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Alternatives to LibraryThing [closed]

I have used LibraryThing for a long time but the interface is very unintuitive and "old school". Are there some better alternatives out there? I want: Nice looking GUI Good API to include recent ...
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What is the difference between tags and folders in Google Reader? [closed]

Google Reader has the concept of folders and tags. What is the difference between these concepts? Should I group my subscriptions by folders or tags?
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When is it okay to use “label:”, “in:”, or “is:” in a Gmail Filter?

When you try to use any of the queries label:, in:, or is: in a Gmail filter, you will see the following warning: Warning: Filter searches containing "label:", "in:", or "is:" criteria are not ...
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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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How can I see what gmail accounts are using my email as the secondary/backup email?

I have an older gmail account that I set up that I need access to. I know that I used my primary gmail address as the backup account, but I can't remember the username that I used. I'd swear that I ...
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Create address labels from Gmail contacts in Google Docs?

Is there a way to create address labels in Google Docs based on my Gmail contacts (even better would be a group of contacts I made)? Essentially allowing me to easily create all my address labels for ...
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Simple household finance website [closed]

I search for a simple web-application to manage household buyings and keep track of the costs. A simple Website where I can add my bills and get monthly statistics. NotreManage looks very promising ...
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Twitter Search API [closed]

How come when I do a search through the Twitter API, the results are so delayed, as opposed to how it is on the search.twitter.com? I am writing a little joke script that responds to people in real ...
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What are some good sites for listening to podcasts? [closed]

Currently I use Google Listen on Android for listening to podcast, but is there a good webapp for finding new podcast and listening to them? Today I miss the option to sync with desktop and track ...
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3answers
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Can I control how often Gmail polls POP3 accounts for incoming mail?

I use Gmail to handle my mail, but it's mostly imported by Gmail from an external POP3 account. Normally this works fine, but I;ve had some instances where Gmail has gone almost 24 hours without even ...
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Search only through tweets of people I'm following

Facebook has a feature that allows you to search through status messages that your friends have posted, but Twitter doesn't currently have that feature. Is it possible via the official Twitter ...
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Is there a way to create a link to a particular position inside a Google Doc?

If I have shared a Google Doc with someone so we both can edit it, is there a way I can send that purpose a URL that, when clicked, takes that person to the Google Doc and scrolls down to a particular ...
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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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How can I export my Google chat logs? [closed]

In the spirit of taking responsibility for my own data, I regularly fetch my gmail emails via IMAP for backup. However, this doesn't include the Google Talk chat logs which are also available in ...
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3answers
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Any good alternative to Google Alerts? [closed]

Google Alerts is a decent web application, and I use it for following some topics, but I receive one email pr. topic every day, and it's a bit hard to track. Are there any good alternatives, for ...
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Google Calendar “widget” within Gmail

I'm looking for something within Gmail that is similar to that within Yahoo mail. At the bottom of your mail screen, is your upcoming calendar events. I know about the Calendar widget, but it doesn'...
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Web apps for managing financial portfolios [closed]

I've been looking for a decent online portfolio manager for a while and not found anything. I'd like something that: Is UK based, i.e. can price in GBP and can get UK fund prices Can access a large ...
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What's the current state of the art about the mythical (or very real, your choice) Web Operating System? [closed]

I remember hearing many times about how it will happen real soon now (TM). So, as of now, what seems to be happenning on the Web as Operating System front? Can you share links pointing to current ...
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What are some good apps for editing sprite or pixel images? [closed]

I am interested in finding web applications that enable editing and downloading of pixel images. It should be focused on icons or retro-style video game sprites with sizes ranging from 8x8 to 256x256 ...
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How do I cancel Google voice?

I would like to cancel my account so that it doesn't exist any longer. How do I do that?
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Text Only Facebook reader?

Is there a way I can read Facebook updates, see events, and view profiles in a text only sans JavaScript format? This is because I often surf from links, and Facebook is unusable in that tool.
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9answers
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Is there a way to export starred items from Google Reader? [closed]

I am familiar with exporting/importing RSS feeds, however I would like some way to backup the thousands of starred items that I have collected in Google Reader. I don't even necessarily need to be ...
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2answers
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How can I export my RSS feeds from My Yahoo?

I'd like to switch readers, but I've got too many feeds to do setup a new reader manually. Is there a way to export my RSS feeds from My Yahoo to another reader?
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How do I unlink my YouTube account from my Gmail account?

My YouTube account has been automatically linked to my Gmail account, but I want to keep my YouTube account separated from my Gmail account. I heard that the feature to unlink accounts was available. ...
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8answers
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Web applications to look for rental apartment/houses? [closed]

This question may be interpreted as "too localized", but it is not. I'm interested in what you find to be the best sites for this type of operation, regardless of where they are located. For instance,...
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2answers
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How do I hide events in Facebook?

Sometimes I will be invited to an event that I don't care about. In these cases, I would like to hide the event from my event list. In some older version of the site, I could do this. I just can't ...
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Adding a discussion forum in Google Sites

I'm working on a Google site and wondering if there's a way to add a discussion forum to it. I've seen some hacked up solutions using Google Spreadsheets and such but it's a little too MacGuyver-...
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When did Facebook start using the OAuth protocol?

When I last used Facebook authentication, it provided it's 'Facebook Connect' protocol which wasn't necessarily implementing the open source OAuth protocol but now they say that they are using OAuth 2....
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How do I switch back from @gmail.com to @googlemail.com

I switched my Gmail account from @googlemail.com to @gmail.com, but now I can't post to mailing lists. Supposedly it can be switched back from the Accounts tab in Settings. But as the illustration ...
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Different Faces of Facebook

In Facebook, you have a Profile page which I it says is the Wall, and a Home page which says it's a news feed. I'm confused as to which one other friends can see, and how much they can see. I wonder ...
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What is a cloaked message in Facebook

A coworker of mine is trying to figure this out and I haven't heard of it before. What is a "cloaked" message in Facebook?
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LaTeX on WordPress?

What's the best way to incorporate LaTeX into a WordPress blog? It should render in every major browser (IE, FF, Safari, and Chrome).
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3answers
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Gmail Unread Messages Favicons

How can you get Gmail to show the number of unread messages in the favicon? Specifically, are there any plugins for Chrome that allow me to do it with both regular Gmail and Google Apps? I've used ...
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Site for managing papers? [closed]

I initially kept my list of papers (mostly academic) organized in http://delicious.com/ as a set of links and in bibtex so that I can refer to them. But this approach has many shortcomings, not the ...
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Web app that creates growl notifications for sports scores? [closed]

I am interested in finding a web app that will monitor the score of a sports game and send a growl alert to my computer when the score changes or when the game is over. Does anyone know if such a web ...
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1answer
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Sort the pictures of an album by date on geni.com

How do I go about sorting the pictures of an alum in Geni.com by date? Basically you can sort pictures "manually" dragging them around but as I already took my time to put the correct date on every ...
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1answer
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How can I view ALL the latest videos from my subscriptions on Youtube?

By default Youtube applies some filter to a latest subscription video list that displays only 1 latest video per subscribed channel or something like that. So if one subscripiton has 10 videos only 1 ...
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How to turn a blog into a book? [closed]

Does anyone have any experience converting a blog into a book, and if so: What software did you use? How was your experience? I use Wordpress for my blogging.
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Sign and encrypt web-mail with digital id

Using a digital id to sign and encrypt messages in Outlook has been working fine. However, is there a way to do this in general using web mail via a web ui? I have both GMail and email from an ISP ...
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1answer
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How to switch to the new Hotmail?

I was recently informed that there was a new GUI for Hotmail that uses Silverlight. How do I switch to it?
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1answer
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Bit.ly doesn't support OpenId, what URL shortener does? [closed]

Question inspired by this tweet: bit.ly still doesn't support OpenID? Any recommendations on a url shortener that does? http://twitter.com/jongalloway/status/17967007628
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In what order are filters processed in Gmail?

If I have multiple filters that match the same email do they all get processed? If so, in what order are they processed? What if the first filter matched modifies the email to make it match (or no ...
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1answer
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Get a List of Facebook Friend's Email addresses

How can I get a list of email addresses of Facebook Friend's that have published their email address? My request is similar to the phonebook question.
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4answers
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Looking for a site that will tell me when a DVD (or book) is released and available for sale [closed]

Often I'll come across a film that isn't screening in theatres (near me or sometimes anywhere) and I want to be alerted when it is available on DVD. The same could apply for a book or even a CD. Is ...
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1answer
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How to retrieve forgotten Hotmail password

I have forgotten my Hotmail account password. What is the procedure to retrieve my password? Note that I'm not asking where the link is. I want to learn about the procedure (i.e. if they ask me about ...
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What's a great site for managing contacts? [closed]

At the moment I have all my contacts synchronized between Outlook and Gmail, but Gmail Contacts lacks some useful information. So now I'm looking for a great site/web app for managing all my contacts....
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5answers
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Is there a way to share/synchronize contacts between Google accounts?

My wife and I each have our own Google accounts for Gmail, calendar, etc. Obviously, we know some of the same people. We'd like to keep the contact information for those people shared or at least ...
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0answers
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How do I import my WordPress comments into Disqus?

I installed the Disqus plugin for my WordPress blog. How can I import my old comments into the plugin?
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2answers
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How does Digg calculate the hotness of a link?

How does it decide to put something on the homepage? I know it's not only vote count, but what else is taken into account?
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What are the advantages of Chrome Web Store? [closed]

Is Chrome Web Store going to be just another web directory managed by Google for their own purposes? What would be the benefit to a regular user of web applications if and if not using the Chrome ...

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