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Gmail rejects SMTP password with 2-factor authentication

I am using the Mail app on Mac OS X to access my Gmail account using 2-factor authentication. The app is configured with an application-specific password and it works fine for a few days: email can be ...
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Gmail is taking forever to load in Chrome: Why is this happening?

I'm using Google Chrome 12.0.742.100 on OS X 10.6.7. It seems that Gmail takes an inordinate amount of time to load (2-3 minutes) as indicated by the 'loading' circle on the tab. Some images may help ...
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Google Mail Keyboard Shortcut for delete on Mac

I use the Google Mail keyboard shortcuts a lot and I've just started working on a Mac. One shortcut I use a lot is delete, which Google Mail listens for the # key. However, when I press the ...
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Online Backup Options for a Mac

This question may overlap somewhat with other backup questions on SuperUser, but, however, I would like to get feedback from people using unlimited online backup services on their Macs. There was a ...
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What's the best way to use Gmail offline?

I'll be on a flight for a long time and need to respond to email. I use a Mac and Gmail.
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Disable twitter's keyboard shortcut

For the simple reason sometimes I want to search the timeline using Command + F and when I try it some shortcut will be activated and I'll be moved away from the timeline after having loaded many ...
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Is it possible to utilizing the “Send mail as” GMail feature from SMTP?

I have my GMail linked to non-gmail email accounts so that I can send mail as them. Is there a way to use this feature without the web interface (smtp)? I use Mail for Mac OSX Snow Leopard.
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Remote backup with Amazon S3

Does anyone know of some good Mac software to sync a network attached storage device or a drobo to Amazon S3? I'd love to mail them a storage device for the first dump and then do nightly syncs.
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Is it possible to sync Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac with Google Docs ?

Is it possible to sync Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac with Google Docs? If so, how?
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Is it possible to integrate Google services and Mobile Me?

I'm an avid GMail user, but as someone that has several Macs and an iPhone, I've had my eye on the Mobile Me service for a while as it provides push syncing for mail, contacts, and calendar, as well ...
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Flickr to Picasa migration on a Mac

I am looking for a way to migrate all of the photos from a Flickr account to a Picasa (soon to be Google Photos) account. I would prefer not to have to download all of the files to my local hard drive ...
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Enable Home and End in Gmail Compose Message window on Mac

I've installed Double Command on my Mac to make the Home and End keys do something useful (eg: behave as they do in Windows/Linux), and this is working fine across the system. The problem is that when ...
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Is there any way to auto reply to certain message string? [closed]

I was wondering if there's a way to auto reply "Cool!" to all messages with titles "Yo check this out", messages containing the words "Watch this video!", or something similar, after an hour the ...
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Where did Mega.co.nz store my download?

So, I had ~3GB free on my local disk and I tried to download a 2GB file. It failed because it said I ran out of disk space. My disk still shows that I have about 400MB free. According to this post ...
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Group chat on Google+ on Mac

Does anyone know how to start a multiuser chat on Google+ on Mac OS? It seems like I simply don't have the icon to begin it! I've looked around for an answer but they merely list the instructions, ...
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Duplicate e-Mails in Mail (Mac OS X) in GMail inbox

I'm using Mail (the Mac OS X app, v4.5) to access my Google Mail account, but every mail sent to my Gmail address arrives twice in Mail. In the global inbox for the Gmail account And one in the ...
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Keyboard shortcut for indenting bulleted list in Gmail message editor with Mac

How to indent a bulleted list in Gmail message editor with Mac, Chrome & Finnish keyboard? Bulleted list can be toggled with Shift+⌘+8 -> Works OK. Gmail editor's button has tooltip with ...
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Accidentaly deleted shared dropbox file on laptop!

HELP, I accidentally deleted loads of files on my mac on finder then emptied my recycle bin.. I had been shared into the folders on dropbox containing these files and am super worried that others who ...
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Help Identify Web App [closed]

I'm trying to recall the name of a web application I stumbled upon many moons ago but never signed up. My memory is pretty cloudy (damn you alcohol!), but I'll try to provide the most prominent ...
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How can I make evernote web clipper sync to my desktop app faster or instantly?

I use the Evernote web clipper in Chrome quite a bit, and sometimes I want to immediately open the item in the Evernote desktop app on my Mac. However, the fastest sync setting is "every 5 minutes". ...
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Subscribe to Google Reader without using an application

I'm using NetNewsWire to check my RSS feeds, but I don't want to subscribe to new feeds through it. I've been in tens of sites where you click "Subscribe to RSS feed" and it takes me to a website that ...
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Web app that creates growl notifications for sports scores?

I am interested in finding a web app that will monitor the score of a sports game and send a growl alert to my computer when the score changes or when the game is over. Does anyone know if such a web ...
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How to use these Gmail shortcuts (Cmd+. and Cmd+,)

Where is the cursor supposed to be before hitting Cmd + . or Cmd+ , to make them work? Do I have to press Cmd and Shift and . ? I tried it with and without hitting the Shift key with the cursor in ...
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Mega Downloads on Mac OSX

It is known that in Windows mega uses the fileSystem API, which basically writes the file to a sandboxed section of your local file system: AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\File System\ ...
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Download Facebook Messenger thread (on Mac)

I would like to download a very long Facebook Messenger thread to my computer for safekeeping (I’m on Mac if it makes any difference). Any way to do this easily? I’m no computer wiz.
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Recover Picasa people/face data

I had thousands of photos tagges with face info for family in Picasa (on Mac). I thought this info was stored online. Now I switched computers, and all the face info is gone. I'd hate to have to ...
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Export Outlook Emails (Mac) to Gmail

I'm looking to export emails from Outlook and Entourage from Macs, and import them into Gmail (Google Apps). Any suggestions? Found really simple solutions for Mac Mail and Outlook for Windows, but ...
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How can i share document from Google Drive application for Mac? [closed]

I see this helpful answer. But it works only for Google Drive in web. Is it possible to set an Share-ability for Google Drive application for Mac?