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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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What's a good long-exposure app for the iPhone?

I'm looking for an app that lets me take long exposures, like several seconds. I'm aware that iOS limits exposure time to 0.5 seconds, even for third-party camera apps, so I'm looking for an app ...
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Finance App That Charts Bank Info?

I'm looking for a finance app that will connect to my banks so I can see My balance at the end of every day, week, month. I would like to see how it rises and falls just so I can keep a better eye on ...
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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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Any non-Java, lightweight, free DLNA media renderer (DMR) for Mac OS X?

I am trying to hookup my mac mini with 5.1 stereo and want to use it as kinda like music jukebox. So I want push music to it via DLNA/uPNP, make it as DMR Found some options medialink - $20 ...
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ScreenWakeUp for iPad 1 (iOs 5)

Is there a software like ScreenWakeUp for an old iPad 1? Couldn't find on appstore [EDIT] Jailbreak is an option.
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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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Change the default Icons OS X 10.4.11 Tiger

So, I really would like to change my icon set on my iBook G4, but I really have no clue how to do it! I have the icons (I believe all are in either .png or .ico), but I have little/no experience on ...
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Quick Look support for non-native video files (.avi, .mkv) on Mavericks

In the past, we've been able to get codecs for DivX/XviD/MPEG4 and support for containers like AVI, MKV in Mac OS X's Quick Look feature using Perian (as per this question). As noted on the Perian ...
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How to send an email to everyone in the address book?

How can I easily send a BCC to everyone in my address book on OS X? I need to send everyone my new email address.
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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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Simple electronics circuit simulation software for Mac

I want to learn how basic electronic components work and test some basic sensor output etc. My circuits are really simple so i don't need any fancy stuff. I think MacSpice is CLI so it's too hard for ...
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What personal finance apps work between iPhone, iPad and Mac?

One of my resolutions for 2014 is to keep better track of my finances. I'd like to use an iPhone app to do this. I've used a few personal finance apps in the past, but none of them do precisely what ...
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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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Is there a fun health questionnaire/quiz app for the iPad?

There are those little questionnaires on magazines that you reply a few questions, calculate your score and read a comment matching your score -maybe along with a few recommendations. The topic can be ...
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Clipboard manager for Mac that doesn't use any cloud service

I'm looking for a clipboard manager app/tool for Mac (Mavericks) that does not use any cloud service for saving/syncing data. I mean that it doesn't save my content on any cloud server, but on my ...
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Looking for a typing tutor app

Years ago, I learned typing by a program named Typing Tutor, on DOS. XD Now, my son is using a MacBook and I am teaching him how to type. What software/website you recommend to learn typing on a ...
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Freeze/frost alarm for iOS

I want to receive an alert whenever there is a freeze or frost advisory in my area, so I can know when to cover my plants. I would assume there is an app for that, but there are dozens weather apps, ...
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Best Office app for the iPhone? [closed]

I'm looking for a good Office application for iOS. Something that is advanced, much like this: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-docs-microsoft-office/id645778970?mt=8 If you notice, I'm talking ...
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How can I copy data from an external HDD that is about to fail?

I have an external HDD that is about to fail. I want to copy as much as I can to a new external HDD before it completely dies. I've been able to start copying files for a few minutes before the drive ...
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Can I run a torrent client + Plex Media Server as “services”?

I'm using an old iMac as a torrent client & Plex Media Server. But I would like those to run as "services", i.e., not as part of a User account, and without having to log in.
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What are the best WBS and Gantt chart tool working cross platform?

I am searching for the good tools for creating Work Breakdown Structure and Gantt Chart that work cross platform because other people in my team use Window. So, this forces me to find cross platform ...
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What are some good iPad apps for students? [closed]

I am mainly looking for apps which help increasing productivity and not the ones like Calculator, Periodic Table etc. Apps which are good for taking notes, taking handwriting input.
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What app places a lower-case 'd' icon in the menu bar?

Does anyone recognize this app which has an icon "d"?
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iOS App to record narration with images

I'm looking for an iPad app that can record a narrated audio track and edit it include still images to go with the spoken audio. The end product I'm looking for is a movie with a spoken audio track ...
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Equivalent of iOS' 30/30 (task manager) app for OS X

30/30 is a slick task manager for iOS devices that's also free. I'm trying to find an equivalent app for OS X. Some of the features in 30/30 that I would like to see in a mac app are: Clean ...
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Why doesn't window management software like Divvy work with Adobe Photoshop?

I use both Divvy and SizeUp to manage my windows. They work fine with application windows with the exceptions of Adobe Photoshop. They just don't seem to work with Photoshop. Whenever I apply them on ...
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1answer
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Any suggestions for an ultra-lightweight spreadsheet-like application?

Does anyone have a suggestion for an ultra-light spreadsheet application which is very fast and snappy? I do most of my deep analysis using advanced statistical programs and I manipulate ...
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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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2 Column Text plain text or markdown editor?

I'm looking for a text editor of some kind where it's split down the middle when editing 2 separate files. I'm trying to translate some text and it would be helpful if I could have English and its ...
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iOS 7 app to create a password protected PDF or DOC file

I would like to create a file on my iPad, password protect it, and email it to a colleague. Is there a way to do this? It would have to be in a format that is readable by others, like a password ...
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Mail application which allow to choose smtp server

I am using Gmail and I have two SMTP settings on Accounts tab (Gmail - Settings - Accounts - Send mail as). So I get mail on my gmail account, but can choose which SMTP server use to send mail - ...
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Is there software that implements John Siracusa's Spatial Finder concept?

Grumbling about how Apple wrecked the Finder when switching to OS X has been going on since OS X was first released. It's been ten years since John Siracusa outlined exactly how the Finder ought to ...
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iPad app to mashup music

I'm looking for a simple app that will just let me load tracks from my music library, chop some clips out of them, and assign those clips to a trigger pad. So then I can create "mashups" by holding ...
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Is there an application like OneNote for Mac/iOS?

I'm looking for a notetaking app that is similar to Microsoft's OneNote. The main feature that I'm looking for is being able to tap/click anywhere on the document to add a text block, unlike most text ...
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Chess app for iPhone and iPad?

I want to improve my chess skills with my iPhone 5s and iPad 3. There are too many chess apps on the App Store for me to test. My ideal app should be free, strong, offers suggestion, nice graphics, ...
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Is there any Mac OS X app that I could use to show my Google Calendar on a Desktop?

I would like to show a Google Calendar right on my desktop (possible one of them, not the one I'm using most often). Is there any app that I could use to do that?
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What's the best way to remotely access an iPad mini?

This summer I purchased an iPad mini for my Grandmother. I would like to be able to somehow connect to the iPad to do things like update software, apps, and walk her through questions she may have. ...
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How to access LAN devices and files from iPad, iPhone?

Are there any free iOS applications that let us browse LAN devices, so we could access files from devices in same network. I use ES File Explorer to do the same in Android phone but I didn't find any ...
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What python editors have syntax coloring and don't need much training to learn?

I have a friend who is trying to learn Python on Mac OS X. She does not have prior experience with programming. I am looking for an editor that is: Free and easy to get started with Support at least ...
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Window manager that will allow rules for specific applications?

When I have a second monitor attached to my laptop I always have two windows in the second monitor. My console takes about 1/3 of the second monitor while Sublime text takes 2/3 of the second ...
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Needing FTP Software with editing and hides system files?

I am looking for FTP Client software for Mac that Doesn't show hidden system files on the server Can edit files using MS Office and then save them back onto the FTP site automatically without the ...
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Free Mac database software similar to FileMaker

I am used to using FileMaker on a friend's computer, but I don't have it on mine, and at the moment I can't afford to buy it. Is there anything free out there that is similar? I am in the process of ...
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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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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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I need to copy a spreadsheet into mail directly edit and send

I need to copy a spreadsheet into mail directly and then edit out some columns before sending (not as an attachment) what ipad spreadsheet an mail will work?
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Command-line cloud file backup?

Is there a free cloud file server for personal files with shell commands like Unix ls, cp etc. ? Along the lines cloud ls [-options] pattern cloud cp-up pattern cloud cp-down pattern My ideal would ...
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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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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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Looking for a mac app to design beautiful illustrations automatically and easily

Check out for example: I created these using Powerpoint on Mac, and then copying and pasting the image alone into a png and using that on a web page. What a pain and also the images look like ...