...
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OS X: common paths for executable files

I have some executable files in OS X which I want to access from terminal from any area. For example in Linux, we can copy executables or binaries to /usr/local/bin or /usr/bin. So similar to that ...
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Chart (graphics) in iOS Notification Center?

I have been searching for an app that can display currency-vs-currency (say over a week, 3 months and etc) chart in iOS Notification Center. But they don't seem to exist. I don't mind writing one ...
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Apple AppStore App Preview - mov format

If we submit the App Preview in the MOV format, will it be compressed on the Apple side to a shorter format (e.g. MPEG4) or will it be streamed to the user as MOV? In another word, do we have to ...
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How do I stop getting charge for app I deleted?

I downloaded Recolor app. Hen I got a bill and did not know there was a charge for this app. I deleted the app and on my receipt I receaved I reported the problem that I didn't know there was a charge....
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App Store can't verify purchased applications

This morning, when launching an application I purchased from the App store some time ago, I was greeted with a sign-in box telling me that Apple needed to verify the application. I signed in using my ...
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suitable replacement for Tag&Rename on OSX?

I love the UI provide by Tag&Rename. It's very intuitive. Browsing my collectiong using a tree structure on the left and selecting a folder would automatically refresh the track listing. Right-...
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Instagram Send photo or video option missing

Recently I updated instagram. Now when I try to post to all followers, direct message is my only option. The send photo or video option has disappeared. Anybody know how I can fix this?
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Is there an iOS app for quick switching of the wifi network?

On my iPad, I frequently need to switch between two wifi networks due to different access rights on those networks. It's quite cumbersome having to navigate to the Settings App, find the network ...
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Launch command using app

Could someone please tell me how to insert a terminal command into an "application" so when the app is clicked/opened the command is launched?
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Don't have back up

I deleted a photos and videos, also in recently deleted album. I don’t have the back up. Then after deleted my photos and videos, I reset my iphone. Its all gone.. Is there any way to recover it?
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Remote App Inventory

I support Macs at my organization and someone from our InfoSec department has asked me a question I am struggling to find the answer to. They want a way to do an inventory of any apps purchase via the ...
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Ghost apps under settings showing allow (null) to access

I had a few apps that were hung on update a while back. I thought I had caught all of them and re-downloaded them. One in particular sends reminders at specific times of day. For the last few days ...
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Tracking time spent in iOS applications

I know RescueTime exists for Android but I do not see anything like it for iOS. I'm guessing such an app may not be possible on iOS because of the permissions and how apps have been sandboxed from one ...
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Unknown event opening Skype periodically

Recently Skype has been opening itself or placing itself into focus, regardless of what app is running or on focus. This happens every half an hour to hourly. It's has gotten really annoying, and I ...
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Can one fully remove certain applications from OS X?

I've owned and used Mac's since System 7, and, in all this time, I'm very comfortable having my Mac's configured as I want them to operate. Certain things I've never used, and in addition to them ...
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More than 100 GB disappeared on MacBook Pro 250GB SSD

I was installing a software on the MacBook Pro of my girlfriend when I have found that in " > About this Mac > Storage", it says that she have 134 GB of space used by "Applications"... I have then ...
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Why Are There Some IOS App's That Are Capable Of Not Utilizing Have To Use The In-App Purchase?

I am a Malaysian App Developer, and my team and I are currently in midst of developing an iOS app, and have come across a few questions which I hope stackexchange will be able to answer. 1) We have ...
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Taking focus on app launch

It seems that most OS X applications launch into the foreground and thereby steal keyboard focus from its predecessor there. Searching here, I have found way to prevent a particular app from doing ...
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Is there a Mac app similar to the iOS Utiful app?

The Utiful app is a complementary photo library for iOS devices, enabling easy and fast organization of photos in folders. You can freely move photos between the Camera Roll and the Utiful folders (...
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How do you manually reposition faces in Mac OS X Yosemite's Photos App?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or just me missing something out, but when I try to manually add faces in my Photos app (go to photo, 'Get info', 'Add face'), a circle appears where I can name/tag the ...
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Unable to restore apps to new Iphone

I tried to restore my apps to my new iPhone but 2 of the apps failed to be restored. Then I checked the app store and found out that they are no longer available, maybe Apple took them down. Does that ...
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Standalone app from url run in Chrome conflicts with Chrome itself

The standalone app from http://music.google.com made by this script conflicts with the Chrome browser: although the app uses a name „Music“ from info.plist in a dock, it continues to identify ...
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Make `emacsclient` default for extension

I have Emacs as my favourite text editor but to open multiple files in the same window (instance) I have to use emacsclient which is a binary located at /usr/local/bin/emacsclient. I was wondering if ...
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Download iOS app on PC and unzip

I have an URL as: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-calculator-free/id398129933 Is it possible to download that app in my PC and then unzip or see what's inside? I haven't Apple Computer nor iPad ...
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How can I configure two iOS devices to have similar app selections?

I have an iPad Air 2 and an iPhone 6. I've recently spent a lot of time installing and configuring a number of apps on the iPhone that I'd now like to install and equivalently configure on the iPad. I'...
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Can I remove the Install OS X Yosemite app?

I'm trying to free up some space on my MacBook and I found this in the Applications folder. Can I delete it? I'm a iOS developer and I don't want issues. Currently I'm running OS X El Capitan 10....
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Trying to Find Photos on Harddrive from Photos App

Our hard drive died and we had to get a new one - I have my old hard drive in one of those NexStar things (bear with me as I am not that good at computers!). I am looking for my photos from the Photo ...
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Error while OS X El Capitan from the Mac App Store

I'm trying to download OS X El Capitan from the Mac App Store, but the download always ends in an error. I think that it's possibly related to the reason I would like to update. Which is that I'm ...
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Security issue logging in to the App Store using different Apple ID

Does your device get logged or added to relevant Apple ID's account device list when you logout from the App Store using, for example, your iPad device, and login back again with another ID? Example ...
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Packet sending script, iOS 9.1

I have an app which sends specific packets to a server every time I press a particular button on the app, the problem is that I need to press it every 30 seconds during a few hours and it's annoying. ...
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All applications got paused after disk space usage got near 99% and back to normal. What's next?

Mac does some pretty fancy background stuff to try and keep enough disk space for whatever it needs. In my case, 512 gb ssd, it needs to have at least 20gb free to run smoothly, so I usually have 40. ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from my iMac's iTunes to my iPhone?

I recently downloaded on my 16Gb iPhone 4GS (over wifi) an app that was over 500Mb (game called "Horizon Chase"). I had to delete it because I was running out of space. When I wanted to put it back ...
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How to publish iOS App to App Store in multiple Brand in xcode?

I have to publish an app for different brands, the same version the only thing that change is the in-app Theme Colors, Launch Icon, Splash screen and in-app menu Brand Logo. I want to have 5 app in ...
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How do I open an iOS app that I transferred to my Mac?

I downloaded an app on my phone and transferred it to my MacBook Pro and I got a file of the app. Whenever I click on it, it says the app already exists in my iTunes library and do I want to replace ...
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Apps “cannot be opened because of a problem”

Whenever I am trying to open an app, most of them won't open with the error as below. I am really helpless here. Is there is any issue with my machine? I have a Ubuntu background and recently ...
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App is greyed out

What does it mean when an app is greyed out like this? It is not compatibility with OS X version because this grey thing just happened suddenly and I used to run this app a short time ago and I haven'...
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Reeder (RSS App from App Store) uses 60 GB of disk space. How do I clean this up?

> pwd /Users/seline/Library/Containers/com.reederapp.rkit2.mac/Data/Library/Application Support/Reeder/rkit > du -sh * | gsort -h 8.0K rkit-edit.db 28K rkit-edit.db-wal 32K rkit-data....
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Developing an app with an automatically renewable consumable in-app purchase

I'm developing a new tvOS app that has in-app purchases. I can't get the in-app purchases to show up in the simulator. What is the proper procedure when introducing in-app purchases to apps that are ...
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Twitter app “Waiting” when trying to reinstall

I deleted the Twitter app because it was giving me hours and hours of old tweets and wasn't giving me any recent ones. I re-downloaded the Twitter app and filled out all the information but it says "...
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Would it be possible to download a previous version of OneNote - Without having purchased it prior?

As per school policy, I am not allowed to upgrade my macbook (I am currently using Version 10.9.2) - However, I need to use OneNote for a particular subject. Is it possible to download a previous ...
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OSX 10.11 incorrectly sees application as powerPC

I have built and successfully run an application on OSX 10.11. Then I decided to create a bundle for the app and launched it successfully as well. Then I moved the bundle to the Applications folder ...
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Some .apps only open via sudo /Applications/*.app/Content/MacOS/*

I have a few that after install will refuse to open - no error. The first time they may appear in the Dock for a second or two; then disappear. It may or may not be a coincidence - but both have '...