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4answers
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Is there a hack to force Twitter not to convert words like ASP.NET to links?

Currently, Twitter converts anything that has dot inside it into a link, e.g. ASP.NET becomes http://ASP.NET, Any.DO becomes http://Any.DO etc. I currently make a space if I want the word to stay the ...
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votes
3answers
9k views

Is it possible to find the thumbnail of an existing Imgur image?

There's a rather large image in a Stack Overflow post that I'd like to replace with its thumbnail and a link to the full-size image. I know Imgur generates thumbnails for its images when you upload, ...
20
votes
7answers
923 views

What technology is behind Web App X? [closed]

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 ...
20
votes
7answers
126k views

Create a Google maps link to a specific location

I'm looking to create a link to a specific location using latitude and longitude for positioning, however I would also like to be able to add a marker onto the map as well, at the same location. This ...
20
votes
10answers
376 views

What web applications are available for mindmapping? [closed]

Relevant additional information would be features, offline usage, mobile integration and pricing.
20
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7answers
8k views

Is it possible to add story points and velocity tracking to Trello?

I really like what Trello can do if only it could also have story points and trajectory for projects. Is there any way of doing that?
20
votes
3answers
12k views

Which carrier should I use for Google Voice?

Sometimes a website (e.g. Amazon) will ask for a mobile phone number so they can send you a text message (e.g. to track a shipment), but they also ask you which carrier you use (e.g. AT&T, ...
20
votes
9answers
21k views

Is there a way to get email notifications when someone tweets?

I would like to know if there is any way in which I can get email notifications when only "specific" people tweet on Twitter. Further, would it be possible to filter these alerts based on some ...
20
votes
3answers
2k views

How do I subscribe to a private RSS feed in Google Reader? [closed]

I want to subscribe to a private RSS feed, however when I paste the link into Google Reader's +Add Subscription, I get an empty feed. How do I get Google Reader to authenticate my private RSS feed?
20
votes
2answers
28k views

Send urgent mail in Gmail

Is it possible to set the "urgent" flag in Gmail for outgoing mail? I'd like to be able to flag time-sensitive emails as such.
20
votes
4answers
73k views

Frame by frame control of a YouTube video?

Is there a way to move frame by frame in a YouTube video? I don't want to download the video. I know that Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, etc. can jump to sections in a video. That's cool, but I would like more ...
20
votes
1answer
2k views

How do I change date and time formats in Trello?

How do I change the formatting of time and dates in Trello? I'm looking to change the following: time presentation to 24 hour clock instead of 12 date format to DD/MM/YY instead of MM/DD/YY?
20
votes
4answers
5k views

How can I find my comment on a Google+ post when no one has commented after me?

Let's say you make a comment on a Google+ post and someone comments on the post after you. You'll receive notifications with links back to the post. Even if you have disabled notifications, you can ...
19
votes
8answers
6k views

How can I know if a website is logging my IP address?

Is there any way to check that when I visit a site, if the site is logging my IP address?
19
votes
3answers
24k views

How can I search for Gmail messages on a particular date?

I'm searching for a message on or about a particular date and rather than scrolling through my emails to go back about a year, I'd like to know a search method to only find emails from a particular ...
19
votes
13answers
2k views

What apps are there for questionnaires? [closed]

I know Google docs has forms where I can create basic questionnaires, but I really need a site that lets me have more control over the layout of the questions. So what other web apps are there for ...
19
votes
5answers
15k views

How can I only search the Primary inbox in GMail?

With the new GMail inbox, I've gotten into the habit of ignoring everything that's not in the Primary inbox. I don't care about anything that's in any of the other inboxes (inboxen?). When I search ...
19
votes
9answers
1k views

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 ...
19
votes
6answers
17k views

Access Gmail Chat without opening Gmail?

I seem to recall there's a URL you can use to access Gmail Chat directly without having the whole Gmail window. Does anyone know the URL?
19
votes
2answers
82k views

How can you get the URL of a wall post in Facebook?

When you use the notification system to go to a post ("X friend commented on your post"), you are taken to a page with JUST that post, not your entire wall. You can also get there if you receive an ...
19
votes
2answers
65k views

Link to specific sheet in Google spreadsheet

I have a complicated Google spreadsheet with many sheets and a table of contents. Is there some way to create a link to the sheet names so that with a click one can go directly to the sheet? That is: ...
19
votes
4answers
3k views

Does Facebook provide an SSL/TLS interface?

Does Facebook only support HTTP or does it have HTTPS also?
19
votes
1answer
29k views

How do I leave Google+?

I joined up with Google+ and am finding it's not to my tastes and I don't find it useful. How the heck do I leave Google Plus? I cannot find an opt-out link for the life of me. It bothers me that I ...
19
votes
6answers
141k views

Outlook.com with IMAP or Exchange?

Microsoft just launched a revamped Hotmail under the name Outlook.com. It looks great and I'm thinking of migrating from Gmail, but I can't find anywhere whether Outlook.com supports IMAP or some sort ...
19
votes
2answers
2k views

Is there any way to send an email from a Gmail plus address?

I know that I can sign up to a service using user+foo@example.com, the question I have is how can I send an email from this same address?
19
votes
7answers
8k views

How to view the parent folder of a Google Document?

Often I have the direct link to a Google Document (mine or an organizational shared one) and want to find documents that are stored within the same folder. To do so, I would need to determine the ...
19
votes
2answers
14k views

How do I delete entries from my GitHub Activity Feed?

I prefer my Activity Feed to contain only project-relevant actions (e.g., commits). I recently found my feed polluted with my issue comments. How can I remove specific entries from my GitHub Activity ...
19
votes
6answers
18k views

Does Mint.com have an API to download data? If not, are any scraping tools available?

I have been using mint.com for some time to track my personal finances, and I'd like to be able to download my data so I can perform more in-depth analysis than what is provided on the site. Mint.com ...
19
votes
2answers
119k views

How do I check my promotional credit with Amazon?

I'm trying to figure out how much promotional credit I have before I make a purchase (stupid 1-click for digital purchases). I do not want to check my gift card balance. I want to know how much ...
19
votes
3answers
25k views

Display mail size in Gmail

As I'm running out of space I need to delete space wasting mails. Is there any option in Gmail that adds a size column in the mail list or even sorts them by size?
19
votes
2answers
2k views

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?
19
votes
6answers
32k views

How do I disable autoplay on YouTube?

When I go to a YouTube video, the video is automatically started, and I hate this. How do I disable the auto-play feature?
19
votes
7answers
21k views

Text to columns conversion in Google Spreadsheets

How do you do a text-to-columns conversion in Google Spreadsheets? For example, I have the following data string in one cell: 5,233,6,2,6,7,2,2,6,6 I want to break it apart by the comma separator ...
19
votes
6answers
7k views

How do you handle dependencies between cards with Trello?

I was wondering how people handle dependencies between cards in Trello. If one of the cards needs to be Done before work can begin on another one, what do you do? These cards are big features, each ...
19
votes
3answers
13k views

Can I control how often Gmail polls POP3 accounts for incoming mail?

I use Gmail to handle my mail, but it's mostly imported by Gmail from an external POP3 account. Normally this works fine, but I;ve had some instances where Gmail has gone almost 24 hours without even ...
19
votes
21answers
3k views

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 ...
19
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
19
votes
2answers
3k views

In Gmail, how do I set the default email address for a contact that has two email addresses?

When I enter the person's name in the To field, the auto-complete comes up, and lists the several email addresses that I have for this person. The first email address that it lists, is not the one ...
19
votes
2answers
24k views

How do I just show online people in Gmail Hangout (formerly Talk/chat)?

The new Google Hangouts in Gmail option seems interesting, and while it shows my most recent contacts, most of them aren't online (some never are because of the Google account they use). Can I sort ...
19
votes
5answers
7k views

Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
18
votes
7answers
75k views

How to alter text orientation to vertical in Google Spreadsheet document?

Using MS Excel I can go to Format of the cell and choose the text orientation from horizontal to vertical fairly easy. How do I alter text orientation to vertical in Google Spreadsheet document?
18
votes
4answers
8k views

What is the keyboard shortcut for 'Mark as read' in GMail?

In the new Yahoo! mail I can select multiple checkboxes against my email subjects and press k to perform the action Mark as read. Is there a similar alternative in GMail?
18
votes
10answers
1k views

Free, private repositories where I can store and manage project files? [closed]

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 ...
18
votes
1answer
18k views

What does the “plus sign” do in the new Spotify?

Spotify's mobile app and desktop client underwent a pretty drastic (black) redesign. Overall, it's a welcome upgrade. But one change isn't intuitive: Instead of stars there are now "plus signs." When ...
18
votes
2answers
2k views

Google Calendar doesn't show yearly event on 29.Feb. = bug?

A friend of mine has his birthday on the 29.Feb. and I've created a repeating event in Google Calendar for this. Google Calendar shows this event on leap years but not on non-leap years (like next ...
18
votes
3answers
8k views

How can I show color-coded Python snippets in my Tumblr blog

I have a Tumblr-managed blog, on which I post a lot of Python-related posts. How do I make the Python snippets in my posts show color-coded?
18
votes
4answers
3k views

In Google Maps, how do I find out the latitude and longitude of a point?

I am interested in finding the latitude and longitude of a point on a map. How do I do so in Google Maps?
18
votes
5answers
6k views

Send to Google Plus from Reader [closed]

Is it currently possible to send to Google Plus from Google Reader? Either a Chrome extension or a custom Send To link would work. Update: This question is now obsolete. With the changes to Reader, ...
18
votes
6answers
13k views

Youtube — keep fullscreen while switching to other app?

I want to make a Youtube video that I put in my second screen stay maximized while I go and do something in another window on my primary monitor. Is this possible?
18
votes
2answers
7k views

How do you update a GitHub repo fork in the web interface?

I have a Github repository that I forked from some other project several months ago. It is now several months later and the original master repo has changed. I would like to update my repo to reflect ...

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