Dominik
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How to change measuring units in Google Docs?
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Go to Settings → Document Settings on the top right of the page and change the language to English (UK). Rulers and margins will now both be in centimetres (cm). You may need to log out and sign ...

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How do I select unread messages in Gmail without having to click on the arrow next to the checkbox and then click unread?
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From Gmail Keyboard shortcuts help: * then u One trick I've recently figured out is if you first collapse your "Important and Unread" section (by clicking on it), THEN do the *u, it will leave your ...

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How can I make my shared items in Google Reader publish automatically into Twitter?
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Go to http://www.google.com/reader/shared/[your username] Click on "Atom Feed" and copy the URL Go to feedburner.google.com and add your feed. Go to "Publicize" → "Socialize" and add a Twitter account ...

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Convert weight of food to volume in Wolfram Alpha
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This one works: 60 gramm/density of flour/cups

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How to set Google Calendar in Gmail above chat?
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Enable "Navbar drag and drop" in Settings → Labs and then just drag and drop.

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Did Google just get rid of search history?
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Search History is still there. Here's an example with Google Instant: 8:54pm Searched for google instant messenger 8:53pm Searched for test 8:51pm Searched for instant google voice invite 8:51pm ...

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List based privacy setting in Facebook
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I'm not sure if that's what you mean with "privacy setting for each list" (the lists are not public so you're the only one that can see them) but you can use the lists in your privacy settings to show/...

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Card.ly social identity manager alternatives?
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I've tried about.me and flavors.me which are both simple and beautiful.

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Why is Google Reader not showing site favicons?
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I'd say it's a Google Chrome bug. My 7.0.517.5 dev doesn't show them, Epiphany does.

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Scrabble word finder with pattern matching
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You could try Wolfram|Alpha. They have a blog post about Scrabble (Scrabble koobsa) and they also have pattern matching (e.g. _al__la__) but I'm not sure if it can be combined.

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Web-based Usenet newsreader beside Google Groups?
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Do you know the Open-News-Network? They have Webnewsreaders. Not sure if it's what you're looking for.

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Is there a barebones application for posting to Twitter and Facebook without seeing your update stream?
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I suggest using a browser add-on like Shareaholic. It's lightweight, fast and doesn't need you to sign up to another service.

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Multi-user chat with history
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You can use Google Talk. All chats are archived within Gmail.

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Collaborative editing and voting application
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Try Google Moderator. The only drawback I see is that it's not private. If the quesitons you're voting on are not too confidential and the timeframe is rather short I think it should be hard to find ...

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How can I import my Google Reader shared items into Facebook?
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Go to http://www.google.com/reader/shared/[your.username] and copy the URL of the Atom feed of your Google Reader Shared Items. It looks something like this: http://www.google.com/reader/public/atom/...

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How to allow someone else to send emails in my name?
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If they use Gmail as well and you have access to their computer/account you can enter your E-Mail address as a custom "From" address. See Adding a custom 'From' address for details.

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Free hosting of public files
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If you don't want to install anything you can use Google docs where you have 1024 MB of free storage. Files can be converted to Google docs. OCR is supported as well. You can set sharing settings (...

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