Third party software or hardware for Apple devices. Third party means that the software or hardware is not made by Apple.

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Persistant name on Finder tabs

I'm looking for a way to always display a label on Finder tabs instead of the current folder name, to differentiate them when folder name is not relevant. (Long story) I use tabs to switch between ...
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Is it safe to install a third party high capacity battery into my iPhone 5S?

I stumbled upon this battery on Amazon and I was wondering if it'd be safe to install it into my iPhone 5S, assuming it's actually compatible.
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What Macbook have you tried QuickerTek QCard2 with?

I wonder which versions of Macbook Air/Pro is QuickerTek QCard2 (2-port) compatible with? Anyone tried? With which Macbook? Did it work flawlessly? Any compatibility problems?
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Which parts of MBA-13" mid-2011 can be upgraded?

Which parts (if any) in Macbook Air 13" mid-2011 can be upgraded to either: an original part from a later version of Macbook Air/Pro or a third-party component which has a better performance/extra ...
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How performance of Macbook Air 13" mid-2011 battery from iFixit compares to the original one?

Please share your performance of the replacement battery as sold by iFixit (I'm interested in the New one, not B-Stock) as compared to the original battery from Apple for Macbook Air 13" mid-2011 ...
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Are there third-party mechanical keyboards that strictly have the Apple layout?

Are there third-party keyboards that have the Apple layout? I found this question but it is not my one. I mean, "STRICTLY", Mac layout. The sizes of keys, the paddings between keys, no Num Lock, ...
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Reclaim unallocated disk space on macbook pro?

I had portioned my hard drive into two (mac and Windows). Later I portioned the primary (mac) into two but figure my Windows were not loading so I changed it back into one. The problem is there is ...
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Upgrading for free Apple trialware from third party distributors?

I upgraded to Maverics, then I read than older trialware of iWork, Aperture and possible FCP and Logic Pro are being upgraded for free to their latest versions by Apple on the App Store desktop ...
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Which devices support airplay (video)?

I am looking for devices which support receiving airplay video. I'm looking specifically for a TV. But other very small devices which work our of the box would be nice too.
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How to import samples to iElectribe

As far as I can tell from some youtube videos, it is possible to use different drum samples in iElectribe by KORG, but I can't figure out how or find any documentation on this. Does someone know how ...
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Can volume booster software damage MacBook Pro's internal speakers?

As you know the sound volume of Mac laptops is not too loud. I bought Boom, a volume-booster software for Macs, and after some months of using it for listening to music or viewing videos at loud ...
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Will VOX music player change anything in my iTunes library?

I've downloaded the free VOX music player from the Mac App Store after reading a recomendation in some site. The program asks me for permission to acces my iTunes Library but a splash screen hints of ...
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Password Protecting Folders in OS X? [duplicate]

What methods exist (either inbuilt or via third party) to password protect (encrypt) folders within OS X ?
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Does ios7 support third-party software keyboards?

I am a litte confused about iOS 7. Does iOS 7 support third-party software keyboards? There are a lot of rumors around, I watched the last WWDC and read Apple documents but I couldn't hear anything ...
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I keep getting an error on RedLaser app for iPod Touch 4th generation. How to fix?

I just downloaded the RedLaser app from the App Store on my iPod touch 4th generation, 6.1.3. If I go to launch the app, it goes to the Scan section and works normally for about 5 seconds. Then, no ...
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How does TRIM Enabler work?

I recently bought a third part (OCZ) SSD and used Trim Enabler to, well, enable TRIM. I've noticed that some software updates can cause TRIM to be disabled, and have thus been curious about how TRIM ...
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Can Time Machine back up different data (or different exclusion lists) to different drives?

Mountain Lion includes a feature to configure multiple Time Machine locations and to back up to those locations when they become available (plugged in external drives, accessible network drives, etc). ...
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Is Other World Computing's 1.5TB Toshiba Aquarius laptop hard drive legit?

I have pretty high storage needs, which are constantly increasing. Fortunately, the largest drives available seem to be scaling with the amount of space I can occupy. The 1TB disk I currently have ...
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Is installing a HDD instead of SuperDrive safe?

It's pretty popular to replace ones optical drive* on the MacBook Pro with a HDD, but how serious are the risks? *In most cases, you'd do this when installing a third-party SSD, but I'd like to leave ...
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Is the sixth-gen iPod classic compatible with recent Sony Dockstations?

I have a 6th-gen iPod classic (the first model classic) with an 80 GB hard drive. I have recently purchased a Sony Dockstation for iPods but I cannot make it work. Every time it connects to the dock, ...
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Is it possible to use a third-party remote with an Apple TV?

I was thinking about this earlier and thought I'd ask. Can third-party remotes be used with the Apple TV (any and all versions)?
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Are there any third party displays that have similar resolution and image quality to the Thunderbolt Display?

The cinema and thunderbolt displays are expensive. As such, I'm thinking about a third party display to attach to my MacBook. I currently have a Dell 24" monitor, but the color is waaaay off. The IT ...
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Is it possible to get digital audio output from a MacBook Air (2011), like on other Macs?

I know the audio line-out port on the MacBook Pro – and even older MacBooks and the Mac mini – sport a dual capability: in addition to providing the expected and obvious 3.5mm analog ...
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myCloud: Is self-hosting iCloud possible?

It seems that Apple is pushing cloud integration all the way now, but also that they have no interest in providing the ability to choose between their own server-side offering (iCloud) and what other ...
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Are there third-party keyboards that have the Apple layout?

Apple keyboards are different than PC keyboard because the Command ⌘ and Option/Alt ⌥ keys are switched. This causes a workflow disruption for me, because I use keyboard shortcuts for everything. I ...