Moushumi Chakrabarty

Escaping into a dreamland right from your desk – #Startup

Live Start Page makes it all very real. This add-on embeds smoothly into your browser without taking up too much space or memory. Once you install this add-on to your Google Chrome browser, you just let it do its thing. It’s so lightweight, you will not detect a wrinkle in your computer’s speed. The developers say there are more than 500 ‘live’ themes for “every taste, mood, weather & age”.

Create a landing page in a couple of minutes

The developer has billed ‘Carrd’ as a 1-page fully responsive Site, simple in design & intent. It can be used as a calling card, or an introduction, or for a ‘coming soon’ announcement.

Do your creative work on the go with this app – New app

Say you’re waiting in queue at the doctor’s office. A design idea hits you. You are desperate to record it, scribble it down so that you don’t forget it later. No need to panic. If you have your phone with you, & have earlier downloaded this nifty app called ‘Create’, you can.

A ‘Klear’ case of social analytics made simpler

Marketing these days means much more than a swift sales patter or graphs explaining how your product is the best on the block. It must include social analytics, social media listening & competitive analysis. This environment demands a more integrated fulsome approach towards marketing, to succeed.

‘Cubism’ for Content sharers on mobiles

Those who live to organize will love this – an app to categorize all your Content about 1 product/service in 1 place on your smartphone. All your apps with their related Content is stored in 1 multi-tasking cube on your smartphone. It’s like what you would do on your PC with related Content – save a document with those links. Only, this is with a smartphone which puts all your Content, that is, images, videos, files, tweets, maps, contacts, into a neat box. But wait, there’s more.

Want to be an early bird who gets the ‘worm’?

Some of us like to try new products. We’re always on the lookout for “cool” new technologies, but there’s only so much we can do on our own. At the same time, we like to support new startups, & we’re enthusiastic about how people are coming up with ideas for tackling all sorts of problems. There’s a way to combine these 2 passions. Plus get rewarded for doing so. If you‘re an early adopter (of new ideas & products), read on.

Share your 360 degree video with this app

A new app, ‘splash’, currently in beta, is doing clever things with 360 degrees video & VR, altering your perception of reality with their phones. You shoot the 360 video directly on your smartphone, & are able to share it on any social media platform within seconds.

To kill a voicemail – an app for the millennial you

Sick of getting rambling voicemails that demand an answer? Much prefer texting, or actually speaking to a person? You’re not alone. People feel that in this day & age, voicemail is like a dinosaur’s handshake. With this app, you don’t need to listen to, or return a voicemail again. Named aptly, ‘No More Voicemail’ is an app which doesn’t allow your caller to leave a voicemail.

Secure your files & keep the key with you – #Startup

Cryptomator has released an application which is big on security, yet light on complexity. Indeed, the developers believe that complexity in security systems produces inherent flaws which are difficult to work with.

Developer preview of Android N from Google is here – early

There’s some lively chatter about what the ‘N’ in Android N will stand for. Generally, Google names its OS upgrades after sweet stuff. You know, Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop & Marshmallow. The current favourite guess Online seems to be ‘Nutella’.