Questions tagged [webapp-rec]

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Alternatives for Google Reader (with Android synchronizing) [closed]

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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What are some good online note annotation sites? [closed]

What are some good online note annotation sites? What I mean by note annotations is something like Notable App which allows you to capture screenshots by URL or upload an image, make annotations and ...
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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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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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Is there a good equivalent to Mint.com for users outside the USA? [closed]

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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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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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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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 ...
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Is there a service for changing all my profile pictures at the same time? [closed]

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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Which photo storage sites allow hotlinking? [closed]

Which online photo/image sites 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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What is the best site for sharing large files among a specific group of people? [closed]

What is the best site that would allow for sharing of large files among a selected group of people? There wouldn't be a large number of files, but they are too large to email. Edit: I'd like a free ...
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Webapp that watches a URL and notifies of any changes [closed]

Is there a webapp that will take a URL and scan it every few seconds or so for changes?
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Web app for managing shared bills? [closed]

When I was a student, like most students, I used to share a house with 4 others. We had lots of bills, each in a different person's name. It would have been good if there was a good web app for ...
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Online scheduling web app which allows customers to book appointments? [closed]

I'm looking for an online scheduling system that allows my customers to book appointments/services online through one interface, and for myself and my team to manage all of the appointments (and ...
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Convert uploaded file to PDF [closed]

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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Where can I find Windows 7 Gadgets? [closed]

Microsoft used to provide Windows Desktop Gadgets on their official website. I can no more find those gadgets there, but only a limited number of them. Microsoft's explanation about the gadgets is as ...
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Is there a website which extracts all links posted by Twitter friends and provides an Atom/RSS feed? [closed]

I'm searching for a website/service which monitors all people I follow and extracts the links posted by them. Ideally it unshortens shortlinks and provides an Atom or RSS feed for the entries.
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Are there any good Pandora alternatives with general availability outside the US? [closed]

Unfortunately for us in Europe (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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Is there a safe way to save passwords? [closed]

I have a lot of passwords from various websites. I never use the same one twice, but the problem is that I keep forgetting them so I want to save them somewhere. If I'm on the same computer I can save ...
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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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Good webapp for checking availability of domain names? [closed]

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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Anti spam temporary e-mail service [closed]

Please list some web apps that allows you either to create temporarily forwarding addresses (like mailexspire) use anonymous inboxes (like mailinator) As always with such lists: one service per ...
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What are the differences between Springpad and Evernote, and how can I choose? [closed]

What are the main differences between these two tools? (If you want to bring in other note apps, that is okay - I am looking at Org-mode, Google Docs, and maybe Simplenote - although this would need ...
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Service to monitor pages for changes [closed]

I'm looking for a service that will monitor a page, e.g. a classified site, on a regular interval (around one hour) and email me the changes on that page.
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Where can I find a paste service with (client side) encryption? [closed]

I want to: paste / edit a text snippet online encrypt that snippet in my browser store that snippet online tell some of my folks about the URL to the snippet AND the passphrase are there services ...
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Where can I store my private bookmarks online? [closed]

I want to store my bookmarks online, but I am not interested in sharing them with other people. I used to use myhq.com, but the interface is too clunky. These days, bkmks.com fits almost all my needs:...
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Are there any Facebook apps that could allow me to reply by email? [closed]

I know it is possible to receive your Facebook messages via email. I would like to reply by email, but Facebook doesn't allow me to do this and instead returns a delivery failure.
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How can I re-read an RSS feed from the beginning? [closed]

If I run across a new webcomic or blog that I really like, I subscribe to its RSS / Atom feed so I can see new content. If it's sufficiently awesome, I also want to read the archives to catch up on ...
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Web app to check a web page for given text and send an email when detected [closed]

I need a web app that can automatically check a given web page everyday for given text, and if it detects the text inside the page, send me an email. I am not asking for a service monitoring the ...
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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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How do you take ownership of your comments? [closed]

Answers so far (and what these services ought to deliver): Disqus Profile (full ownership on Disqus enabled sites, claiming authorship on others) Intense Debate] (for blog publishers: tightly ...
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Is there a WordPress plugin that will tweet when a scheduled post is posted? [closed]

I know there are tons of Twitter/WordPress plugins out there, but so far I have not been able to get one to do what I need. I have lots of scheduled posts. When a scheduled post goes like, I would ...
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Smart and permanent aggregation of multiple RSS feeds [closed]

Many of the sites I use provide RSS activity feeds. Right now, I merge them together using FriendFeed, in order to aggregate all my online activity in a single place, and maintain a permanent record. ...
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Spreadsheets: Is there any cloud-based spreadsheet that can give user-based access to edit a column? [closed]

We're looking at a way to share inventory information across multiple users: sales, customer service, production, etc. Is there a way to lock the 'Price' column so that it can be edited only specific ...
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Site for getting updates on musicians new albums, nearby shows? [closed]

I'm looking for an application that I'm not sure exists. I want to create a list of current artists that I like. Then, when those artists have a new album out, or are appearing on TV, or if they ...
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Mint alternatives for Canada [closed]

Any suggestion for True North habitants?
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Is there a service to keep my contacts synchronised? [closed]

I need to keep my contacts in sync across several devices: smartphone, dumb phone, PC, and also have access to them on the web from any connected device. What would be the best way to achieve that?
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Bookmarking site with full text search [closed]

In face of Delicious' planned end of life, I'm trying to find an alternative solution for storing my bookmarks. This solution should have the following features: free (like Delicious) supports ...
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Are there any good sites for consolidating travel plans into a single itinerary? [closed]

I just got back from an overseas holiday for a month. I booked everything online including flights, other transport, and accommodation. Each website gives you your own receipt (usually in an email) ...
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Organizing and filtering Twitter data [closed]

I follow a lot of people on Twitter, normally I use the web interface. I used to follow a lot more, but a few months ago, I organized my follows into lists. I ran into two problems, I ran out of ...
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Free SSH server to test upload of files over SSH [closed]

I am looking for a free web-based SSH server which I can do a quick test of file upload over SSH.