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

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Has Apple hidden any tributes to Steve Jobs?

In Apple's software, are there any hidden tributes or memorials to Steve Jobs? Someone told me you can find his glasses in an app but I can't find them.
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Why do I get this alert saying I purchased this app on a different computer (while I didn't)?

I tried to open an app I hadn't opened for a while, after which I got a window prompting me to login with my Apple ID. Here follows a translation of the (dutch) text: Log in to use this app on ...
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Is there a way to transmit sound from MacBook to iPad?

I have my iPad connected to my home speakers. Is there an app that would let me transmit sound from my MacBook to an iPad? They both are connected to super fast Wi-Fi.
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Some iOS users cannot download my app from App Store

Hello, some of my iOS users cannot download my app from app store. They are getting the message "This app is incompatible with your iPhone" App available for iOS 8.0+ To be precise, here is a ...
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Why is VLC verified every time I open a file that is supposed to open with it?

I have downloaded VLC for Mac, and I installed it. Now every time I open a video that is supposed to be opened by VLC, it starts verifying again, like it is the first time and it will install it. I ...
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Error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore

Every once in a while I'm unable to open the NoMachine client. If I double click, I just get the error: The application “NoMachine.app” is not open anymore. And nothing in the console. If I try ...
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Why can't my spotlight open any application?

I can search and find anything on Spotlight, so I think my index works. However, when I try to open an application, even terminal, I just get a spinning beach ball until Spotlight disappears. Why am I ...
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Does the OS X app “Day One” support MathJax

I'd like to keep a professional journal of my thoughts. I have my eye on the app Day One. One reason for this is that it's based on Multimarkdown, which often means it includes support for equations ...
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Chrome app launcher

How do I protect apps inside the chrome app launcher on a macbook from being deleted by different users of the laptop?
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In my iPad settings there is an app called null what is it?

When I go to settings on my iPad it shows an app called null what is this? What do I do about it? Is it bad or nothing to worry about?
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Is there a way to wrap any website as an iOS app?

I'd like to take a mobile website and add it to the home screen of iOS, but when I touch it, it would open in its own app, NOT in the Safari app. Is there a service that would let me do this or a way ...
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How do I install an old app on a new phone?

I recently purchased an iPhone 6, and I used to use an iPhone 4. I have several apps on my old phone that I'd like to bring onto my new phone. I've backed up these apps into my iTunes, and I'd like ...
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OS X El Capitan issue with iCloud and AppStore

Since down loading the OS X El Capitan onto my iMac The app store and iCloud will not connect. I am anything but proficient at understanding the language of computers so could answers be more ...
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How does OS X detect a PowerPC application?

I use an application called Anki for learning foreign languages and professional terminology. This app creates a default folder in /Users/user/Documents/Anki, which I did not want. You can circumvent ...
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iOS - Is it alright if my app reward users for inviting friends to install my own app?

I have seen many posts about Apple rejecting apps that include in-game reward systems for watching advertisements that promote other apps and social sharing from: ...
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iPhone 6 & iOS 9 - ad hoc app will not install

I'm having problems installing our developed app (distributed via ad-hoc) to iOS9. The ipa installs and works fine on iPhone 4 and on iPad 2 (iOS 9.1) but nothing seems to work for iPhone 6 with iOS ...
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icons not bouncing at all when I open them

I was forced to do a fresh install of El Cap. Now when I click on an app to open it, it will not bounce, not even once to acknowledge that the app is opening. How do I solve that?
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Vpn service to log iOS internet usage?

I want a service like rescueTime for iOS. I'm pretty sure apps can't look at other app usage directly, but I think a vpn could track most of my usage, as I mostly do stuff that requires an internet ...
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App from Mac app store not installing

I am trying to reinstall an app I purchased some time ago. It is not installing. In the console I get the following message: LaunchServices: Failed to create bundleProxy for bundle ...
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How does AirDrop retain “Developer Verification” information? And, can this be done with other methods?

I am trying to share an app. AirDrop successfully completed this task. However, when e-mail is used, the error regarding an unknown developer prevents the app from running. Why is AirDrop successful ...
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Can I easily delete apps I don't use from OS Yosemite without damaging other apps? [duplicate]

To free up disk space, I'm asking if it's possible and safe to remove some apps from my Mac OS X Yosemite download that I never use. If "yes", how do I do this safely and, hopefully, quickly.
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alternative to lucky backup for osx

I used luckybackup on ubuntu to easily back up a folder. Is there something similar that I can use on osx? Time machine is not the same as I would be able to access the files from other os as ...
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Is it possible to reset launchpad layout?

My launchpad has become very cluttered overtime. I'm wondering if there is a function to reset launchpad like the iOS reset home screen layout feature. Let me know in the comments if you don't ...
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Damaged or Incomplete apps on El Capitan

I have updated to El Capitan as soon as it came. I faced a lot of issues with SIP enabled, but recently a new issue popped up. Every once in a while the apps installed without using App Store are ...
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App for “Minds of Modern Mathematics” doesn't work?

I don't know how to send IBM a message to let them know to please fix this problem at the Apple App Store, but I have left a message at the ratings section of the App. I have downloaded the free app ...
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How do I edit the self control app to be password locked?

The github can be found on the apps home page: https://selfcontrolapp.com I was wondering how I could edit the app so that, rather than blocking sites for a period of time, it blocks them ...
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track internet usage app wise on the Mac

On the Mac, is there a way to track internet usage app-wise. Ideally I would want an app the ability to track monthly usage etc.
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Can anybody identify wich application is this icon? [duplicate]

Suddenly I've noticed an new icon in my Menu Bar. I have no idea what it is, as it doesn't show anything. Any shots?
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Running Application From External Hardrive on a mac

I have copied my application to external my hard drive but when I run it it copies the application to the application folder on the mac and then runs.
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Can't install program, most likely due to permissions

I recently got a VPN, Private Internet Access, and I'm unable to install it on my Mac OSX 10.10.5. When I double click the installer, nothing happens. So I tried creating a new admin account and it ...
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How Google puts unwanted apps on our Macs?

I cannot find in my memory a situation when I was installing anything from Google except from Google Chrome (that is my main browser). Recently I saw on my Mac an app titled Google Search.app. ...
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Pages won't open a file created in pages

A file created in Apple's Pages won't open after it's been created: >the required index.xml file is missing. This has become a more frequent problem as seemingly more of my Pages files won't open. ...
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Can Microsoft Office apps for iOS play linked embedded video?

Can Microsoft Office apps for iOS play linked embedded video? From excel, doc or ppt files?
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apple software is not working in the app store

I cannot update my updates in the apps store for apple the user id is locked (untitled projects@gmail.com) I understand why the id field is locked under this user id How can I resolve this issue I ...
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Apps not opening “Verifying”

Some of the apps on my MacBook Air (OS El Capitan) specifically my Grand Theft Auto are not opening because a prompt appears "Verifying (Name Of The App)". I've tried countless times to fix this but ...
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I can't find an app that I purchased (wasn't free) anywhere?

There is an app called "Calum Von Moger Fitness" and I bought it and stupidly deleted and then when I tried to find it again I couldn't! Strangely I cannot find it in my app purchase history. I am ...
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Name Extension based launcher for Mac

Here is an example of what I need. I have a .md file (markdown). I use e.g. 3 MD-related applications: Sublime for more developer stuff; Ulysses for more writing stuff; Marked for viewing; Typed for ...
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Is iPhone being remotely accessed?

On a consistent basis, I try to close any open apps to save battery life. I close the apps by double clicking the home screen button & then swipe the apps upward on the touchscreen to close. ...
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Can enterprise App Read its MDM Configuration file?

I have the following situation - There is a school which distribute number of iPads to students, which deploy in-house app for student. Basically the app will display the PDFs, Images and Videos form ...
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I need to refresh a specific app in the background at set intervals?

Is there a way to have a specific app on my iPhone auto refresh in the background at set intervals? The built in system refresh does not work for what I need. Let's say I have an app that I would like ...
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How do I delete useless Apple Apps on OSX?

I tried using terminal with sudo or su, while I do rm -rf to Photos.app, Chess.app, Mail.app, DVD Player.app, iBooks.app, but it said Operation not permitted. How can I delete these apps? (OS X ...
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Which running/biking apps (Strava, Runtastic, Endomondo, …) use barometer for proper elevation gain?

After having read this blog (More GPS Cycling Tests: Things are Pretty Bad and There’s Little Hope) about the inaccuracies in apps like Strava and Runtastic, I'm curious which similar apps produces ...
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Can't open doc file in Libreoffice: this file is from an unidentified developer

I want to open a doc (word) file which is created on a Windows computer about 10 years ago. When I open this file I get the following message: "Test12345.doc" is from an unidentified developer. Are ...
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installing customized iOS apps without App Store for clients

I'd be happy to know if there is a way to distribute a customized iOS app to my customers without using app store or signing in apple's b2b program. without jailbreaking too. I wanna know if I can ...
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Examples of Apps with PIN protected content

We have an iOS app with the following requirement. The app must be accessible only to those participating in a research study The app will be published to the public App Store, however, it will ...
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Is there any way to edit the link/URL of the Homescreen application?

Using Safari browser, opened a website and created a home screen application. It creates an application on my iPad homescreen with that specific URL, now I'm wondering if I could change the URL of the ...
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Signing an App that includes Java fails

I try to sign an app-bundle that includes the Java Runtime Environment 8 (JRE). From command line I run this command: codesign -s "Developer ID Application: My Company" /Development/MyApp.app I ...
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Many OS X app store apps are listed as “app” is damaged and can't be opened

Without having changed anything, I now get this message when I try to open the app "Breeze" - Other apps fail similarly on other Macs: I tried to get rid of this message by re-installing it from ...
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How do I share Processing apps with an expired signature?

I made an application with Processing that I exported to a .app file. It works just fine on my computer. When I download my app from the Internet and try to open it, I get the following message: ...
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Install old app versions on iOS 5.1.1

A friend of mine discovered an old iPad 1 at his grandfathers house. This iPad has never been used before and we both tried to activate it and install apps. Activation worked fine and even the update ...