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Is there any way to turn off friend suggestion on Facebook?

Imagine that I have two friends - Alice and Bob - and I want to prevent Alice from showing up in Bob's friend suggestions ("people you might know"). Can I do that?
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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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Any alternatives to Google Apps for your domain? [closed]

I'm specifically interested in a webmail service, but I will appreciate suggestions to replace other components too.
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Is there a way to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?

Is there a way or any 3rd party service to make Gmail check an IMAP email account?
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Sync Google Apps Calendar to my iPhone

I have a Google Apps account through work. I've noticed that when I add a calendar event there is a significant lag time between when I add the event and when it appears on my iPhone. Additionally, ...
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4answers
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Music services with Last.fm integration? [closed]

I used http://thesixtyone.com for quite some time as the main source of new music discoveries. At some point they redesigned their site and it became really hard to use. The old version is still ...
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How to change color of event in Google calendar?

Is there a way to change the color of display of an event in Google Calendar like MS Outlook allow you to do with it's category ?
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Accessing a password-protected iCalendar feed from Google Calendar

I want Google Calendar to show the events from a remote ics feed protected by HTTP Basic Authentication. The URL is like: http://user:password@host/path/eventList?site=calsite&format=calendar ...
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8answers
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What's a good web-based inventory management system? [closed]

What's a good web-based inventory management system for stock tracking? It should be able to do inventory level tracking as well.
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Stop Gmail from automatically creating contacts

Gmail really likes to make contacts for me and stick them in my "All Contacts" list. I'd much rather manage my contacts myself and only add people when I want to specifically do so. (Actually, I ...
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4answers
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Online scheduling web app which allows customers to book appointments? [closed]

I'm looking for an online scheduling system that allows my customers to book appointments/services online through one interface, and for myself and my team to manage all of the appointments (and ...
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Transfer posts from LiveJournal to Blogger

I started off blogging using LiveJournal but I switched to Blogger as I like to do as much as possible inside the Google ecosystem. Is there an easy way to transfer my LiveJournal posts to Blogger, ...
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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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How can I filter my FaceBook news feed to a specific application?

For example, suppose I wanted to see all the recent news-feed entries for mafia wars. Is there a way to filter your feed down to a specific application? I can do this using the Facebook iPhone app ...
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Remove past events from Google Calendar

I sync my Google calendar with Outlook. I have recurring daily entires in my Outlook calendar which I would like to remove from Google calendar (and Outlook if necessary) when they are in the past. ...
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4answers
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Are there any only music services that permit re-downloading purchased music in the event of a data-loss? [closed]

I've been using Amazon because their MP3s are drm-free, but now I'm curious are there any music-resellers that have distribute drm-free, and have a decent policy that in the event of data-loss I can ...
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How do I organize my labels in Gmail?

I have more than 100 labels in my Gmail account. They are currently displayed as a long list on the left side of the screen, and it's becoming quite difficult to use. Is there a way I can group ...
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1answer
560 views

Are facebook friend suggestions reflexive?

If facebook suggests that I become friends with person A, does person A have a friend suggestion that is me?
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4answers
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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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2answers
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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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3answers
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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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2answers
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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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6answers
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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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4answers
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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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2answers
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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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6answers
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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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11answers
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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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7answers
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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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1answer
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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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5answers
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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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1answer
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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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4answers
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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
10k views

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
3k views

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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2answers
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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
691 views

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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3answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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