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

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How can I see bandwidth usage on a Mac?

I am having internet problems and the ISP technicians suggested that something is using my bandwidth. Is there a software to monitor which processes use how much bandwidth?
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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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Apps keep asking for Apple ID info after backup

The last time i connected my iPhone 5 to my laptop and synchronized with iTunes, something weird happened. All of my paid applications keeps asking for my Apple ID and password and entering just ...
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How to install iPad App Store downloads after being deleted?

After deleting several applications I downloaded from App Store, I don't seem to be able to download them a second time as there is no Install button. Is this normal? Are they lost forever?
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How can I move a MS Word “toolbox” when the grab area is behind the OS X menu bar?

MS Word has positioned what they call a "toolbox" so that the area you click on to drag it is hidden behind OS X's menu bar, as shown in the screen capture below... There is no place on the palette ...
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Unable to Install apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”)

For the past several days, I have been unable to install ANY apps onto my iPad. When I click "GET" and then "INSTALL", it just says "Waiting..." below the app icon. This is what it looks like (not ...
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Mail corruption in iPad

My mail in iPad is acting terrible. Many mails seem to have their contents and the header (sender, cc and subject) mixed up, contents from one mail have the headers from another mail. How do I fix ...
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is there a TODO list app for mac you can change Font Size?

You can't do it, in wanderlist, reminders, any.do, etc etc You really need to ruin your eyes to read you notes thanks
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Automatic App Installation with iPads

Is there a way to push app installations to all the iPads by just installing on one iPad or does this need to be done via Apple Configurator
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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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Is it safe to edit App Bundles in Core Services?

There is a default preference I want to edit (or delete and recreate in the English.lproj) in the Dock bundle in System/Library/CoreServices. What are the possible negative repercussions to editing ...
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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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App adds itself to Login Items each time it starts

How do I prevent an app from adding itself to the list of Login Items every time it starts? The app in question is Unified Remote, which seems to completely wonderful apart from this "bug".
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Can I transfer and view xvid (avi) videos on an iPad?

What type of video files can I watch on my iPad? I usually only have .avi files; is there an app that will allow me to play them?
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What is the best scrobbler for Last.fm for my iOS device?

I would like to scrobble played tracks to Last.fm from my iPod touch. I currently use the official iTunes scrobbler, but it seems to drop data. What are the best iOS scrobblers for a jailbroken and a ...
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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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Accidentally deleted Applications link in Favorites in Finder

I accidentally deleted the Applications link in Favorites in Finder. (I dragged it into the Terminal hoping to do a cd to the Applications folder---not that that matters.) How can I restore it?
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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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Which iPad app does encrypted note storage?

I'm wondering whether there's an iPad notes app that either: doesn't back up to "the cloud", or backs up an encrypted version of the notes such that the notes are unreadable in the cloud (i.e., a ...
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Why does Safari 6 scroll to the bottom of the page when viewing Google search results?

When I use the pagination at the bottom of Google search results pages to browse through the results, Safari 6 on OS X Mountain Lion automatically scrolls to the bottom of the page. Doesn't happen ...
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Can I reinstall a single iOS app without losing its data?

I have a single app that needs to be reinstalled. I have tried all tricks known to man in attempts to get it to work, but all have failed. There is a lot of data in this app that I'd rather not lose. ...
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Is there a way I can customize the application names in the Application folder?

I have so many apps in the Applications folder that I forget what some of them do. Is there a way to customize the name to be more descriptive, other than renaming the app? I am afraid that if I ...
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App to convert .h264 video on ipad to watch in “Photos” app?

I have a video clip with extention ".h264" on my online storage, and i want to save it in "Photos" app on my iPad and watch it there... Is there an app for that? I think it might need to be converted ...
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Disabling the dialogs shown when opening an application for the first time on OSX

I am making an app on osx 10.9 using python 2.7. But when it is launched first time, warning comes. You are opening the application MYAPP for the first time. Are you sure you want to open this ...
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Is there a programmatic way to identify built-in applications?

I'm trying to keep an inventory of where each application in my Mac came from (context: I'm trying to be disciplined and install things only through the App Store, Homebrew or Caskroom). Apps that ...
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Open file from the Dock using a non-default app

Is it possible to open a file from the Dock using a non-default app? For example, I prefer most .pdf files to open in Preview (thus it is my default), but some need to be opened in Adobe Reader. Is ...
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How to use the programming calculator in OS X?

I'm trying to make the best out of the programming calculator in OS X, but I don't know these functions: byte flip word flip X< X>>Y RoL/RoR (are these just sll/srl?) Also is it possible to ...
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Can I set an application to open when an external device is connected?

I own a Nook, which I manage using Calibre. Is there a way to have Calibre open whenever my Mac detects the Nook is connected?
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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 to determine iOS app usage frequency for iPhone or iPad

I have over 200 apps on my iPhone 4 (32GB). No one needs that many apps, right? I want to organize my installed apps based on how frequently I use them, and/or how recently I last used them. I ...
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How do I print an email from Mail.app without mail headers?

I would like to be able to print emails without including the default email headers (from, to, title, date) from Apple’s Mail application. It looks like I am not the only one who wants this as the ...
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iPad suddenly stops in a web page or app and goes to Home screen

My iPad 1 suddenly stops in a webpage or app and goes to the Home screen. This happens in apps that are said to be compatible with iOS 5.1.1. There does not seem to be any special site when it stops ...
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ipad1 stops in apps and web pages [duplicate]

My ipad1 stops in slme apps and goes back to my home page and sometimes in web pages. this happens in apps that are said to be compatible with is 5.1.1. There does not seem to be any special site when ...
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Looking for an app to amplify audio from YouTube

Years ago I saw someone use a program for Windows and I was hoping that someone can tell me if there is a Mac equivalent! Say you are watching a YouTube video and the audio is up full but it's still ...
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iphone app icon size?

Can someone tell me what size icons I should be including in an iPhone app. Can I assume also that I should include two resolutions? Any help would be great, thanks.
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Sync iOS app using Wi-Fi network in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and have the latest version of iTunes installed. The USB port is disabled for security purposes but I want to sync my iOS device to my PC, so I am thinking that I can use Wi-Fi. ...
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Run OS X compiled apps in windows

Is there any way to run .app (standard OS X application, written in Xcode, achieved and copied from products folder) in windows (any apps like crossover or vine loader)?
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How can I remove unwanted apps, such as Chess or Address Book, from my Mac?

There are a lot of applications that I have no use for that take up space on my Mac that I want to delete. When ever I try to delete them it says that it is an essential part of the OS, which is ...
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Is there an iOS app that measures/reports the battery charging current?

I suspect my fake lightening cable charge my iPhone 5 much slower than my original lightening cable on the same charger. Is there an app that will display the current battery draw/charging current and ...
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NeO outliner by d-lit forums/users

I recently bought NeO and I am having a bit of trouble understanding it. I have tried googeling for resources, but NeO does not seem to have that many users. I am looking for a place to discuss NeO ...
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Facebook Messenger App - Login Report

I have a question regarding the Facebook Messenger App regarding the multiple login on different devices and some kind of report of that. So here's what happened (I'll make it short): I have an ...
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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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Mac app be the same same as a company name

I'm curious if Apple prevents you from naming a Mac Application in the Mac App Store the same as a company name. I'm in the process of naming an app and I was wondering what the rules were. I found a ...
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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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Save file to hidden directory with standard OS X save dialog

Using TextEdit, when I try to save example.txt to some hidden directory, for example ~/Library, I can't because save panel doesn't show them. The only way I found was to save file to non-hidden ...
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Why can't I download anymore apps on my iPad?

I think I don't have anymore space. So what do I do now? Help?
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Installing the Festival Speech Synthesis System with Mavericks

I am trying to install Festival onto my Macbook Pro running Mavericks. I tried installing it on my own, but that didn't work. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find any up-to-date instructions out there ...
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How to play MP3s on iPhone 5s without iTunes?

I just switched from an Android to an iPhone for the first time, so I am learning. I have a ton of MP3s I want to have on my phone. I used my computer and put them all in Dropbox and it works fine ...
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How can I have 128 GB HARD disk and there is 300.91 GB apps on it?

After I install pes2014 on my MacBookAir when I see the storage of my My macintosh HD Is foul. Is it a virus? What should I do?(before it my apps was up to 60 GB) It may be helpful that the pes is ...