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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Catch The Buzz: Google Trends Offers Email Notifications

20th April, 2014

Stay in the know with email notifications for Google Trends. You can now subscribe to your favorite search topics, “hot trends” for any country, and the U.S. monthly top charts.

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Yahoo Polishes The Flickr App With 30 – Second HD Recording & Auto-Sync

19th April, 2014

Significant new features have been added to the smartphone apps after Yahoo went for a complete redesign of the Flickr app at the fag end of 2012. HD video recording is one of the highlights.

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5 Easy Ways To Grab Free High Resolution Stock Images With Your Email

18th April, 2014

Finding a great photo isn’t that hard. Using that perfect photo can also come without sweat and cost. The five sources here ease your hunt because you simply subscribe to them with an email.

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Amazon Combines Kindle Personal Documents With Cloud Drive

18th April, 2014

The “Send To Kindle” feature is handy. Amazon will now automatically archive all personal documents sent to Kindle in a new “My Send-to-Kindle Docs” folder on Amazon Cloud Drive.

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7 Tiny Things You Can Do In A Few Minutes For Your Writing Creativity

17th April, 2014

If you like writing, then you can find comfort in that old cliché that says, creativity is knowledge having fun. Here are seven things you can do to improve your writing creativity.

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

16th April, 2014

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

14th April, 2014

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

12th April, 2014

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

12th April, 2014

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

10th April, 2014

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

10th April, 2014

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

8th April, 2014

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

5th April, 2014

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

5th April, 2014

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

4th April, 2014

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.