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Site for finding friends in a new town

Is there a site for finding new (non-romantic) friends when you are new in town?
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Image to text online converter

Can anyone recommend a website (free tool) where I can enter an image (it contains some text) and get back text.
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Forum application with user customize home page?

Is there any forum software out there that have the option for the user to customize their homepage? Means they can check their rss feed, news etc before jump to the forum. Any free/paid sofware for ...
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Is there a service that displays tweets per hour for a topic?

I think the Bitcoin trend is exploding right now, but I'd really like to see a graph of tweets per hour to validate this.
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Language-learning site for correcting single sentences

There are several sites that allow one to submit essays for correction by natives, often in exchange for correcting texts in one's own mother-tongue. Is there such a site where I can get single ...
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Do you know any good online media player? [closed]

I really like to listen to music. I may listen to music any where, any time :). I am looking for an online media player which supports to collect and save musics from anywhere on internet. So that, I ...
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Viewing multiple Google Apps emails at once

I'm using Google Apps for my domain and have multiple accounts which I use for different purposes (support, contact, personal, etc). I'm looking for an easy way to manage them without having to switch ...
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Is there something like Flipboard for normal browsers?

So we have this awesome Flipboard App on the iPad now... or Zite.com to add another one to the game. I don't own an iPad yet I have social profiles everywhere full of awesome news streams that I would ...
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Is there a web application that can turn any news article into a language learning activity? [closed]

Is there a web application that allows e.g. an English teacher or someone learning English to give it a URL to a news article and have an activity worksheet PDF or interactive web page automatically ...
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Is there a screencast recording application like screenr.com that allows more than 5 minutes? [closed]

Screenr.com is a site that allows you to very easily create screencast videos, with no download/install (Java) and the ability to embed videos on your own site. However, it limits videos to 5 minutes ...
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Is there a web app where you can share music in real time in the context of a chat?

I'm looking for a web application that allows me to share the music I'm listening to in real time with a friend over chat. Note: this isn't about broadcasting my musical tastes or publishing my ...
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Is there a webapp like goodreads.com, but for movies or music instead of books? [closed]

I keep lists of movies/books/music to watch/read/listen to. Recently the lists have been growing to large/complicated to keep as part of my normal todo list. I've moved my reading list to ...
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Open source alternative to Formspring or interviewing webapp [closed]

I wonder if there is any open source alternative to formspring.me. Formspring is a Q&A webapp where the questions are directly targeted to specific people. That is a very useful feature to enable ...
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Is there a web app that provides a terminal emulator / secure interface to the bash shell?

Is there a website where I can use the bash shell with support for xwindows, e.g. so that I can ssh -Y into my Linux desktop?
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Password protected multi-user blog? [closed]

I'm looking for a freely available blog that has the following features: password-protected: only user which are registered can view blog and add comments multi-user: it has to be possible that more ...
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Does Mashery fit my needs?

There's a lot of non-technical info on the Mashery site. And it's stated everywhere that Mashery is all about API management. I have three questions about it: What is API management in plain ...
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Is there a web app that allows you to enter a webapp and it gives you a list of similar websites? [closed]

Let's say I want to find other services similar to Google Docs. Is there a website that allows me to type in Google Docs and it gives me 10 competing web apps? Or if I typed in gmail it would give me ...
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“Diff” for websites [closed]

I seem to remember a while back seeing a website that would generate a 'diff' like report (highlight differences between versions) to show what had been changed on that site. For example, if you ...
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A web service for checking broken links [closed]

Please recommend a web service that checks for broken links on a web site. not required, but would be nice to have: checks standards-compliance of the HTML, CSS, Javascript, ... displays permanent ...
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Mirroring a particular web page? [closed]

I have a particular page that I want to refer users who have DNS problems: How do I diagnose not being able to reach a specific website as an end user? However, there is a catch-22 -- users who are ...
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Service that let me view multiple websites at once

Checking many sites every morning for news can be a bit time consuming. I wonder if there is a web application where I can see multiple pages at once and go through them and view the top news. For ...
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Is there a web app for coordinating office hours with students? [closed]

I am trying to find a time for office hours that accommodates all of my students. Does there exist a web app that will let me determine, say, two different 1-hour blocks of time for which my students ...
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Browser based PC benchmarking? [closed]

It's often difficult to know the true performance of a computer when you see it at a store. While the store may allow you to use the browser, they usually don't allow you to install custom software, ...
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Broadcast PowerPoint with audio in real time? [closed]

I'm searching for free and easy to use solution like ustream but that allows me to share in real-time a power point presentation slides and that i will be able to navigate between these slides and ...
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What is a good webapp for finding the best meeting time for a group of people?

I'm looking for apps that satisfy the following criteria: A really well-designed and usable interface. Doodle makes you manually type times in, rather than being able to click on a timeline. It ...
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European alternatives to Google Calendar [closed]

I really like the following abilities of Google Calendar: Exchange access Web interface Calendar sharing with others iCAL import and export Ability to work with email addresses on own domain I've ...
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Are there any websites that offer browsing through the repository of published wikileaks? [closed]

I expect the answer to this question may change rapidly, as Julian Assange and his site are "under attack" and people are working hard to make the leaked information more accessible... Edit: I'm ...
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Calendar with Word Wrap in Month View

Are there any hosted online calendars that wrap event names in the month view? I've looked at Google, Yahoo, Live, and a bunch of other little calendars, and so far, none of them wrap the text. ...
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A web app where you can pay to have surveys answered [closed]

Something like PollDaddy / SurveyMonkey but they provide the participants. Preferably these participants would have already completed a general purpose survey to determine their demographic. I imagine ...
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What is your experience with FreshBooks? [closed]

I'm evaluating the FreshBooks web application for invoicing for my freelance services. I've done things pretty manual until now, and would like to automate this bit of bookkeeping. FreshBooks is ...
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Mendeley for e-books

I have been using Mendeley for my research paper library for some time and I absolutely love the way it takes care fo organizing my library. Is there such a Web/Desktop app to organize my ebook ...
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Customizable alarm clock/set off a YouTube video on a timer

I want to wake up to the sound of a particular YouTube video. Is there a way I can set an alarm-clock/youtube-video-timer on my computer, so that the video will start playing at a predefined time?
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Web app for designing a class schedule

Is there any web app that could be used to design a class schedule? The problem is that you don't know exactly which classes you are able to take (e.g. some have overlapping times with others, some ...
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Simple visual/virtual presence chat client

I'm looking for a strongly visual but still simple alternative to text-based chat. The important feature I'm looking for is a friendly visual representation of user state/emotion ...
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App to improve the performance of visual memory? [closed]

I'm learning Japanese, but struggling with hiragana / katakana (not to mention kanji). I have acquired the last 2 foreign languages mostly via auditorily learning (english, and german) -since they ...
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Web app to manage office/conference room rental?

I'm looking for a web application to manage rental of offices and conference rooms. Some features I would like: Ability to manage customers Ability to bill customers monthly for rental Ability to ...
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Good online Dvorak touch typing training [closed]

What are some good, as in effective learning tool, Dvorak touch typing training applications on the web? Are there any such applications aimed towards programmers?
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phpMyAdmin-like for SQL-Server? [closed]

Is there any web application for querying and/or managing SQL-Server DBs? Something like phpMyAdmin for MySQL...
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Custom Image Sizes in Shopify

Currently using http://shopify.com for my shop. What are some ways to do custom image sizes in Shopify themes? I've been using phpThumb to provide thumbnails so far. It recently bugged out and I'm ...
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How do listen to radio online [closed]

How do I get an online live radio broadcast feed in the U.S. using a laptop w/Windows Vista.
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Geolocate a batch of IP address

I'm looking for a website that let me localize IP address (at least country, town and ISP would be a plus) without limitation. I would like to enter several address (as this site does : ...
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Plaxo “Address Book Access” Widget Email Inviter - Where's it gone?

we're just doing to some research into email inviters. We currently use Plaxo. It's a simple system that allows people to select contacts from their Email Address Book and then allows them to send ...
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(Free?) Secure streaming Video

My company wants to upload some videos of some technology we developed - it will be shown to various patent offices around the world. Obviously, being pre-patent, we don't want to use just any ...
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Video upload without registration

Are there any video upload service (like imgur for image) where I can upload and view video files (like YouTube) without registration?
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App for scheduling resources like rooms or cars? [closed]

We have a number of resources we'd like people to be able to reserve online -- things like company cars and meeting rooms. There are too many to create a Google or Exchange calendar for each. Are ...
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What is a decent open-source list/task management software [closed]

I really like the application Things but I need something web-based. Ideally something I can host on my server. So simply, PHP/MySQl based task-management software, which is open-source. What would ...
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Aggregating Links from My Social Network

Is there a web app that aggregates links shared by my Facebook and Twitter friends, shows it in a river of news and lets me add more feeds, like Delicious, Digg and so on? I'm looking for something ...
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Is there an online shopping “dashboard” for compiling shopping research data, past purchases, etc.?

I do a lot of online shopping at all the major sites like Newegg, Buy.com, TigerDirect, Amazon, etc. I frequently check prices using tools like dealnews, slickdeals, and FatWallet. When I'm shopping ...
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Is there a web application that allows tandem drawing/painting? [closed]

My daughter and I like to have Google Doc Drawings up on two computers in two different rooms and we draw shapes and write together in real time, which is really fun. However, we have WACOM Pens and ...
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Is there a web application that puts a white polaroid-border on images? [closed]

Does anyone know of a free web application that allows you to upload images and turn them into polaroid-looking pictures, i.e.: apply white border tilt slightly apply subtle shadow something like ...