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How to convert all images to text in a Word document? [closed]

These images have text in them and I can't find a tool that does this easily, preferably without any installations.
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Send text message to webmail? [closed]

Is there an email provider that supports sending text messages to a phone # and will send you an email from it? Does it also support (image) attachments (say I see a funny ad on the subway, can I ...
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Is there a web app that provides a terminal emulator / secure interface to the bash shell? [closed]

Is there a website where I can use the bash shell with support for xwindows, e.g. so that I can ssh -Y into my Linux desktop?
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Is there a way to print my e-mails in a book? [closed]

Is there someone who knows if there's something available online where I can print parts of my e-mail inbox? I've been trying to make the selection by hand, but I just don't have the time to make a ...
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Alternatives to Chatterous? [closed]

My team has been using Chatterous for quite some time now and the service has been getting more and more flaky. We have some team members who use the web client, some who prefer to send and receive ...
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Routing my mail server through Google spam filters [closed]

I've been told in the past that Google had a free spam filter service. The service would allow me to point my MX records to Google, then they would forward all cleaned mail to my server. Is this ...
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Online Computer Algebra Systems? [closed]

I am looking for web apps for symbolic and numerical mathematics. I am not interested in what could be considered advanced (pocket) calculators and I know that Google search and Wolfram Alpha can ...
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Password protected multi-user blog? [closed]

I'm looking for a freely available blog that has the following features: password-protected: only user which are registered can view blog and add comments multi-user: it has to be possible that more ...
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Does Mashery fit my needs? [closed]

There's a lot of non-technical info on the Mashery site. And it's stated everywhere that Mashery is all about API management. I have three questions about it: What is API management in plain English?...
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Asset Management web application? [closed]

Is there an open source asset management tool for controlling an organization's assets consumables and equipment ? I was checking "Asset Manager", it is a commercial windows application but I would ...
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Is there any instant voting poll creator online? [closed]

I would like to create voting polls with shortened URLs like this: http://instantpool.com/b5aH3 (not a real site) It will open a web page where the you can vote on a specific subject and show the ...
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Is there a web app that allows you to enter a webapp and it gives you a list of similar websites? [closed]

Let's say I want to find other services similar to Google Docs. Is there a website that allows me to type in Google Docs and it gives me 10 competing web apps? Or if I typed in gmail it would give me ...
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Staff/employee shift scheduling [closed]

We have over 100 part-time staff currently. I would like to know if there's a solution (hosted or self-hosted) that would allow us to put work schedules together easily. Perhaps it could even email ...
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Project Euler alternatives? [closed]

I have completed nearly fifty of the practice problems on Project Euler, but I would like to move away from the pure mathematics, number theory, and programming practice problems for a bit and solve ...
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Which web app can generate a mobile website from an RSS feed? [closed]

Which web app can generate a mobile website from an RSS feed? The RSS feed contains the full article and longitude/latitude so the articles can be marked on a map. The interface should be auto ...
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“Diff” for websites [closed]

I seem to remember a while back seeing a website that would generate a 'diff' like report (highlight differences between versions) to show what had been changed on that site. For example, if you ...
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Disposable proxy for a phone number? [closed]

I am in the process of making a deal on Craigslist but I do not really want to release my phone number to someone who I will eventually forget after a while and I am sure the next person would feel ...
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Free web application (or framework) to manage sport group events [closed]

I am looking for a free web application to manage the sport outings of my caving association. I would like : a way for the members of my association to login (the other should not be able to see the ...
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A web service for checking broken links [closed]

Please recommend a web service that checks for broken links on a web site. Not required, but would be nice to have: checks standards-compliance of the HTML, CSS, Javascript, ... displays permanent ...
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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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Is there a web app for coordinating office hours with students? [closed]

I am trying to find a time for office hours that accommodates all of my students. Does there exist a web app that will let me determine, say, two different 1-hour blocks of time for which my students ...
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Searching for a registration/ticketing web app a.k.a. an alternative to Eventbrite? [closed]

We are hosting a party and would like some form of ticketing web app to help with registration and collecting the ticket fees. Eventbrite is a good service, but it doesn't perfectly fit with our ...
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Browser based PC benchmarking? [closed]

It's often difficult to know the true performance of a computer when you see it at a store. While the store may allow you to use the browser, they usually don't allow you to install custom software, ...
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Newsletter and bulk email service [closed]

I need a good service to send Email newsletters. I send a couple of product news letters a month to about 6,000 registered clients Can you guys recommend a good service? It would be nice if it had ...
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Is there any kind of comics search engine by text [closed]

The title is quite clear, however, let me detail a little. I'm an avid reader of XKCD Dilbert Abstruse Goose All these comics have, of course, more or less nice images, but also text. A long time ...
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Virtual, temporary phone [closed]

I've just found that to sign up for Gmail account, I need to give Google my mobile phone number to verify me (they send me SMS message with short code etc.). So, I'm thinking now, is there such web ...
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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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Application for note taking designed specifically for students [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some good online note annotation sites? Ideally, I'm envisioning something that allows you easily to take structured (indented lists / outline form) notes in class ...
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What is the best website for mass upload of pre-organized photos? [closed]

If I have a large collection of photos which are already organized into folders and file names, what is the best/easiest way to share these on the web without having to painstakingly re-label / re-tag ...
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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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Statistics App for multiple sites [closed]

I want to provide all my clients with a statistics tracking code and then they can log into MY control panel to view their statistics; ie I need some sort of script where I provide their site ID and ...
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RSS reader for huge number of feeds [closed]

I've been using Google Reader for past couple of years, but as the number of feeds grow, it's getting pretty ugly. I don't really read in GR, I only use it to grab news and I read on the website ...
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Any suitable replacements for IWantSandy yet? [closed]

In 2008, I DIED. My personal assistant, Sandy, from http://iwantsandy.com was retired when the project was gobbled up by Twitter. For those who haven't had the pleasure of meeting Sandy... she ...
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Location-based events web service? [closed]

I'm looking for a web service displaying events in a specific geographic area. For example I select my district and I see the map with all events.
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Are there any websites that offer browsing through the repository of published wikileaks? [closed]

I expect the answer to this question may change rapidly, as Julian Assange and his site are "under attack" and people are working hard to make the leaked information more accessible... Edit: I'm ...
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Mendeley for e-books [closed]

I have been using Mendeley for my research paper library for some time and I absolutely love the way it takes care fo organizing my library. Is there such a Web/Desktop app to organize my ebook ...
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Visualization of citation data [closed]

Is there any usable dynamical graph visualization of bibliographic (citation) data? That is: a map of papers (e.g. from Google Scholar or arXiv) connected by lines if one cites another (or in another ...
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Cloud based file serving for enterprise [closed]

seeing this question: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/638/online-file-storage-services Are there webapps that do this more targeted at enterprise? Ie. I'm looking for a cloud based ...
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Donation/money pool online? [closed]

What site can I use to create a donation pool? I want to display how much money is raised in realtime. I have seen one for charities only, which this is not. I also found Kickstarter which looked good ...
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Web app for designing a class schedule [closed]

Is there any web app that could be used to design a class schedule? The problem is that you don't know exactly which classes you are able to take (e.g. some have overlapping times with others, some ...
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Is there any way to find out what country a website is hosted in? [closed]

I am trying to find the country of web hosting of a website. Is there any web application online which I can use, or any method to find it?
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Where can I find recent snowfall totals for a city? [closed]

I'm trying to find a place that shows how much snow has fallen in the last few days. Reports from amateur weather stations (such as in-home or at schools) are fine. If possible, I'd like to know what ...
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What are the forums for internet startup founders? [closed]

What are the forums for internet startup founders? (I hope if I remove the word best it is not argumentative anymore? Please do not close this question unless you add an answer here)
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Good online Dvorak touch typing training [closed]

What are some good, as in effective learning tool, Dvorak touch typing training applications on the web? Are there any such applications aimed towards programmers?
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phpMyAdmin-like for SQL-Server? [closed]

Is there any web application for querying and/or managing SQL-Server DBs? Something like phpMyAdmin for MySQL...
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How do listen to radio online [closed]

How do I receive an online live radio broadcast feed in the U.S. using a laptop with Windows Vista?
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Is there any online TeX editor and previewer? [closed]

I don't like having to install a 900 MB MikTeX + TeXnicCenter + GhostScript + GSView solution. Isn't there an web app which does the same thing?
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Geolocate a batch of IP addresses [closed]

I'm looking for a website to localize IP addresses (at least country, town and ISP would be a plus) without limitation. I would like to enter several address (as this site does) from browser.
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Are there any cloud-based file sharing and storage services that allow upload from a URL via API? [closed]

I've been looking for a service like this, but have had no luck, so far. Perhaps I overlooked something during my search. I need to find a cloud-based file-storage and sharing service that will let ...

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