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How do I change the default start page for Google Apps when I have admin access?

This has been a pet peeve of mine lately. A few associates of mine set up a Google Apps account to help us manage some work. All was fine until I was granted admin access. Now, when I log in, it goes ...
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Can I export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?

Is it possible to export my Facebook friends' contact info to Gmail?
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Google Tasks - Hide completed tasks, don't delete them

I have about 10 unfinished and 10 completed tasks in my Google Task list. To mark a task as 'done', I click on a checkbox, this puts a strikethrough through the task. This still leaves the a ...
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What is a Gmail Search that will Return All Emails with Tracking Numbers in Them?

Can someone show me a gmail search that will show me all of the emails that have either a United Parcel Service, United States Post Office, or a Federal Express tracking number in them?
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Sending files over Twitter

I want to be able to send a file to my followers. How do I do this?
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How can I make my tweets private?

I want my tweets on Twitter to remain private and not be visible to anyone except those I designate as being able to view. How do I accomplish this?
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Is there any way to give more (or less) weight to words in a Google search?

Sometimes I may prefer results that have a certain term: resize image bookmarklet +chrome In this example, I want a bookmarklet to resize images. Preferably, I want one that works in chrome, ...
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How do I rename a photo album in Facebook?

After creating a photo album in Facebook, I can't seem to figure out how to rename the album caption.
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How can I disable Facebook chat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I log out of Facebook chat? Can Facebook chat be turned off? I don't like Facebook chat and want to disable it. I would like to have it always disabled and not have to ...
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Playing a YouTube video or playlist on loop

I may drive everyone around me crazy but I like to listen to the same playlist or song sometimes on loop from YouTube. What is the best way to loop up a song or playlist until I get yelled by those ...
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Can Facebook's birthday list be expanded to include upcoming birthdays?

Is there a way to expand the list of birthdays on Facebook? I use to notice people's birthdays because their names and birthday were listed. Facebook has moved the list up the page, condensed it, and ...
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Web based P2P applications [closed]

Are there any safe (secure) web apps available that will allow you to do P2P sharing? Before anyone asks no i am not referring to pb or anything of that nature, however something that could be a ...
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What web apps can integrate other social networks/feeds into Facebook? [closed]

I'm aware of FriendFeed, which can integrate a number of sites and RSS feeds and pipe to my Facebook profile. It works, but latency of updates can be pretty high (several hours). Also, the Facebook ...
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What are the hidden features of Gmail?

There is a great tutorial on advanced features for Gmail on the Become a Gmail ninja site. What are some other tips or little known features of Gmail that you use which help you stay organized, and ...
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Merge two Gmail accounts or make one an alias of the other

How do I merge two Gmail accounts, or at least have one be an alias for another? I have two Gmail accounts: email1@gmail.com email2@gmail.com I would like some way to merge both of these accounts ...
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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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Script to remove “People you may know” on Facebook

Is there a userscript / greasemonkey script that can remove the People you may know section from Facebook?
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How can I follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?

Is it possible to follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?
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How to save HQ book cover images on Amazon

Amazon.com shows the book covers in high quality but I couldn't manage to save those images in my computer. Is there a way to save those images in high resolution?
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How do I stop someone from seeing me on Facebook Chat?

I like Facebook Chat, but I want to hide from specific people. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Can I see only mail I have archived in Gmail?

In Gmail, the inbox view only contains mail which has not been archived. I'm looking for a particular conversation I had with someone a while ago to find a quote, but I can't remember the exact topic ...
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Display Events in JCal Pro Calendar on Google Calendar

I have a Joomla! website, that uses JCal Pro to display the calendar. Now, in my Google calendar, I want to import the JCal calendar into it. In other words, I want to display the contents of JCal ...
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How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
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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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Is there a pause/play “auto-fetch” option for Twitter?

I enjoy checking out Twitter when I have a minute or two to "catch up" on what is going on outside my home/office, but I hate that I have to manually load new tweets. E.g. click on the "3 new tweets" ...
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Creating Google Calendar event from received Gmail message

Is it possible to create a calendar appointment from an email message? I'm sure in the past it would give you a link in the right column if it detected a date in the message, but this no longer seems ...
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What is Meetup Everywhere for?

Meetup.com recently released Meetup Everywhere. It is a variation on their existing event listing and RSVP engine. What is the key technological and social difference between meetup everywhere and a ...
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Can you subscribe to a YouTube channel as a podcast?

Videos are available in several different formats on YouTube, and RSS feeds are provided for channels. Is there a feed that will allow me to subscribe in iTunes?
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Can the primary email of a Google account be changed to something other than the Gmail address?

I've added a Gmail address to my Google account and now it is stuck and displayed as primary address: david.black.co.at@gmail.com (Primary email) david@dasz.at Remove Is there a way to ...
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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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1answer
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Can I make parental searches on Bing / Google?

Is it possible to make searches on Bing, Google or another search machine, that will only show results that is, for example, PG-rated? For example, if I wanted to send a school student to search on ...
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How can I make a safe search in Google?

How can I search in a way in Google that prevents my search terms being linked to my identity (cookies, IP ...)? I know there are some tools such as a Firefox extension that makes random searches from ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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How to send big files via email?

Gmail's maximum attachment size is 25 MB. How to send files bigger than that?
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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?
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What are the most useful plugins for Gmail? [closed]

Plugins and tools that work with Gmail to increase productivity.
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4answers
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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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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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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)?
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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 ...

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