Mihir Patkar

Joined August 2013

Mihir Patkar is a freelance writer on technology and life hacks, who firmly believes chocolate is the answer to any question. You can usually find him saying other such silly things on Twitter.

Feel free to contact at mihir@makeuseof.com

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Time Your Tasks And Tackle Your To-Do List With Do Now For Android

1 day ago

If you really want to make your time as efficient as possible and blast through your to-do list, you need this app.


GIFs, The Language Of The Web: Their History, Culture, and Future

1 day ago

There is something about GIFs that captures our attention. They have no sound, and are low-quality . In a way, it’s little more than the digital version of a flip-book. Yet, the Internet loves using a GIF as a reaction. How did this phenomenon start, what makes it so popular, and where is it headed? To understand […]


How to Start Multiple Windows Programs in a Batch

2 days ago

One click and all the tools you need for a specific task open automatically. Magic! We’ll show you how to set that up; no hat required.


Elon Musk vs. Richard Branson: The Race For Cheap Satellite Internet

4 days ago

Over four billion people don’t have Internet access. How do we fix that? The answer lies over our heads…


WhatsApp Web: Everything You Need To Know

4 days ago

Along with supporting all mobile platforms, WhatsApp has now launched a web-based client, so you can finally use WhatsApp on your PC and sync with your phone.


The 3-Strike System: How To Prioritize Your To-Do List

6 days ago

Are you not getting through your to-do list? The problem might not be your productivity, it might just be your priorities. Let’s learn how to prioritise the to-do list, and get things done.


10 Most Productive New Tab Extensions For Google Chrome

1 week ago

When you start a new tab in a browser, are you looking to go somewhere or are you looking for information to come to you? Google Chrome has many extensions to make it productive.


Why Buying A 4K TV Right Now Is A Waste Of Money

1 week ago

With an obvious price difference between the new generation of 4K TVs, and older Full HD models – do you really need 4K? We think not, and here’s why.


What Your Smartphone Is Doing To Your Body & Mind

1 week ago

Smartphones are changing us — is that a good or a bad thing? Find out what science has to say.


Is WWE Immortals Worth Downloading?

2 weeks ago

World Wrestling Entertainment. Entertainment. That last word is key in what the WWE is all about. And that’s what the new Android and iOS game celebrates. WWE Immortals is pure entertainment. There have been some great wrestling video games in the past, but all of them have put the emphasis on realism. Those games focussed […]


How To Make Custom Filters For Instagram On iPhone Or Android

2 weeks ago

Instagram only has a certain set of filters, but what if you could make your own custom filters? Here’s how.


Meet Firefox Hello Video Chat & Firefox Marketplace In The New Firefox 35

2 weeks ago

Firefox 35 introduces a cross-platform video chat service called Firefox Hello, lets users beta-test the new Firefox Marketplace, and also bakes in social sharing on the web.


How To Schedule Tabs To Open At Fixed Times In Chrome And Firefox

2 weeks ago

You have a lot of tabs open, many of them important, but not important right now. With a few extensions, you can close those tabs right now and set them to auto-open later.


Beat Procrastination And Prioritize Your To-Do List With Laterbox

2 weeks ago

If you never get through the tasks that need to be done, you need to prioritize your to-do lists. Try the simple 1-3-5 productivity method with a new web app called Laterbox.


Falcon Pro 3 Is Here, But Read This Before You Pay For It

14th January, 2015

This renowned and beloved Twitter client is back, but is it worth it?