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How can I keep the My Pictures folder synchronised with SmugMug?

How can I keep the My Pictures folder synchronized with my SmugMug account? Ideally, I would like new folders added to My Pictures to be automatically added and edits automatically uploaded. However,...
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Is there a tool to sync files from a PC to Amazon S3 or Azure Storage? [closed]

While I have used Dropbox, I was wondering if there was a tool to sync files to Amazon S3 to gain the resiliency and reliability (though there would be a cost implication).
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How to get more accurate 'Read' stats in Google Reader [closed]

Google Reader provides stats on the % Read for each feed. The problem is that most of these(for me at least) are at 100% so are not very useful. I use the 'j' shortcut key to flick through the unread ...
Geoff Appleford's user avatar
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How can I backup all of my tweets?

Is there a way to download a backup of all of my own tweets, in case Twitter ever goes down for good?
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Web LanguageTranslation services (APIs) available out there [closed]

I know there is Google Translate, which some people say is a bit "mechanical" in its translation though it is great. Can we list the translation web services out there and any pros and cons?
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In Gmail can I set up a filter for all messages between a group of people?

I run a choir consisting of a few friends (12 to be precise) and we tend to communicate via mass email to each other. I want to set up a filter in GMail so that it will label all emails to do with ...
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How to know when a user unfollows on Twitter

Twitter sends an email notification mentioning so-and-so-person [with their tweets, followers, etc info] is following me, the moment someone follows me. But Twitter does not send any email after ...
Prashanth Babu's user avatar
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How much data do Facebook applications have access to?

When I allow an application to access my data, what information can it actually access?
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Preventing apps from posting on my wall on Facebook

On Facebook, whenever a friend of mine does something with a Facebook application he/she uses, a post appears on my wall related to that. I can click on that post and select "Hide xxxxx application" ...
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How can I mark messages I read through an e-mail client (Thunderbird, Outlook...) as "Read" in Gmail?

I have an e-mail client set up to receive all my Gmail e-mail but without deleting it because quite often I'm not at home and still want to be able to read my mail. I just wondered if there is a way I ...
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How can I use inline images in Gmail?

I'd like to insert an image in the contents of the email I'm sending. How can I do that with Gmail?
Robert Munteanu's user avatar
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5 answers
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What services exist for checking a website loading time? [closed]

I know of YSlow with Firefox and http://webwait.com/ . Any other services around?
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5 answers
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Multi-user chat with history [closed]

Are there any web apps which allow multiple users to chat, while preserving the chat history for all to see?
Robert Munteanu's user avatar
9 votes
3 answers
483 views

How can I backup my blogspot.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on blogspot.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
Robert Munteanu's user avatar
41 votes
4 answers
167k views

How to plot time series graph in Google Sheets?

I know it is possible to plot graph or chart in Google Sheets but the problem with current plotting way is that you can only specify the Y, but not the X, and as such there is no way to plot a time ...
Graviton's user avatar
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Website or bookmarklet to get a screenshot of a webpage [closed]

Is there a website or bookmarklet which given a URL will output a screenshot of that page? Ideally there should be options to resize the outputted image.
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4 answers
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Downloading code from Google Code without using a version control system [closed]

Is there a method to download a folder from Google Code without having to use the version control system?
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Is there a way to have temporary playlists in Spotify?

Using Spotify, I listen to a large selection of music and a large selection of playlists [The same happens with my iTunes but that just filled my HD so I use Spotify]. I just want a way to have a ...
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Download folders from Directory listing [duplicate]

I am able to access the directory listing of a web-site. I need to download all the files from a specific folder. Is there some application to help me do this? This is the site. Edit: The application ...
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Tweaking YouTube playback

How can I adjust brightness and speed while watching a video on YouTube? If there isn't a way to do this with YouTube's Flash Player, can I do this with HTML5 video (through their beta)?
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24 votes
9 answers
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Are there any important features from Microsoft Office that a college student would miss if he switched entirely over to Google Docs? [closed]

I'm going to get a laptop for college, but I don't want to pay for Microsoft Office if I can avoid it (yes I know I can get it at a discount - I'm trying to figure out if I even need it). Are there ...
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How many MB of data can I send (or save in draft) in Gmail per day?

When I uploaded a lot of attachments through Gmail, my account got suspended for a day. So, to avoid that issue in advance, how can I know how many MB of data can I send (or save in draft) in Gmail ...
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Is there any way to view previews of movies on Netflix?

Before watching a movie, I usually like knowing what I'm getting in to. Is there any way to watch the movie's preview from Netflix? I mainly want this for movies I can watch instantly.
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How can I bulk upload my files to Google Docs and preserve the folder structuring?

If I have a bunch of files all organized into a folder structure and I want to import those documents into Google Docs, is there an easy way to preserve all the folder structuring without having to ...
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Does the Grooveshark radio algorithm take into account the time of day? [closed]

It seems like it will play the same song I've heard before even if I downvoted it. Is it trying to figure out what style of music I like during a certain time of day?
Joe Phillips's user avatar
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1 answer
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How can I transfer emails from Outlook to Gmail?

My fiancé's school is switching over from Outlook to Hosted Gmail as their mail provider. My Fiancé would like to archive all her mail and export it to Gmail to retain it. How can I do that?
George Stocker's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers
735 views

How do I post a video response on YouTube?

I know this feature still exists, why can't I find it after the redesign?
Gordon Gustafson's user avatar
18 votes
3 answers
24k views

Is there a way to hide status updates from a friend on Facebook? (Boss Mode)

I have friends on Facebook that I like to see their status updates, but I don't necessarily want them to see my status updates. People like my boss, or my mum. Is there any way I can still be ...
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3 answers
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My account on Facebook has been hacked - how do I recover it?

Someone is sending spam messages from my account in Facebook. How do I get back control of it?
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2 votes
3 answers
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Consolidating starred content from multiple web apps [closed]

There are a few web apps (Google Reader, Gmail, Twitter, ...) that allow starring items. I normally use the star function as a way to identify elements that require later action (to read/watch later, ...
Leonardo's user avatar
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Is it possible to utilize the "Send mail as" Gmail feature from SMTP?

I use Mail for Mac OSX Snow Leopard. I have my Gmail linked to non-Gmail email accounts so that I can send mail as them. Is there a way to use this feature without the web interface (SMTP)?
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17 answers
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Is there a safe way to save passwords? [closed]

I have a lot of passwords from various websites. I never use the same one twice, but the problem is that I keep forgetting them so I want to save them somewhere. If I'm on the same computer I can save ...
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How do I sync Facebook, Twitter, & Foursquare?

I have accounts on Twitter, Facebook, & FourSquare (to name a few.) I'm trying to work out the best way to sync all of these sites so that I can post once and update all. Here's the problem: ...
Nick Gotch's user avatar
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3 answers
322 views

IOU application with email integration [closed]

Currently I track how much money I owe people by emailing myself. Is there a web application for simplifying this with decent email support - ie. I can email it who I owe, how much and what for and ...
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Is there an RSS feed available for photos/albums posted by Facebook friends?

There are RSS feeds for friends' Posts, Notes, and Statuses, but there doesn't appear to be one available for Photos/Albums. Does Facebook provide one, or is there another way to get an RSS feed for ...
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Fake comments web application? [closed]

I'm a big fan of the twat-o-tron at ifyoulikeitsomuchwhydontyougolivethere.com which produces fake crazy comments, along the lines of: Oh god not this again!. I read in the Sun that Labour is ...
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Encoded messages in spam [closed]

My little brother was reading one of those "Win something", "UK Lotto" spam emails on GMail and said to me that it does not even make sense reading the sentence such that maybe it's code for something ...
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How can I export my Delicious bookmarks?

How can I obtain a list of all the bookmarks in my Delicious account? That web service is so slow that it's difficult to use any more.
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2 answers
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Importing financial history into mint.com

Now that MS Money is no longer viable, I need to move to some other money management tool. Is it possible to import your historical financial records into mint.com? I have six years of history in ...
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5 answers
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How do I set up a small mailing list / newsletter with Gmail?

Can I setup kind of a mailing list / newsletter from my Gmail / GApps account?
akira's user avatar
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2 votes
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How do I purge appointments in Google Calendar?

Is there a way to purge multiple Google Calendar entries at a time? For example, is there a way to clear a day, week, or month at a time?
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How do I check the exposure of my machine to the internet? [closed]

My ISP just sent me over a box ("modem") and now I am online. I am afraid of beeing exposed directly to the internet. How do I check to which level my machine is accessible from the internet?
akira's user avatar
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4 answers
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Is there a web application to check English? [closed]

I want to help some non-English-speaking acquaintances communicate better in English. Are there any web applications I can point them to which can check English for spelling mistakes or grammar ...
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6 votes
3 answers
675 views

How can I put a Twitter "tweet" in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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Where is a good tutorial to use Google Sheets? [closed]

The help system of Google Sheets is a bit short on detail (to put it nicely). Are there any good tutorials / documentation to explain to a non-Excel-savvy user how the formulas work, how one should ...
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Is there a way to limit a column's data to a list in Google Spreadsheets?

I'm looking for a way to create a drop-down combobox for a column, so that it easier for data entry. I know about using a form, but are there any other ways to do this in spreadsheet view? For ...
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Facebook "share link" feature feature for Blogger, Google Buzz, or other Blogs?

Facebook has a nice share feature to share links. When I share a link on Facebook, I paste a URL into the status box (The box which says "What's on your mind?"). Facebook will automatically populate ...
Stefan Lasiewski's user avatar
83 votes
15 answers
192k views

Export Gmail messages to text or HTML files

I want to be able to export Gmail messages as text or HTML files so that they can be stored, passed around, and easily viewed later. I would really like to be able to locate a selection of my ...
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1 vote
3 answers
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What are the differences between Office Web Apps and Google Docs? [closed]

It's unclear to me what the difference is between Microsoft's Office Web Apps and Google Docs. Are they at all similar - or is it just marketing hype from Microsoft. How would I decide which to use ...
LBushkin's user avatar
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14 votes
5 answers
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How can I backup my wordpress.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on wordpress.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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