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Required: Contacts App for iPhone 5c (IFTTT Compatible)

I have iPhone 5c (iOS8). I recently added a recipe from IFTTT that lets me store any new contacts I add on my iPhone to a spreadsheet on my Google Drive account. I'm also using an app called "Connect" ...
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Mouse Pointer Locator

Due to a stroke, I have had some vision impairment in that I sometimes have a hard time locating my mouse pointer on the screen. I have tried making the mouse pointer larger which helps but is still ...
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How to search installed application based on functionality?

My Applications folder has 486 entries, applications that have accumulated in the 30 years I'm using Apple hardware and software. Sometimes I'm looking for "that great application I have installed a ...
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iOS app for marking businesses on a personalized map

I need an app for iPhone (iOS 8) that would: allow me to save places on a map and group them by categories (e.g. restaurants, bars, clubs, ...) be more useful if I could change the name of the ...
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Text-to-speech: Skip words (especially HTML)

I am a frequent user of Apple's built-in Text-to-Speech. I write a lot of articles in a CMS where the formatting has to be entered as HTML. If I use text-to-speech, it reads the HTML tags. Is ...
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Replacement for MercuryMover

It looks like my favorite OS X "window management" app, MercuryMover, is becoming abandonware. I'm looking for a well-supported alternative. I like MercuryMover because it is keyboard-driven, has a ...
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Git GUI for OSX that can show the pulled diff?

In windows TortoiseGit has the wonderful option to show the pulled diff after doing a pull. Is there a Git GUI application for OSX that can do that? I've tried SmartGit, SourceTree and the GitHub GUI ...
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I want to test an iphone app on my windows laptop [closed]

I want to do manual testing of an iPhone app on my Windows laptop. Is there any tool or simulator. How can I install the build on that simulator?
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Images from PDF to presentation: low quality

I have a PDF that has some embedded images, and for some reason I'm not able to extract them with wondershare PDF editor (they're not even seen as images). So I tried to make a screenshot with cmd+alt+...
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Mac email client that can postpone Exchange messages?

Mailbox for iOS and Mac is great to postpone an email to deal with at a future time, but it cannot handle Exchange emails. Outlook app for iOS has a similar features (not as powerful as Mailbox). Is ...
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Is there a Java IDE for iPad which can compile and run Java locally?

I'm about to have a coding session with some buddies. Problem is, one doesn't have a laptop. He's pretty new to programming so I was going to set him up something either on a rickety laptop or my iPad ...
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How to make a custom keybind that runs an applescript file?

No additional questions. I'm fine with installing an additional program.
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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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Is there are tool that can store and retrieve monitor arrangements as presets?

I'm working with a MacBook at different locations where monitors are then in a different positions relative to the MacBook's screen. As a result I have to rearrange the monitor setup every time I use ...
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iOS contacts app that can print data from vCards

Is anyone aware of an iOS app that can sync with CardDav to get a contact list and can then print off a nicely formatted contact card? Basically, I want to be able to print information for referrals ...
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Are there any good TouchID enabled banking apps

Recently my online savings bank (CapitalOne 360, formerly ING Direct) forced me to change my credentials and now doesn't allow me to use a simple x-digit passcode to open my iPhone app. I have to ...
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Is there an app that will show me total word count across all applications over a period of time?

Does anyone know of an application or service that I can enable that will log and record a count of the total number of words that I've typed over the course of a day? I don't want or need a full ...
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Commercial command line utility for transcribing voice memos to text?

I'm looking for a commercial command line utility to transcribe my MP3 voice memos into text files. My workflow is to record voice memos through out the day and upload these memos as MP3 files to ...
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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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Project based Finder window presets

Does anyone know of software that would allow me to pull up a set of finder windows based on a project type. I'm a user experience manager who's constantly switching between projects and it would be ...
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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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How do I install and run MySQL?

I installed MySQL: but MySQL certainly isn't on the path when I open a terminal, nor do I see it in applications, as I seem to recall Windows handles MySQL.
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How to display favicon on my Safari Tab?

I want to display favicon on my Safari Tab : I am using Yosemite 10.10. I've tried Glims, it doesn't seem to work with Yosemite. I'm wondering if there are other way around to tweak this ...
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How do I post a screenshot from Mac OS X Lion on askdifferent?

How do I take a screenshot? On the other Mac I was using, grab was installed, but paying for screenshots seems excessive. System Software Overview: System Version: Mac OS X 10.7.5 (11G63) ...
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App to allow battery charge only to a certain extent

I'd like to charge my rMBP battery only up to 85% or 90%, in order to preserve it. Is there any app that stops charging at user selected percentages? If not, is there any other method? (Apart from ...
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What are the search parameters to get Xcode 4.2?

What are the search parameters to get xcode 4.2? I see xcode 6, and searched for 4.2...and got back hundreds of results. https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action My system: System ...
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Is there any Safari extension similar to “WasteNoTime” that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites?

Is there any Safari extension similar to "WasteNoTime" that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites? For instance, let's say one wants to block completely Facebook ...
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SIP client alternative to Facetime?

Wikipedia says: "Like the video version, FaceTime Audio is currently only available between Apple devices." So...I was going to ask how to make/receive SIP calls from Facetime...but that's not an ...
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Correcting GPS data using Photos

Really simple question: Is there a way to fix incorrect GPS data? A recent trip lead to a bunch of pictures taken in the same place getting sometimes wildly wrong coordinates appended to them (...
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Any alternatives to Quicken with auto download of transactions?

Quicken for Mac continues to suck, so I'm wondering if there are any viable alternatives. I've tried a few, but none of them are able to automatically download activity from banks ("Direct Connect"). ...
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Weather apps that report snow accumulation

Are there any weather apps for iOS that report the amount of snow accumulation, not just precipitation? Something like 3-5" of snow is expected. I've tried the stock weather app and several others. ...
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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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Is there better third-party scanner software for OS X than Preview?

I'm not overly happy with the UI for interfacing with the scanner on my Epson WF-3250 series scanner that's provided by the latest Preview that comes with OS X 10.10. It's clunky and awkward, crashes ...
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CHM viewer with no continuous search?

I am using CHM View at the moment. The problem is that when I do a typing mistake in one word. I have to wait for long time. I would like to have no continuous search. Only searching when I hit ...
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ss (netstat alternative) for OS X

How do I install ss on OS X? I couldn't find the iproute package in homebrew. Red Hat recommends ss over netstat in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. ss is provided by the iproute package. Red Hat ...
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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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Recommendation for an iOS & Mac app suite with iCloud support for editing RTF files?

I'm looking for an app suite of iOS and Mac apps for editing RTF files (originally created with TextEdit) and which allow sharing the files through iCloud. I considered getting the WriteToGo suite of ...
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Calendar App with CSV import

At the moment i'm trying to switch from Outlook to Apple Mail / Cal.app and would like to know if anyone here has found a way to batch import Calendar events consistently from CSV files. The usual ...
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How to transfer file (PDF) from imac to iphone when no internet

Does anyone know of any software that will allow me to send a pdf from my iMac to iPhone 5 when I have no internet please?
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Automatic punch hole removal for scanned PDFs

Does anyone know of a tool that can automatically bulk remove punch holes from scanned PDFs? It should really do its job mostly autonomously since it will be used on a few hundred pages. It should be ...
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Different programs in the same Xcode C++ project

I am trying to use XCode as my training environment for simple C++ programs. If I create a new project, I can successfully complete everything (compile, run) but If I add one more file, it can't ...
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Free SSH GUI client with ssh tunnel support for Yosemite?

Is there any free SSH GUI client for Mac OS X? Coming from Windows I would be happy with something as simple as Putty. Features: Free Connection Manager SSH tunnel support Yosemite ready (and ...
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Looking for an app to create icon size art

Can I ask a for a recommendation for an app. I am looking for a user friendly app that I can use to make, resize, and save in jpeg and png format, icon size art. Being new to Apple I have no idea. ...
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How to simulate multiple mouse clicks while holding the mouse button?

I want my mouse to rapidly auto-click when I hold the left mouse button and to stop as soon as I release the left button. How can I do this? I have searched for hours, I didn't find anything! Is ...
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What a good app to tag my favorite places?

I travel a lot to the same 5 cities for work. Sometimes, if I have a spare hour or two I explore and sometimes on those explorations, I find great places. I'd like to tag those places on a map with an ...
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Software to draw on the trackpad

I am asking about a software to draw figures and diagrams using the trackpad. I am already aware of Inklet, which works only in conjunction with other software like photoshop. I need another free ...
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What photo management application can I migrate to that would preserve iPhoto's face detection data?

I've used iPhoto for many years and found that it was suitable for what I wanted to do. Since Apple has discontinued iPhoto and Aperature in favor of their new Photos application, I'm seriously ...
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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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Any way to have CPU temperature in the menu bar?

I tried SMC fan control and Temperature Monitor but it does not update the temperature and I do not wish to change the fan speed.
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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 ...