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No guaranteed, faithful audit trail is given by Google Docs. Logs are lost by Google because of (1) deleterious forced upgrades (2) forced space optimization (3) no downloadable backups preventing loss. Revisions Deleted by Upgrade: Google Docs' last official upgrade did not save, nor migrate, old Revision History to their new version, resulting in total ...
Manual way Post your Grooveshark username in this website to access a list of your playlists: http://playlist.fish/ Then you'll be able to manually click on each one and save them. Automatic way If you know what Python is, or the page provided above no longer exists, maybe you'll find a better (automated) way for recovering all playlists here; where I ...
Well, after discovering that the starred locations are also mirrored on Google Bookmarks, I wrote a Python script to scrape the coordinates and generate a KML file: Export Google Maps starred locations Go to Google Bookmarks: https://www.google.com/bookmarks/ On the bottom left, click "Export bookmarks": https://www.google.com/bookmarks/bookmarks.html?hl=...
To download your data, log into Facebook, then click the little arrow in the top right and select "Account Settings". In the bottom left of your "General Account Settings" find the line of text that says "Download a copy of your Facebook data" and click the link.
Seeing that there's no convenient way of doing this provided by Google, I've created a tiny online app for export of your starred locations: http://gexport.somee.com/ It's very primitive, but it does the job. (credits to endolith for the idea of implementation)
Backupify does do all of the items you listed in your post: gmail, facebook, google docs, etc. and a bunch more as well.
http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/17278 Script Summary: Adds 2 buttons to the Amazon Wishlist page: 1 for a printable version of the page, and another for CSV export. Here's how to install userscripts.
The IMAP interface to Gmail now provides access to chat messages. If you had already set up Gmail IMAP, then you only have to enable the IMAP visibility for the "Chat" label in the Gmail settings (in the "Label" tab, a "show in IMAP" tick box is available for each label). Update: this method works for Google Chat, but NOT for Hangouts, only conversations of ...
It's in Account → Account Settings, near the end of the page. Here's a video about how to use it and where to find it, but keep in mind that the option hasn't been rolled out to everyone yet, so you might not see it right now.
The Data Liberation Front is a quasi-independent effort at Google to help you free your data if you desire. It's easy to use a different email reading program with Gmail using either IMAP or POP, or to get all your mail out to take to a different provider. Go to the Settings page (link at top right of Gmail page), Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab....
I successfully used Got Your Back (GYB) to move 7 years of messages (with labels!) from a @gmail.com account to my new Google Apps account at my own domain. Here's how: Backing up your old @gmail.com account Download GYB and unzip it somewhere. (I'm on a Mac so I used the "Python Source" version, but if you're on Windows you'll need that version instead.) ...
Now that Google seems to be leaning towards "Google Photos" or whatever they're going to call it, you can download your Picasa Web videos. Here's how: Go to the Google+ version of your site ( http://www.google.com/+ ). On the left hand side, click on the "Photos" icon. Find and click on the album with the video you want to download. Find and click on ...
"It looks like the main difference is two-way integration: instead of just scraping data from Wikipedia dumps to produce a structured database (like Freebase and dbpedia do), it's going to store the canonical version of some of the information there, and pull from it to populate the infoboxes. One of the motivations seems to be to keep the data in sync ...
You can try going to http://m.facebook.com/ and click on "Messages". Select a person to view the history, and click on "See Older Messages" once. Notice that &start= part in the URL, that's the number of received and sent messages minus 7. Notice the &page_size=7 part in the URL. Currently, Facebook does not limit this number, you can set that to ...
In the Google Knol: Changing your gmail username or email address, it says: If you absolutely need the old label structure, the only solution is to use an IMAP client to connect to both the old and new account and copy over folders/labels. But this solution can be tricky, because you can only copy over a certain (unspecified) amount of mail ...
I guess the only way to accomplish this is to install the (free) Evernote desktop client, select all notes and choose "Export..." from the File menu. There are different export formats available: Evernote (.enex), Web Site (.html) and Web Archive (.mht).
It is possible to transfer starred items. In the old account, go through your starred items, and share them. Log into your new account, and follow the old account's shared items. You can then star those in the new account. Takes some work, but it does work. I did this when I moved my Reader from my GMail account to Google Apps. As far as I know, Trends is ...
Easiest process was to go to Google Bookmarks, copy each of the starred items, and paste it to a note or Word doc. Log out of the Google account and log into the new Google account. Go to Google Maps. Paste each link from your doc into Google maps one by one and star each item as you go. Took me 5 minutes to do the 20 or so that I had. Very easy.
You can use an email client (e.g. Thunderbird) to download all your messages via POP - this will leave them online, but you will also have a local copy. This local copy can be backed up, which I do, or can be uploaded to another account. At least this worked for moving TO gmail, not sure if it will work for using a different provider.
Tough one: - This feature was repeatedly requested on Google's Forum, but no answer from Google - On Google's Data Liberation Front there is only the import/export solution - There is no official API, only reverse engineered ones for Python, C# or F# and I couldn't find any program built on these libraries that could do such a thing. I hope somebody can ...
Planet.OSM has geo-spatial data.
Wikipedia (and sister projects): Dual licensed under GFDL and CC-BY-SA 2.5.
It is not currently possible to merge Google accounts, but it can be done on a per product basis. Otherwise, you will need to find workarounds that are not official Google protocol.
To start, use a computer and open the Google Chrome browser. If you don’t have Google Chrome, then download it. Then use the Google Chrome browser to go to http://m.facebook.com/messages/ Then click the person you want to see the first message with. Now press Ctrl+Shift+J and then paste this code into the lower window that pops up, and then press Enter. It ...
There is a cool platform that grabs the playlists easily. Look for the 'groove' icon, enter your user name and that's it. http://streamsquid.com?type=gs
Under Privacy & Settings under the "Account" tab is a link to Request an archive of your data Download your LinkedIn data Did you know you can request an archive of your activity and data on LinkedIn anytime? Within minutes, you'll get the archived information that's fastest to compile including things like your messages, connections and ...
Forward them to an email address you have POP/IMAP access to.
You can do the following: Caution: do this at your own risk. If you accidentally press delete while in the trash, your messages will be gone forever. Clear your trash on your old account. Trash all your messages in your old account. Untrash a single label. Import the messages to your new account using the POP3 feature (Get mail from other accounts). Tag ...
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