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Xiaomi hikes the price of three Redmi smartphones in Nepal

Xiaomi has increased the prices of three Redmi phones in Nepal: Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, and Redmi 8A Dual. Last day, it did the same in the Indian market. This could be Xiaomi’s response to a degraded sales revenue…

NEA launches online bills payment system amid the ongoing lockdown

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has launched an online payment system letting consumers read the electricity meter, input the reading, and hence pay bills, amid ongoing nationwide shutdown. Basically, consumers can register to the online system, enter their current meter reading,…

Tension between two borders spreads out to the cyber world with hackers

The uprising tension between the Government of Nepal and India over Lipulekh, Kalapani, and Limpiyadhura territories spreads out to the cyber world with hackers from both sides posting their messages on each other’s government websites. On 21 May, an Indian…

IDP launches Study Abroad app to connect students in Nepal with more than 650 universities worldwide

IDP Education has launched the IDP Study Abroad app to connect students in Nepal with more than 650 universities across the globe. It mentions the Study Aboard app as a digital initiative to building a world’s leading platform guiding international…

Xiaomi MIUI 12 global update: Release date, compatible devices and features

Update, 19 May 2020 (6:31 PM NPT): Xiaomi’s upcoming MIUI 12 for China was showcased earlier this month, now the company has unveiled it for global users. The global MIUI 12 skin is essentially as same as the Chinese one…

Samsung Galaxy A51 tops the chart as the world’s best selling Android smartphone in Q1 of 2020

Strategy Analytics recently published a report claiming Samsung Galaxy A51 4G as the world’s best selling Android smartphone in Q1 2020 with a 2.3% share. Redmi 8 secures the second position with 1.9%. This proves a progressive dominance of affordable…

Facebook Avatars: Here’s how to create your ‘avatar’

Last year, Facebook introduced Avatars, which would let users create their custom replica. Now, Avatars is finally making its way to the US. If you are still scratching your heads — users can create and express themselves in the form…

Xiaomi becomes number one smartphone brand in Nepal

Xiaomi acclaims the number one spot as a smartphone brand in Nepal as per the latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, Q1 2020 report. Xiaomi’s market share translates to 30.9% — four out of the top ten smartphones sold…

[UPDATE] Around 5,000 Smart Cell users’ data leaked publicly on the internet

UPDATE [2020/05/16 7:45 PM NPT]: The leaker has published yet another article in Medium with links to around 5,000 personal data consisting of names, phone numbers, and addresses. He has gone on to add that if not taken seriously by…

GTA V to be available for free on Epic Games Store starting today

Get ready to waste your whole weekend, as the megahit GTA V will be reportedly available for free starting today until May 21. Yes, it will be yours to keep forever. A reliable source informed Gamepressure that Epic Games Stores…

Government of Nepal launches COVIDNP app to track COVID-19 patients in Nepal

The Government of Nepal in collaboration with IMARK Private Limited, Pioneer Associates and Ideal Concern introduces the COVIDNP app in order to track the COVID-19 patients in Nepal. The application basically asks relevant questions to the users thereby marking them…

Facebook now rolling out its desktop redesign with dark mode to users worldwide

In 2019, Facebook pitched an idea of redesigning its desktop site. It calls it “The New Facebook”, but it barely reached out to everyone. However, the company is now rolling out the feature worldwide. The new design from Facebook is…

Huawei manages to stay afloat as Chinese smartphone sales fall a record 22 percent

The COVID-19 epidemic obliged the likes of Apple Inc. and Xiaomi to close their stores in China thereby jamming countrywide supply. Counterpoint Research states a 22% smartphone sales collapse in China in the course of the first quarter. However, Huawei…