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

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Cannot sync apps between imac and ipad

On my iMac, on iTunes, i have one app (called "myApp", say) listed on Library > Apps. I want to transfer that app into my iPad. Under Devices > my iPad > Apps, I press Install next to myApp ...
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What is the best app for controlling the time of kids spend on iPad?

My kids spend way more time on ipad. I want to limit the time each child spends on iPad on a daily basis. Any apps? They yell at us for taking away the iPad.
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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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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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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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A calendar app that shows different projects side by side in columns?

I want to find an app (preferably for OSX and iOS) that shows all my different project calendars side by side in columns. For several years now, I've been using a spreadsheet: Every row is one day, ...
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After restart OSX 10.9.2 Mavericks starts apps that were closed before restart

For example just now I quitted all applications and performed a reboot, however, all applications were re-launched after restart even some of those that were closed long before restarting (maybe 12 ...
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Notes.app on OS X crashing whenever I make an edit in the iOS app

Notes.app on OS X crashes whenever I make an edit in the iOS app and it syncs back down to my Mac. When it crashes, I just open up the app again, and everything is synced up and works perfectly. The ...
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Updating Enterprise apps on iPads enrolled in Apple's MDM server?

So I'm running into a weird issue here when trying to update an internal Enterprise app to a newer version with Apple's MDM server. Profile Manager runs on 10.9.2 and Server.app 3.0.3 and we've tested ...
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Mac App Store apps start download then freezes when download starts and never continues

I start downloading an app and it starts to download but the download bar never goes up at all. It just stays at the beginning of the download as shown in this picture: When I go to the Mac App ...
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Can an app ignore Do Not Disturb

I have an app that informs me of critical events - for example, scheduled automated tasks failing. But when I set my phone to Do Not Disturb, this app goes silent as well. Is there a way I can set ...
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How to import samples to iElectribe

As far as I can tell from some youtube videos, it is possible to use different drum samples in iElectribe by KORG, but I can't figure out how or find any documentation on this. Does someone know how ...
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is there an iphone (Cydia) app to forward/back 30s

With SBSettings+Activator one is able to program the physical buttons on the iPhone, to open apps, toggle settings, skip to next/previous song, play/pause musik, open controls, etc. Is there ...
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Does there exist an iPhone application that can call an online API (RESTful or otherwise) triggered by geofences?

I've pretty much stated the entire question in the title: I'm looking for an iPhone application that can call an online API (preferably RESTful but I'll accept anything) as a reaction to triggering a ...
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How can I use application aliases pointing to a secondary partition and launch them via Spotlight menu?

I have an SSD with two (bootable OS X) partitions. I don't want to have duplicate installations of most of my applications. So I made some OS X proprietary aliases in one of the two /Applications ...
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Mac as a kiosk: How to effectively whitelist apps with Parental Controls?

I have various Mac Minis that I use as kiosks. I set them up to have an admin account and a user account managed with Parental Controls, which the machine auto-logs into and runs my native app full ...
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Is it possible to establish an app whitelist for installers not found on the App Store/available through VPP?

I work in a shop which necessitates strong administrative controls. However, a few teams use apps which are only found outside of the App Store and require fairly frequent updates - those updates ...
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App crashes, dock icon remains, can't reboot, yet no process in ps aux to kill

I've been encountering an extremely annoying problem since I upgraded to Yosemite. FCPX (but I've been having reports of this problem on other computers with finder.app and safari.app) sometimes will ...
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Documents app hangs on file browser. How to export it's files w/o jailbreak?

I used Documents app by Readdle, but now when I open it, it shows me the last document I was reading. When I try to switch back to file browser, it hangs, and I can't press anything. The question is ...
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Why/how are Apple Testflight IPAs scrambled?

I was playing around with Apple's Testflight lately. Everything works fine, I can upload and test my app internally. However, I stumbled about something curious while looking into it. I looked at the ...
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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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I have an idea for an APP .. where can I search to see if it already exists?

I have an idea for an APP but it may already exist. I have already tried Google; using a variety of search string combinations but have so far found nothing. Can anyone suggest a more comprehensive ...
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stuck with wrong account in app store on my new mac

I just got a new Mac, and everything went fine (I've owned like 6 different macs in my lifetime.) At one point however, I simply wanted to update my XCode app.. so I opened the App Store and clicked ...
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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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Application to get Magnetometer, Acceleration and Gyro data in one file?

I use iPhone for analysing trajectory, more here. I am trying to find an app that makes it easy to get Mag/Acc/Gyro data from the phone to let say dropbox. I have found apps that allow you to get only ...
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More beautiful notes?

I would like to have an app that can use existing iCloud notes, but to show them in better way, using eg. simple markdown. So I can edit notes using the simple built-in application Notes or to use ...
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Snow leopard, app store unable to download anything

I'm experiencing a weird problem, my mac is running 10.6.8 and I wanted to download Mavericks, the problem though is that when I click "Download" under the purchases tab, I enter my password and ... ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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iPhone 4S won't (properly) install apps

My 3(?) year old iPhone 4S, which has admittedly hit the ground a few times, has developed a new problem: apps download, but do not install fully; the icons never show on the home screens, and in ...
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PDF presentation software that shows notes

I created a PDF presentation in latex using beamer and I added notes to some slides. Now I want to show my presentation using a projector. What I need is to show the slides on the projector while see ...
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Adding to “Open with” list

[OSX 10.9.2] My Mac doesn't think Audacity can open mp4 files, so when I want to do so using "Open with", I have to switch from "Recommended Applications" to "All Applications" so as to select ...
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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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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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Pass through mic to iPhone USB dock?

Is there a way (or an app) that will let me pass through audio from a mic into the headphone jack, and output that same audio through the connector port on iOS?
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Ipod 4th gen - Spoofed messages appearing from a contact

My kids each have an ipod 4th gen. Both have recently received what looks like a message from me that I didn't send, asking them to follow links or install apps. I need a way to resolve this and ...
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Changing application icon in Dock

I've changed the icon of an app I'm using to fit in more with the style of everything else by replacing the .icns file in the Contents/Resources folder. After a restart, the cache cleared an the Dock ...
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Script to make the x red button kill the app

Quick background: new mac, long time windows user; not scared by linux and scripts. I am currently using RedQuits to make the x red button quit de app, not just close the window. It is a great ...
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An iOS application update wiped its previous data, is there any way to recover it?

I updated an application today on my iPhone 5, and it wiped out its previous version's stored data. Problem is, that previous stored data included authentication information I need for some websites. ...
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Do apple developer program allow Pakistani developer to sale inApp purchases?

I am an independent application developer from Pakistan having a local bank account and VISA credit card. I am planning to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual to sell my apps. I ...
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Applications (Google Drive, Dropbox, Eclipse, etc) only start when I launch them from within their package

I am running Mountain Lion and I have an issue when trying to start certain applications: Dropbox, Google Drive and Eclipse. If I click their icon inside the Applications Folder or I try to launch ...
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Screensaver on external screen only

Is it possible to start the screensaver (preferably the origami style) on only the connected external monitor? I want to be able to use the second display as usual. A third party app would also ...
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iPad App — Mirror Video over Bluetooth?

I'm looking for a very specific iOS app. A universal app would be preferable, but iPad only would be fine. I'm looking for the ability to control one or more device's video playback from another ...
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I get an error message when I try to update any app

I have about 40 apps that need to be updated, mostly iOS but also some OS X. Some are free and some are ones I bought previously. I have only ever had one apple account and am still using it, but when ...
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How can I prevent applications from re-launching at startup?

Using Mountain Lion (10.8.2) on a MBP (13" mid-2009) I have times when applications launch during startup even though they have been exited before the last shutdown. This seems to happen on the order ...
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How to interact with application across spaces and save the workspace?

Using Mac 10.6.8 here. So I have Chrome in Space2, and Devonthink in Space1. I wanted to drag the URL from Chrome to Devonthink. Can't think of a easier way other than to drag Chrome to space 1, ...