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Breadboard Software?

I am learning how to do some beginner work with electronics, so I am looking for a breadboard. Now I know I can go down the local RadShack and pick one up, but in doing so, I'll spend $20 on a board, ...
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What options exist for ad free web browsing on iOS?

In OS X I can use extensions in most browsers to block ads. This offers an distraction free browsing experience. For example: In Safari, Chrome and Firefox I can use Adblock or Adblock Plus. Both ...
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What different Stack Exchange apps exist for iOS?

How do you access apple.stackexchange.com from your iOS devices? What apps do you use and what is good/bad about them?
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What is a good GTD app with cloud sync on iPhone, iPad, and Mac?

I am looking for a good GTD (todo/task/project management) app that has cloud sync. I'd like it to be on my iPhone, iPad and Mac. Web app would be nice, too. OmniFocus is the closest thing I've found ...
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Looking for a offline app to learn Spanish

I'm looking for an app to learn Spanish offline. I want to hear it while driving, so it's basically MP3 based, and not interactive. Do you have any recommendation?
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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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How can I keep copies of my iCloud documents in Dropbox?

More and more of my favorite apps are beginning to include support for document syncing via iCloud. I like the idea of using iCloud to store my documents, but for several reasons I'm not ready to ...
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Password managers for iOS

With the whole Heartbleed mess, I figured it was about time to start using a password manager. After doing some research, here is the list of things that I want and don't want in this kind of ...
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Is there an iPad PDF Reader app that has autoscroll?

I read stacks of PDFs on my iPad and I have downloaded (and paid for) a few PDF readers hoping to find an auto-scroll feature, without luck. Does anyone know of any iPad app that can auto-scroll ...
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Do any OS X apps ease Search and Replace across multiple files?

I'm looking for an OS X tool which allows me to search and replace a search string in multiple files. The requirements are the following: Search and Replace Search by regular expression Search ...
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Lightweight PDF reader with auto refresh

I'm looking for a PDF reader that is both light weight and automatically updates the PDF to pickup background changes (e.g. when a LaTeX file is edited and compiled). There are two very good choices ...
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How can I view locations of layers in PSD files without photoshop on osx?

I have some PSD files I had produced, but I don't have the positions of the layers aka images that were produced aka buttons etc. I don't have photoshop. I have tried gimp and pixelmator, but they ...
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What Mac apps are capable of managing SQL Server databases?

I'm looking for a Mac app that has capabilities similar to Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Manager. The app should be capable of the following: Create and administer SQL Server databases, objects, ...
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What file comparison tool can I use under OS X?

My favorite file comparison tool was Beyond Compare but since I recently switched to OS X, i'm no longer able to use it and I'm looking for an alternative, preferably a free one. Update: I made the ...
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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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Mac OS X: How to merge pdf files in a directory according to their file names

I want to merge several hundred pdf files in a directory automatically according to their file names. E.g. The files 1000.1.pdf 1000.2.pdf 1000.3.pdf 1000.x.pdf should be merged into 1000.pdf and ...
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Bookmark a POST request

Certain online shops I use don't easily allow you to bookmark an Order Status page. That's because they use a POST request to access that info. So, the order number is not encoded in the URL. Which ...
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CCleaner free equivalent on OS X?

Do you know a free (as in freedom) CCleaner equivalent which works on Mac OS X Mavericks? I've searched but found nothing.
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Is there free software for recognizing a song when it plays?

I have few .mp3 file that have no name or have a wrong name(artist name and song name) is there any free software exist to recognized what exactly this song is(by playing the song and this software ...
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Is there an OS X equivalent to iOS's Remote App?

Is there some equivalent to Apple's (iOS) Remote App for the desktop (running OS X)? I.e. some – preferably small – application to control an iTunes instance which is running on another Mac? Maybe ...
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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 display the date on actual photos taken with iPhone?

I need some photos that I have taken to be dated. The date must be displayed on the actual photo (in a similar fashion to how one would think of film photos), but I have no idea how to do this? My ...
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Suggestions for a Comprehensive Network Monitoring Solution

We are looking for something that can provide a view (GUI or CLI) of all network traffic on our network. We are running all Apple computers, with SonicWall routers. Essentially, we'd like to have ...
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Free firewall and network monitor Application like the LittleSnitch? [duplicate]

I am searching for a good free firewall and network monitor as the littlesnitch but I can't pay for this app. I want a firewall that will protect me but more of that to monitor any connection in or ...
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Editor or notes application with Markdown support?

Are there any editors or notes applications out there that support Markdown? I am often having to make notes or documents where markdown formatting would be ideal, and have gotten into the habit of ...
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Circuit simulator tool for OS X?

Anyone know any circuit simulator tool for OS X like Simulink or Proteus?
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PuTTY Equivalent for Mac

Is there a good PuTTY (free telnet / ssh client) equivalent for OS X? I know that I can just use terminal and an ssh command, but I want some sort of application that will store connection info, ...
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Is there a good one hand typing Mac app?

Is there a (decent) Mac app that I could use to learn one handed typing?
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Is there a better way to search the menus?

I have always used the help menu (command ⌘+shift ⇧+? /) to search the application menus for something that I don’t have a keyboard shortcut for (or don’t remember it). It’s an awesome feature, but ...
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App to hold photos and word docs in ipad

I will have profiles with photos and their resume to show to clients ., how can i store a (say photos and corresponding resume in word format) in ipad., I seen some file managers ., or elase some ...
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Best lightweight browser for OS X 10.4.11 iBook G4

I have an iBook G4 running OS X 10.4.11 and I really would like to watch youtube videos, but it is very choppy and generally impossible to watch! I've read over this thread: ...
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Looking for the ultimate IDE for Mac

I am a little disenchanted with development on the Mac right now. I need a single IDE that can handle all of my development needs. I did notice there are other questions on this topic already, but ...
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App for making interactive mockup or GUI on ipad? [duplicate]

Are there any apps for iPad that let me construct a graphical user interface either wysiwyg or otherwise and play with it interactively (obviously without any application logic or data)? There are a ...
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What's a good iPhone app for playing MP3 music?

I have an extensive collection of video game music that I like to keep completely separate from my 'regular' music (which I use iTunes to sync w/ my iPhone and the stock Music.app to play). I'm ...
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Reading App for iPad with build-in translator

Reading articles in foreign languages is a good and fast way to perfect language skills and I am sure the same thing must have occurred to others before me as well. I am searching for iOS app for ...
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Need a Google Voice app for Mac

Background I've been using Google Voice for about a year. During that time, I've been also using a Mac app called GrowlVoice that appears in my menubar. It allows listening to voicemail messages and ...
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iOS devices [non-jailbreak] anti-theft apps better than Find My iPhone

Is there a super anti-theft on App Store , which excludes apps from Cydia (a.k.a jail-break apps) that is better than Find My iPhone ? This super anti-theft must do What Find My iPhone can and have ...
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What's the best server/client combo to remote into your Mac (10.6) from a windows machine?

I have a Mac OS X 10.6 computer at home, which I like to remote into from my work laptop from time to time. I've tried using RealVNC and UltraVNC with the built-in VNC client, but I can't get them to ...
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Looking for a voice recording software with visualizer

I am looking for a software that will let me record my voice and create a video with visualizer (correct me if my choice of words is wrong) that is sensitive to my voice like TV professionals show on ...
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software to create timeline from excel data for mac

I'm looking for a free or cheap product to create a timeline from an upload of an excel file, simple data (year and description). Any thoughts?
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How can I open password protected Word documents on my iPad for free?

I would like to open a password protected Word document on my iPad. I've found paid solutions but nothing for free. Am I missing an option?
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CRM Software recommendations [closed]

I am looking for a way of managing customers. I'm not looking at upper level sales management. I need a recommendation for software. I would prefer a standalone system that would run on Mac ...
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How can I find out how much internet data each app has used?

There are a number of PC apps that do the trick, I've read trying to find one for mac. But none seem to do it for mac (Mountain Lion). I have Little Snitch already and tried putting lsof -P -i -n | ...
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Application level volume control in OS X?

I recently switched from PC to Mac and one thing I miss is Windows' application-level volume control (i.e. mute Firefox, turn up iTunes, turn down Skype etc). How can I achieve the same on a Mac? Or ...
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iOS Simple Counter App with multiple counters and data export?

I'm looking for a simple tallying / counter app for iOS that supports data export, and assigns dates to the different counts. It should also support multiple counters with titles. Does anyone know ...
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Alternative of Microsoft Visio?

I am looking for a good alternative of Microsoft Visio for Mac OS X. I need an application to create a schedule of the month or something like this and then to print it.
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What app to use for high res webcam photo capture?

Photo Booth does 640x480. I know the HD webcam on the 2011 MacBook Pros can do better than that. What app can I use for taking full resolution stills?
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Simple app for taking/storing photos on a server

I am looking for a dead-simple app to take photos (either with the camera, or from the library) and store them onto a server via WiFi. This is for taking photos of whiteboards at work. I really want ...
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Backup software like Time Machine and CrashPlan combined?

Is there a good backup software that combines Time Machine snapshot functionality on local level with CrashPlan remote backups as well? I am currently using both, but find both unsatisfactory. My ...
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Is there a free app like Sublime Text 2 on iPad?

Is there a free app like Sublime Text 2 on iPad that can read code and have Syntax Highlighting?