About Abhiroop Basu

Abhiroop Basu is an opinionated tech and digital media blogger. As a doe-eyed twenty-something, he started his first blog TechComet to comment on anything tech-related that caught his omniscient eye.

Articles by Abhiroop Basu

Snippet: How to Print Files Remotely Using Dropbox

Snippet: How to Print Files Remotely Using Dropbox

HP and other manufacturers are gearing up to release a set of new printers that will allow the user to remotely print document. If you are using Dropbox you can have this same functionality now. Amit Agarwal at Digital Inspiration has written a simple VBS script that allows files uploaded to Dropbox to automatically print. […]

Read SMS Messages On your Computer With TalkMyPhone [Android]

Read SMS Messages On your Computer With TalkMyPhone [Android]

My day is split between sitting in front of the computer and being on the move. While I am at my computer my HTC Magic (running Android 2.2) is comfortably charging in its dock. Unfortunately, this means that every time I receive a text message or other notification I have to remove the phone from […]

Dropbox Android App Review

Dropbox Android App Review

In my previous Dropbox article, I highlighted that Dropbox had released apps for the Android, iOS and Blackberry platforms. These enabled Dropbox users to access their data while on the move. However, the apps, especially the Android one, was very much in its infancy and there were a lot of basic functions that it lacked. […]

PixelApp’s Magic Collage v2.3 [Free Giveaway]

PixelApp’s Magic Collage v2.3 [Free Giveaway]

Digital cameras allow us to take troves of pictures without worrying about where we will store them. However, there are very few creative ways of actually displaying these pictures. PixelApp Studio’s Magic Collage 2.3 solves this dilemma by creating beautiful collages from your image files. In this week giveaway, we will be giving away 10 […]

Tips and Tricks For Your Shiny New Kindle

Tips and Tricks For Your Shiny New Kindle

I am the proud owner of a brand new Amazon Kindle Wi-Fi (a.k.a. Kindle 3). This sleek graphite device is great when I want to read at home or on the move. The size and weight are just perfect and even after holding it for a few hours I can barely feel it resting on […]

Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder + Free Giveaway

Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder + Free Giveaway

The digital slideshow is an effective means of displaying all your digital content. Instead of your family and friends viewing a static sequence of your holiday photos and videos you can dress it up in imaginative ways to provide an interactive experience. Simple products such as Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker and Apple’s iMovie allowed early […]

How to Style Up Your Quotes in Blogger

How to Style Up Your Quotes in Blogger

Virtually all blogging platforms, including Blogger, have the “quote text” function. This is useful when you want to highlight sections from other texts or where you need to highlight information from within your own article. Quoted text can be customised to look different from the main body of your article and these differences make it […]

How To Change the Blogger Favicon

How To Change the Blogger Favicon

Although WordPress is one of the more powerful blogging platforms, I have always been a fan of Google’s Blogger. After creating my personal tech blog, TechComet, on Blogger, I realised that my blog lacked a professional touch as its favicon was set to the default Blogger logo: the white and orange “B”. If you want […]

3 Useful Comic Viewer Apps for Android

3 Useful Comic Viewer Apps for Android

The advent of the digital age has drastically changed our methods of consuming media. Books and music have become digitised and in the same vein it is now possible to read entire comic books from a variety of electronic devices. I have been a fan of comics for a long time and as an Android […]

How to Control Your Computer With Your Android Phone

How to Control Your Computer With Your Android Phone

In my last article, I covered how to control VLC media player with your Android phone. While that is great for manipulating VLC, it cannot actually control anything else on your computer. Other similar Android apps such as TunesRemote are great for controlling iTunes, but are again limited to that one function. Sometimes you are […]