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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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Is there a web app to create ASCII art tables? [closed]

Is there a web app that can create ASCII-art tables like this one?: ------------------------------------------------ | | ColA | ColB | ----------------------------------...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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Online SQL statement checker [closed]

I need an online SQL statement checker, where I can create temporary tables, insert temporary data and test them using SQL statements. Is there any site like that?
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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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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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I want a new unique online identity - how to find one? [closed]

I want to start a new online identity and use a single common identifier on as many sites as possible. What web apps or other methods are available for me to check if my proposed nickname is already ...
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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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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 Reddit,...
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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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What is a good web app for finding the best meeting time for a group of people? [closed]

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 also ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 is ...
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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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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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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 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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Bible site that provides an API [closed]

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.
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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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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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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 convert 1930s dollars to today's (cost of living adjustment)? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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Online regex preview tool [closed]

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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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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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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Is there a web app that allows browsing a remote source control repository? [closed]

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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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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What is the best website for runners to record their training? [closed]

I'm looking for a site that would allow a runner to very easily: blog about each training enter number of miles/kilometers run have some kind of social media aspect where others can give advice, etc. ...
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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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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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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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How to find web apps that are 'alternatives to x'? [closed]

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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Print Screen to URL [closed]

If you don't already know, you can use the Print Screen button (or Alt+Print Screen for a single window) in Microsoft Windows to grab a screen shot and put it on your clipboard. Is there a website ...
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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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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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Is there an app that can generate barcodes? [closed]

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