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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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.

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

3rd April, 2014

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.

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Top 7 TV News Outlets That Accept Your Newsworthy Pictures And Videos

27th March, 2014

Juice up your cell. If news is breaking, be on the scene. Here are seven television news outlets waiting to accept your newsworthy pictures and videos. This the golden age of citizen journalism.

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Be Mobile & Travel Well With Expedia’s New Responsive Homepage Redesign

26th March, 2014

Expedia has finally got a new homepage design that also goes well with mobile devices. The world’s largest travel portal has gone for a responsive new look – the most significant one since 2002.

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Microsoft Offers $100 Discount On Select PCs To Windows XP Users Willing To Upgrade

25th March, 2014

The Redmond based company has offered customers $100 in store credit if they upgrade from Windows XP to the newer Windows 8.1 computer. The offer is open only in United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

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Learnist Makes Learning Stylish With A New Look And A Reading List

23rd March, 2014

Learnist is an educational startup that launched with a distinctly Pinterest-styled look. The site has been redesigned for easier creation and curation. You should find the new design more pleasing to the eyes.