Science & Technology
How a communications app has helped virtual learning in Nepal
Veda has been accommodating the needs of virtual classrooms for many schools since the start of the pandemic. Nirdesh Dwa, one of the developers, shares how the app is attempting to fill the void in digital classroom technology.
A Case for Linux in 2021
A majority of the internet infrastructure is based on Linux because of its stability and its customisability.
RippleDevice: High demand for a small company
Rahul Kayastha on what got him to start Nepal’s first OEM company dedicated to making gaming laptops and the company’s journey so far.
Understanding graphics cards
Deciding which graphics card to invest in can be very confusing.
Telecom regulator’s system gets overloaded as people rush to register their mobile sets
The authority is all set to implement the Mobile Device Management System from July 16 that will make illegally imported mobile phones unusable.
Do you still need an antivirus software in 2021?
While modern operating systems are equipped to offer some level of protection against viruses, having antivirus softwares provide that extra layer of security.
‘Yatri Motorcycles was born with a vision of providing no-compromise e-mobility’
Ashim Pandey on what it takes to successfully design, engineer, and fabricate electric motorcycles in Nepal.
Is Windows 10 essentially free?
Since the launch of Windows 10 back in 2015, the operating system has received monumental feature set upgrades for free.
Apple’s colourful vision for 2021
The first Apple event of the year came with a lot of new announcements.
Michael Collins, the ‘forgotten’ astronaut of Apollo 11, dies at 90
A statement released by his family said Collins died of cancer.
Sony Xperia: Technologically impressive but narrow market
Despite Sony smartphones’ innovative features, they’ve struggled to stay relevant in the highly competitive smartphone market.
‘We dream to be Nepal’s first billion-dollar IT company’
How a group of like-minded people came together to start the cyber security firm Nassec, and how they’re now developing their most important project till date: ReconwithMe, a vulnerability assessment tool.
What you need to know about open-source software
Open-source software at its core is about collaboration among developers: it gives anyone on the internet access to an application’s code on the backend.
The M1 Macs: Should you buy one?
The new M1 Macs are definitely deserving of all the hype, they are some seriously impressive chips. But as these are first-generation chips, perhaps waiting would be wise.
Indie games you might have missed
While both big and small developers have kept us entertained, some interesting, smaller indie titles have managed to go unnoticed. Here are some of them.
Is it time to quit WhatsApp?
Updated privacy policies state the platform will share user information with Facebook, and this hasn’t gone down well with users. But does that mean you have to stop using the service altogether?
The women who are changing the face of tech in Nepal
Here are 10 women who have done exceptional work in the field of technology in Nepal.
Dust off your old laptops and reuse them
There are many ways that you can squeeze that last remaining bit of life out of your old laptops to help minimise e-waste at your homes.
Four flavours of the new iPhone
The new iPhones-- the iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 12 Pro Max--aren’t just pretty to look at. They’re also beasts when it comes to performance.
Consoles of the next gen
To cater to the needs of next-gen games, Microsoft and Sony are releasing their new line of gaming consoles. Let’s take a closer look at them here.