Tag Archive: Application


Fixing “The application ‘Application.app’ is not open anymore” Mac Error

One of the more brilliantly worded Mac errors you may encounter is the curious “The application ‘Application.app’ is not open anymore.” message. This error is often seen when trying to interact with Preview, Finder, Steam, or many other apps either through one of the apps related files or through the app itself. Once you see … Read More

Open Containing Folder of a Recent Document or Application in Mac OS X

Can’t remember where a file you recently opened was stored on the Mac, or where an OS X app you recently used was kept or originated from? Maybe you don’t know where something you recently used went to? No big deal, a simple keystroke modifier trick allows you to jump directly to the containing location … Read More

Open Containing Folder of a Recent Document or Application in Mac OS X

Can’t remember where a file you recently opened was stored on the Mac, or where an OS X app you recently used was kept or originated from? Maybe you don’t know where something you recently used went to? No big deal, a simple keystroke modifier trick allows you to jump directly to the containing location … Read More [Read More…]

Gracefully Close an Application from the Command Line in OS X

Quitting apps gracefully is typically done through the appropriate application menu by choosing “Quit”, but the Mac GUI is obviously inaccessible from the command line of OS X. So when most command line users are confronted with the need to exit an application, they wind up using the ‘kill’ command to terminate the process and … Read More   [Read More…]

Gracefully Close an Application from the Command Line in OS X

Quitting apps gracefully is typically done through the appropriate application menu by choosing “Quit”, but the Mac GUI is obviously inaccessible from the command line of OS X. So when most command line users are confronted with the need to exit an application, they wind up using the ‘kill’ command to terminate the process and … Read More

MixTape Pro: A Simple Application For Making Beats And Remixes [Deals]

We all love our music and MixTape is all about that elusive perfect mix. MixTape Pro will help you create, experiment, and publish the results onto the web or directly into iTunes. You can share your pro creations with friends… Read more ›     

Disable App Nap on a Per Application Basis in OS X Mavericks

App Nap in Mac OS X App Nap is a great feature that arrived with OS X Mavericks which automatically pauses applications once they have gone unused for a period of time, helping to reduce energy consumption and saving battery life for portable Macs. Though App Nap can make a big difference in extending the battery life of MacBooks, there are some unique situations where users may not want an application to  [Read More…]

2 Ways to Change the Default Application to Open Files With in Mac OS X

Each file type has a default application that is associated with it. This means that when you double-click a file from the Finder it will open a specific application, for example on a fresh Mac OS X installation, all image files (png, jpg, gif, pdf, etc) will default to opening in Preview, and all text documents (txt, rtf, etc) will open in TextEdit. Over time, the default applications and file associations can change as you install more applications, which sometimes  [Read More…]

Google’s New Chat Application To Be Named ‘Babel’ [Rumor]

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Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of speculation suggesting that Google is in the process of releasing a unified chat application called Babel. Babel is rumored to have merged services such as Voice, Talk, and Google + Messenger. The new service is also rumored to be a cross-platform chat service, allowing users on iOS and Android to communicate with each other, within Babel itself. It’s like Google’s version of iMessage.

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Limit Application Usage in Mac OS X with Parental Controls

Restrict App Usage in Mac OS X

If you want to restrict app usage for a particular user on a Mac, there is no easier option than Parental Controls. This is a great solution for parents setting up a limited-access account for a kid, for public usage Macs, Macs in the enterprise, or even just for a restricted Guest account for when someone else is using a computer.

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