Saikat Basu

Joined June 2008

Saikat is a techno-adventurer in a writer's garb. When he is not scouring the net for tech news, you can catch him looking for life hacks and learning tidbits. You can find him on Google+ & Twitter watching over the world.

Feel free to contact at saikat@makeuseof.com

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Quickly Insert & Share Your Best Photos With A New Button In Gmail

3 hours ago

Compose a new email and you will see a image icon with “New” hovering above it. This is a new way to quickly access and email your backed up photos from your mobile device.

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Open The Box: Cloud Company Gives Back To Community With Open Source

2 days ago

Box has made its identity as a cloud company with generous file management features. The company showed another generous side by contributing to the Open Source movement with its own repository.

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Twitter Introduces Real-Time Interactive Web Notifications

4 days ago

Twitter is going to be more instantaneous, if it isn’t already. In the wake of the recent Twitter profile page redesign, comes real-time notifications if you are logged into Twitter on the Web.

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Dropbox Announces Photo Carousel & Project Harmony Office Collaboration

5 days ago

Dropbox made a few quickfire announcements as its ramps up once again on its seven year journey. Carousel makes photo sharing easier with a standalone app. Also, anticipated is the fruition of Project Harmony soon.

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6 Of The Simplest Ways To Spark Your Passion With Creative Ideas

6 days ago

Ideas are basic to any creative process. Not every idea is going to be a great idea. Even then, here are some ways to consciously come up with them.

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Edit, Enhance, Sync, & Share Your Photos With Adobe Lightroom For iPad

6 days ago

Photographers who use Adobe Lightroom on their desktops can now edit and sync photos on the go with Adobe Lightroom mobile. It gives photographers another option for time-consuming post processing tasks.

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Bop.fm Enhances Cross-Platform Music Sharing With Imported Playlists

1 week ago

With Bop.fm, you can hurdle over regional restrictions while sharing songs across music services. The new Playlist Grabber feature enables you to import entire playlists while sharing them with the same ease.

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IFTTT Comes To The iPad With Recipe Collections, iOS Notifications, & Photo Triggers

2 weeks ago

IFTTT is already the best no-frills way to automate some part of your online life. Now, you can automate a few things on the iPad with the newly launched IFTTT iPad app.

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Google Keep Brings Text Recognition To Images In The Latest Version

2 weeks ago

Google Keep is now appears stylized with a new orange action bar. The note-taking app now also gives you a feature to search printed text in images.

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10 Great Ways to Save Time & Money And Get Great Results From Your DSLR

2 weeks ago

Photography is an expensive hobby, and it doesn’t get easier as you graduate upwards. Don’t worry, beginners can take a lot away from the many photography tips and tricks on the Web.

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Learning A New Language Gets Easier With Lingua.ly On Android

2 weeks ago

Lingua.ly took a different route with its language learning. It combined self-learning with a daily habit – browsing the Web. Now, it has launched an Android app to help you learn on the move.

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What A Busy Day: 10 Savvy Ways To Find Time For Your Personal Projects

1st April, 2014

Do you have a passion that is secretly throbbing inside your head? What is holding you back? Maybe, the clock runs out after a grueling workday and an hour of commute. Let’s steal time.

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Coursera For Android Turns Your Mobile Into A Knowledge Hub

1st April, 2014

In December last year, Coursera promised that an official Android version would follow the then-launched iOS app. The native app for Android now makes its debut.

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Microsoft Launches Office For iPad & Office Mobile On Phones Now Free

29th March, 2014

Office Mobile for Android sneaked into the headlines while the world was watching the arrival of Microsoft’s Office suite to iPad. So, let’s give them each the space they deserve.

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Twitter Gives You Photo Tagging & Four Photos With Each Share

27th March, 2014

Twitter rolled out two fresh “photo enhancing” features that ramp up your social friendships. Now, you can tag the people in your photos and include up to four photos in a Tweet.