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Is there a free online Virtual OS service?
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I don't think there is anything that is completely free, but Amazon EC2 can be very cheap if you are not using very much bandwidth and you only need it for limited time. It would depend on what you ...

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Is there a way to upload higher resolution videos to YouTube (or any video sharing site) directly from your iPhone?
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PixelPipe! http://pixelpipe.com/ allows you to upload to other sources then Youtube as well. great App.

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On Facebook can I control which friends appear in my news feed with Friend Lists?
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Alternatively you can just click the HIDE button next to an item on your feed to hide the person completely or hide just the type of notification. so you can hide all those darn Farmville updates!

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How to send big files via email?
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Sendbigfiles.com Simple and Free!

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Birthday notifications for a select group of friends on Facebook
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If you use Yahoo mail there is a way of doing this. In Yahoo Contacts you can import your Face Book Contacts. Once they are imported you will will have to go to each individual that you would like ...

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How does Digg calculate the hotness of a link?
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The exact process is unknown and has changed much over time. Votes from power users will generally have more weight then votes from non power users (At least it used to be this way) also collectively ...

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How to find all the other 'vhosts' names?
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If you do a reverse DNS lookup you can find how many Domain names are on a given IP which can give you an idea of how many virtual hosts there are. http://remote.12dt.com/

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What's the difference between the 'Move to' and 'Apply label' features in Gmail?
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In More Simple terms: Label will simply add the Label but leave the message where it is. Move to will Add the label AND then archive the message.

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What steps can I take to reduce the number of spam friend requests I get on Facebook?
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Keep as much information private as you can, make sure your name is displayed as you would expect someone you know would use as a search and use a picture of yourself that would be easily ...

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Please recommend a Content Management System (CMS)
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Try Joomla. Almost all Webhosts will provide it. IT is very easy to create very nice looking and extremely functional websites.

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Is there a web application that helps with the download of a static website for offline viewing later?
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In Short..No, Mainly because Most websites will prevent you from being able to do it. If you would go for Single pages the Zotero Plugin for Firefox does a good job.

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What note-taking apps can be used to assist in researching for a particular topic or task?
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Zotero Plugin for Mozilla! I use it all the time. http://www.zotero.org/

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Is there a simple paste-to-save app?
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Zotero Plugin for Firefox, Saves text, pages, files quickly and has the ability to share things as well.

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Is there a web app that can take a snapshot of a public wiki and turn it into an offline help file like .chm?
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No Web apps an you would need a combination of tools to do it offline. Also most websites would prevent you from doing this. Most sites will protect their content from being able to be completely ...

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Snopes.com Can't highlight text - why?
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Because the want to protect their content they do not want it to be easy for someone to take their articles and repost them elsewhere as their own. They want you to share links rather then the text.

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How can I view all information from my Facebook social plugins in one place?
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What information are you hoping to see? Since the Plugins work based on the Facebook ID of the person viewing the site you would never be able to see what is actually happening in each one, In fact it ...

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Site for managing and sharing bucket lists?
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You can try http://superviva.com/.

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Linking Facebook's Like button to my Fan page
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Could you clarify what it is you actually want to do? As the link you provided seems to answer your own question.

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Online bookmarks website
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Right Now I just use Xmarks but for something strictly web based I used to use Linkagogo. It should do everything you are looking for. http://www.linkagogo.com/

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Are there any good Pandora alternatives with general availability outside the US?
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Another Vote for Groove Shark. It is great for your own collection as well as listening to others. If you want to upload one of your own and it is already in the system it doesn't actually upload your ...

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Site for managing papers?
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I have used Zotero and think it is great.

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Good gallery-embedding webapps for photo-sharing?
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Try using a CMS like Joomla. There are lots of Extensions that would allow this. http://extensions.joomla.org/search?q=flickr Alternatively it is also very simple to set up your own image gallery ...

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