Hasan Mahmud Abdullah

Asus ROG Ally: Power in your palms

Asus's ROG Ally jumps into the ring as a strong contender among handheld gaming consoles like the Steam Deck, Lenovo Legion Go, and Aya Neo - promising a feature-packed mobile gaming experience with considerable computational muscle. In our hands-on review, we took the brand new Asus ROG Ally for a spin, digging into its build and performance.

UIU team wins gold at International Blockchain Olympiad 2023

United International University students from Bangladesh have achieved a landmark victory at the International Blockchain Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands, showcasing the country's burgeoning talent in blockchain technology.

Counter-Strike in Bangladesh: a retrospective

Fans of all ages will agree that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, or CSGO in short, was a hit in Bangladesh. However, unbeknownst to many of the newer generation is the history and extent of the franchise’s popularity in Bangladesh, which roots back nearly two decades.

The IMAX experience: What Bangladeshis are missing out on

IMAX, an acronym for 'Maximum Image', encompasses a unique ecosystem of specialised cameras, film rolls, theatres, and projectors. Together, they aim to offer an almost 'out-of-body' immersion in film viewing, if fan testimonials are to be believed. In comparison to the standard film screens in Cineplex theatres across Bangladesh, IMAX screens provide 26% more viewing space due to their taller dimensions. Furthermore, IMAX theatres utilise dual projectors to enhance luminance, allowing, as director Christopher Nolan puts it, the screen to "disappear".

Made in Bangladesh: How the local video games industry levels up

Bangladesh's game development market, although smaller than that of the US, shows promise. In 2021, the market was valued at $62.22 million and is part of a broader $0.37 billion gaming industry in the country. Projections indicate that this market could double by 2026.

Video game development industry at a crossroads

In the global entertainment business landscape, the video games industry has not just grown, it has exploded, eclipsing even the combined revenues of the film and music industries.

Inside the country’s first Data Science degree

The Data Science umbrella has expanded large enough to cover almost every single field that we can think of.

Local esports events to keep an eye on

Much like the outside world, Bangladesh equally shares a love for gaming and competition.

December 26, 2023
December 26, 2023

Asus ROG Ally: Power in your palms

Asus's ROG Ally jumps into the ring as a strong contender among handheld gaming consoles like the Steam Deck, Lenovo Legion Go, and Aya Neo - promising a feature-packed mobile gaming experience with considerable computational muscle. In our hands-on review, we took the brand new Asus ROG Ally for a spin, digging into its build and performance.

November 18, 2023
November 18, 2023

UIU team wins gold at International Blockchain Olympiad 2023

United International University students from Bangladesh have achieved a landmark victory at the International Blockchain Olympiad in Amsterdam, Netherlands, showcasing the country's burgeoning talent in blockchain technology.

October 30, 2023
October 30, 2023

Counter-Strike in Bangladesh: a retrospective

Fans of all ages will agree that Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, or CSGO in short, was a hit in Bangladesh. However, unbeknownst to many of the newer generation is the history and extent of the franchise’s popularity in Bangladesh, which roots back nearly two decades.

September 25, 2023
September 25, 2023

The IMAX experience: What Bangladeshis are missing out on

IMAX, an acronym for 'Maximum Image', encompasses a unique ecosystem of specialised cameras, film rolls, theatres, and projectors. Together, they aim to offer an almost 'out-of-body' immersion in film viewing, if fan testimonials are to be believed. In comparison to the standard film screens in Cineplex theatres across Bangladesh, IMAX screens provide 26% more viewing space due to their taller dimensions. Furthermore, IMAX theatres utilise dual projectors to enhance luminance, allowing, as director Christopher Nolan puts it, the screen to "disappear".

September 5, 2023
September 5, 2023

Made in Bangladesh: How the local video games industry levels up

Bangladesh's game development market, although smaller than that of the US, shows promise. In 2021, the market was valued at $62.22 million and is part of a broader $0.37 billion gaming industry in the country. Projections indicate that this market could double by 2026.

September 5, 2023
September 5, 2023

Video game development industry at a crossroads

In the global entertainment business landscape, the video games industry has not just grown, it has exploded, eclipsing even the combined revenues of the film and music industries.

June 23, 2023
June 23, 2023

Inside the country’s first Data Science degree

The Data Science umbrella has expanded large enough to cover almost every single field that we can think of.

June 18, 2023
June 18, 2023

Local esports events to keep an eye on

Much like the outside world, Bangladesh equally shares a love for gaming and competition.

June 7, 2023
June 7, 2023

UIU places 1st among Asian teams in University Rover Challenge 2023

TELOS, a Mars rover prototype and ICARUS, the companion aerial subsystem, developed by the UIU Mars rover team, have recently secured first place in Asia in the University Rover Challenge 2023. 

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