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Can I re-create deleted Gmail accounts?

A long time ago, I created a Google mail account. I fell for a trap that was common back then (not sure how it is nowadays) and ended up with two Google accounts—one for Gmail (using the Gmail email ...
13
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I export content from Facebook?

Is there any way to export all the Facebook historical data from your profile (contacts, photos, videos, posts, links, comments, etc.) to a local storage?
10
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2answers
65k views

How do I disable a Facebook account without deleting it?

Let’s say I want to disappear from Facebook without completely deleting the account (in case I want to keep my contacts, for example, or the content I have uploaded to the service). What steps should ...
17
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10answers
27k views

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?
2
votes
1answer
132 views

Can I have more than 5 notifications of an event in Google Calendar?

Is there a way to add more than 5 notifications to an event in Google Calendar? There are some events that I like to have multiple reminders in the days preceding it as well as a bunch more the day of ...
14
votes
2answers
15k views

Is there a way to add all items in an Amazon wish list to your cart?

For example I created a wish list of the books needed for my fall classes. Is there a one click (or other short/easy) way to add all the items into my cart other than clicking on "Add to Cart" for ...
8
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2answers
10k views

How to securely share your Amazon wish list with only certain people

On Amazon is there any way to share wish lists with only certain people? I can make a list public or private and I can share it, but can I make it public to only certain people can see it?
9
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2answers
2k views

Find duplicates in Google Contacts

I use Google Contacts, but I find that I end up with quite a few duplicates (via multiple email addresses, sync issues etc). Is there any way that I can easily find a list of possible duplicates in my ...
13
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6answers
3k views

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 ...
2
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1answer
844 views

On Facebook is there a way to block all applications from a particular developer?

Every time a game goes viral on Facebook my wall is flooded with updates and "gifts" from friends who'd like me to participate in the game with them. I invariably block the application and all future ...
78
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31answers
313k views

How to send big files via email?

Gmail's maximum attachment size is 25 MB. How to send files bigger than that?
4
votes
1answer
12k views

How can I make my files upload faster to sites like Facebook and YouTube?

How can I speed up my uploads of videos and photos to websites?
4
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8answers
1k views

What are the most useful plugins for Gmail? [closed]

Plugins and tools that work with Gmail to increase productivity.
12
votes
4answers
515 views

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?
8
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2answers
4k views

How can I filter out Facebook notification emails?

I'm trying to create a filter on my Facebook email so that notifications are labeled as one category, while other account-related messages are labeled something else. The problem is that they both ...
4
votes
1answer
911 views

How to change swipe behaviour in Gmail on iPhone Safari from Archive to Delete?

Does anyone know if it is possible to change the swipe behaviour in Gmail on iPhone Safari from Archive to Delete? I know this can be done in the native iPhone mail app on iOS 4, but I'm specifically ...
5
votes
2answers
526 views

How to sync Google Calendar with Apple Desktop Calendar?

Is there a way to sync my Google Calendar with my Apple Calendar (on my Mac desktop and iPod touch)?
3
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4answers
500 views

Delay Bug with Gmail Contacts

After adding new contacts to a group in Gmail Contacts, an email sent to that group will be missing the recently added contacts, with no alert to that fact. You can check the emails to see if they're ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I have read access to my Google Calendar tasks in a desktop application?

Why don't I have access to my Google Calendar tasks using either Lighting for Thunderbird or Evolution? I can sync calendars without any problems, but I do not even have read access to tasks...
24
votes
4answers
39k views

How can I setup Google Apps Email for a subdomain?

I have Google Apps setup for "domain.com". I'd like to receive mail at "user@mail.domain.com" how can I do this?
2
votes
2answers
53 views

Aggregate old blog data into a new blogging service

Over the course of many years, I have managed to create blogs on many different sites: Xanga, LJ, and Myspace. How can one go about taking the data from these services and moving it to a new service, ...
4
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1answer
3k views

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 ...
20
votes
2answers
358 views

Can I have Gmail notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts?

Is there a way to get Gmail to notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts? I have Gmail checking several accounts (under Settings → Accounts & Import), but on ...
3
votes
2answers
167 views

Get my own domain on WordPress.com

How can I point a custom domain to my WordPress.com blog?
27
votes
7answers
2k views

How can I throttle an over talkative person I'm following on Twitter without unfollowing?

In my stream of people I'm following usually one person tweets way more often than everyone else. How can I restrict the feed to show just a representative sample, or a maximum number of tweets per ...
14
votes
1answer
142 views

How can I tell when Facebook applications are spamming my friends?

There's nothing I hate more than receiving spammy notifications from other people's applications on facebook. However, Sometimes I come across a useful application that I authorize to interact with ...
4
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2answers
95 views

How are YouTube videos selected for inclusion in Google Maps?

Apart from geolocating videos via your YouTube account, is there any other process involved in getting them shown on the 'More... videos' overlay in Google Maps? Edit: As well as geolocating a test ...
39
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2answers
5k views

How to find a list of sites that I've authenticated with using my Google OpenID?

I use Google's Profile feature when logging into sites that support OpenID. Is there a way for me to get a list of all the websites that I have logged into using my Google Profile as my OpenID.
2
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1answer
1k views

Can I import playlists from Itunes to GrooveShark? [closed]

Is there a way to import playlists from iTunes into GrooveShark rather than manually adding all of the music I like?
54
votes
3answers
29k views

How does Gmail decide to thread email messages?

Sometimes I'll notice false positives (includes an email that isn't part of the thread) and false negatives (misses an email that should have been part of the thread). How does Gmail decide which ...
2
votes
1answer
627 views

Is there such a thing as a WordPress 'dashboard'-like MediaWiki GUI front-end/interface? [closed]

I've recently looked at installing a wiki engine, in order to provide - as with most wikis - a user-editable repository of information. I've looked at three specific engines: DokuWiki TikiWiki ...
13
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6answers
12k views

First tweet of a user

I'd like to see the first tweet of a Twitter user. Is this possible without clicking "more" a hundred times?
22
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6answers
7k views

What Contact sharing options are there in Google Apps?

I setup Google Contacts in Google Apps for several people. I'm wondering if there is any way to share (at least some of) the contacts between everyone in this domain. Similar to how you can share your ...
10
votes
2answers
15k views

How to auto-forward email from Hotmail? [closed]

Some time ago -back in about 2006 (I was a late adopter)- I switched my primary email account from Hotmail to Gmail. I don't want to delete the account, if only for the remaining web-services and ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How can I back up my LiveJournal Posts?

I have a free LiveJournal account. I know that at one time there was a way for free users to back up their Livejournal posts, but can't seem to find a way now. What tools or utilities will allow a ...
51
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18answers
99k views

Is there a “YouTube-like” service for audio? [closed]

For uploading audio files (podcasts) and then embedding them in blogs and the like.
1
vote
1answer
10k views

Take SUM of colored cells in a column in Google Spreadsheets?

I have a column of numbers, where I've changed the background color of some of the cells to blue. All of the other cells in the column have the regular white background. Is it possible to create a ...
2
votes
1answer
286 views

Twitter Location Feature Does not work outside Major Countries using the web interface

I tried updating my status using twitter.com and I cannot get the location feature attached to tweet again. Last month I was in North America and geo-location worked great. Now I have moved for ...
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4answers
269 views

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 ...
15
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5answers
2k views

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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2answers
394 views

How do I add reCaptcha to my WordPress.com blog? [closed]

Question is in the title. What are the specific steps involved?
6
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4answers
6k views

Setting up an out-of-office automatic vacation response in Gmail

We use Gmail for official mail and we need to notify when someone is on vacation. Where in the inbox settings do we set up an out-of-office, or vacation, responder that will send an email on our ...
4
votes
1answer
627 views

Can Google Analytics tell me where in a country traffic is coming from?

In a nutshell, I'd like to see what city traffic is coming from. Currently I can only seem to figure out how to detect which country traffic is coming from. Does anyone know if there is a way to ...
4
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2answers
233 views

How can I view all information from my Facebook social plugins in one place?

I am using some Facebook social plugins on one of my websites that has hundreds of pages. Is there a single location where I can view all Facebook plugin activity across my website? Is there some ...
23
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6answers
34k views

Transfer ownership of Google Analytics accounts?

I have two Google Analytics accounts that were created under my Google ID while I was with a former employer. Is there a way to transfer ownership of those accounts? If I can't just give those ...
6
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3answers
2k views

How to delete secondary Google Analytics account (profile)?

I set up a secondary profile in Google Analytics a long time ago for a site for a store my wife owned. She has long since sold the store and neither of us has access to the site. I am not given the ...
8
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2answers
9k views

Can I change my Facebook login email?

My wife and I have been "sharing" a facebook account under my name, and we're finally going to get her her own account. The problem is that the facebook "login" email is really her email account. Is ...
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2answers
1k views

Am I Liable for the Illegality of Files I Store Online?

Scenario A friend sends me an mp3. I would like to listen to it at work so I upload it to Google Docs for easy retrieval. I later find out (or already knew) that the file was downloaded illegally. ...
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2answers
754 views

Private, everlasting version of what was previously Etherpad

I really enjoyed Etherpad.com while it was around. I know that the owners open-sourced the project, but I am wondering if anyone has adapted the code so that I can have private, everlasting "...
7
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4answers
122 views

What is OpenID, and what do you need to do to get one? [closed]

I'm not sure I understand what OpenID is ... but I see plenty of sites that ask you for it. What is it? and how do I create one?

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