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Is there a music app that lets me start/pause playback by tapping anywhere on screen?

I'm looking for an iOS app where, once the music is playing, I can touch anywhere on the screen to pause it, and then start it again.
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Simple text editor that supports highlighting and font colours

I'm looking for a standalone (or web) application that allows for very simple text editing, but also allows for personal annotation of the text by changing script colour and highlighting. Most text ...
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KeePass application with synchronization support on a Mac?

I'm looking for a KeePass application for use on Mac OSX. KeePassX and KyPass 3 but both lack support for synchronization of KeePass 2 (.kdbx) databases. KeePassX will just plain overwrite the ...
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How to connect to a FTP server from a Wi-Fi Hotspot that prevents direct FTP connections?

I am using the wifi at a library where they prevent me to connect to FTP servers for some reason. I need to upload my work. Is there any tool or trick to go around this?
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Is there a way to record my iPad screen for free?

Good afternoon, I own an iPad 2 and a Macbook Pro. I am looking for a free solution to recording my iPad's screen from my computer. I plan to record the gameplay of various iOS games and upload them ...
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Lyrics for any iOS music?

There are loads of iOS apps for song lyrics, but it seems that they all make me play music in THAT app if I want to see the lyrics. But almost any iOS music app lets me see the artist and song title ...
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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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Can I run the game Civilization on mid-2011 MacBook Air?

Is there any version of the game Civilization that will run reasonably well on a mid-2011 13" MacBook Air (1.7 gHz core i5; 4GB RAM) that shipped with Lion but now runs Mountain Lion? PowerPC ...
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Is there an equivalent to copernic pro desktop search engine available for mac?

Is there an equivalent to copernic pro desktop search engine available for mac? I mean something serious not spotlight or found! Something that is able to search terabytes of data and index millions ...
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Partitioning Software

Is there an equivalent on the Mac platform to Partition Magic or GParted that will allow me to resize, move, and/or change partitions on the fly without formatting, or disturbing the data that is ...
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iOS Event Timer

I'm looking for a simple iOS app (free or paid) for timing (multiple) events. The built-in timer can only track a single event. I'm looking for something that can track multiple events each over ...
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Are there Anti-Theft apps for iPad similar to cerberus for Android

I have been looking for some anti-theft applications for iPad, like the wonderful Cerberus application for Android which enables a lot of features to recover your lost or stolen Android mobile for ...
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Get notified on new App Reviews?

Does anyone know of a solution (app or site) that will automatically notify me anytime I get a review on one of my iOS apps?
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What's a good app for project management?

Look, there's at least 16 million productivity apps and I've tried like 90% of them. Maybe you know of something in that last 10% that will change my life. Here's what I'm looking for: Offline ...
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What is a good web browser for OS X 10.4 Tiger?

I have an old MacBook that can't run anything higher than 10.4, due to hardware limitations. Is there any decent modern browser I can run? Opera, Safari and Firefox all need at least 10.6. I just ...
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quick to install and set up FTP server on homebrew for OSX

I need the smallest and easiest FTP server just to grab some files during development. Homebrew has a discrete selection brew search ftp but I'm unsure which is the quickest to setup. I don't want ...
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App offering audible alarm for low battery on Mavericks?

I installed the update to Mavericks a few days ago, and while it's mostly been great there is no longer a sound that goes with the low battery warning. I have several programs which suppress the ...
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PDF reader for cloud accessing

I was wondering if there exists a cloud PDF reader for iOS. The PDF reader can only access the pdf files on the cloud without storing pdf file locally. What I mean is the PDF reader will always ...
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Alternative to Windows Snipping Tool for Mac OSX

Is there something like the Windows Snipping Tool for OSX? For those, who don't know about the tool, it's an easy to use software to take snapshot of any portion of screen, and is really useful in ...
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Flipboard-like iOS app for “reading” the whole web

I like reading stuff online, and I like flipping through "pages". There's some apps with great UIs like Flipboard, but they only work on pre-curated content. Is there any app like Flipboard that will ...
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iPhone cloud app which has automatic background sync & MS Word file search

I currently use Dropbox on my iPhone. It can synchronize offline files in the background, but unfortunately I cannot search Word documents from within the application itself. I tried Box, and I am ...
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How to sync EXIF data and date information from iPhoto to original files and flickr

I've recently started a process of scanning old photo albums. I had settled into a nice workflow scanning a few images at a time and using iPhoto to add descriptions and change the dates, thinking ...
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What iOS apps allow free calling to the UK?

I travel a lot, so often rely on WiFi for calling. On the iPhone, I use MagicJack to get completely free calls over WiFi/VoIP to US numbers. I'm looking for a similar app to enable me to call UK ...
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How do I make windows save their position on screen after re-attaching a display?

When I attach a second monitor to my MacBook, I drag many windows onto it. When I detach the monitor, all the windows move back onto my MacBook's display. How can I make it so that when I re-attach ...
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Is there an iOS email client that does IMAP properly?

I specifically am looking for an iOS email client that supports IMAP's ability to delete messages "in place", i.e. without moving them to some "trash" folder. I would want to be able to view deleted ...
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What's a good SSH tunneling client for OS X?

I've using SSH Tunnel manager to easily set up and stop port tunneling over SSH to various servers at my company. That saved me the pain of opening up a new terminal window which will hang out there ...
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Mac Vector Image Tools

I am looking for a vector image creation/editing tool for the Mac. My primary focus with be creating/editing images (mainly icons) for application development. I think I will be purchasing the full ...
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Is there a image editor like Windows' Paint for OS X?

I tried out several image editors mentioned on this site but I tested some of them like (Pixen and Seashore) I was very disappointed. These apps were so simple and was too low level. What do you ...
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Software to losslessly optimize batches of image files

I frequently work with large numbers of image files to be used in websites. I'm currently using Photoshop's 'Save for Web' tool to find the most efficient way to compress images, but that takes some ...
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Possible to Recover Files from Remote Volume?

Is there any software that will allow you to recover files from a remote volume? I have a NAS, and one of its volumes lost all its files. I can't just plug the NAS into a computer so I need to be able ...
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Looking for monitoring tool for app sales and trends - combining iTunes App Store and Android Market

I am currently on the search for a universal desktop application (osx if possible) that is tracking both my iOS developer account as well as my android market store account. I already tried a lot of ...
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Is there an iPhone App for reading PDF files?

After having used Eucalyptus and Stanza apps on my iPhone, I really can't read printed books while traveling any more. What similar app can I use to transfer, store and read my own pdf files on my ...
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Play movie at double speed

Is there a way to play a movie (on a DVD) at 1.5x speed or double speed, from Mac OS X? Desired features: Ability to play at increased speed (e.g., 1.5x, 2x) Pitch correction, so people's voices ...
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Anyone know of a timecard app that uses GPS?

I'd like to log the hours I'm at work using the GPS on my iPhone. (It'd start logging when I get to work, then stop when I leave for lunch, etc) If possible, I'd like to be able to log the time at ...
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What's a good Windows RDP client for Mac?

I administer a number of Windows machines, and am trying to find a really good application to remote desktop in to them from my Mac. I've tried CoRD, and I really like its library approach to saved ...
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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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BBM-like iPhone app?

I keep hearing all this hoopla about BBM (Blackberry Messenger) and I want in on the fun. Is there anything similar to BBM out there for the iPhone? I heard WhatsApp was something like it, but just ...
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What is the best way to make free phone calls from an iPod touch?

I want to be able to make free phone calls from an iPod touch. I've used Google Voice for my computer, but it doesn't work for an iPod touch. How should I go about doing this?
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Audio player that can adjust playing speed

Please recommend an audio player for Mac that has features like freely available can play .wav files Adjust the playing speed (ex. 1.1x speed etc) (if possible) truncate the audio file (ex. removing ...
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Anti-virus comparison for Mac OS X

This is not a "I use OSX, do I need Anti-Virus?" question. I am looking at comparison and user opinion of existing AV products. I know I can avoid most (if not all) threats by being careful on the ...
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Is there an app that lets me use an iPhone as a mouse?

I'm looking for an app which enables me to physically maneuver my iPhone on the desk to control my Mac's cursor. (I am not looking for a "remote trackpad" app—there are dozens of those.) I did a ...
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What are the NitroPDF alternatives for mac?

NitroPDF is an excellent software for various kinds of formatting, merging and splitting of PDF files but it is available only for machines running windows OS. What are good alternatives for such ...
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What app can I use to create a PowerPoint on an iPhone?

I'm looking for an iphone app that can CREATE powerpoints with normal functionality. There are many apps that can view powerpoints but not many that can create powerpoints. Office Mobile (Microsoft) ...
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Finding iPad games that can be played over the internet

What is the best way to find new iPad games that can be played over the internet? (Not splitscreen, not bluetooth, not WiFi, only the ones that can be played over larger distances) (I know there are ...
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Apps for making geometric shapes (math)

Is there any apps for making geometric shapes (math)? I need to make shapes like rhombus and equilateral triangles. I have already posted this in the math forum, but I think this is more related to ...
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Best app to switch between all open windows (alternatives to Witch)

After 4 years of being a Mac user, there is only one thing that I still miss from the Windows world, and that is being able to switch with a single keystroke between all open windows in the computer. ...
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Looking for a manga reader for the original iPad hardware

I'm currently using the app icomic with my 1st generation iPad and have used it for probably 2 years. It's decent, but it struggles to display very large images well. Specifically, the images become ...
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Banning domains temporarily from local access

I need to control myself. So far, I was using a Windows device for work, where I would simply reroute Facebook, news sites and similar to 127.0.0.1. In near future, I will have to use the same device ...
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Is there any way to programatically remap the keys in a Macbook running OSX Mavericks?

I want to remap the keys on my keyboard. I want to do it programatically, because I will use some logic to decide what to input. For example, when a user press "A" followed by "S", I will output "λ". ...
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How to disable battery charging?

From the pmset man page: POWER SOURCE ARGUMENTS -g with a 'batt' or 'ps' argument will show the state of all attached power sources. […] Certain Apple battery calibration tools may ...