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Specific Japanese/Foreign Language text not rendering in modern desktop browser(s)

I've recently come across an issue where some Japanese text on certain web pages won't render properly no matter what I do. I've tested many browsers, changed character encoding and even gone as far ...
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Filter/hide online news that match criteria

I read the news through some of the most important online newspapers. I am tired of reading always some of the most boring (for me) news that include always the same words; "football", "crisis", ...
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Shortcut Keys in Diigo Sidebar? [closed]

When I used to use the del.icio.us sidebar, you could press Ctrl + B and it would appear. Does the diigo sidebar have a similar shortcut key to make it appear and disappear?
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Google bookmarks, delicious, and chrome sync

I'm not certain if I should ask this here or on SuperUser. Since Chrome OS is (mostly) all in the cloud, here goes... I heard this morning that Yahoo is shutting down delicious. (Edit: This may not ...
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Do not show email address in google start page

My start page in firefox is always google, and as I use my account, everybody can always see my google email address, which I do not want to show. Is it there an option for not showing it when you are ...
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Stop autoplay on youtube but enable buffering

There's already a question asking about how to stop youtube videos from automatically playing, however the solution there doesn't satisfy me as it prevents the video from buffering in the background. ...
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Search YouTube favorites?

Can anybody that has Chrome and can actually do it, answer? Also, for Firefox 3.6 (latest version of ff), only those that can do it. I'm not looking for somebody just pointing to an extension, but ...
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Fix formatting issue with Gmail on Firefox

On two computers now, I have a strange recurring visual formatting bug when accessing Gmail using Firefox. One email, usually towards the bottom of the page, has a blue block over the date. I have ...
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Is there any new information on the YouTube HTML5 video format?

I remember somewhat recently that YouTube was using the H.264 codec for their videos in HTML5 format. This is a proprietary format, and Firefox is open source, so they only support Theora and Ogg ...
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Pearltrees doesn't work in Firefox, but works in Chrome

In Firefox, if it's the first time I visit Pearltrees, the Pearltrees progress bar goes until the end, then it stays a fully loaded bar and nothing else happens. If it's not, the Pearltrees progress ...
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Gmail “standard view” is not working in Firefox 3.6.10, even JavaScript is on and I've cleared the cache

Gmail "standard view" is not working in Firefox 3.6.10, even JavaScript is on and I've cleared the cache, and restarted. I get the following message. JavaScript must be enabled in order for ...
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Does Gmail, Google Docs & Google Calendar Offline work with Offline Storage in Firefox 4 and above?

I currently use Google Gears with Gmail and Google Calendar to keep an offline copy of my mail and calendar. I use Firefox 3.6, but I'm looking at upgrading to Firefox 4. I read that HTML5 has ...
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Mobile version of GMail on desktop firefox

it would be useful to be able to check the mobile version of Gmail when my internet speed gets capped. I tried switching my user agent to Iphone 3, but this didn't display properly (appeared in a tiny ...
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Adding a keyword shortcut for Google Maps on Firefox

I tried to add a keyboard shortcut for searching Google Bookmarks using the option in the right click menu, but when I try to use it, only a blank search box appears. How can I make this work?
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How to search Twitter for tweets citing a blog post, correcting for URL shorteners?

Say I want to find all tweets that link to a particular blog post, such as this one, and considering that most tweets would actually use URL shorteners, is there a way to find those tweets, taking ...
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Webapps on the desktop - options for [closed]

I've been playing around with Mozilla Prism to bring a WebApp to my desktop, it works pretty well but I was wondering what alternatives there are? Edit for clarification: I am using Windows 7 and ...
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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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Google Docs brings Firefox to a grinding halt

I've found recently that when I open a not-too-large* spreadsheet in Google Docs, within about 5 minutes of leaving it in a background tab, Firefox starts hogging 100% processor time. Closing the main ...
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Gmail Unread Messages Favicons

How can you get Gmail to show the number of unread messages in the favicon? Specifically, are there any plugins for Chrome that allow me to do it with both regular Gmail and Google Apps? I've used ...