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Google Bookmarks gets Delicious import, via staffer's undead script

When Yahoo announced it was ready to wash its hands of Delicious, panicked users began looking for alternative places to send their cloud bookmarks. Delicious, however, responded quickly and said there was nothing to worry about -- the service was still being maintained and your bookmarks didn't need to be rescued from a burning building. Never ones to miss an opportunity, Google has finally d...

Move Outlook notes to Evernote easily with a free script

Microsoft Outlook lets you export your notes, but your file type choices are pretty limited. The same can be said for Evernote's import feature, which only handles its own export files or Microsoft OneNote 2007 or newer. Thankfully, a gent named Richard was kind enough to point us toward a script he created to make moving notes from Outlook to Evernote as easy as possible. Download his outlook...

Google Docs adds better data import options to spreadsheets

Power users (like our own Erez Zukerman) will tell you that Google Docs Spreadsheets don't have nearly the same chutzpah that Excel does -- not for really complex work, anyway. Still, Google keeps plugging away and adding features... Like better import options! Docs now supports custom delimiters and an inline preview pane for imported data. While you may not find the addition useful, it's the...

Google Docs gets six new fonts, including Calibri, courtesy of Google Font API

It's about time! You can now choose from almost twice as many fonts when editing a Google Docs document. Calibri, Cambria, Droid Serif, Droid Sans, Corsiva and Consolas are now available. Such magic is brought to us via the Google Font API. Curiously, only the Droid fonts show up in the Google Font Directory, but whether that's for licensing reasons or not I don't know. Perhaps it just hasn't b...

Posterous can now import from Blogger: let the exodus begin!

Posterous, continuing its 15-ways-to-switch-in-15-days tirade, has today enabled its Blogger importer. Posterous's vice president of marketing, while talking to Spanish tech blog Genbeta [translated], says that this importer in specific is one of the big ones: "This launch is very important to us because Blogger has been one of the most requested services by our users, especially outside the U...

TwitPic, butthurt and pathetic, brings in the lawyers to fight Posterous

Posterous, as I'm sure you're all aware, is the supremo light-weight blogging platform. Not only is it fantastically easy to use, but it's also the king of flexibility and interoperability -- you can post to your blog via email, bookmarklet, mobile phone and even Twitter! It also has the ability to import from other platforms: WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr and switch from many others -- but yesterday...

Facebook gets a contact importer for invites, takes over even more of your friends

If you thought Facebook ruled your social life before, wait until you see the new options for event and app invites. It prompts you to select Facebook friends, and then to import the email addresses of your friends who don't have Facebook. That means your friends might be inviting you to all kinds of stupid stuff via email, even if you're not on Facebook. The new contact import feature can get...

Easily import and export your Adobe Photoshop CS4 and CS5 workspace settings with this script

Rejoice! No longer must you hack and slash at your preferences folder to backup or share your workspace -- there's a script to do it for you! Simply grab the script, unzip it, then Files>Scripts>Browse in Photoshop. The ingenious engineers at Adobe are obviously hard at work on CS6, and this script is likely an early example of what we can expect in the next iteration of the Creative Suit...

Cross-platform portprofile is a simple way to backup your Firefox profile

Looking for a dead-simple way to back up your Firefox profile? It doesn't get much simpler than portprofile. Regardless of what OS you're using -- Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac -- anywhere you can run Firefox you can run portprofile. It's provided as a Java web start app which means as long as you have Java installed, you can simply click and launch it right from the Google code project page. The...

Mozilla introduces awesome new contacts integration -- get the add-on now!

Between address books and buddy lists, our contacts have become some of the most important data that we deal with every day. Mozilla understands this, so they've introduced an experimental Contacts add-on that gathers up your contacts from multiple sites -- so far it's Twitter, Gmail and Apple's Address Book -- and collects them in a browser-based contacts database. That way, your contacts stay w...

Yahoo! can now import your Facebook contacts

Everything about Facebook seems driven toward getting more data into the system, but it's always been a lot harder to get data out. Now that Yahoo! Mail has integrated Facebook Connect, though, you've got one more option for importing your friends' email addresses from Facebook. To grab your Facebook friends as Yahoo! contacts, just head over to your Yahoo! profile and go to the contacts tab. ...

Gmail rolls out mail and contact import for all users

For a while now, new Gmail users have been able to import messages and contacts from email accounts on other services like Yahoo or Hotmail. If you had an older Gmail account, though, you were left out in the cold with no import tool. Now the Gmail team is solving that problem by making importing available to everyone. You can find the option to import in your Gmail settings, under "Accounts and...

Importing your email and contacts to Gmail is now much simpler

It's pretty simple to set up your Gmail to forward to Yahoo!, Hotmail or whatever other email account you might have, but not all of your other email accounts have a way to export contacts and messages to Gmail. The Gmail team has taken matters into its own hands and added new import settings that make it easy to switch to Gmail. Now you can bring your contacts and mail from Yahoo!, Hotmail, M...

2Pad imports pictures from your webmail to share or print

2Pad is a new and interesting photo importing service. The process is compatible with GMail, Hotmail, Yahoo! and AOL Mail, Mobile Me, and any mail server with IMAP support. Provide your credentials, and 2pad will begin culling your stored messages for picture and video attachments. You'll receive an email notification when the process starts and again when it's complete. Files 2pad finds will au...

All in one driver solution with DriverMax

Need to reinstall Windows but you misplaced your driver disks? Not sure you have everything you need? DriverMax has you covered. Backing up and reinstalling your drivers couldn't be easier. After installing DriverMax, go into Driver Operations and click on Export drivers. A list of all your installed drivers will be displayed and you can pick and choose which ones to export, or simply export th...