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How to find web apps that are 'alternatives to x'?

Ideally, this would help when you are looking for a new app and want to check out all the possible solutions, and also when you are looking to switch from your current app. Many of the questions on ...
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Collaborative editing and voting application

Background: I have a university group assignment which, to keep it simple, involves interviewing someone. To work on the questions to ask, I want everyone in the our group to: add possible ideas ...
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Site for managing and sharing bucket lists? [closed]

Is there a website to create, manage, and share bucket lists (things to do before you die)? Something with sharing and badges would be great...
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Does a book recommendation website exist? [closed]

Does anybody know a web service that allows you to insert the books you have mark authors you like mark book series you like rate books write reviews automatically find people who read similar ...
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How to identify whether my login page is phished page or actual page?

how can i determine the difference between phished page and the normal web page?i knew about only one method https and http before the address will be one of the identification .. is it there any ...
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No-nonsense no-signup video chat webapp [closed]

Today I had to do a quick video chat with someone, but he didn't have Skype and was computer illiterate. It was very frustrating to guide him in installing Skype. Here's what I want: A website we can ...
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Scrabble word finder with pattern matching [closed]

I'm looking for a webapp which will find valid scrabble words based on the tiles you have and a pattern to match. So for example, you would tell it that you have "BJEOT?Y" (? represents a blank ...
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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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Is there a web page/app that can tell you what features your browser supports?

I'm looking for a website that can detect what web features your browser supports, e.g. CSS3 properties, HTML5 localStorage and other Javascript features. Main reason I ask is because I'm trying to ...
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Text to record spending [closed]

I would like to record my spending in order to do some budgeting. Many webapps pull charges from your bank history, but unfortunately I cannot commit to always using a card instead of cash and I tend ...
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1answer
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Web app to monitor the status of Yahoo Mail, Twitter and Facebook

Is there a web app or web service that can monitor the status of Yahoo Mail, Twitter and Facebook to check if they are down? In other words, I want to be able to see momentarily and easily when my ...
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Is there a web app for doing background checks on people? [closed]

It's for employees, I'm not a stalker! Every company I've heard of has some sort of long, old school process for doing background checks, including faxing stuff to them. I'm sure their are good ...
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1answer
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alternative to “Google Site” for free? [closed]

I have started creating a webpage on google site and really like it. However, I need to protect who is able to see it. I know there is the option that only of only people with the link can see the ...
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Lorem Ipsum for images

I'm looking for something like lorem ipsum for images. I found this http://dummyimage.com/ but it's not what I'm looking for. I'm a coder and I have to test forms with images uploads. So I need some ...
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self-hosted web address book software [closed]

I'm looking for a open source web-based address book software that I can host on my own server. It should support home and work addresses, images and typed phone numbers and emails, look nice and be ...
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Subtitle collection/community

As I have some free time that I wish to use, I am requesting recommendations for websites that would allow me to submit subtitles. I've had a look around and I cannot really find any that fit my ...
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Are there any good Pandora alternatives with general availability outside the US? [closed]

Unfortunately for us Europeans (and all the other non-US) based people, services like Pandora aren't available. So is there a good alternative to Pandora, where you can listen to streaming music? ...
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1answer
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Is there any decent alternative to Antenna? [closed]

Antenna is (was) really a very good web app which brings you streaming radio from around the world. Unfortunately, the link of the web app does not work anymore. Is there any decent alternative? I ...
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Is there a web application for uploading images that uses HTML5 drag and drop? [closed]

I'm looking for a page I can bookmark that I can click, then drag an image onto, and that's it. Just two steps for getting an image online to post places (like here). Preferably no login necessary.
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Last.fm like recommendations for books?

I like the way that Last.fm takes what music I listen to and recommends music of a similar genre that I haven't listened to before (Or not very often). I have discovered some good music this way, I ...
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Storing your media on the web, and playing it too! [closed]

Is there a webapp that will allow me to upload all of my photos, songs, and videos to the service, and then play and manage the files through a web interface, and only download the files as needed - ...
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Is there any way to export IM logs from Meebo?

A web service, a Firefox extension, a desktop program or script, or just about anything will do.
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something similar to github issues? [closed]

I'm searching for a web app like github issues but not limited to github projetcs. There are a lot of alternative but I think that github issues is something fanstatsic with a fast interface and all ...
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What web apps will produce thumbnail screenshots of modern web sites [closed]

I'm looking for a web app (ideally with an API) that will, when given a URL, take a screenshot of the web page and provide thumbnail images. It must support sites that use javascript for rendering, ...
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1answer
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Anonymous Forum Software [closed]

This is probably an unusual use case, but is there forum software available that provides anonymous posts only? At the same time, I would like it to be a private, invite-only forum. This means that ...
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Facebook App for Arbitrary HTML?

I'd like to find an application on facebook which would allow me to add a tab to my page that contains simple HTML - like a list of items, or a couple paragraphs, etc. Is there a good solution anybody ...
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Where do sites like www.transfermarkt.de fetch data from? [closed]

Where do sites featuring sports statistics (like www.transfermarkt.de) fetch data from (Players and Game Statistics)?
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Is there another email service that threads conversations like how Gmail does? [closed]

I really like the way Gmail puts conversations together into threads so that all the replies going back and forth are stored as just one entry in the inbox. Is there any other online email service ...
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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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Automatic form submission [closed]

I want to submit a form (actually this consists of just one text field) automatically by loading form values from a text file and then save the result in a log file (txt). Is there any software for ...
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Looking for an open source tool like Groupspaces

Groupspaces has ability to manage multiple groups, mailing list, member management, wiki, file management and event management for groups.
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Is there a web app that validates XML?

I have a plain old XML document and an XML schema document. Is there a simple web app that can validate whether the former conforms to the latter? I'd rather not go with a heavy solution if I don't ...
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1answer
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looking for colour picker without the whole spectrum of colours [closed]

I am looking for a web app colour picker but I don’t want the whole spectrum of colours to be available, just a select 2000 of which I have the codes. I would also like it to generate colour harmonies ...
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Is there a friction free bookmarking service with one-step sharing to private groups? [closed]

I'm looking for something very simple. Example: Create a private group called 'Dev Team'. Surf the web and find something cool. In the browser click a bookmarklet (or extension button) causing an ...
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Web-based Usenet newsreader beside Google Groups?

I've been using various newsreaders for years to follow Usenet groups, but I would now appreciate to not be tied to a particular computer or platform. Note that I'm not ready to pay a monthly ...
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Is there a web app that lets me read PDFs on a computer that does not have a PDF reader installed?

I have in the past email PDF new letters to friends and them be told by them that they can’t read the PDF as there is not a PDF reader on the machine they are using and they don’t know how to install ...
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App to Display Word/Powerpoint/PDF within a page

I am looking for an application which could be embedded within a web page that would allow the viewing of uploaded PDFs, Word Documents, and Powerpoints. The more that it could support the better. ...
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Convert uploaded file to PDF

Is there a site that will (ideally for free) convert a file that I upload to a PDF? Just general office formats, nothing fancy like CAD or other graphics formats.
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Online BibTex References

What are the online tools available for managing conference/journal papers, articles and books? I am looking for features like export to IEEE reference style, BibTex style, etc;
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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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Is there an online service offering Google Wave? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free wave servers since Google Wave became read only i am looking for an alternative. I found Apache Wave, but i do not want to set up my own Wave server. So is there ...
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Any good alternative to Google Alerts? [closed]

Google Alerts is a decent web application, and I use it for following some topics, but I receive one email pr. topic every day, and it's a bit hard to track. Are there any good alternatives, for ...
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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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Web-based Contact Application that allows list forwarding

I've found with Constant Contact, iContact and MailChimp that if you use standard email forwarding to pass their email on, that any unsubscription will unsubscribe you, the sender, because they ...
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What web application allows me to watch English-language movies in Germany?

Does anyone know of a (legal) web application that would enable me in Berlin, Germany to view any movie including current popular movies over the Internet via subscription or pay-per-view?
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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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Where did the dedicated “Recommended Videos” page moved on YouTube?

The latest update of YouTube doesn't seem to include the single-panel "Recommended Videos" - just a short list on the right-side panel. Do you know if this recommended videos page is still available ...
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Is there a service that shows you the favorite tweets of the people you follow?

I'm looking for something like Stellar but already populated with the people I'm following.
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Is there any Social Translation web site? [closed]

Is there any web app that people can translate texts (articles, movie subtitles, etc) together?
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Webapp to create filler text [closed]

I need a webapp which creates arbitrary long text which I can use. Example given: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna ...