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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Google+ For Android Gets Photo Editing Across Devices & New Image Filters

28th February, 2014

The latest round of changes to the Google+ for Android app brings non-destructive photo editing across devices and Snapseed-inspired new filters and tools.

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New In The Feed: Facebook Pages Now Display Other Pages That Tag Them

27th February, 2014

Facebook Pages just got more interactive. In a discovery-boosting measure, your Facebook feed will now display another Page if it tags a Page you are following.

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Keep A Cleaner Inbox As Gmail Gets One-Click Unsubscribe Button

25th February, 2014

A prominent “unsubscribe” link at the top of an email is the small but user-friendly change that should be coming to all Gmail accounts soon.

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BitTorrent Revamps Android App With Easier File Sharing

24th February, 2014

BitTorrent brings a new look and feel to its Android app. BitTorrent Version 2 shows significant changes like the ability to select and download individual files within a torrent.

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Block Annoying Contacts On LinkedIn With The New Member Blocking Feature

23rd February, 2014

Ever wished for a quieter LinkedIn personal page? LinkedIn just answered your requests with a new blocking feature. The “Member Blocking” feature has now rolled out to all users for another layer of privacy.

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Share Pinteresting Images With The Hovering Pin-It Button On Chrome

22nd February, 2014

The upgraded “Pin It” for Chrome gives you a one-click timesaving option to populate your Pinterest boards. It is a simpler road to save your favorites on the popular image sharing social network.

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10 Surprisingly Simple Time Hacks For Reading More Every Day

21st February, 2014

There is just too much to read, and so little time. Their is just one obvious antidote against all excuses – you have to make time to read. The gold-plated question is how.

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Google Translate 2.1 Shows Up With Native iOS 7 Keyboard & More Language Support

21st February, 2014

Update to Google Translate 2.1 on your iOS device and carry along support for translation and handwriting input support for new languages. Google Translate finally gets a new iOS 7 keyboard to do all the typing with.

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Wattpad Gives Its Book-Loving Readers Inline Commenting And Offline Access

20th February, 2014

The new Wattpad apps for Android and iOS comes with two new features that should appeal to long-time members of the Wattpad community and anyone who likes to read while on the go.

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Flickr Makes Conversations Richer With Photo Inserts In Comments

20th February, 2014

Now get more attention for your photos on Flickr. Yahoo’s photo hosting website has introduced a new “improved” commenting feature that allows users to insert photos with their comments.

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10 Incredibly Simple Ways To Share Stuff On The Web While Saving Time

19th February, 2014

Sharing should be simple. What could be better than to take our hunt for free seconds to some “time shaving” online services that make sharing a simpler job than it is.

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HTC Advantage Replacing Cracked Screens For Free In New HTC One Phones

19th February, 2014

The sight of shattered glass on a premium new phone is a high-voltage shock. HTC promises to insulate you with their unique promise to replace cracked screens within the first six months of purchase.

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Microsoft And DocuSign Join Hands To Bring Digital Signatures To Office 365

19th February, 2014

The eSignature service DocuSign has inked a partnership with Microsoft that should allow Office 365 users to stamp their documents with eSignatures within the Office platform. The feature will enhance the workflow for Office 365 users.

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VMware Virtualization Brings Windows Apps And Desktops To Chromebooks

17th February, 2014

Google comes together with VMware in move to bring you the best of both worlds – the low cost of ownership with a Chromebook, and the use of Windows as a virtual service.

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YouTube Lists All The Top Songs & Tracks When You Search By Artist Name

16th February, 2014

A small but important addition to YouTube makes discovering tracks and albums easier. Type in a search to see a long list of the top tracks and albums on the right linking to the videos.