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Voice to text in Gmail?

Is there any way to enable voice to text (speech recognition) in gmail when using Chrome as a webbrowser? I really like the feature to search at google.com via voice and I'd also love to speak my ...
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who offers free rss feeds of the most recent usenet messages besides google?

Is there any site, besides groups.google, which offers a free rss feed of the most recent messages for any usenet newsgroup? I mean a service like the following: http://groups.google.com/group/news....
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google speech recognition offline linux

When I was doing some research on speech recognition, I saw some articles about the google speech recognition service on android being able to be downloaded and used offline on android. I also saw ...
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Google Chrome Search Language [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I force my browser to search Google in English? How do I change Chrome's language for omnibox searches? If I just add another search engine for the local version of ...
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Is it possible to solve equations in browser?

Is it possible to solve equations (quadratic, for instance) in Google calculator? It is possible to find something like 10^2+5^3. But I can't find out how to find x from, for instance, x^2+x=10. It ...
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Is there a way to have Firefox profiles and switch between them?

Here's my situation: I use various web applications like, say, Google calendar, so I log into Google and it remembers me. But my wife also does things with Google apps, like, say, Blogger. I help ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts for Google.com

I can ALT+TAB to Chrome, then CTRL+T to a new tab, then type my request and hit ENTER, but then when I want to look into the first search result I need to take my hand off the keyboard to click it?? ...
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Google Chrome: Open a link in new tab and switch to it in one click

Is there a mouse/keyboard shortcut in Google Chrome that when clicking a link opens the URL in a new tab and then makes that tab active? Kind of like CTRL + left click, but also activating the tab ...
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How can I load my last tabs into Chrome using Last Tabs, Last Session files?

Before I reinstalled Windows, I copied everything under: <username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default However when I now copy all these files and start Chrome, it doesn't load my ...
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What happened to my Google Chrome Install

For some reason, I booted up my work computer today, like I always do, and the batch file I threw in the startup folder to quickly open up all of my applications told me that "chrome.exe doesn't exist"...
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How does my browser know I've visited a page if the URL is redirecting?

How do Chrome, Safari, Firefox or other browsers know you've visited the destination URL of a redirecting link? I've always found it interesting that the browsers know the URL a redirecting URL lands ...
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Use Google Search as Google Chrome's spell checker

I think that the Google Chrome spell checker is terrible. I know that Google (the search engine) has a superb spell checker for users who submit queries into its search engine. Is there any way to ...
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What is the Google Chrome Native Client?

What is the Google Chrome Native Client? Native Client is an open-source technology that allows you to build web applications that seamlessly execute native compiled code inside the browser. ...
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How can I fix the default search engine in Chromium on Linux Mint 11?

Lame. Linux Mint comes with some pretty nasty defaults as far as setting the default search engine go. How can I set it to Google proper? Can someone copy and paste the URL to use which is working for ...
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Ideal Location For Google Identity Toolkit *.p12 file

I'm working on the Google Identity Toolkit, and have come across what appears to be a riddle. "Put the *.p12 file you just downloaded in a directory of your choosing which is private (you can't let ...
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Totally unable to switch Google accounts

The Problem I CANNOT switch Google accounts without starting a new browser or going incognito! Whenever I click sign out, it pops up with this window and there is no way, I can tell, to enter in a ...
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Repositioning “Most Visited” List in Google Chrome?

Is it possible to manually re-position/re-arrange the list of "Most Visited" Web Sites visible whenever you open a new tab in Google Chrome? Here's a screenshot: I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium.
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Does the mere presence of the Google search bar in Firefox mean I'm agreeing to Google's privacy policy?

I just upgraded to FF 10.0.2 and now there's this Google search bar at the top right of my url bar. I'm pretty sure my earlier version of FF didn't have it. Does the mere presence of this Google ...
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Google search: when I try to edit in search box; cursor jumps to the end

My problem is with using google. 1) do a search, e.g. http://www.google.com/search?q=THIS+IS+VERY+UNIQUE+SEARCH+QUERY 2) when you are at results page, click on search query box (the editbox with my ...
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Chrome popup: “It looks like you've moved… ”

Not sure what happened over the weekend, but since this morning everytime I use google I get a popup from Chrome saying "It looks like you've moved. Would you like to use http://www.google.com/ ?" (...
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How to create a link that uses Google's “I'm Feeling Lucky”?

I would like to send a visitor to this page: http://www.google.com/search?btnI=I%27m+Feeling+Lucky&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=6920927181221 But if there is no referrer to http://www.google.com, ...
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Where can I find a google search results re-linker for Google Chrome that works?

There used to be some grease monkey scripts that helped relink results directly from the Google search (see here and here for regular results, and here and here for image results.) I really enjoyed ...
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Chrome keyboard shortcut for paste and search?

Chrome keyboard shortcut for paste and search? When we right click the address bar, there is an option for us to do "paste and search". I'm wondering is there an alternative shortcut for Ctrl-V + ...
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Google Chrome Instant blocks me from Google search

I've been using chrome instant for a while on chrome PC, but I just enabled it on my Mac did 2 google searches and now I'm suspected of making automated requests. How can I use Google again, and why ...
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Import .vcs file into google calendar

I have bunch of .vcs files now i want to import them into google calendar. I googled for solution and i find a way that mentions You need to save the .vcs file first into your hard drive ;) ...
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How do I suppress google tracking when blocking javascript is not enough?

For this case I'm referring specifically to the website: http://www.golem.de/ I'm connecting to this website using Firefox with javascript disabled: about:config > javascript.enabled > no This ...
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Chrome Omnibox interrupts typing, focus jumps to instant search

My Chrome Omnibox intermittently interrupts my typing, performs google instant search, and moves the focus off of the omnibox, preventing me from continuing to type. Is there a setting that I can ...
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Google Chrome (Windows) not displaying text/encoding correctly on certain websites

I experience a problem similar to Weird Characters in Google Chrome Here's a screenshot on the website http://getfwd.com I've tried: Removing fonts I have installed Setting the encoding to ...
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Give Google application-specific passwords access to only one app

I have two-factor auth turned on for the Google Apps domain I administer. Is it possible to tighten the restrictions on application-specific passwords (eg the one-use, read-only passwords used for ...
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How can you satisfy Google's requirement to enforce SafeSearch at the network level?

I have kids that are old enough to start getting curious, and, while I don't think it's an active problem, I'd rather avoid the usual garbage that comes along the average Google search. Google's ...
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How can I avoid wasted space on Google searches on large monitors?

There is a lot of wasted space in Google searches (in Chrome) on my 23" monitor (1920x1080 resolution): (click image to enlarge) As you can see, less than 1/3 of the full screen width is actually ...
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Google Chrome Omnibox truncating searches after “#” - I.E. “c# foo” becomes “c”

I have recently been finding myself stymied trying to perform searches for c#-related things in Chrome. The problem is that the omnibox truncates the # and everything after it. This means typing c# ...
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Why is my Google bookmarks in Polish?

I am using Google from Germany, occasionally I get it in German, but once I log in it goes back to English, as from my setup. Today, as a logged in user, I performed a search of "Google bookmarks", I ...
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How can I disable arrow key hijacking on websites?

Sort of like preventing websites from disabling your ability to right click. Some websites hijack the up and down arrows on the keyboard and give them a different function than what they normally do (...
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How to save “scroll state” of PDF file in Chrome?

Chrome does not save the "scroll state" of a PDF file. (Try opening a PDF file, closing the tab, and then re-opening it with CtrlShiftT. Or restart the browser after selecting "Settings" → "On ...
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Google Chrome Taskbar Notification Icon

I'm using Google Chrome for Facebook Chat and was wondering if there was any way to show a notification on the Windows 7 superbar for when I get a message on Facebook? Similar to Firefox 4 where you ...
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Why would Firefox not be able to visit Google anymore?

Lately I've noticed that my Firefox Browser was taking a long time when I would search Google, e.g. 3 seconds before I would see any results. If I search for a three-word phrase, it just hangs trying ...
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Email Monitoring Service for Gmail, to automatically detect calendar events [closed]

I'm looking for a service that will monitor your gmail inbox, and auto-detect calendar events. Gmail already does this, but I'd like it to go one step further, and automatically add these events to my ...
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How do I properly access Google through IPV6?

I'm trying to access Google through IPv6. However, it seems to want to send me back to IPv4! I did a DNS lookup on IPv6.google.com at http://centralops.net/co/ and found their IP, then tried this... ...
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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers? [duplicate]

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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How can I get the Google Search menu back to the left side and see “total results” stats?

I'm using Firefox. One week ago Google changed its design, moving the menu to the top: That's fine with me, but I often need the "total results" stats, so I googled hard to change it back. No ...
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Change the default Google search domain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firefox 3.6 - Navigation Toolbar - Google search box language problem I am currently working from Germany. From Firefox, if I give something to search in the Google search ...
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Google Voice SMS [closed]

How does google voice work when I text someone with my google voice sms and they respond..I get their google voice number and not their actual cell number? When they send a sms from their phone to my ...
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How does Google two-auth factor work?

I'd like to turn on Google's two authentication factor on but first I'd like to understand how it works. Specifically I'd like to use the Google app for smartphones (btw I checked the FAQ and this is ...
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Stop opening a result on a google search page in new tab Chrome

When I do a search in Google Chrome, the Google.com website comes up with all of my search results. Then, I go to click on a search result. It opens the search result in a new tab, instead of in the ...
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What's the new URL for a Google Images “Quick Search” bookmark in Firefox?

The above bookmark used to let me search Google Images by typing goimg mysearchterms in the address bar, in Firefox. Now, I get this. Obviously, Google has changed something. But, I can't figure ...
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Installing Google Chrome with system wide automatic updates on Microsoft Windows

Google Chrome can be an an excellent browser for locked down public terminals, as the Windows version keeps itself and its integrated Adobe Flash plugin up to date automatically and completely ...
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how to google a symbol keyword like “$?” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Google a question mark? I saw a trick in a book: In a linux shell, we can use $? to get the return value of a command. For example, after we run a command, if it ...
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Even googling not allowed ? Why?

Access has been denied 127.0.0.1! Access to the page: http://www.google.co.in/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=F58&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&q=email+us&meta=&aq=...
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Is there a way to search google using multiple sites?

Currently I use the site keyword to search a specific forum, but I want to be able to do this in 2 forums in the same search result. Something like: closest distance sites:www.math.com;www.mathworld....