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

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How can one “view source” of an published iOS app?

I want to build an application similar to Apptopia but only for iOS. I intend to download iOS apps and examine what SDK/CDN/Meta data I can extract from them without violating Apple's ToS. Does anyone ...
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Tried to hide a dock icon but failed

I tried to hide an app's icon on the dock but the app (Clock) could not be launched. I googled and found some solutions to dock icon hiding. I modified the app's Info.plist by adding the following ...
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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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Is it possible my iPhone's Whatsapp on Mac?

I'm using IOS8 with jailbreak on iPhone and Yosemite on Mac. Can I install Whatsapp on my Mac? Is there any solution? Thank you.
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Multiple Application Folders Priority?

How are Application folders treated or considered on multiple volumes of OS X? Are they treated and indexed with equal priority as the root /Applications? I my case I am considering putting the bulk ...
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Open Facebook URL in Facebook App

I know using the fb://URL scheme I can open certain links in the Native Facebook App, e.g. fb://page/137947732957611 will open the Apple Facebook page. Is there anyway I can open pages without ...
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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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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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What are some useful apps and/or settings to make my iPhone stalker-proof?

What are some useful apps, settings or processes/behaviors to protect my iPhone communications, mails, finance/payment data, etc. from stalkers? I don't have anything to hide from the government, but ...
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lost mode problem

I've lost my iphone ...5 days ago 1st time i turn my lost mode theres a 4 digit security code the email confirm me that the lost has been enable and he give the latest location where is my phone and ...
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How can I display the format bar above the document in Pages 5.0?

The new version of Pages has the format bar (i.e. the bar where you change the font size, typeface, alignment, spacing, etc.) on the right of the document: I want it to be on the top of the ...
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An app similar to Gif Text?

Is there any application that is similar to Gif Text but with more images and continous updates ? I tried looking in the appstore but I don't think the keywords I used were good enough. I'm sure gif ...
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How do I transfer a single app with data from one iPhone to another?

I just got a new iPhone, and wanted to start "fresh", that is, only installing the app I actually use - not the full pile of junk that was lying around on my old iPhone. Therefore, I opted not to set ...
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Applescript: path to files in application's Resources

I'm new to applescript and coding. I'm trying to make a little Applescript application that plays an audiofile contained in the .app, using: do shell script "afplay " & quoted form of ...
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Check the version of an app installed on iPad

Is there anyway to check the version of an app installed on a iPad without connecting back to iTunes on my desktop / laptop?
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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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How does Whatsapp recognize grandfathered accounts?

Currently, Whatsapp is free to download on iOS but users need to pay $1 after every year to continue using the app. Also: Fortunately, anyone who has already bought the app in the past on iOS ...
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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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MATLAB disabled status in Yosemite

I have 2013a installed and the patch from here. The patch should work, but when I navigate to the application, there is a "stop" icon above the app icon which still prevents the patched version from ...
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How to submit an application update to only a select few users for A/B Testing?

I was wondering what is the best process for launching an update (or multiple updates) you want to show users, but you don't want it to be released for everyone just yet. In other words, is there a ...
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Can't figure out how to correctly install .app

I downloaded a dmg which apparently OS X mounted as a drive or something. Then I googled around to find out I should ctrl+clicked -> open the program and get past the warning messages. I closed the ...
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App Store asking for other Apple ID when updating apps

My friend's mate reset his phone to prove him wrong about a situation and ever since then when he tries to update his apps it asks for his mom's iCloud password yet it says at the bottom of the App ...
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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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What software can replace AppleWorks on a new Mac?

I just purchased a new Mac Mini, replacing an ancient iMac with AppleWorks. I use that software for email, web-browsing, word processing, spreadsheets and an occasional database. Is there a package ...
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Video player on iPad that doesn't stretch to full screen

I'm looking for a video player that doesn't stretch my 640x480 video files to full screen (1024x768), which degrades the quality IMHO. Is such an app available?
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brew cask: howto uninstall an Application

I tried, while I am in /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom $ for i in *; do brew cask uninstall $i; done Error: appcleaner is not installed Error: avidemux is not installed Error: eclipse-ide is not ...
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Can I store and run applications on an external drive?

I am thinking of getting a this MacBook but the hard drive space is not sufficient. I was wondering if I bought an external hard drive for it would i be able to download apps and things onto it.
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Don't want my email contacts in my contact list

So in my contact list (the native iPhone app for contacts), it has not only my contacts with phone numbers, but also any email address I've ever sent or received an email from. I'd really rather not ...
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Sync applications between several countries' stores

I have a problem with managing purchases from different stores. As you know, Apple doesnt' provide the one global store for purchases made in different countries and some applications are published ...
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Non apple applications failing to launch

I am having trouble running any third party applications that are not created with pure apple native UI. Example, Google Crome, Firefox and Microsoft Word. When I try launch one of the applications ...
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2 Apple IDs - 90 day ban?

I have 2 Apple IDs but I think I read that if you use a second ID, you cannot use the first again for 90 days. Is this true? If so, I need another solution! 95% of my app purchases have been with ...
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Exclude apps from iPhone/iPad backup?

I own both an iPhone (4S) and an iPad (mini), running iOS 5 and 6 respectively. The two of them are quite filled with large apps (roughly 40GB in total) and thus my Macbook is getting crowded. This is ...
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Should I need Terms and Conditions to validate my app?

I built a solid application that I want to validate by Apple. As being a social network, Terms and conditions are essential, of course. However, I want to beta test my applications through a few ...
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How do apps recognize you after you delete them?

For example, there's this server based game. You delete the app, log out of gamecenter (since they claim to save your progress on the cloud) but once you redownload the app again, you return to where ...
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Cursor as full screen crosshairs

I have a 27" iMac running Snow Leopard. In a wide range of applications I often need to use a straight edge to compare different values on charts, even sometimes charts generated by different ...
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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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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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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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How to know more about my competitors in App Store?

I would like to know more about my competitors in App Store. Is it any method, App, firm who deal with automatic App comparison, compare which use cases are available, check which competitive ...
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Is there an iOS 8+ app to play videos from external media?

Is there an iOS app which natively supports playing video files from external physical sources like an SD card or USB thumbdrive connected via the Camera Connection Kit? This is especially useful when ...
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Since I updated to iOS 7, my OverDrive Media app crashes every time I try to use it. What to do?

My OverDrive Media app crashes every time I try to open a book. This never happened before I updated my iPad mini to iOS 7. I can open the app fine and go to the NYPL page, but as soon as I try to ...
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How do you delete a page in Notability for iPhone?

How do you delete a page within a note in (specifically) Notability for iPhone? This information seems to be missing in the app's Help documentation.
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How might I sign a preexisting app using my own certificate?

I've tried seeing if I can via the "codesign" command in terminal to override the signature but I never got it to work right. Anyone know how I might be able to sign the app with the certificate so I ...
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Run html+css+js application as a Mac OS X app

I'm completely new to development for Mac OS X but I want to have a Mac desktop app for my own small project. What I have in my mind is to have web application (will use the same app running on the ...
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Restrict a specific app to run only on MDM provisioned devices

We have a scenario in our current iPhone app development project. We need to restrict our app to run only in our Maas360 MDM provisioned devices. Ours is an in-house app for our certain employees. ...
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The Yosemite installer app that I downloaded via the app store is incomplete

The Yosemite installer app that I downloaded via the app store is incomplete I have redownloaded the software many times but it's still says it's incomplete or damaged when I try to run it. Please ...
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Recommendation for a gui scp client

I'm looking for a recommendation for a GUI SCP client that supports private keys. All of the ones I find don't support private keys. Thanks
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I Have An App That Won't Load/Sync & I Can't Delete It Either

Having trouble with my Instagram app. When it was time for the update, I clicked "update app" of course, & it said the app couldn't be updated. Now I can't access it. Ever since then, it just says ...
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Is it possible to set up shortcuts in Xcode to jump to specific files?

Say I want to jump to my Storyboard file, or my Images.xcassets file. Is there a way to set up a keyboard shortcut to be able to jump to it?
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Scilab installed but application does not start

I have installed Scilab a few weeks ago, and when I tried it for the first time it worked, but now when I try to run it, it seems it will open (it jumps) the application, but nothing happens actually. ...