Questions tagged [webapp-rec]

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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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Is there any web app that will rotate ads on my website? [closed]

Is there any web app that will allow me to easily maintain ads on my website? On a website I manage I sell ads and currently paste them into place by hand. Is there an app that would allow me to ...
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Web app to convert images to web friendly formats of .GIF or.PNG [closed]

I am looking for a web app in which I can upload my images and convert them to web-friendly versions such as GIF/PNG? Something similar to when you upload photos to Facebook and they are automatically ...
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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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Do we have text-to-speech online services? [closed]

I am looking for text-to-speech synthesizers online services. I am also interested in those that support English/French/Spanish. Which can you recommend?
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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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What are some good apps for creating a family tree and researching your family's past? [closed]

What are some good apps for creating a family tree and researching your family's past?
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Are there any web apps that can keep track of collections of books or movies? [closed]

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.
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How can I send a fax online? [closed]

I am currently using a DSL connection and there are no dial up connections that I can use easily to switch my computer to a fax machine. Is there a good online service that can send a fax (PDF ...
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Is there an app that can generate barcodes? [closed]

Is there any web app that can generate barcodes for me?
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Looking for alternatives to QuickBooks online [closed]

Looking to keep books for a non-profit organization via an online accounting system. It should have basic accounting functions including the ability to add and track vendors and donors (customers?). ...
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Web based P2P applications [closed]

Are there any safe (secure) web apps available that will allow you to do P2P sharing? Before anyone asks no i am not referring to pb or anything of that nature, however something that could be a ...
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What web apps can integrate other social networks/feeds into Facebook? [closed]

I'm aware of FriendFeed, which can integrate a number of sites and RSS feeds and pipe to my Facebook profile. It works, but latency of updates can be pretty high (several hours). Also, the Facebook ...
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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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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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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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How can I create a simple sequence diagram on the web? [closed]

I don't have or want to learn Microsoft Visio or other complicated diagramming software. Is there a web app to generate simple sequence diagrams?
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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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Send anonymous email [closed]

Is there a service that would allow one to send anonymous emails? Or, if not anonymous, one that would create a temporary email address?
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How can I combine and synchronize multiple social networks? [closed]

I've accounts on Facebook, XING, and LinkedIn and several mail accounts all over the place. I would like to keep control of all those people, without uploading my whole address book to the sites. Is ...
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App to display Word/PowerPoint/PDF within a page [closed]

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. One ...
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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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Is there a Twitter-like app that can be installed for a corporate intranet? [closed]

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 ...
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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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Do you know any Web Search apps where you can specify more engines/websites at a time? [closed]

Google is the Web Search engine that I use more often, but I would like to know if there are web apps where you can define a list of search engines or website you want to retrieve the data for, in a ...
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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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Online transcription service of a voice memo [closed]

Is there a web app which creates a transcription of a voice memo?
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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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What services exist for checking a website loading time? [closed]

I know of YSlow with Firefox and http://webwait.com/ . Any other services around?
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Multi-user chat with history [closed]

Are there any web apps which allow multiple users to chat, while preserving the chat history for all to see?
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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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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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IOU application with email integration [closed]

Currently I track how much money I owe people by emailing myself. Is there a web application for simplifying this with decent email support - ie. I can email it who I owe, how much and what for and ...
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How do I check the exposure of my machine to the internet? [closed]

My ISP just sent me over a box ("modem") and now I am online. I am afraid of beeing exposed directly to the internet. How do I check to which level my machine is accessible from the internet?
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Is there a web application to check English? [closed]

I want to help some non-English-speaking acquaintances communicate better in English. Are there any web applications I can point them to which can check English for spelling mistakes or grammar ...
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Where is a good tutorial to use Google Sheets? [closed]

The help system of Google Sheets is a bit short on detail (to put it nicely). Are there any good tutorials / documentation to explain to a non-Excel-savvy user how the formulas work, how one should ...
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Is there a web site for browsing or searching Apple's entire iTunes Store catalog, without having to install and use iTunes software? [closed]

Is there a web site for browsing or searching Apple's entire iTunes Store catalog, without having to install and use iTunes software?
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Web service which allows chat with mathematics formulas [closed]

The Google Charts API supports creating good looking formulas based upon LaTeX input: Does someone know an online chat service which makes use of that API to display discussed formulas, maybe with ...
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What's a good site for getting answers to computer software or hardware problems? [closed]

I'm looking for a site where I can ask questions about a computer problem I have - one where I can get a reliable answer quickly. Is there such a site?
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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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Web resources for specific types of funny pictures? [closed]

No, not lolcats. And I'm not really looking for a specific site, either. I have often wished that I had some funny picture to illustrate a presentation, a website, a post, an email, or something else....
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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:...