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

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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 ...
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How do I install NTFS-3G from source?

I want to install the latest version of NTFS-3G on my Yosemite box. The latest version (as of this writing) is 2014.2.15 available here. However, only the source code is available and there aren't any ...
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How to open Resolution Center for an app version rejection after the app is approved?

Something very strange happened to me. My company application was rejected in first place because App Review Team reported that it crashed in iPad Air 2. We bought a new iPad Air 2 and I faced no ...
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a PDF reader which can read notes on PDF

I am looking for a PDF reader on iPhone which can read notes on PDF. I tried Adobe Reader(see below), which does not work in this way.
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How do I find out what apps are in iTunes and not on my iPhone, and vice versa?

I want to find out: What apps are in my iTunes Library that are not on my iPhone. What apps are on my iPhone that are not in my iTunes Library. Is there any way (either in Windows or using ...
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Is it OK to rename an application? [duplicate]

Let's use "Coda 2.app" as an example. If to rename it to "Coda.app": Will it affect the functionality of the app? Is the app still be able to access the sites data saved in Keychain previously? Is ...
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What is this iPad app?

Saw an app during a Apple video, i was wondering what it was called.
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Is there a way to purchase incompatible app from Mac App Store

I haven't upgraded to Yosemite on my Mac yet and still using Mavericks. I wanted to purchase an app during its promotion period but the app min version is 10.10 so Mac App Store complains saying that ...
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Open terminal via AppleScript

I'm tring to write a shortcut script in spark for opening the terminal. on run {input, parameters} tell application "Utilities/Terminal" // tried Utilities:Terminal and Terminal too reopen ...
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How do I make a window stay on top of other windows without using third party software?

I simply can't believe one needs to download an app to be able to pin the Terminal window on top of another application. Please help me figure this out. I am frustrated and confused as to why Apple ...
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Apps on iPhone lockscreen: how to remove them, i.e. Starbucks

Hopefully a simple solution. I installed a recent Starbucks app, and noted it was tracking my location and popping up on the lock screen. I do not want that. At all. Even after setting not to show on ...
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Can't update apps in iOS App Store; can only Open

On my iPhone, the App Store has a badge saying "2". When I open the App Store and go to the Updates page, there are two apps at the top, which for a split-second say "Update" and then immediately ...
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Mac OS X menu bar music player

Anyone know of a menu bar app that will allow you to pick a song out of your iTunes library and play it, without having to have iTunes running. Alarm Clock allows you to do that (but you need to ...
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Getting duplicate iOS notifications from IFTTT

I use IFTTT to send me iOS notifications for some of my recipes, but for some reason, every time it sends me a notification, it sends it twice. So every notification I get from IFTTT is duplicated. ...
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Get all resolutions of Apple devices?

I am building an app for in the App store. For the app I need the resolution of the camera. I am searching for the resolution of: iphone 4 and up (front and back) Ipad 2 and up (front and back) ipod ...
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Desktop Mac OSX b10.9, MAIL PROGRAM

When I attach a document to my email, it can come out as an icon, or sometimes as a printed document. Can I control this?
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App to view my iOS photos with their filenames

Is there an app for iOS where I can see all my photos from the iOS Photos app, with their filenames next to them? Preferably without duplicating the photos, but rather just mirroring them and showing ...
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How to install iPad App Store downloads after being deleted?

After deleting several applications I downloaded from App Store, I don't seem to be able to download them a second time as there is no Install button. Is this normal? Are they lost forever?
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How can I move a MS Word “toolbox” when the grab area is behind the OS X menu bar?

MS Word has positioned what they call a "toolbox" so that the area you click on to drag it is hidden behind OS X's menu bar, as shown in the screen capture below... There is no place on the palette ...
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”)

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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Is there a TODO list app for mac you can change Font Size?

You can't do it, in wunderlist, reminders, any.do, etc. You really need to ruin your eyes to read you notes.
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Mail corruption in iPad

My mail in iPad is acting terrible. Many mails seem to have their contents and the header (sender, cc and subject) mixed up, contents from one mail have the headers from another mail. How do I fix ...
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Automatic App Installation with iPads

Is there a way to push app installations to all the iPads by just installing on one iPad or does this need to be done via Apple Configurator
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App adds itself to Login Items each time it starts

How do I prevent an app from adding itself to the list of Login Items every time it starts? The app in question is Unified Remote, which seems to completely wonderful apart from this "bug".
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Accidentally deleted Applications link in Favorites in Finder

I accidentally deleted the Applications link in Favorites in Finder. (I dragged it into the Terminal hoping to do a cd to the Applications folder---not that that matters.) How can I restore it?
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Is there a way I can customize the application names in the Application folder?

I have so many apps in the Applications folder that I forget what some of them do. Is there a way to customize the name to be more descriptive, other than renaming the app? I am afraid that if I ...
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Is there a programmatic way to identify built-in applications?

I'm trying to keep an inventory of where each application in my Mac came from (context: I'm trying to be disciplined and install things only through the App Store, Homebrew or Caskroom). Apps that ...
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Open file from the Dock using a non-default app

Is it possible to open a file from the Dock using a non-default app? For example, I prefer most .pdf files to open in Preview (thus it is my default), but some need to be opened in Adobe Reader. Is ...
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Can I set an application to open when an external device is connected?

I own a Nook, which I manage using Calibre. Is there a way to have Calibre open whenever my Mac detects the Nook is connected?
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How do I print an email from Mail.app without mail headers?

I would like to be able to print emails without including the default email headers (from, to, title, date) from Apple’s Mail application. It looks like I am not the only one who wants this as the ...
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ipad1 stops in apps and web pages [duplicate]

My ipad1 stops in slme apps and goes back to my home page and sometimes in web pages. this happens in apps that are said to be compatible with is 5.1.1. There does not seem to be any special site when ...
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iPad suddenly stops in a web page or app and goes to Home screen

My iPad 1 suddenly stops in a webpage or app and goes to the Home screen. This happens in apps that are said to be compatible with iOS 5.1.1. There does not seem to be any special site when it stops ...
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iphone app icon size?

Can someone tell me what size icons I should be including in an iPhone app. Can I assume also that I should include two resolutions? Any help would be great, thanks.
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Looking for an app to amplify audio from YouTube

Years ago I saw someone use a program for Windows and I was hoping that someone can tell me if there is a Mac equivalent! Say you are watching a YouTube video and the audio is up full but it's still ...
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Sync iOS app using Wi-Fi network in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have the latest version of iTunes installed. The USB port is disabled for security purposes but I want to sync my iOS device to my PC, so I am thinking that I can use Wi-Fi. ...
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Run OS X compiled apps in windows

Is there any way to run .app (standard OS X application, written in Xcode, achieved and copied from products folder) in windows (any apps like crossover or vine loader)?
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Can I charge a different price for an iPhone app versus an iPad app?

Is it possible to charge a different price for the two types?
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Facebook Messenger App - Login Report

I have a question regarding the Facebook Messenger App regarding the multiple login on different devices and some kind of report of that. So here's what happened (I'll make it short): I have an ...
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Mac app be the same same as a company name

I'm curious if Apple prevents you from naming a Mac Application in the Mac App Store the same as a company name. I'm in the process of naming an app and I was wondering what the rules were. I found a ...
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Save file to hidden directory with standard OS X save dialog

Using TextEdit, when I try to save example.txt to some hidden directory, for example ~/Library, I can't because save panel doesn't show them. The only way I found was to save file to non-hidden ...
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How can I have 128 GB HARD disk and there is 300.91 GB apps on it?

After I install pes2014 on my MacBookAir when I see the storage of my My macintosh HD Is foul. Is it a virus? What should I do?(before it my apps was up to 60 GB) It may be helpful that the pes is ...