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

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how to transfer a app from one ipod to an iphone?

Ok so I want to transfer an app from my IPod to my IPhone. The only problem is that that app got deleted off the App Store so I cant just download it directly to my phone. Is there any way to ...
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Which application is this icon? it looks like a paw

Which application is this? I tried using Google image search to identify this application but was not able to.
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Is there a RTF reader on iOS which does support header, footers and images?

I've looked into DropBox, Office2Plus and so on and found out that my sample document isn't correctly displayed. The footer, header and image is missing. Is there a RTF reader/viewer app out that ...
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IGo Primo not working after iOS8 update

I upgraded my iPhone4 to iOS8 and igo primo stoped working. Opening screen is seen as below then shuts down.
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how does an app recognize the phone?

I recently used an app to enter a voucher code and then redeem it to get free stuff. But it only allows 1 code/ phone. I was wondering, what do the iOS apps use when identifying a phone/user?
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Can I use Xcode to run previously purchased apps?

So I bought an app from the app store and I'd like to run it in Xcode. I know you can hook up your Apple ID to Xcode but I wasn't sure if you can then download previously purchased apps and run them. ...
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Is there a 3rd-party app that uses iPhone 6's barometer?

I have an iPhone 6 and was wondering if there is any app that will simply display the current pressure using the barometer built into the phone? Or an app, other then the built in HealthKit which ...
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Not able to access special characters i.e. @,( etc

How do I access special characters on the keyboard when writing emails? I push the Shift key and the 2 to receive the @ but it continues to give me a 2 what is wrong?
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How Do I Prevent iTunes From Automatically Trashing Older Versions Of Mobile Apps When Those Apps Are Updated?

Recent versions of iTunes have incorporated a new behavior which is to automatically move any previous version of a mobile app to the trash when those apps are updated. As far as I can tell, there ...
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iphone notes app that supports Dropbox sync, search, import text files automatically

I search for a notes application that supports File sync with Dropbox folder Searching the contents of the text files Import new files from Dropbox folder automatically I found an app that ...
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Application specific do not disturb

Is there a way on iOS to turn on the Do not Disturb feature on an app-per-app basis? I have some apps I only use for work related purposes, and I'd like them to go silent on non working hours (to try ...
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Count statistics from Calendar

I would like to count statistics from given Calendar in system. I mark every task in my calendar and I want to count the summary of time spending on project and some statistics like how many hours per ...
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How do I place bullet points next to centered text on Pages v5?

I am making a list with centered text, paired with a centered bullet point to the left of the text. I am attempting to create the following list (this is a rendering): But, I end up with this when ...
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JasperSoft iReport Designer does not open when using only Java from Oracle, not Apple

In my OS X Mavericks I did not install Java 6 from Apple, just Java 8 from Oracle, and everything (including Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA) works fine, except JasperSoft iReport Designer, that just closes ...
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Unable to install app from web on iOS 8

I had tried to download the SE iPad app after upgrading from iOS 7 to 8. However, nothing happens when I click the download link. For those unfamiliar with the SE app, it's still in beta, so it has to ...
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Longer and shorter start times of apps

I have this situation: my apps (not one in particular) sometimes start instantly (under a second) and sometimes take a long time (up to a minute I think) to start. Why is this happening and how can I ...
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Powerful manager of default applications?

I would need a powerful way to open default applications. Not only to register them to extension/mime type (like duti), but also to be able to change default application depending on the asked ...
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Imac 20 inch 2009 OSX 10.9.5

I have an issue with Mac App store not opening - probably due to using Clean My Mac which has now been trashed! Is there any way I can download a new OS without using App Store - the iMac does;t have ...
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Is it possible to schedule my laptop to mute and unmute based on calendar events?

I would like my mac (OSX 10.9) to automatically mute during meetings. I have a fully abstracted calendar, with several sub calendars. Any apps? Any Automator tricks?
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How to have TODO list in the Lock-screen of iPhone?

I invented a smart idea! I want to have a todo list as a lock-screen on my iPhone like grocery store listing to my lock-screen. Never forget to buy that dxmn toothpaste again :P How can I have a ...
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How to remove Kaspersky icon on menu bar?

Downloaded the Kaspersky app just for fun and to give it go. It had a trial time so when the time was up, I simply just dragged the app into the trash can and then emptied it. However, the kaspersky ...
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Mac Book Pro Mac OS 10.9.4

I downloaded and installed Microsoft Office. It works fine in my account, but I can't see/access it from other accounts on my computer. What need I do?
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hoow can I make and receive calls With USA and Canada by using a PBX account, Acrobits softphone, and Google chat?

I have an iPhone 4s running iOS 8, I an recently using it in the Middle East, but I would like to make and receive calls to people living in Canada and USA. I have a gmail that has an American mobile ...
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Replacement for Isolator

It seems that one of my all time favourite apps Isolator has been abandoned. While it still works, it hasn't been updated in forever, could use some customization features and it isn't ready for ...
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Why does iBooks connect to the Internet whenever I copy/paste?

I am monitoring the Internet usage of my applications and I noticed that iBooks initializes a connection to 23.221.221.248:443 whenever I select some text and then copy it. Does someone know why, or ...
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Am I going to have a problem with a newsstand app which contains both free and paid subscription model?

We have a printed magazine and we're going to publish a newsstand app for it. And we have a case which I'm not sure Apple allow us to do. Here it is: User buys a printed issue with promocode in it ...
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How can I see all apps in 'Essentials' in Mac and iTunes app stores?

A quick question: While navigating the Mac and iOS appstores, I often see some apps marked with a grey rectangular box with rounded edges called 'Essentials', which appears just below the rating of ...
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Overnight, 3 Apps Stop Working

Woke up this morning, and 3 apps are not working. Pixelmator, FCPX and Motion all are getting the same message, e.g., “Pixelmator” is damaged and can’t be opened. Delete “Pixelmator” and download it ...
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Apple App Store submission review time vs update time

I've released an app to the App Store, it's been waiting for review for about 9 days. Upon running my own dev version I've realised I'd left a critical part out. Would it be worth waiting for release ...
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help in xcode for creating ios game

How can I make the top part of an object (for example a small square platform) allow my character to bounce but the rest of the object (bottom and sides of the square) have my character die on impact. ...
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Does anybody knows a Google voice app for iPhone that does not crash a lot and works great?

I have downloaded two Google voice applications from the American App Store on my iPhone and both these apps crashes a lot. Both these apps are made by the Same producer (Mo+). Also, I have downloaded ...
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Is it possible to permanently install PyCharm?

I am quite new to OS X and I have just discovered a fantastic Python IDE, which is PyCharm. The problem is that every time I want to start it, I need to click on its installer, which apparently is ...
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App Store Purchase Update gives “An error has occurred” messages for Keynote and Numbers

I am trying to install Keynote, Pages, and Numbers from my App Store account using my Apple ID and password. Pages has installed properly and works. Numbers and Keynote both failed and do not open. ...
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Import existing data into iOS 8 Health

Is it (or will it be) possible to import data already collected by other apps into the new health app in iOS 8?
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Can a SSH session be wrapped to appear as a distinct App?

Fluid can create a .app wrapper around a webkit instance to turn any web page into an OSX Application. This script can do a less thorough job with Chrome. Is there anything that can do this for a ssh ...
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Help, I can't search from the App Launcher anymore

I used to be able to start typing an application name in the App Launcher (F4) to filter the list. But at some point, this stopped working for some reason. I can't click the search box, nor does ...
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Icons layout in iTunes does not match the iPad

I recently restored my 7.1.2 4th gen iPad and installed some apps via iFunBox on it (since it lets me install app by app rather than a whole device image). Next time that I open the device in iTunes ...
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what happens after iOS developer account subscription ends?

If a developer paid for iOS development program which is currently $99 per year. But what if the developer publishes the app for free on the Appstore and after a year he doesn't pay $99? All of his ...
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Mac App Store apps not opening

Overnight a lot of my Mac App Store purchased apps will not open. I get the error message: "Tweetbot" is damaged and can't be opened. Delete "Tweetbot" and download it again from the App Store. ...
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What is the standard location for the “recent files” information that each app seems to store?

The app in question is called RStudio. When I am using it, if I want to look at a file that I have looked at recently, I can click: File...Recent Files...and a menu of the last 5 or 6 files used ...
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How do I make iTunes re-remember an app I have recently requested it to forget?

In the iTunes home tab (on your Mac) there is a section known as a "quick link" section where you can view all of your purchased apps. It's on the right hand side and it has a hyperlink aptly named ...
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How do I forcibly shut down a specific application at a pre-determined time?

I don't know if there's an available app or perhaps a terminal command, but I'd like to forcibly shut down a specific application at a specific time, without the option to cancel. I'd like it so I ...
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Motion detection app for mac or iOS

Does anyone have experience with a good motion detection app for Mac or iOS? I want to use the built in isight camera either on mac / ipad to monitor home while i'm out. Looked around but have only ...
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How long can Photo Booth record video?

Does anyone know how long Photo Booth can record video with iSight camera on Mac? I want to record for a few days non stop, and don't know if that's possible even if there is sufficient space in HD? ...
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App Store is stuck in a loop trying to download a free app — how do I make it stop?

My App Store keeps saying this item is free in the store, that this item will be added to your purchases and it then says cancel or download. I click download and it won't download and keeps popping ...
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Change content type for itunes connect account

I accidentally created an itunes account with the content type as books I would like to change the content type to apps but i can't find any way to do this. How would you go about this ?
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How do I completely uninstall an app in OS X without the use of a dedicated app eg AppZapper?

I came across this post, however all the answers recommend using Applications eg AppZapper or similar to achieve the uninstallation of the App desired. What are the steps required where the ...
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Create app for customer

Is it possible to create a app and sell it to multiple customer? My intention is to create a generel app and then customize that app and sell it. Then customer can buy that app. And if the company ...
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View last time an app was opened

I'm new to Mac and I want to know the last time I opened an app on my Mac and what the app was. Like for example if I opened Sublime Text at 2:04 pm how would I see that?
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Applescript question for copying files

I wrote a script to copy files from an SD Card to a Thunderbolt Hard Drive. I wanted the action to automatically do all of this in a single shelled applescript under an automator action. When I ...