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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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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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Super simple accessibility app for iPad/iPod Touch

My mother is now visually impaired and I've got an old iPad which I want to turn into a "audiobook station" for her. However, with the vision problems, operating the Music App turns out to be ...
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How To Record CPU and Memory Usage Data

I want to profile the execution of a program to see what in particular is slowing it down - whether it hits a memory cap or if my CPU is not powerful enough. Activity Monitor (the one that comes with ...
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Translation of words in spotlight

I am looking for an extension for spotlight on Yosemite, which allows an offline translation of english words into german and vice-versa. Similar to the inbuilt dictionary, but rather giving a ...
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Does anyone know of a Crystal Reports viewer app for iPad?

Right now I am using Logicity on my PC. I would like to know if there is a way to see Crystal Reports files on iPad. While there are ways to boot into windows and then run my file (use iTap / ...
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Stanza replacement recommendation?

Now that Amazon has sunk the usability flagship among e-readers, Stanza, I am looking for a replacement but it turns out to be very difficult. It seems every app praises itself beyond reason. Every ...
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Sandbox browser for safely viewing malicious websites

I'm looking for a quick and safe way to browse potentially malicious / infected websites. So far all of the products I've found are PC only. I can run a Virtual PC environment but it's a pain and I'm ...
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Screen Recording - NO COMPRESSION

I'm looking to record my screen similar to how Quicktime does it, but I need zero-compression, since I need the pixel colors to remain correct. Basically, I need a automated series of screenshots, if ...
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Tools to support maintenance jobs with Finder tags

When OS X Mavericks was released in 2013 with tagging support built directly into Finder, I expected tagging on OS X to gather steam (at least among “power users”). However, the number of tools and ...
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Customize external HDD spindown timeout?

It's possible to enable spinning down of mechanical hard drives using the "Put hard disks to sleep when possible" option in Energy Saver, and it's possible to customize the timeout period with sudo ...
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Music Player with ability to repeat a specific part of the song

I'm looking for an app with ability to repeat a part of the song playing. I need this as I'm using it for practicing listening skill.
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What is a good application for creating and managing a survey?

I need to type in my computer the results of a survey I did. I have dozens of questions and, so far, 10 series of answers. That's a lot a data, and I wonder if there exists a specific application, on ...
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Encrypted diary/journal for iOS

I want to find encrypted diary/journal app for iOS, or/and with WebDAV support. Is something similar available?
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Mac Virtual Keyboard with Words as Keys?

Is there a custom virtual keyboard similar to Apple's that will allow me define keys with complete words or phrases? When I press the button labeled "Hello World", for instance, that would be entered ...
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Best tools and add-ons to integrate OS X to a domain's Active Directory?

Someone here at the office is getting an Apple machine and I need to integrate it into Active Directory. I need to map shared drives, apply group policies such as disabling the firewall, distribute ...
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To use MySQL, system preferences must quit and reopen, and quit and reopen

How do I just get the MySQL Admin GUI to run: then: final loop: I can't seem to get out of whatever sort of infinite loop is in there.
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Looking for calendar app where I can create event by share option in contact

I am looking for calendar app where I can create an event by iOS 8's "Share" option in Contacts. Does one exist?
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How to Keep Mac apps updated

Is their anyway to keep all apps installed on my mac updated? As soon as some new version for a particular app launches i get the update automatically. I checked few softwares but all of them are ...
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I photoshot pages in a book. What's the best way to enhance it?

I shot some pages in a book and I'd like to enhance it. In photos, there's table visible so I'd like some tool that would crop it and scale it and improves brightness and contrast to improve ...
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Create a local MS SQL Database on OSX Yosemite

I need to do some tests on a MS SQL (not MySQL) database. But without the burden of having to open a hosting account, create a remote database, connect to it, and remotely insert a million records. I ...
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Software Recommendation: Menu bar app to run saved bash scripts

I am looking for a an app that has a dropdown menu from the menu bar to run bash script snippets. Does something like that exist? Thanks in advance!
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Doodle animation software

I am looking for a software (free or paid) that creates doodle animation simple using images, text etc. An example of what I want to do with the software: Youtube video I want the software for ...
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Music Player with Queue + Shuffle

I'm looking for a music player with two key features: Allows me to add music to a "now playing" queue Keeps the queue shuffled (as I add music) Swinsian supports this feature but it's a pretty ...
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Moving configuration from one computer to another

I am about to switch to a new computer and would like to make the process of reinstalling all the apps easier. What I need to reinstall are mainly: ~/Applications/ directory (probably together ...
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Is there an iOS 8+ app to play videos from external media?

Is there an iOS app which natively supports playing video files from external physical sources like an SD card or USB thumbdrive connected via the Camera Connection Kit? This is especially useful when ...
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Vector PDF to text

I have many vector PDF's made with my Boogie Board Sync 9.7. I have tried using OCR (Acrobat & FineReader) to turn them into text. But quite honestly my writing is not good enough. Is there any ...
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Lit./ Humanities Student asks Evernote Vs. Onenote and Macs and tablets or kindle

I'd like to be able to extract text from a pdf into a new note file on one note or evernote so I can organize myself on themes, as well as change the font of the text. Do these tools allow that ...
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Fast, fault-tolerant program/utility for massive file transfer

I'm copying 2 TB from one Thunderbolt external hard drive to a USB3 external hard drive. I started the process using command line program rsync with option -avz but this was very slow. I'm wary of the ...
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feed reader optimized for picture (not plain text) RSS feeds

I use Vienna (Open Source). It does a very good job for text feeds, but not for pictures. I subscribe to 60-80 NSFW and SFW Imgur RSS feeds (URL http://imgur.com/r/$sub/rss). Which reader is optimized ...
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Tomboy Notes image support or similar lightweight personal knowledgebase

I've tried many many many many OSX suites for notetaking, knowledgekeeping, personal wiki. (Evernote, Devonthink, RedNotebook, Piggydb, WikidPad, etc..) Out of all of them I've found my favorite to ...
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Motion detection app for mac or iOS

Does anyone have experience with a good motion detection app for Mac or iOS? I want to use the built in isight camera either on mac / ipad to monitor home while i'm out. Looked around but have only ...
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Transcribe audio to text

I have a 60mb MP3 file of people talking and I need to transcribe it to text. Anybody know any programs I could use to help me get this done quick and easy?
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List All Documents Shared by All Apps

In iTunes (Mac or Windows), when I go to the Apps tab in my iPad or iPhone device, the File Sharing Section shows the root files folder of all the files each app is sharing. For example, the "Adobe ...
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Converting an SVG file, without using Imagemagick or Inkscape

I sometimes need to convert SVG files to a different format. Thus far I tried Inkscape and Imagemagick. I first tried to use Inkscape, but it failed to produce useable results (possibly because of ...
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SIP app that works in the background

I'm looking for SIP app that can works in background mode, even if my Iphone is on bypass (lock screen) my SIP phone calls rings and I can pick them up, others apps shut down and I appears Offline if ...
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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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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 do I change my “Recommended Applications” list (shown after right click > open with) for a given file extension?

OSX v. 10.9.3 When I "right click" a *.kml file and go to "Open With", the list of applications does not include QGis, my favorite program for medium to heavy duty GIS work. I'd like QGis to be on ...
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Sync ID3 ratings with ITunes ratings

I used MediaMonkey on windows system and It is an awesome application to play and manage your music. Recently I switched to Mac and iTunes is my primary music application. But recently I found ...
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Is there any quick numerical data logger/collector on Mac?

For example, I may log in the battery percentage, my weight, or money. After some time of use, I may analyze the change with time. An example app on iOS is Loggr. I hope there is something similar ...
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Mac App to display most recently added photo to folder

Is there any Mac app to display the most recently added image to a folder? The use case is a wireless camera card that sends the images to a folder, and we would like to see the image on a monitor.
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iPad app for tabular data editing

I'm looking for a very simple iPad app for editing of tabular data -- like a Spreadsheet program but I don't need any computation functions or formatting. I just need to edit the values of rows and ...
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iPhone app for recording spending and sharing data with others

I'm looking for an iPhone app to record everyday spending. I also hope that it can be shared by multiple person, for example, my parents and me could record our own spendings (via different iPhones), ...
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How can I produce a high quality, spectrum-colored waveform from a music file?

Most DJ software commonly provides an ever present waveform of the full song in reasonable quality. Only in a few apps is the waveform actually colorized with a spectrum. For example: Serato DJ ...
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Buying an used iPhone 5 - how do you make sure it is in top notch condition?

Is there a battery of tests I can make, in order to evaluate battery life, if calculations per second are all normal, signal reception... etc.? Basically, just to test the condition of the phone.
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Native Vectromagic-style image-orthogonalization software for OSX?

I am stucked: I have a poor rasterized image. I have 10.7 OSx. How can I vectorize this image like with Vectormagic, dropping unnecessary basis vectors, and do small image manipulation? My friend is ...
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Alternative to Keynote with better typography options?

What software are people using on a Mac to create nice-looking presentation slides, notably, with custom drop shadows on text?
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How to read the same book together on many iPads?

I would like to open a book and everyone will have the same view of the book when I turn pages, I want to work with my friends as a team. It would be cool if everyone could add notices. So how can I ...
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How to link one pdf to several others for use on iPad?

I want to use an iPad as an electronic 'Program' or Agenda for a conference. We would like to have a single document serve as the Agenda where one can open it, see the time and day of the ...