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

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iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak and if not what is the reason

So I wanted to jailbreak my iPhone 4s but I read that this new iOS kills the some softwares that used to jailbreak prep versions and also I found a semi jailbreak which isn't fully functional and ...
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Apps on iPhone lockscreen: how to remove them, i.e. Starbucks

Hopefully a simple solution. I installed a recent Starbucks app, and noted it was tracking my location and popping up on the lock screen. I do not want that. At all. Even after setting not to show on ...
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Video files organizer for mac

I'm looking for an app to organize my video files (movies, series, etc.) much like iTunes does with music. I'd like it to have series support (separating seasons and ordering episodes) and to have an ...
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Complete iPad backup software without using iTunes, for Windows?

I'm searching for Windows software to fully back up an iPad. iTunes only saves those files which were transfered from the same Apple ID. I need to backup songs, apps and photos. Perhaps the e-mail ...
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My apps can't download and it's stuck on Waiting [duplicate]

I went to App Store a few days ago to download Picsart, but the app was just stuck on waiting and it did not even have a picture something the app just has that white background with circles ...
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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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Where did HopStop go? [on hold]

Just upgraded to iOS 8, and HopStop, owned by Apple since 2013, is mysteriously gone. It's also gone from the apple store, though the HopStop iPhone page shows no indication it's disappeared. No ...
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MapMyRide contains erroneous points on occasion

Usually my iPhone 4s and MapMyRide work well together, but occasionally I get weird records where the location recorded 'jumps' from where I really was to another location maybe 5-10 kilometers away - ...
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Is it possible to install my iPhone's WhatsApp on Mac?

I'm using iOS 8 with jailbreak on iPhone and Yosemite on Mac. Can I install WhatsApp on my Mac?
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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Apps won't update on IOS 7.1.2? [closed]

I had a disconnection with internet for one day. The next day I had 6 updates pending in the Appstore. I tried "Update all" and one at a time update but the app blacks out and goes on "Waiting" , ...
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Importing citation style to Zotero from Citavi

I am a Mac user so I can't use Citavi. My institute has its own citation style but they only provide a Citavi citation file. I don't know a way to import a Citavi citation file into Endnote, Zotero ...
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Privacy policy URL for app

I've read through Apple's policies of whether or not to include a privacy policy URL for my app and i'm still unsure. If you're currently NOT signed into GameCenter App or in Game Center in Settings ...
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Re-downloading apps purchased in a different country?

I lived in Canada for several years, but now I live in Norway (again). In Canada, I have purchased many apps on both the iOS and Mac OS X app stores. Some of these apps I have uninstalled over the ...
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Why are past purchases no longer showing after I change country of my Apple ID?

Recently I've changed the country in my Apple ID account. While everything else is fine there's an issue with my purchases. All Apps that were purchased before the change don't appear in Purchased ...
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How can I make applications on OSX open new windows in the same space when opening a file from Finder?

OSX 10.8. Pretty simple. Right now when I open a file through Finder, if the filetype is set to be open by application Y, oftentimes OSX finds a space that has an open window of Y, and sends the file ...
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Download a Free App published only to India AppStore while my primary iTunes account is US Appstore?

Download a Free App published only to India AppStore while my primary iTunes account is US Appstore? I have years (maybe a decade) with my iTunes account on US Appstore. I do not wish to switch ...
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How to remove or hide Apple applications from my app folder?

I've got a lot of Apple applications on my Macbook which I never use (Photos Facetime, iBooks, iMovie, iTunes, etc.). They just clutter up my application folder and I want to get rid of them. This ...
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How to solve Cydia & all debs quit suddenly?

I'm experiencing the problem on an iPad mini running iOS 8.1.3. During an installation of deb(gcc compiler), I cannot open any Cydia/Deb applications. They quit suddenly after I open them and I am ...
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Will I loose iPad application data when I switch Apple ID?

I have borrowed iPad2 from a friend. It does have iOS5 currently installed. I do want to install (with friend's permission) few free apps from App Store. However, even installing free app require ...
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Caller ID spoofing or change caller ID?

Is there a subscription site or iPhone application for changing caller id or caller id spoofing? In other words I want to call someone, but I want to change my number (for example 000000 or 111111). ...
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Does using an app send my IP address and device identification info to the app maker?

if I use an app, would I be giving info like my IP address and device identification like the MAC address to the app developer/owner?
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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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What's a calendar + to do list app that will work on both my MacBook Air and iPhone

I've looked all over for such an app, however the ones I find are either calendar apps (e.g. Sunrise Calendar) or to do list apps (e.g. Any.do). I was wondering if anyone knew of an app that had both ...
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iOS Network Link Conditioner - difference between “in delay” and “dns delay”?

In the Network Link Conditioner profiles, What is the difference between in delay, out delay, and dns delay? I want to test how my app behaves when it makes a request, and the requested server takes ...
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Is it possible to find out an app download / installation date on iOS?

Is there a way to find out the exact date of installation of an application that was added to my phone?
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How do I ensure that users can run only applications that have been installed in /Applications?

With managed (parental control) accounts and "Allow apps downloaded from Mac App Store and identified developers" enabled, users are still able to download and run other applications. I want to ...
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How can I ensure only “whitelisted” applications run on OS X

There is a security technique called whitelisting (available in Windows 7) that ensures that only specific applications and processes will run. This is different from email whitelisting and only ...
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App icon duplicated, with a 'grayish' overlay.. iPhone6 - ios8

So, I've got this iPhone6 since a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how ...
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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 apps onto my iPad (Stuck on “waiting…”) [duplicate]

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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Which applications should be in the Utilities folder?

A while ago I wanted to make things more convenient so I organized the my Mac applications in folders. Little did I know, it prevented Software Updates to detect needed updates. Now, I've been trying ...
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Simple Way to Package an Executable as a .app [closed]

I created and compiled a very simple c++ game into a single executable. I've tested in on several macs and it works if the person just manually double clicks the file. However, because the game ...
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App for changing between a work and private mode

I use my Mac for private and work. Between this two scopes I share a lot of configuration. Because of that I want to use only one account. Here is my question: Is a app existing with which I can ...
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iMovie still will not download, despite having no other apps, and ~2 GB of storage available?

I'm getting super stressed out at this point, and it's so so infuriating that I've decided to enlist help here. I've been trying to download iMovie for a long time, and I have never had enough space. ...
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How do I do a pivot table MAX summary function in Numbers for iCloud?

I can use SUMIFS to sum data grouped by values but how would I get the max value of a group? This is Numbers for iCloud. For example, if I had A B red 2 red 3 green ...
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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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Export .ipa without signing with your “real” developer account?

There is someone who'd like to use my app for free because he simply can't afford it and he somehow convinced me to send him an .ipa (his device is jailbroken) I changed the bundle identifier, set ...
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How to remove chrome app icons from launchpad?

I uninstalled Google chrome by deleting it from the Applications folder and I also deleted the associated profile data from ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome But I have failed to remove all ...
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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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Is there a way to password protect individual apps?

Is it possible to password protect a specific Mac application? For example, I am interested in protecting Mail because even if you cannot retrieve new emails, you still can read all the already ...
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App that supports custom uploaders (similiar to ShareX) when you take an image

I've always used ShareX + a custom uploader script on my website to upload images/files Is there such an app that can do something similiar? (POST server with upload)
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How can I disable and/or uninstall “Messages” from OS X Yosemite?

This "Messages" application on my Macbook Pro, OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 I would like to uninstall the "Messages" application entirely. How can I do this?
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Google Play Books app storage location for purchased books on iPad

I have purchased a book via the Google Play store but unfortunately they will not provide an ePub or pdf for offline reading for my reader of choice, the only option being to use the Play Books app on ...
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iPhone 5s takes blurry photos only in apps that access camera

My iPhone 5s takes perfectly clear photos when I access and use the stock Camera app to take a photo. However, if I try to use the camera in an app, e.g. to use the camera in my banking app to deposit ...
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Photos changes file format with export

Drag and drop mov files to my external changes the file format. The new file is not the same size as when in Photos. Does this compression lose "fidelity" of the video?
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Can I save my data before Force Quitting an Application?

When an application is not responding I force Quit and Restart it. But, is there a way in which I can save my data before quitting? Is there anything I can do to confirm that the application is ...
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How to create an app with the ability to open files in finder with right click

I want to create a very simple app like this: #!/bin/sh /opt/local/bin/evince $1 evince is a pdf viewer I compiled in OS X. I want to navigate to a pdf document in finder and then right click 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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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 ...