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How to disable battery charging?

From the pmset man page: POWER SOURCE ARGUMENTS -g with a 'batt' or 'ps' argument will show the state of all attached power sources. […] Certain Apple battery calibration tools may ...
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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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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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Better Android File Transfer program

I need a way to hook up my android phone to my Mac and generate preview of the files when they reside on the device. The Android File Transfer program lacks view by icon. That is, I cannot see ...
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Multi monitor dock solution

I'm looking for a decent multi monitor (currently 2) solution for Mac OS X. As I am constantly switching between Windows (work) and Mac (home/side projects) I am badly missing something like ...
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AutoHotkey Equivalent for OS X?

Is there an equivalent product/method for AutoHotkey. For those that don't know, its a product that allows you to program your mouse movements and keyboard. This allows me to "macro" certain functions ...
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How do I rotate the pictures of my iPhone/iPad wallpaper every few minutes?

I want the wallpaper on my iPhone/iPad to rotate/change to a new wallpaper every few minutes, so that I won't get bored seeing the same picture over and over again every time I'm on my phone. Are ...
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Do you know a simple sound booster app for Mac?

Some videos on websites have the sound volume so low that even with all sound settings at maximum levels it's hard to listen. I'm looking for an app that would allow me to boost the Mac's volume. ...
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download WineBottler with AdBlocker (Privoxy and Adblock Edge)

Because of security (malware) I run two ad blockers. System wide proxy Privoxy and browser plugin Adblock Edge. I wish to download WineBottler 1.8-rc4 Development and I received this strange error ...
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PDF presentation app for iPhone

I am searching for an app to present PDF files on an external monitor (via the Lightning to VGA adapter) from an iPhone. The app should provide similar capabilities as PDF Expert's presenter mode ...
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Looking for a magnifier app on iPad

For my Dad, who is losing sight, I'm looking for alternatives on the iPad for this: http://www.visualinktech.com/products-clover7.html An electronic magnifier for magnifying paper articles. I found ...
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iOS application vulnerability assessment tool

What tools should I use to test the security of my iOS application? What are the open source tools available to make vulnerability assessment of an iOS application?
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Is there an OS X equivalent to the web debugging proxy Fiddler?

I do web development on Windows for my day job, and I rely a lot on Fiddler, which is web debugging proxy. What is an equivalent tool for OS X?
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What's a good XML viewer/editor for Mac OS X?

I use XML Editor from XMLmind for editing/viewing XML file in Mac. It's not bad, but I expect an XML editor for Mac. What options do I have including the commercial/free software?
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2answers
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Music Player with ability to repeat a specific part of the song

I'm looking for an app with ability to repeat a part of the song playing. I need this as I'm using it for practicing listening skill.
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1answer
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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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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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Recommendation for a good Mac eBook reader for tech books

I would like a good eBook reader specifically for technical books for use on my Mac. I use Kindle and Calibre, but I like to read tech books more on my computer so I can play around with code at the ...
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App to block data usage on iphone

I was wondering if it was possible to block data usage completely when a certain data transfer limit has been reached? Does an app exist for that? I am aware there are some apps that allow users to ...
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Looking for OpenSource Cleaning / cache deleting application for Mac

In the times of small SSD harddisks, I was looking for an open source software to delete caches and other space wasters like logs, unused application remains and such on Mac OSX, and all over the web ...
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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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Is there a Mac equivalent for window snapping? [duplicate]

In Windows, you can use the Win key + arrows to snap windows to half the screen. Is there a OSX equivalent? I found a program that does this called HyperDock. It worked well, but it was just a ...
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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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What is a good OSX incremental backup software (not time machine)

So I used to use CCC to clone my external drive to another external drive for a backup copy. What I realized is that I want incremental backup that is versioned. So I can go back to a copy that is ...
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Moving photos into folders on iphone 5s

How do I move photos from camera roll or My photo stream into other albums or folders in the iphone 5s? I'm using iOS 7.
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Recommendations for inter-app audio apps for GarageBand?

I have so far learnt to use Apple loops and thirsty to learn more: more loops, try some inter-app audio apps and so on. Please recommend inter audio apps for GarageBand. Thank you.
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How can I change Fn keys usage based on application?

I would like to know if there is any application that can enable you use use Fn keys differently based on the current application. For example in terminal or you favourite IDE you want to use them as ...
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Mirror my iPad 2 screen on my Windows PC?

I can't find any app which mirrors my iPad's screen to my Windows computer screen. Since iDisplay has been removed from the App Store I have no other ideas. Any recomendations (up to $15) for a ...
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Format menu bar time to english words

I saw this screenshot of someone's menu bar and their time formatting is set in readable English. Is this a this party app or a setting / script I can run on OS X?
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Which Exchange Email apps for iPhone 5 allow advanced font and layout controls?

What I need in my Microsoft Exchange 2010 mail client: send e-mails in the text font I want send e-mails with my HTML signature reply to e-mails without unformatting the e-mail being replied to ...
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Free alternative to Focus?

I use Stayfocus'd (for Chrome) and Selfcontrol currently to boost my productivity. On Stayfocusd, I've blocked multiple domains to restrict myself. For example I blocked *harvard so I can't access ...
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lshw or lspci for Mac OS X

What's the closest alternative to something like lshw or lspci on Mac OS X? The closest thing I know of is system_profiler but it spits out way too much unnecessary information.
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Is it possible to crossfade songs on an iPhone?

Is it possible to crossfade songs on an iPhone that are played through the iPod app? If there is no native way to do this, are there any apps that can do this?
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Software to track home renovation

I am looking for a solution to track the expenses incurred and documents generated from a home renovation and haven't found anything that works yet. I would like to: Link a list of all expenses to ...
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How can I change OS X Double-Click on Title Bar to be like Windows?

I love my Mac eternally but there is one thing I miss from my former Windows days. When I want to toggle between maximize and restore window, on Windows I would double-click the title bar, and that ...
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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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Is there a good / acceptable blog-publishing application on Mac OS X?

On Windows, there is the pretty good Windows Live Writer. I have always been told that there is no equivalent on Mac. What would be the best alternative? Some details about pros/cons, missing ...
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Equivalent of airodump-ng for Max OS X

Is there any equivalent of airodump-ng for Mac OS X (it only runs on linux), providing an overview of the current wireless traffic on nearby Access Points, i.e: number of captured data packets list ...
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What is the architecture CAD app that was shown in the iPad Pro video

In the video for the iPad Pro, there was an architecture app that was shown several times. I assume this is some CAD or floor plan tool available for the new iPad. When I checked on the experience ...
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Light-weight system monitor tool/app for OSX [duplicate]

On common UNIX-like computer operating systems there was extremely flexible/customizeable/lightweight tool for System Stats monitoring, called Conky. I'd like to find alternative system monitoring ...
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How can I extract an .xz archive graphically on Mac OS X 10.4?

Recent versions of StuffIt will extract .xz archives, but they will not run on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. And using something like Fink, it should be possible to install xz-utils on 10.4, so that .xz ...
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How do I read .CHM files in OSX?

What software do I need to open and read a .chm document in OS X?
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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 rtmp streaming software solutions exist?

I've been doing some live streaming lately, and learned that Adobe's Flash Media Live Encoder is cross-platform. Unfortunately, it's been ludicrously unstable crashing occasionally during use, and ...
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Viewer for excel files

Other than openoffice, can you suggest a light free viewer for excel files?
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Folder-based foto management software for local use

You'd think that there is more than enough foto management software out there. But for quite a while now, I have struggled to find MacOS software suitable for my requirements. The management ...
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What Window Management Options exist for OS X?

I'd like to do something with my windows on OS X, where something includes options like re-arranging, moving, re-sizing, remembering positions, cloning across Spaces, etc. What options exist? Rules ...
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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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What's a good Windows RDP client for Mac?

I administer a number of Windows machines, and am trying to find a really good application to remote desktop in to them from my Mac. I've tried CoRD, and I really like its library approach to saved ...
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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 ...