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

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Safe Mac-bundles up-to-date?

I like the idea of mac bundles where a group of awesome apps are offered in a very good price. I did bought some bundles before and I would like to know, which is the safiest way of tracking such as ...
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Custom vibrate pattern for an arbitrary app

I've just discovered the iOS 7 feature of being able to change the vibrate patterns for various different types of alert. The one app I really, really want to have a custom vibrate pattern is ...
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Is there a way to detect what program is stealing focus on my Mac?

I've got a problem with some app on my Mac stealing the keyboard focus (the current window's title bar becomes inactive). However, it is not actually putting up any windows or menu bar of its own, and ...
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Looking for a decent time-tracking application for Mac

I am a freelance graphic designer and need to track the time spent on projects so I can bill my clients accordingly. There are a ton of services and applications out there but somehow none of them ...
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What is the reason that no apps remove lock screen alerts except Apple apps?

If you receive an iMessage and you get an alert on your iPhone lock screen, but instead of reading it on your phone you read the message in the OSX Messages app, the alert on your iPhone's lock screen ...
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Solved: Using Profile Manager or OS X Server to distribute apps to a group of Macs

For those interested we've started using Bittorrent Sync to distribute the non-Mac Store Apps. Means that they can get bits of the apps and it doesn't break the connection when they go offline. We ...
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BMW link app not working on iPhone 5 after restoring my phone

I have a iPhone 5 and I downloaded the BMW link app which was paired up with my BMW S ONE. For some reason after I reset my phone it no longer pairs up with my car as if I have failed to switch ...
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How do I rename files/folders in forklist when in icon view?

I'm trying to rename files/folders in forklift when in icon view but I cannot do it. I can only do it when using the listing. Is there a setting I can use to make this happen? thanks! :)
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How do i rotate the pictures of my iphone/ipad wallpaper every few minutes

I want the wallpaper on my iphone/ipad to rotate/change to a new wallpaper every few minutes so that I wouldnt get bored seeing the same picture over and over again everytime i on my phone , Are ...
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Problem with Paid Contract [duplicate]

I signed up for a developer account for my son under my name because he is not of age yet and because he wants to make his own apps. But itunesconnect won't let me input my bank account info, ect. for ...
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Remove or delete a review from my iTunes app? [duplicate]

How can I remove a customer review from my App in iTunes? I sent a message via Report a Concern and nothing happened.
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Need an app to record continous gps with video

Have you used an iOS app to record video along with keyed gps info? Basically need a file to match video times with gps info So not just the start gps point but every couple seconds whilst video is ...
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How do I remove crashplan from my Mac

I recently tried out CrashPlan on my Macbook, but I decided not to go through with that. However, now that I'm not going to be using CrashPlan after all, I can't figure out how to remove their app ...
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Tracing the forward use of values in formulas in Numbers

I use Numbers version 3.1 on Mavericks. One can easily look at a formula in a given cell and immediately see the other cell references it uses. I think of this as a backwards look. Does any means ...
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set default browser (all users) from CL?

Is it possible to set the default web browser for the computer (i.e. for all users) from the command line? If I understand correctly, individual users' browser preferences are stored in ...
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How to create factory default user account?

I'm trying to create a clean user account that is not influenced in any way by the apps I have installed on my primary account. When I create a new user and log in with it, I see that it shares all ...
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Moving text on OneNote for iPad

I'd like to move text boxes on the official OneNote iPad app, but can't figure out how to do so. I've tried tapping and dragging, and double-tapping and dragging, but both only scroll the page.
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Applying finder tags to applications - What are the consequences?

I'm trying to put Maveric's new feature - Finder Tags - to a good use, so I have a bunch of installed applications, some I have read/write permissions but for some others I don't (All apps installed ...
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Convert audio to OGG format via Terminal

Is there an app or a method that I can use from Terminal to convert audio files to the OGG format? I know about afconvert but that doesn't provide the ogg format that I want.
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Can I get a list of file types a particular app is set as the default to open?

I would like to see all the file types that a particular application is set as the default for. I will change some of these default file type associations; I know how to do that on a filetype by ...
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Make iPhone apps think no external monitor connected

How can I make iPhone apps think that no external display is connected? I am using a 30-pin to A/V adapter, and an iPhone 4 GSM with 7.0.4 jailbroken. I was hoping to use iFile to change a setting ...
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Is there an iPad/iPhone app that can handle editing large (~10000 line) text files?

I'm looking for an iPad/iPhone app that can handle editing large (~10000 line) text files. I would like this app to be able to access a particular Dropbox file quickly, and after editing have the file ...
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(Jailbroken) iOS 7 stock apps missing on springboard

All apps from private/var/stash/Applications.xxxxxx are missing suddenly. I can't exactly say when that happened, don't think it was any specific Cydia tweak. I still can ssh into my iPhone and see ...
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3rd party apps won't load in os x 10.8.5

Today none of my 3rd party apps (quickbooks2012, pixelmator, transmit, firefox, etc) would not load. I would get one bounce on the icon and nothing more, no error msg or anything. The apps are on an ...
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How to block Angry Birds Toons movies in iOS App (like Angry Brids Go)

Angry Birds Go comes with a menu item where you can watch Angry Birds Toons and other movies. Is it possible to block these movies (as a "parental control")? For example: Is the server serving the ...
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Possible to monitor URLs an application is connecting to?

I'm relatively new to the wondrous world of Apple and Mac OS X so please bear with me.. I have an application which I would like to see which URLs it is "connecting" or "communicating" with. Is that ...
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How can I create 'gch.app' such that “open -a gch page.html” works like “open -a Google\ Chrome page.html”?

I type open -a all the time from the terminal, and more often than not the application I want is Google Chrome.app, so I end up entering things along the lines of: open -a Google\ Chrome ...
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iPhone app for pushing missed call information and SMS messages to the Mac?

Very often I work with my headphones on, and my phone e.g. left in the jacket away from me, so that neither call tones nor vibrating alerts reach me. Been thinking that it should be possible to ...
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How can I launch a GUI app in Applications folder from command line?

I would like to launch a GUI app that is in the Applications folder from the command line as opposed to clicking the icon in the Finder or in the Dock. The reason I want that is to be able to launch ...
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codesign reports invalid Info.plist on an app dl'ed from the internet. Has the app been possibly compromised?

I downloaded an app from github (mac2imgur), and it refused to run. $ codesign -vv mac2imgur.app mac2imgur.app: invalid Info.plist (plist or signature have been modified) In architecture: x86_64 It ...
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How do I remove Wondershare Video Converter from MacBook Air Mountain Lion?

I have changed my mind about this app but when I try to remove it by dragging it to the trash and then try to empty the trash I get a message that the trash can not be emptied because the program is ...
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Transfer content from one Apple ID to another?

My daughter was using my Apple ID with her Ipad mini. I want her to use her own Apple ID now that she is old enough. How can we transfer the content of her ipad mini, ( music, photos, apps) ...
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How to get Mac App Store to stop thinking app is installed on external drive?

I ran into a problem where the Mac App Store said that a particular app (Numbers in this case) was up to date, but whenever I launched it I would get an older version. I finally did a search across ...
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Chrome Page Monitor equivalent for ipad

Is there an equivalent to Page Monitor or an app for iOS? Using ipad 4
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MacOS, differences between running a bundled app and running the bundle's executable

Can someone elaborate the differences in OSX between running a bundled application by doing one of the following: double-clicking on it search for it and run it from spotlight open ...
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OS X application start/stop hook

How can I have a script automatically ran when I start or stop an app without using 3rd party tools? I'm not developing the application myself, it's a general question that applies to any installed ...
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Can I restrict ios to only one WiFi connection/SSID?

We have about 20 iPads for our business. We would like to restrict these devices to only be able to access our protected WiFi here and the devices from connecting to others. Is there an app, setting, ...
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How can I close apps properly/shutdown the system via ssh?

I need to know if there's a proper way to close apps via ssh and if it's posible shut down the system without the sudo halt or sudo init 0 (because I think those ways are not good for the system when ...
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Is there an app for iphone that can notify me whenever my mac powers on?

I would like to know if there was an app that can notify me whenever my mac is powered on. like IFTTT app. example if mac powered on then send a message to iphone.
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Can you override a Mac app's OS X version compatibility checking?

I am wanting to use this app in Mavericks, but the following message pops up when trying to run it, '...[App] is not compatible with Mac OS X 10.9.1': I am thinking that the app will work just ...
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How can I delete an iOS app and preserve its data?

I have a 16 GB iPhone and there are a few sizable (~1 GB) games that I have not played lately, but I would like to preserve my progress in case I play them again at some future time. These games do ...
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Rename various folders ignoring current name with Better Finder Rename

I have the following folders trip to xxx folder-temp pic-temp my-xxx-videos I wanna rename all the folders to "my-folders1", "my-folders2" and so on. I am using better finder rename but I don't ...
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Delete TotalFinder Mavericks

since I updated to mavericks. I do not use totalFinder anymore. I deleted it first, but on every start i get this failure message. I already searched the developer site for help. But nothing ...
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Are there any apps which will “watch” constantly and trigger actions when I type a certain string?

Good sirs. Coming from Windows-land, I'm trying to figure out what it is possible to do with my new laptop. Using autohotkey (windows), I was able to open documents, launch apps, etc, by typing any ...
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iPhone almost always defaults to Music app over Spotify

Before iOS 7 it seemed like if I had a "music" app open, when I would hit the play button (from the lock screen, ear bud button, bluetooth speakers, etc.) the music from that app would start playing. ...
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Shortcut to Eclipse in /Applications

I just downloaded Eclipse for OS X. I managed to run it, but I want to put it directly in /Applications: I don't want to place the eclipse folder, which has inside it the Eclipse.app, inside ...
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What's a good long-exposure app for the iPhone?

I'm looking for an app that lets me take long exposures of 10 seconds or more. This can either be one long exposure, or multiple shorter exposures, like 0.5 seconds, combined together by the app. ...
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How do we create a short cut for an application and pass parameters?

I am trying to find out, how can I create a short cut of an application and add a parameter to the application short cut so that when it executes, it executes with that parameter. In Windows, I can ...
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data transfer for iPad app

How do I extract the data for a single app to transfer to another device running the same app? I want to move a personal wiki from an iPad 1 to an iPad 3.
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Application keeps bouncing on dock and won't open

I have a game (Borderlands 2: Game of the Year edition) directly purchased through the App Store. I've been playing this game for a month until it started to have this error everytime I launch it: the ...