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Alternatives for Google Reader (with Android synchronizing)

Now that Google Reader is being retired, what are my options for consuming RSS feeds on the web and synchronizing with my Android device? Social media sharing is not as important to me as being able ...
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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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10answers
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Web video sharing service with “fair use” protection?

I'm writing a blog entry and I want to illustrate it with a minute-long clip from a movie. Not a hugely popular blockbuster movie, but one you've probably heard of. I uploaded the minute long video ...
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6answers
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Is there a webapp to create ASCII art tables?

Is there a webapp that can create ASCII-art tables like this one? It doesn't have to use ASCII (it can be Unicode), I meant ASCII in the sense of ASCII-art. ...
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13answers
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Is there a good equivalent to Mint.com for users outside the USA?

I'd love to use Mint.com but it's not available in the UK. Any idea when it might be available in the UK, or are there any recommended UK equivalents?
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Alternative to Facebook [closed]

I'm looking for an alternative social networking site to Facebook. Here's a list of preferred features: Friends list to connect with others Photo sharing integration with Flickr Video integration ...
41
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0answers
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Are there other web alternatives of Google Reader? [duplicate]

I assume probably most of you use Google Reader for following and reading RSS or Atom feeds. My question is are there any web alternatives that some of you have used and are happy with?
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2answers
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How can I upload videos > 15min to YouTube?

I see that some YouTube users have quite lengthy videos. But if I ever try to upload a video of length more than 15 min, YouTube stops me. How can I get more privileges in YouTube?
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16answers
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Online file storage services [closed]

Which online storage services do you use to backup, share and synchronise your files? I'm looking for a service to mostly back up my files to prevent any possible catastrophes, and save previous ...
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27answers
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Online project management services [closed]

I need a user-friendly and cleverly designed web service to manage my projects and tasks. No matter if it's a free or paid service. Having a comment system and some game mechanics would be a big plus. ...
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4answers
762 views

How can I send a fax online?

I am currently using a DSL connection and there are no dial up connections that I can use to easily switch my computer to a fax machine. Is there a good online service that can send a fax (PDF ...
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6answers
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Bugmenot (registration bypasser) alternative that doesn’t suck? [closed]

I used to love Bugmenot...but then they started blocking more and more sites. Now I'd say a good 75% of the time I try to find logins on bugmenot, the site is blocked. Is there a service like bugmenot ...
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7answers
909 views

What technology is behind Web App X?

Is there some app/blog/site on the net that describes what technology is behind each Web Application? I would love to read about which wonderful technology that is powering the big WebApps like ...
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10answers
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What web applications are available for mindmapping? [closed]

Relevant additional information would be features, offline usage, mobile integration and pricing.
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4answers
1k views

Reverse image search engine [closed]

Google, Bing and the others have image search option, but what I'm looking for is the reverse way: When I submit a photo, I want this web service to tell me in which places the image is located, and ...
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9answers
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Is there a twitter-like app that can be installed for a corporate intranet?

I think that the twitter model of communication would work very well for disseminating information and informal discussion in the corporate world. Is there a twitter-like web-app that can be installed ...
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Recommendation for a web app to track Time, like a Time Clock at work? [closed]

I'm an independent contractor, and work on many different jobs throughout a given day... I'm trying to find a decent web-app based time clock so I can use my phone or the computer to access it. It ...
18
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10answers
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Free, private repositories where I can store and manage project files?

Are there any good free repositories where I can store and manage my project's files? I know of some, but I've heard that anyone can edit your files. Do you know of any good repository which is free ...
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URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed after it was made [closed]

Are there any URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed by its creator after it was made? I'm asking because in some cases, I might want to change the target link of a ...
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4answers
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Are there any good webapps that will convert an RSS feed to email? [closed]

I find that some RSS feeds are more useful if they were sent to me as email messages instead. Are there any good services that will monitor an RSS feed and send the new posts as email messages?
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2answers
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Is there a service for changing all my profile pictures at the same time?

I have three main profile pictures: Facebook, Google and Gravatar. Is there any way to update all of them at the same time?
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10answers
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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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9answers
1k views

Website or bookmarklet to get a screenshot of a webpage [closed]

Is there a website or bookmarklet which given a URL will output a screenshot of that page? Ideally there should be options to resize the outputted image.
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What are some good, personalisable online radio / music apps? [closed]

There's a lot of them out there, but they all have their assorted quirks, making different ones better for different things. For example, last.fm doesn't allow pausing, Pandora is US-only, and so on. ...
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8answers
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Comprehensive lyrics site without tons of ads [closed]

Are there any? All that I've found are either missing tons of songs or are completely ad-filled.
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15answers
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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?
15
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10answers
1k views

What's a good color picking webapp? [closed]

I'm looking for a decent color picking webapp. Hopefully it's not something that's bloated like a full fledged image editor or color scheme generator. It should support hex values, and allow you to ...
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12answers
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What online computer language interpreters are available, so I can practice programming from my iPhone? [closed]

I want to play with interpreted code on my iPhone without jailbreaking. I'm familiar with tryruby for ruby. Are there any other online interpreters out there that I can use.
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11answers
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Alternatives to Twitter [closed]

I am looking for alternatives to Twitter. In particular, the annoyances I am looking to fix are: Twitter does conversations really poorly. The replies aren't grouped with the messages they are ...
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6answers
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Which Photo storage sites allow for hot-linking

Which online photo/image allow you to hotlink your images from that site? For those that do, are there any caps on bandwidth usage for hotlinking?
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6answers
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Online regex preview tool

Is there any good regex webapps out there? I'd like to be able to set which type of regex syntax is used, enter some text and a regex and get matches highlighted. Preferably with different colors so ...
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4answers
435 views

send anonymous email

Is there a service that would allow one to send anonymous emails? Also if not anonymous one that would create a temporary email address.
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13answers
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Are there any web apps that can keep track of collections of books or movies? [closed]

Are there any webapps that can keep track of collections? I have a large library of books and DVDs and I would like some way to keep track of what I have and what I have loaned out to friends. Does ...
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6answers
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Preferred web based IRC application? [closed]

I don't typically communicate via IRC and therefore don't keep a client installed. To keep from having to download a client I'd like to use a web based IRC service. What web based IRC clients exist ...
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8answers
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Is there a web app for creating ER and class diagrams like Visio

Is there a good (preferably free) web application that allows you to draw ER and class diagrams like Microsoft's Visio?
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13answers
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Fastest English dictionary on the web?

The content on dictionary.com is clear and comprehensive... once... it... finishes... loading. It's even slow if I disable advertising, plus I prefer not to do so as I appreciate that ad-revenue may ...
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11answers
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Good webapp for checking availability of domain names?

Is there an web/AJAX app that enables me to check availability of domain names under all top level domains? It would be a plus if it also could recommend similar domain names or have other innovative ...
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10answers
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What are the best travel web apps/sites? [closed]

The "web revolutionized the travel" industry, enabling "people to be their own travel agents". With the improvements in mapping technologies and the ability to share knowledge, it has never been ...
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3answers
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Is there a web app for automatically drawing house plans from a set of measurements?

I wish to be able to enter the sizes (and name) of each room and then to able to quickly drag the rooms about to create a house plan. I then wish to add windows and doors. Any items I have not ...
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10answers
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What online backup solution do you use and why? [closed]

I'm currently looking for an online backup solution for my home computer, and since there are so many alternatives nowadays, I decided to share my doubts here. What do I need to backup? Photos ...
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4answers
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Todo/Task/Events webapps that send you SMS as reminder?

Do you known any webapp/service that allow you to manage a list of tasks/todos/events and in addition it sends an SMS to specified mobile number, as reminder for a set deadline (that works also in ...
13
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5answers
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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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5answers
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Is there a web app that allows browsing a remote source control repository?

There are many open-source projects hosted online, and some of them offer a very convenient "browse" service, which allows me to browse their source code using a graphical interface in my browser and ...
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7answers
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Bible site that provides an API

Does anyone know if there is a site that let's you search the (Christian) Bible and also provides an API to their search? Preferably free but not mandatory. Support of the NIV would also be ideal.
12
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6answers
431 views

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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9answers
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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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3answers
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How can I convert 1930s dollars to today's (cost of living adjustment)?

Google Calculator can convert one currency to another at today's exchange rates, but often I'll want to convert one currency to itself at a different time. For example, what would $1,000 in 1930 be ...
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9answers
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Free/cheap defect tracking system (think bugzilla) [closed]

As a small-scale software developer, I need to track bugs and feature requests. Of course I could write something like this myself, or use something like bugzilla, but my users probably feel my time ...
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7answers
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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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Is there an app that can generate barcodes?

Is there any web app that can generate barcodes for me?