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

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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 ...
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WebClipping notification app

I was checking the displio kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/914874115/displio-wifi-display-that-tracks-whats-important-t/description) and I started wondering if there is any iOS App ...
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Using `say` to create my own audiobooks

I like the idea of being able to select a bunch of text and have it saved as an audio file and/or simply read back to me using OS X's default say functionality. It's almost like I can create my own ...
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Application Password

I'm looking for a simple application that password-protects selected applications. Can anyone help please? Just bought an Apple device after several years using Android.
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iTunes not getting updated via App Store on OS X El Capitan

I am running iTunes 12.2.2.25 on OS X El Capitan. App Store is showing me update to iTunes (12.3.1) but its not getting updated. Multiple times I have click "Update" button (link) near shown update ...
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Visual Studio Code App wont run from Applications folder

The latest version of Visual Studio Code will not run ("can't be opened" is the unhelpful error) when I copy it to the applications folder. It runs fine after unzipping to the Downloads folder, but ...
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Monitoring Wifi Usage per SSID (wifi)

I use my iPhone to connect to multiple wifi (SSID) in multiple location each day (Home, University, ...) and I need to monitor and track my wifi usage per SSID. For example I want to know how much ...
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Access spotlight from within apps

Is there a way to access spotlight from within apps on iPhone 6 iOS 9? I expected it to be something like drag down with three fingers, but I can't find a way to do it.
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How to load app on iphone?

I have iPhone and I have developed an app in xcode 7 I want to it to install and run into iphone but how to do that ? Like android load .apk file on phone and from phone just double click and you ...
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Does Apple have a distribution platform for web apps?

I have built a web app that I want to distribute to Mac users (using Safari on OS X). What's the best way to do that? Google, for example, has Chrome Hosted Apps and Chrome Packaged Apps (for web ...
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How do I reinstall a Mac App Store app that I can open?

I have Xcode 7.1 installed on my computer. It's running fine, but there's a bug and I'd like to see if a reinstallation will help. I deleted Xcode in Launchpad, but I was still able to open the app ...
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Is there an app that's similar to Calendar + Wunderlist?

I'm constantly switching between the two, and it's driving me crazy being so disorganized. I use Wunderlist as a to-do list. I'll create a list, titled with the date, and list the things I need to do ...
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Keyboard shortcut to access a function in a menu bar app?

I have MacID on my Mac (El Capitan 10.11.2 Public Beta) and my iPhone, and I'm trying to make a shortcut to MacID's "Send clipboard text" command. Since MacID is a menu bar app, though, the computer ...
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Prevent a program (steam) to start for a time period

Out of habit I play games, but it's something that I'd like to change without deleting all of the games I have. So I was wondering if it's possible to prevent steam from starting in the same way there ...
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iPad Air 2napp store problem

I cannot bring up my payment details from setting iTunes App Store! I have a new iPad Air 2 and want to get Microsoft word, it is asking for my security card details, why?
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I accidentally deleted the App Store.app

I accidentally deleted the App Store.app, I've tried to reinstall the OS X but it takes too long. So I canceled it. Does anyone have the App Store.app that I can download? BTW I'm on 10.9.5.
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Cant buy new, download or update existing purchased free apps from cloud via iTunes 12.3.0.4?

For more than 48 hours, my computer has not been able to download apps - purchase or download updates. I see no error messages, but in the background there are no downloads at all? My account seems ...
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Is there an iPhone app available that lets me track data usage on a per-app basis?

I want to see which apps on my iPhone are using the most mobile data. I know I can do this in Settings > Mobile Data, but the list I get there is cluttered and in alphabetical order. I want a list of ...
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Restore from Backup: Apps in iTunes library were not installed on iPhone because Unknown Error occurred 0xE800002D

After iPhone Restore from Backup & Sync causes iTunes Error Message: I posted this weird copying behavior here: Issues & Errors with Restore from ios7 Backup to ios9 on iPhone 5? The ...
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App Store app is non-responding

The App Store.app on my MacBook Pro won't respond when I press the app icon. It comes up with a blank screen showing the busy circle trying to open it, but, it won't open. What can I do?
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Assign shortcut to change scale factor for specified application?

So I found this neat app on the web called "Glueprint". It allows you to quickly create a mockup by overlaying a desired image over the screen. The only problem is that it doesn't allow you to adjust ...
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Google chrome app redirects

When i try to download the google chrome app on my iphone or ipad, it redirects me to a page that says it will download the app...but jus keeps redirecting and wont load. How do i get it to load?
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Can I prevent “Photos” app from loading? [closed]

I really dislike using "photos" app it is simply an un needed app for me because I have minimal HD space and do not need a back-up and do not want a cloud back-up either. I would love it if I could ...
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Block mode in iPhone like Android

Is there any configuration, application or tweak for iPhone that allows me to: Block all received calls BUT still receive notification: it's called in some Android versions Block mode, basically it ...
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Maximum number of apps icons & pages in folders & total pages on iPhone from iOS 7 thru till 9.0.2?

Maximum number of apps icons & pages in folders & total pages on iPhone from iOS 7 thru till 9.0.2? Maximum number of: Total Pages on Springboard outside folders Total App icons allowed ...