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Google Calendar all-day reminders not respecting my timezone

I'm using Google Apps Standard Edition, however, I noticed the same exact behavior with my Gmail account as well. At first I thought that reminders are sent at odd times for all-day events, but then I ...
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Webapp that watches a URL and notifies of any changes

Is there a webapp that will take a URL and scan it every few seconds or so for changes?
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Notification when a new version is available?

Is there a web site which notifies you with email when a new version of an app is available (for apps like Winrar, Google Earth, phpBB, MediaWiki, Wordpress, Firefox)?
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Is there any way to be notified of new videos on Hulu for non-viewable shows?

I noticed that Hulu indexes some shows that are not directly viewable on the site itself. Instead, it links you to another site where you can watch the video. For normal videos you can see on the ...
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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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Birthday calendar notification

When filling up contacts in google I normally enter the birthday as well. This information is then displayed in a Read-Only-Calendar in Google-Calendar. So far I do not see any way to get ...
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How do you unhide a friend on your Facebook wall?

On facebook I was trying to hide notifications from an application but I accidental hit the person's name. How can I undo the hiding of a friend?
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Can I have more than 5 notifications of an event in Google Calendar?

Is there a way to add more than 5 notifications to an event in Google Calendar? There are some events that I like to have multiple reminders in the days preceding it as well as a bunch more the day of ...
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Can I have Gmail notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts?

Is there a way to get Gmail to notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts? I have Gmail checking several accounts (under Settings → Accounts & Import), but on ...
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How can I tell when Facebook applications are spamming my friends?

There's nothing I hate more than receiving spammy notifications from other people's applications on facebook. However, Sometimes I come across a useful application that I authorize to interact with ...
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Is there an easy way to be notified when a LinkedIn connection disconnects?

It would be nice to be notified when a LinkedIn connection decided to dis-connect. Presently when I notice the number of connections change, I scan through my address book in LI to see who is on ...
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Be notified of @-messages on Twitter

On Twitter, how can I receive an automatic notification through email if somebody writes an @-message to me?