Questions about the iOS & Mac App Store, digital software distribution platforms from Apple

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What network config setting is blocking my computer from accessing the Mac App Store?

I've been elevated to a Senior Tech at Apple Care and he's stumped too. I can't get into the Mac App Store, seemingly regardless of what network I'm on. All other internet apps seem to function, but ...
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Allow XCode installed from dmg file to be updated from app store

I recently installed the XCode 6 GM seed from a dmg file downloaded from Apple's developer portal. Now that XCode 6.0.1 is available on the Mac App Store, I would like for it to show as an update in ...
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Mac App Store, install to dock instead of launchpad

I am running OSX Lion, and like most people I have talked to, I believe launchpad is a bloated, useless tool. I hate that when I install a piece of software from the Mac App Store, it goes into ...
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How to save my Apple ID password for App Store without typing password every time

I would like to know how to save my Apple ID password for App Store without typing password every time. When to purchase an app, App Store keeps me asking to type password like below. So, I tried to ...
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Mac App Store Download Resume

I'm using Mac App Store on Lion, But there is a problem with download resume. After every system restart I can't resume my previous downloads and I have to download them from the beginning, I also ...
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AppStore: how to login permanently?

I'm starting to go nuts already, how to ALWAYS be logged in? I can't stand logging in every freaking time when I want some app...
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Transferring purchased apps to new iMac

I have followed all the instructions for transferring my already purchased apps to my iMac and am told that they are all downloaded but they are no where on the iMac.
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Error during download: “Error 403 forbidden” when updating apps from App Store in OS X

I'm using a MacBook Air with OS X 10.6. I'm not able to update or download any apps from the App Store anymore. I tried to solve it this way but can't make it work: Mac OS X 10.5: Web Sharing - ...
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Automatically Downloading App Updates in iTunes

iTunes has a lot of annoyances. My biggest pet peeve is the series of manual steps you have to go through to download app updates and then sync them to iPhone/iPad: Click the "Apps" button in the ...
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Does App Store show updates in progress?

I suspect Apple's document on this subject is incorrect. In the section titled "Monitoring the progress of installing software updates" it shows: I saw no such indicator today. I now see from ...
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Is it possible to redefine App Store application paths?

I sort my applications in separate folders within the Applications folder (e.g. One for my photo related apps, one for my guitar playing related apps, one for my video related apps, etc). Since some ...