Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.21

Head to a pod if WFH not an option

No quiet corner at home to work? A “cocoon” can be your answer. With work-from-home becoming the new normal because of the Covid pandemic, the New Town authorities have come up with the c...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

Tech varsity expands hostels with WiFi

The state tech university has begun renting accommodation in the vicinity of the campus to set up WiFi-enabled hostels where students can attend classes over digital platforms, a university official s...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.21

Hazaribagh station offers free Wi-Fi

Hazaribagh railway station in Jharkhand has earned a distinction that went largely unnoticed because of the ongoing lockdown in the state. Many residents came to know only when some papers informed o...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Business  /  Published 08.05.21

Heat on China Wi-Fi devices

India has held up approvals for the import of Wi-Fi modules from China for months, driving companies such as US computer makers Dell and HP and China’s Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo and Lenovo to delay pro...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 22.02.21

Storage for WhatsApp backup

My WhatsApp chats have not been backed up for six months. When I try to back them up now, it shows a total size of 3.3GB, that refuses to upload. I use a Realme 5i phone over a 60Mbps Internet connect...
By Surit Doss


Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Smart Street

Five trees have been “planted” on Smart Street. A tree has 20 leaves under each of which there is a solar lamp, connected to sensors, that stays lit automatically from dusk to dawn. The so...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Wi-Fi hotspots for New Town road

At least six new Wi-Fi hotspots will be set up in various places along the Major Arterial Road (MAR) of New Town, said an official of Hidco, which builds infrastructure in the township. According to ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.07.19

Free WiFi across Delhi: How to do it right

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has resuscitated its promise of free WiFi in public spaces across the city, a move that some of its detractors have called an election time gimmick of AAP.The ...
in New Delhi

Technology  /  Published 03.02.19

A garden on your windowsill

I still remember the day I plucked the very first tomato from the plants I had grown in the kitchen garden behind our government quarters. And the satisfaction I felt when I bit into that plump, juic...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Technology  /  Published 28.04.19

Share files without pesky apps

If you have been updating your Windows 10 PC regularly, your computer is now on par with a feature that has been available on Macs for a while. Nearby Sharing puts your PC in league with Apple’s Air...
By Surit Doss


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