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Accessing files/folders on home machine over internet

I have a Mac Mini that I run as a home server and I'd like to share some folders on it over the Internet. I need the following: It needs to be a client app that talks to a central server (like ...
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Any Twitter clients for iPhone with larger font size?

Are there any Twitter clients for iPhone that have larger font size than the one used in the official Twitter for iPhone app?
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Audio player that plays current buffer while downloading?

Looking for a Mac OSX audio player that'll start playing as it buffers, much like progressive download Flash/Javascript players do on Websites. I have very large concert mp3s on my file server ...
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Is there a Terminal-like app for iOS?

I am looking for an app that has some of the same functionality (ssh specifically) as the Terminal application on the desktop. What different apps exist for iOS that have this functionality?
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Can you recommend an editor for both iOS and Mac OS X designed for writers?

Is there an editor designed specifically for writers of short prose? Currently I am using Microsoft Word and it is very heavy weight. Large technical reports need indices, chapters, heavy formatting ...
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General purpose video editing software

I am writing an assignment about basic video editing software, and I need to mention video editing software that is Mac OS X compatible. As a Linux user, I personally don't have access to a computer ...
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Do any Amazon S3 clients allow automation for setting expiration headers?

I am using Transmit and the Firefox extension S3 Organiser. Neither completely satisfies my requirements as both tools lack the ability to set an expiration header. This makes me cry, as I need ...
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What's a good, actively-developed status-bar-hosted mail client?

I currently use Notify, but it has gone out from under active development and there are a few bugs in Lion. Is there something that does an identical or nearly identical thing, but hasn't been ...
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What's a good program to batch resize 100,000 jpg images?

The program should run in batch mode to resize all files in a folder and then save new files to different folder. An option for setting jpg quality would be great, too.
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Is there an application like Clipper for Mac? [closed]

Is there any software like "Clipper" for Mac? I am looking for an application like this.
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How can I remotely send an SMS message through my Mac from my iPhone?

Is there an application for Mac OS X which would allow me to remotely send SMS messages through my iPhone? Ideally, just a simple application or maybe a full screen remote application like TeamViewer. ...
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How to access Windows share from an iPad?

I didn't find any iPad app that's supporting samba. What is the best way to access Windows shares from an iPad?
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Recipe manager for iOS

I am looking for a recipe manager for my iPod Touch and my requirements are: It must not require online registration and it must be fully functional offline (it's okay if it has "cloud" features, ...
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Better tabs management in Safari 6.x

I'm looking for extensions to allow the Safari 6.x versions to manage a large number of open tabs better than the current implementation. In particular I'm looking for two features: Vertical tabs. ...
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What are some alternatives to the Mac App Store?

I am just curious, what are some alternatives to the Mac App Store? Basically, I want something that will update my applications. Since the Mac App Store doesn't do this with applications not ...
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How can I convert AC3 audio files to AAC?

I had a friend with a BluRay drive extract the audio from my copy of a concert BluRay disc into AC3 files which he returned to me, but now I'm not sure what the best way would be to convert those AC3 ...
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DC++ software for Mac?

DC++ and Strong DC++ are powerful applications for the PC. I would like to know if there is an appropriate software for Mac OS X (Lion preferably) which can connect to hubs in my network.
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Is there a decent icon editor for OS X capable of editing .icns files?

The software for editing icons needs to run on OSX Lion.
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Is there a good automatic time tracking tool for Mac OS X

I'm searching for an automatic time tracking tool for Mac OS X. I regularly mess up manual time tracking with timers etc., so I want something more automatic: The application should run in background ...
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Is there an audio player with waveform seekbar?

I'm looking for a player with seekbar that displays the waveform of the playing song, like http://foobar2000.org + http://foobar2000.org/components/view/foo_wave_seekbar Specifically, a seekBar is an ...
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What is a good http benchmark program for Mac OS X?

What is a good http benchmark program for Mac OS X? I have Apache's 'ab' installed, but it's buggy and there doesn't seem to be a Mac OS X package for Apache as an upgrade. I don't like compiling and ...
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How can I scroll to the top/bottom of web page with a three finger gesture?

I'd like to use a three finger swipe to scroll to the top or bottom of a web page. Is there a way to make that work?
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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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Is there a (free) graphical SSH file transfer client for Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X? I'm looking for an SSH client that includes drag and drop file transfer functionality. I'm aware of CyberDuck, but ...
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How can I view iTunes metadata lyrics without using Get Info in iTunes?

I want a third-party application which will show me the lyrics I've entered in my songs' metadata, preferably without a dock icon. Either a pop-up of some sort or displaying them on the desktop would ...
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App suggestion for low-friction way to log regular text entries?

I would like to keep a log of what I have been doing every hour during my work day. I would like something (say, an app or menu-bar utility) that will pop-up every hour and ask me what I have been ...
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Change EXIF meta-data of multiple images in single click

I ran into big problem yesterday night. I took out my old digital camera, and started using it without setting current date and time. All photos clicked now have date as Jan 01, 2009 I want to ...
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GUI C debugger for OSx Lion [closed]

Does anyone know a good GUI C debugger for Lion, I looked into DDD since thats what I use in linux but i couldn't find a clear way to install it for Lion.
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Are there any other iOS apps other than Mail which can send email?

I have been trying to find an iOS app which will let me send email from various accounts without going through Mail.app. I know about the comma trick but that is not what I am after. I also do not ...
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Is there an alternative to Shazam, but for OS X?

As you probably already know, Shazam is a music identification service. However, it is only available on mobile platforms. Is there an alternative to Shazam, but for OS X?
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Is there an application like Connectify for Mac OS X Lion?

There is a well known app for Windows named: Connectify, used to share a wifi connection between a computer that only has wifi with other devices which requests that connection from the computer. ...
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What apps for OS X exists to ease the writing of emoticons?

I want an application like TextPics on iOS, but for use in OS X. I want to use it with chat programs, web sites (twitter, facebook, et al), etc.
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How can I keep a clone of a folder?

I have a folder with Docs in on a Time Capsule, I would also like this same folder to be in Documents on Mac. I want both to update whenever a file is changed or added. Do you know of an automate ...
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Can I upload my Garmin Forerunner running track data from my iPad 2?

I use a Garmin Forerunner 405CX GPS watch to track my running. At the moment I have to use an ANT+ USB dongle to get the data (GPX) from my watch on to my computer/laptop. I upload the data to the ...
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Concatenating Lots of Small MP3 Files

I have lots of MP3 files that make 1 book. But they're all only about 5 minutes long. Is there an easy way to concatenate all of these that runs in OS X 10.7 (Lion)?
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Is there an app that quickly makes an image of selected text?

I'm facing the following problem: I would like to compare different fonts in a presentation by arranging single letters such as 'a' next to each other. Imagine a slide with, say, a Helvetica 'a' on ...
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iPad app with variable speed video playback?

I would like to watch recorded lectures at 1.7x of their original speed. Which app will allow me to do that?
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Looking for an iOS app to announce the time

Is there an application for iOS devices similar to "Announce the time" feature in Mac OS X? This feature simply announces time every hour/half hour/quarter hour with preselected voice. My idea is ...
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Seeking OS X app recommendation: instant text entry

I'm looking for an app (or script) that does this: I hit a global shortcut key chord. A one-line text entry box appears. I enter a line of text and hit ENTER. The text is saved somewhere, perhaps as ...
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Start program in response to system events (like ip address changes, etc.)?

I want to start a program in response to system events, such as: IP address changes WIFI connectivity changes (whether I'm connected, and/or which network I'm connected to) Volume (as in disk) ...
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What sleep charting software exists for Mac OS X?

I'm looking for Mac software that will make it easier to generate a chart of my personal sleeping habits. I have a system improvised with Numbers '09, but it doesn't work very well. Is there any ...
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Editor/outliner with Newton-style handwriting input on iPod touch

Is there a text editor for the iPod Touch that fills the function of the visionary-but-before-its-time Notes application on the legendary Apple Newton? Specifically, looking for something that accepts ...
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Is there an iOS SMS Texting app that allows parent to get a record of all texting messages?

My son (pre-teen) received an iPod Touch for Christmas. He has a friend that does not have an iOS device. But his friend can text. I am still at the stage and my son is still of the age that I ...
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What media player can handle both music libraries (AAC, MP3) and videos (AVI, MKV,…)?

Since iTunes is not capable of handling many video formats, I'm looking for an alternative that can replace iTunes, Quicktime and VLC. What media player for OSX is able to: organize a large music ...
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Seeking an alternative to the big browsers

Can anyone recommend any alternative web-browsers to the Big Three of Safari, Google Chrome and Firefox? I just want to try something new, because I'm not completely happy with the performance of ...
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Looking for iCloud note-taking app

I am looking for a note taking app with white text on a black background that works with iCloud. Apps for Mac and/or iOS will work. Any recommendation?
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Mplayer ios remote

I use mplayer to watch videos. Is there a remote app that can control the mplayer from an ipad? Just like Apple's Remote does for itunes
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Finding the Holy Grail of PIM. (Was: is there a good replacement for AddressBook Lion?)

The Address Book application in OS X Lion is sorely lacking in its ability to sync & combine contacts from different sources. Does anyone know of a good replacement? Update - My Holy Grail: I ...
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SNES Graphics Editor for Mac?

Does anyone know of an editor than can open/read SNES 4BPP graphics files? Or at least one that can convert to/from this format?
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Is there a Mac text editor that has live display of unique word count?

That is, it shows, while you type, the count of unique words. Not a count of all words. If the document had the words: The cat is in the hat which is in Toledo. It would show a count of 7. I ...