Call Drops: Telecom Operators to Install 150,000 More Towers by March 2017

Trying to solve call drops, the telecom service providers have installed more than 130,000 additional base transceiver stations (BTS) across the country between June to October and plan to install more than 150,000 more BTSs till March 2017, an official statement said in New Delhi on Wednesday. “In order to obtain direct feedback from subscribers…

Nintendo Switch Possibly Region-Free; Does Not Have 3G or LTE Support

The Nintendo Switch is barely a month away from an official reveal but that hasn’t stopped a steady trickle of information from reaching the public domain. According to documents related to an FCC (Federal Communications Commission) filing for the device, it has been discovered by eagle-eyed Redditors that the Nintendo Switch will not have any…

Casement Windows Benefits to Your Home

A casement is a window that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges, and is hinged at the side. Windows that are hinged at the top are known as awning windows, and those that are hinged at the bottom are referred to as hoppers. Casement windows are useful because of the natural…

Instagram Gets Stickers for Stories, Hands-Free Video Recording

Instagram has rolled out two more features that allows users to add stickers to posts and capture videos “hands-free”. According to a report in the Next Web on Tuesday, users can now add stickers to videos and photo stories through a sticker button that shows up next to the drawing tool. The feature includes specific…

Apple, HP, Samsung, Others Pledge to Keep Children Out of Cobalt Mines

Separate groups of the world’s leading technology companies are launching two initiatives to curb “the worst forms of child labour” and other abusive practices in the supply chain for cobalt, a key ingredient in lithium-ion batteries that power smartphones, laptops and electric cars. About 60 percent of the world’s cobalt originates in the Congo, where…

HTC Schedules Product Announcement for January 12; New Smartphone Expected

HTC has started sending media invites for an event on January 12 where the company says it will make its “next big announcement.” The company has shared a teaser invite with “for U” as a tagline. Unfortunately, not many details about HTC’s upcoming announcement are available right now. It’s worth noting that the January 12…