Technology

Technopolis: What does Huawei ban mean for Nepali users?

While Huawei Nepal says its phones, as of now, fully support Google services and Android updates, the future remains uncertain.

Prajesh SJB Rana, Jun 24 2019

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Here’s five essential gadgets from Fuzz Factory’s co- founder

Rohit Shakya shares his favourite gadgets that he uses to make his experimental melodies

ABANI MALLA, Jun 10 2019

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With government services and data going digital, proper cybersecurity is more essential than ever

Government agencies and private companies both need to focus more on securing their data, say security professionals

Prajesh SJB Rana, Jun 10 2019

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Philosophy of technology

The way technology has gone into symbiosis with our current milieu is in the form of a cultural unit, connecting organically to our collective consciousness.

Sudeep Adhikari, Jun 03 2019

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Techtalk with Gadgetbyte: Keep your online data under control

With everyone on multiple apps and sites simultaneously, it is imperative one knows who has access to your personal data

Johnson Shrestha, Jun 03 2019

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Technopolis: Three indie games from last year you might’ve missed

Indie games provide innovative gameplay and deeply layered storytelling. Three games from last year do all of this and more.

Prajesh SJB Rana, May 27 2019

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Techtalk with Gadgetbyte: Here’s how you can get started with promoting your Facebook business page in Nepal

Learning to leverage Facebook’s platform to promote oneself has become an essential part of an organisation’s operations—whether it be within or outside Nepal.

Pratima Adhikari, May 20 2019

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Why aren’t there more women in IT?

When Nhasala Joshi joined the Advanced College of Engineering and Management in Kupondole, she was the only woman in her Electronics Engineering class. Later, as the semester progressed, the number of women grew to three, still a heavily lopsided gender ratio.

Prajesh SJB Rana, May 13 2019

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Nepal will soon be implementing an Equipment Identity Register for all mobile devices in the country. But what does that actually entail?

There are many in Nepal who import mobile phones, formally or informally For the latter, these mobile phones are generally for friends and family, as the same model phones are generally more expensive in Nepal

Bivek Khatiwada, May 07 2019

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Hamro Patro is one of the most downloaded Nepali apps. Here's its story.

In 2008, when Shankar Uprety left for the US to pursue a Master’s in computer engineering, he carried with him a Nepali bhittey patro, a Nepali calendar. During his first year in the US, Uprety would rely on the calendar to stay informed of the dates of different festivals his family members would be celebrating back in Nepal.

Tsering Ngodup Lama, May 05 2019

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Government officials don’t have an official explanation for why government websites were down on Sunday

Cybersecurity experts say the nearly daylong blackout of government sites could have possibly been the doing of malicious actors who tied up the sites’ resources and prevented legitimate users from accessing the sites by flooding the government server which, they say, is highly vulnerable to security risks.  

Bhrikuti Rai, May 05 2019

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