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

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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 (AutoPing) 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 ...
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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 ...
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Adding to “Open with” list

[OSX 10.9.2] My Mac doesn't think Audacity can open mp4 files, so when I want to do so using "Open with", I have to switch from "Recommended Applications" to "All Applications" so as to select ...
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iphone app suggestion for taking low resolution photos

I need to take low resolution photos on iPhone5 like at 640*480, 320*240 etc. Low resolution photo is so that they can be uploaded easily. Default camera application is not allowing to change ...
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MAC hanged when submitting app

I've submitted my first app to Apple and waiting for approval. My MAC was hanged while I was submitting. I needed to restart MAC. After restarting, the state of app on iTunes connect was 'Waiting For ...
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Can iOS 7 app get rejected due to custom popup?

I've submitted my first app to Apple and waiting for approval. I've created a custom popup and used it within my app. The popup looks similar to alert view. Below is the screenshot. Are there any ...
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deleting app from terminal

from the /Applications folder, I can launch apps on my Mac using the open command in the terminal like this open xcode.app open firefox.app Is there a way to delete apps from the terminal? This ...
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What is the difference between 'Application' and 'Process' in OS X?

As I increasingly dabble with AppleScript and OS X tweaking in general, I arrive at this question: What is the difference between these two words in terms of OS X's inner operations - e.g. do some ...
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Block an application's read/write access to a specific file in OS X?

The premise is this: I have an app which has been set in its code to only run on OS X versions 10.4 to 10.9.2. (When I try to install it, it gives a message "This version of ____ is for Mac OS X 10.4 ...
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Does any download manager for iOS have proper Background Transfer support?

Is there any download manager for iOS with proper iOS 7 Background Transfer/Background Fetch/NSURLSession support? All the apps I've tried so far paused or stopped the download a few minutes after ...
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How to update applications that were moved from Application folder

All my applications in the /Applications folder are sorted in different subfolders, so that I can find them easily. I know, this is not recommended (see this question), since the Software Update looks ...
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How to resolve app uninstall without adhoc

When I installed the app with help of this link onto my device but this procedure has problems under iOS 7 which i have reported to apple but i'm wondering if someone knows of a fix in the mean time? ...
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How see status when installing an app from App store?

When you install a new app from Apple App store, there is no info on how much time is left. How can one find this information?
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How to never logout and never retype password App store

Apple App store is really annoying with all their security. Is there a way to never logout and never retype your passwords? I newer log out, but it seems something logs me out (sign out) ...
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How do I remove the 'Quit' action from an application

I'm looking for a way to remove the 'quit' action from an application, so I personally cannot close it manually (except by force closing (Cmd+opt+esc). Case I've got Wunderlist as my personal To-Do ...
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Hide Adium (or any other app's) icon in the dock

I find it really annoying how the Adium icon is always at the dock being useless: because to open the contact list, you can just use the status bar item, (the dock icon is just a waste of space ...
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“Failed to check receipt hash” after switching to a new computer?

I just had to move my drives over to another Mac Pro and now when I attempt to open apps purchased from the App Store, I'm getting Failed to check receipt hash. What does one need to do in order to ...
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Is it possible to submit not sandboxed app to the Mac App Store

I have an AppleScript Cocoa application that does a lot of shell scripts like kill or chflags. Is there any way I can try to send it on review to MAS and get it approved? According to Wikipedia: ...
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Switching to an open application via BetterTouchTool (making it active)

Is it possible to switch TO an open application via keyboard shortcut in BetterTouchTool? Currently I’m using a predefined action “Open Application” instead but it’s not quite the same as I don’t ...
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Avoiding all apps reopening when OS X crashes

Sometimes my computer will crash and restart due to unknown errors. It usually happens when I'm working on something so a few apps are open. OS X has this annoying feature where it tries to reopen all ...
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Is there an iOS app that measures/reports the battery charging current?

I suspect my fake lightening cable charge my iPhone 5 much slower than my original lightening cable on the same charger. Is there an app that will display the current battery draw/charging current and ...
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Enterprise App Installation on iOS that is too old

We have an enterprise app for which we are ending support of iOS6. During a recent test, we created a build of the app, and set the following values in Info.plist ...
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Is there an app that allows me to use Google Scholar on an iOS device? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a native app that allows me to use Google Scholar on my iPhone. Does such an app exist?
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Installing the Festival Speech Synthesis System with Mavericks

I am trying to install Festival onto my Macbook Pro running Mavericks. I tried installing it on my own, but that didn't work. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find any up-to-date instructions out there ...
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Circuit simulator tool for OS X?

Anyone know any circuit simulator tool for OS X like Simulink or Proteus?
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Some apps don't open even if deleted and reinstalled!

I have a Problem here. Some apps I have installed don't even open and have this icon on my Springboard. My iOS version is 7.0.1. Jailbroken. Two of my Applications have ended like this. I tried ...