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.

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How to Create a Vision Board and Meet Your Big Goals

27th January, 2015

You can call them as big rocks or big, hairy, audacious goals. Some call it a bucket list. Emptying that bucket calls for action. This is where a visual tool like Trello proves useful.


10 Free PowerPoint Templates To Present Your Photos With Style

19th January, 2015

The most common use of PowerPoint with photos is their use as photo albums. Create your own…or use the hundreds of free templates in the Office template gallery. We pick ten attractive ones.


10 Hidden Microsoft Word Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

15th January, 2015

Microsoft Word is deceptively simple. You are fine as long as you fire up a document and just type. But Microsoft Word wouldn’t be the Swiss knife it is without its productive features.


Supercharge Your Online Reading With The New Flipboard

18th November, 2014

The third generation of Flipboard comes with a brand new design – and the claim to be called the world’s best personal magazine.


7 Unique Ways To Practice Your Coding Skills

14th November, 2014

Let’s repeat — there’s no age to learning. Once you are on that path, you just have to keep practicing. And today there are more ways than one to sharpen your coding chops.


Cool Research Projects That Could Change the Future

10th November, 2014

Will mega-corporations like Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Intel go on to give future generations the world we can only imagine now? These exciting research projects say that it is a promise they will keep.


Get Great Ideas With Random Browsing & Serendipity

23rd October, 2014

You are probably staring blankly at a computer screen trying to spark ideas and stimulate your creativity. So, let’s look into the benefits of serendipitous browsing and try to connect some dots.


10 Simple Office 2013 Tips That Will Make You More Productive

22nd October, 2014

MS Office skills remain entrenched in the top common skills employers look for. So, be more savvy with these ten simple Office 2013 tips and grab more free time around the watercooler.


Make The Best Choices & Watch Movies You Love With Movli

29th September, 2014

While Movli can’t microwave popcorn, it can do something about your choice of movies. Movli is a personal record keeper of the movies you like, a movie recommendation service, and a social network.


Are You Getting The Most From Your DSLR?

26th September, 2014

A great shot is a split second event. Getting it right is knowing which camera feature to use and when. Here are ten DSLR features that could inspire you to power on your camera.


How To Create Stunning Flowcharts With Microsoft Word

18th September, 2014

Used with imagination, flowcharts can simplify both your work or life. Why not try out a few flowcharts with one of the easiest tools on hand – Microsoft Word.

Improve Search & Learning Skills In Kids From The Bing Homepage

5th September, 2014

The lineup of 21st Century learning skills is long – from critical thinking to media literacy. Tying them together is the now mundane task of Web search. In this case, Bing Search.


Pixlr For Desktop Is A Powerful & Free Creative Editor For Your Photos

2nd September, 2014

Pixlr arrives on the desktop for both Windows & Mac. It has enough features in its kitty to whet the needs of the casual user who wants to get creative with photos.

Space & Astronomy With Chrome

8 Unmissable Tools For Space-Obsessed Chrome Users

2nd September, 2014

Thanks to cutting edge Web technologies, exploration of space is now more down to Earth. Make a beginning of your space journey with just the Chrome browser. Here are a few space tools.

Career Reinvention

Want To Switch Jobs? 5 Tools That Help You Reinvent A New Career

20th August, 2014

Finding the right career is easier with online tools and career counselors. But to truly understand your dream job, you need to dive deeper and decide for yourself if that job fits you.