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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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Adium + Office Communicator

We are required to use Office Communicator at my work for instant messages. I am currently using the multi-protocol client Adium for my other accounts (AIM, Gtalk). I don't see a way to add an ...
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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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Can I use a Mac Mini as an Airplay audio receiver?

I don't have an AppleTV (yet), but I do have a Mac Mini hooked up to some decent speakers. Is there something I can run on it, so that it acts like an Airplay audio receiver? (Video support isn't ...
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Is there a reliable, automatic subtitle downloader for Mac OS X?

On Ubuntu I use SMPlayer or SubDownloader, which both reliably retrieve subtitles from opensubtitles.org. SMplayer even does this automatically for the file you are currently viewing. So far I've ...
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Is there an iOS Camera App that shoots a photo every minute?

I would like to have an App that shoots a picture every minute, so I can carry my iPhone in my breast pocket to have a photoblog of my day. A perfect solution would be if that app could create a ...
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Any program that can automatically split photos in one scan?

I am about to scan my photo collection. To save time, I would like to scan multiple photos at once. How can I automate the splitting of photos in a single scan?
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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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What's the best text editor for use with large files?

What are your recommendation for opening large text files on OS X? I found both BBEdit and Textmate to be struggling in this department.
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Alternative to iWeb?

It seems that iWeb is now long dead, so I am looking for alternative WYSIWYG web editors. Free or open-source would be great, but I wouldn't mind thinking about paying a small fee for a mature piece ...
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Is there a tabbed PDF reader for Mac OS X?

I am looking for a tabbed PDF reader, preferably with annotation support (highlighting mostly) for Mac OS X. I looked at the Skim FAQ which said that tabs would never come to Skim. I am currently ...
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Is there a htop-on-linux like alternative for top / Activity Monitor on OS X?

I'm looking for a better alternative for top. Both top and Activity Monitor are highly limited with regards to features. In particular, I'm interested in the following features: Limit processes by ...
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Huawei device pairing with Mac

I am trying to connect my Huawei phone to my Mac. I get it as a new device and I can see it in the file manager. Now I would like point my Mac to some drivers of this small Huawei device. (I have them ...
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Ball and Stick molecule modelling program for Mac OS

Does anyone know any good programs for making ball and stick molecular models on the Mac? I'm looking for something to produce high quality 3D models with nice lighting, like this on from ...
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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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Any iPhone apps for fine-resolution mapping?

I am trying to record tracks at a much finer scale than is possible with GPS, but hopefully using something simple and cheap, ideally an iPhone. The resolution for track data I am after is around ...
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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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What's a good iPhone app that will let me view files on my network?

I'm looking for an app which provides functionality similar to Apple Finder's "SHARED" feature, or Microsoft Windows Explorer's Network Neighborhood. Basically, I should be able to use my iPhone to ...
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How to monitor network traffic on a router from a Mac?

A company have a High Speed internet connection (30 MB/s) witch is enough for 10-15 computer. But for a week, there is almost no bandwidth "left" just taking the email take a long time or failed. ...
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Dropbox-like client for Macs to access existing FTP/WebDAV/CMIS storage

We have many users on Macs that access their files on one big non-Mac server that supports FTP/WebDAV/CMIS. PROBLEM: They can not use their files while not connected to the Internet. QUESTION: Is ...
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What different Stack Exchange apps are available for the iPad?

I am looking for iOS apps for the Stack Exchange network that support the iPad. This is very similar to this question, but the difference is that I'm looking for apps that run on the iPad (not in 2x ...
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What different Stack Exchange apps exist for iOS?

How do you access apple.stackexchange.com from your iOS devices? There is no official stackexchange app. There are some unofficial apps fortunately. What apps do you use and what is good/bad about ...
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Are there iOS/iPad apps that work well to edit XML?

I'm surprised that a google search doesn't turn up dozens of XML editors for ipad. All I can find are generic code text editors that happen to "support" XML. Well duh. I'm looking for an ipad app ...
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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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Free .CSV text file editor for Mac OS X?

I am looking for a free editor to edit comma-delimited text files, or .csv format.
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Encrypting sensitive data on Mac + Windows

I've been a long-time Windows user, using a utility called AxCrypt to encrypt sensitive documents which holded sensitive info (bank passwords, credit card numbers, etc). I had an encrypted Excel ...
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Is there a relational database with GUI for Mac similar to Microsoft Access or the like? [duplicate]

I need a desktop database that will have a need for extensive 1-many, many-1, and many to many relationships. I've built this kind of app with Microsoft Access, which I don't love, but does combine ...
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iOS: Offline blog reader with embedded videos

There is one blog in particular (and likely many others) that regularly posts youtube videos. It also provides an RSS feed. My internet connection maxes at 20KB/s so I can't stream video. What's an ...
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How can I convert MKV files and burn them to DVD?

I have a 5+1 theater system(can use USB or DVD) which doesn't support MKV play. How can I use my Mac to burn the .mkv files into high quality dvds ?
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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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“Pasting” text to Java applet through keyboard emulation

I have a Java applet that I need to paste lots of text into. However, the paste options doesn't work (neither keyboard shortcut, nor right-button menu). I'm looking for a way to emulate a keyboard ...
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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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How can I capture a screenshot of an entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser?

How to capture screenshot of entire webpage in iPhone's Safari browser like I can take in my Desktop with Help of Firefox Addon called Fireshot?
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Graphical Ping Plotter, similar to Perfgraph?

On Windows, I use a program called Perfgraph, which, among other things, showed a visual graph of ping latency to various hosts in my Task bar. Here's an example: The ping metric is the graph on ...
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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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Clipboard manager with key assigning similar to VIM registers?

I am looking for a clipboard manager that allows you to quickly assign a number or letter when copying text which can later be used to retrieve the copied text. I would like to be able to do this ...
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SVN client for Mac

I cannot seem to find any good Subversion client for my Mac! I use TortoiseSVN at work, and it's awesome, but it's for Windows only. My colleague uses Cornerstone for his Mac, and it is not bad and ...
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Creating labels for label printer

I have a Brother label printer and the P-Touch software for creating labels is fiddly and not very Mac-like. Is it possible to create labels with other software? The first and foremost criterion is to ...
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To-Do List App with Sync, Repeating To-Dos

I'm looking for a To-Do list application with with following features: Due dates Notes Sync to a cloud or web-based service where changes can be made Able to repeat to-dos by due date and ...
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Are there any free alternatives to finder?

Relatively new to the Mac world, I still find the 'Finder' not really that user friendly. What free alternatives to Finder exist? *I mean really file browsers, not application launchers like ...
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is there free OS X equivalent to Total Commander? [duplicate]

is there free equivalent to Total Commander for OSX? two panels drag & drop tabs etc ect I found DoubleCommander the best but OSX port has its bugs. muCommander is nice too but not as good as ...
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Which OSX Data Recovery software for recovering Photos with corrupted Memory Card? [duplicate]

I got a new SanDisk Ultra Micro SD XC I 64GBs' memory card for my Sony Nex camera but it got somehow corrupted in photographing first time. Now I am trying to recovering photos taken so far. By which ...
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Two pane file manager for Mountain Lion? [duplicate]

I recently moved from Linux to Mac, and am missing a two pane file manager. I was thinking about along the lines of midnight commander, krusader (Linux) or total commander (Windows). I installed ...
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How to clone an audio CD (including pauses between tracks) under Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I need to clone an audio CD, including the defined pauses between tracks. Under Linux, cdrdao would do the trick for me, but I cannot get the version from MacPorts to work — it will not read ...
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Time Tracking App with Alfred integration

Is there a time tracking that integrates with Alfred, so you can start/stop time tracking using typed commands?
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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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Terminal+Browser iPad app

I'm having trouble finding an app that shows a terminal emulator and a web browser on a split screen. Seems like it probably exists somewhere... I'm aware of apps that will do two browsers ...
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How to Automatic Backups of a MySQL Database

I am using the version of MySQL that came with Snow Leopard Server. I am running Time Machine on that server, but I know that it's not backing up the MySQL databases due to strict permissions issues. ...