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Finding old version of iOS apps for a 1st Generation iPad running iOS 5.1.1

I can't install any apps on my iPad because it keeps saying that the app requires iOS 6.0 and I have a 1st-Generation iPad which can only update as far as iOS 5.1.1.
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iOS app to map Wi-Fi signals?

I'm looking for an app like OpenSignal but for mapping Wi-Fi signals around my apartment. I have also tried using NetSpot on my Mac but I would really like a mobile app to take advantage of GPS ...
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Image to be shown on one tap on iOS?

I took a photo of my bus timetable, and I want to have that image as an "application" on my iPhone's home screen. Is there an app that, when clicked, goes directly to this one image? Is there another ...
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App to organize “one photo per day” which keeps the photos separate from the camera roll?

I’m thinking of trying a “one photo per day” project. I would like to keep these photos separate from my other photos, so I was thinking of using a specific app for organizing them. I already tried ...
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viewing old imessages (for free, on a PC)

I'm writing something to a friend that requires extensive knowlege of our past iMessage convos; and, since I haven't a 2.3 GB memory myself, and it would take hours to scroll all the way up, I'd like ...
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PDF reader that allows user to alternate between reading on PC and on Mac

I have to read a lot of PDF files and am wondering whether there is an app out there that allows me to alternate between reading on Windows PC and on Macbook Air. I am thinking about an app that ...
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Does an iOS app to convert PDF to grayscale PDF exists?

As you probably knows AirPrint doesn't have an option for grayscale or B&W printing. My printer doesn't have a setting to print in grayscale. Is there any iOS app that converts a PDF to a ...
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Looking for charting recommendations beyond Excel and Numbers

Recently both Numbers and Excel failed me in my charting needs. I got the job done in Numbers, but only with brute force by creating 28 charts in what should have been two. Back in the 90s, when I ...
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GUI alternative to ImageMagick Montage (very simple collage)

For example Instagram's pictures are quite low resolution. I normally join a few pictures together with montage (installed with brew, from ImageMagick project). montage IMG_7771.JPG IMG_7772.JPG -...
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PDF reader for Mac: stripping white background

I'm in search of a PDF reader capable of stripping the white background of a pdf page and applying a theme in place of it. For example, I use Ibouquiniste on my iOS devices: it has the capability of ...
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What are alternatives for Menumeters on El Capitan?

Menumeters no longer works on El Capitan (see here), what are some alternatives? I just want to see my network and CPU stats.
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SIMPLE — I'm talking WAAAAY Simple 3D program for Mac without being an engineer

I do "barn hunt" --- a fun dog sport. What isn't fun about it is creating courses. I need something really, really, really, really simple... think playing with LEGOS simple. I need something that I ...
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Initialize 6 TB internal hard drive

I've found it both economical and flexible to use a docking station with internal hard drives (the ones that look "naked", i.e., have no plastic casing) for backups. I use this docking station to ...
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Is there an alarm clock app to replace Sleep Cycle?

I've been using the Sleep Cycle accelerometer-based alarm clock app for a while now: But since very recently the app seems to be using up all of my battery overnight, which it didn't do before, and ...
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Recording audio clips on a timer?

I'm working on a project that requires me to record a large number of 20-second audio clips (the file format is unimportant, as far as I'm aware). I would like to be able to do this without pressing a ...
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Is there an iPhone timer app that works with EarPods remote controls?

I'm looking for a looping timer (e.g., 30 seconds - beep - 30 seconds - beep - ...) that can be stopped/resumed by pressing a remote control button on the EarPods. I'd like to use this app during ...
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Correcting wide angle photos from iPhone 6 on iOS

I'm looking to correct lens distortion from my iPhone 6 when I take certain wide angle photos. Take this picture of Pittsburgh taken on the Monongahela river just upstream of the point: If I try ...
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RSS reader with Notification Center integration that also shows me what's new from when the computer was sleeping?

So, I've been using Monotony for a while, which does pretty much what I want it to do: It's simple and to the point; It shows me new stuff with notifications in the Notification Center; I almost can'...
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Mac CRM software with iCloud Contacts integration

I'm looking for basic customer relationship management (CRM) software that syncs with iCloud Contacts. I'm not looking for software that imports contacts into its own proprietary database. I'm seeking ...
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Web Visit Generator - Similar to JingLing

I would like to know if there is a software for Mac similar to JingLing for Windows. I am looking for a free desktop software to generate automatic visits to my websites. If you know something online ...
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Audio Recording iPhone app using separate microphones

I want to make a 2-element microphone array using my iPhone. I'm looking for an audio recording app (like Voice Memos) that can record through both microphones of the iPhone. Does anybody know an ...
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Low/no-cost, cross-platform alternatives to iSCSI and Fibre Channel

(My use case is using my RAID storage on a Linux workstation to store Time Machine backups and other data) I have investigated options for iSCSI, they are GlobalSAN and XtendSAN. Both are ...
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How do I mount an encrypted DMG on Windows

I am looking for a piece of software that can mount a DMG file on Windows or encryption software that can mount the encrypted volume as a virtual drive on Windows or mac Most of the software I have ...
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Visual tool for browsing LMDB files

I am looking for a program that works on Mac OS X 10.10 and can open and display an LMDB file (Lightning Memory-Mapped Database). Ideally, gratis, can also edit the file, and supports large files, ...
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Playing other video formats (e.g. MKV) in QuickTime

I know this is a very old question, actually from the era of Perian. When I searched for this topic around the web, everything dated back to '11 and even older. Now that Perian is no longer being ...
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Reading app that parses and syncs between Mac and iOS

I do a lot of proofreading for my job and a lot of reading for pleasure. With that said, I need something that can parse a web page, reflow a PDF, parse text from a .doc, .epub, .txt (and any other ...
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Moving from Stanza to another eBook reader on my iPad Air

For years, I've been reading ebooks on my antique iPhone 4, using Calibre to painlessly send ebooks to it. I have an iPad Air, and it just dawned on me (I guess I'm slow) that I oughtta be doing my ...
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Print Diff of two text files

I'd like to compare two text files on a paper. Which app should I use to print a diff of two files? I know several apps to show diff on a screen and usually use MacVim. However, MacVim seems not have ...
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Pdf viewer in Mac with `fit content'

I am desperately looking for a Pdf viewer which can show the pdf without any margins, that would help me a lot in viewing two pdfs simultaneously. Thanks.
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How to move pdf from iBooks to another app like Photos on iPad?

there was this pdf file i wanted to originally take off Safari into my iPad, and the only way to do that seemed to be saving it in iBooks. But after that, is there a way to export the pdf from iBooks ...
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Overlaying/combining screenshots

I have sets of MacBook screenshots with essentially one changing element that I want to combine/overlay on top of one another to create ONE image (not combine into one PDF with multiple pages or ...
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I am looking for a PDF reader in Mac which satisfies :

Support tabbed Can restore after close the app (restore both opened PDF files and jump to the last page view) Leightweight Free PDF Reader X is quite good, but unfortunately the free version only ...
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Floor Plan software for Mac [closed]

Is there a free program that can make floor plans on a Mac? Specifically, I'm looking for something that's fairly easy to use. Doesn't need to have a ton of features, just shouldn't be a headache.
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Morphing Vector Shapes

I have two vector shapes, and I need one to morph into the other as an animation. What application is best suited for this?
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iPod Nano 7 Gen: use without Windows and MacOS

I just got an iPod Nano 7gen ("iPod nano with Multi-Touch") for my birthday. I have only one laptop and it's running Linux (Ubuntu 15.04 but may move on to Debian), is there any way I can sync music ...
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What showroom software are available for Mac Os X?

I have seen - in stores - showroom Apple products, with a video screensaver, that display everything you can do with Mac Os X. Just a promo video of Apple. I can't seem to remember the name of this ...
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Is there an iPhone app that lets you post to Twitter and Facebook Pages as yourself?

I am looking for an iOS app that lets you spot status updates (tweets) to both Twitter and a Facebook Page (not my personal Facebook profile, but one of the Pages that I administer). In particular the ...
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Is there an OSX app/way to batch rename files via a purely text interface?

Many years ago - when I was a Windows user - I had an application which made renaming files an amazingly simple experience. You would select the files you wish to work with, and their filenames would ...
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Looking for VNC client solutions that work reliably on a Mac running OS X 10.9.5

I have a number of FreeBSD servers, and I'd like to put VNC server software on them, then access them from a Mac running OS X 10.9.5. I really don't want to have to access them from a virtual ...
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Alternatives to Google Earth that can consume KMZ

I'm trying to eliminate Google software from my OS X experience. I would like to eliminate Google Earth. Are there OS X tools that can consume or work with KMZ files? Are there good online tools that ...
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Is there a rhyming dictionary I can run on the OSX command line?

Is there a rhyming dictionary I can run on the OSX command line? I found these but don't know how to get them running on my Mac: https://trac.macports.org/ticket/39651 http://osl.no.distfiles....
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IDE for R in OSX?

I am trying to find some editor/IDE for R in OSX. I am using currently TextMate but not probably the good choice. How can you type R in some good editor/IDE?
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Are there any iOS games that involve game theory?

The closest I found is Topia World Builder, but it's unclear to me if the predator/prey dynamic is based on game theory or is some generic algorithm. Seems this would be a simple game to implement, so ...
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How can I get notifications on my iPhone of Twitter hashtag mentions?

I must be missing something simple here. I'm not a big Twitter user, but this seems like something that should be obvious and simple. I can get notifications on my iPhone (iOS 8) whenever certain ...
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Way to manually(!) sort files into folders

I'm looking for an easy way to quickly go through a bunch of files, mostly videos and images and sort them in a set of standard folders. Currently I open the videos/images in VLC see what they're ...
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Is it possible to chat with a Facebook group using Messages app on OS X Yosemite?

I would like to chat with my groups on Facebook using a desktop app. So far I've tried: Adium, it is quite nice, but it doesn't support group conversations. Native Messages app doesn't seem to ...
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Is there a video recording app that stores the exact time the video starts (time of day to the millisecond)?

I'm looking for an app that will log the exact time a video starts to millisecond precision. I know that normal .mov videos recorded on Apple's Photos app stores time of day information - but from ...
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What tools read SMART data and can run on USB bootable media?

I'm looking for a bootable tool that provide SMART values from my HDD if there is such a thing. So far I'm only able to get into the recovery mode of my MacBook Pro and I need to confirm a ...
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iOS third-party keyboard with functionality to swipe down on letters to enter numbers/symbols?

On some Android keyboards (for example), the main display is a full QWERTY keyboard with numbers or symbols under the letters. You can either press directly on a letter to type it, or swipe down on ...
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Mirror parts of screen to external monitor

I'd like to mirror/clone separate parts of my iMac screen to smaller external displays. For me the best solution would be to draw a frame on top of the iMac display and let that special frame show ...