Intisab Shahriyar | The Daily Star
  • Intisab Shahriyar

  • Staying cool the right way

    What do you think is the most underrated invention from the 20th century? No, you are quite wrong, it’s the air conditioner. Imagine how many hotel bookings you have cancelled when you found out the room wasn’t air conditioned.
  • UHD: The only way to TV

    If you are a 90s kid, you are one of the few who can truly appreciate the strides we have made in terms of image quality. Most of us grew up with VHS, which had a resolution of 333X480 pixels. Let that sink in for a minute… and that the cheapest smartphones you can buy on the market now have resolutions twice over and then some.
  • Most influential gadgets of all time

    Children growing up these days, or in fact, the early 2000’s, have had the wonderful opportunity to grow up with things that we, the so-called ‘Gen Next’ could only dream of, or see on TV. Where once it was amazingly cool to see a talking black car, that same feature is now so commonplace that it borders on sheer annoyance.
  • No one's home: the fabled privacy

    How many good times can you think of that started with that exclamation alone? If the answer is many, well you are in the right place. If not, well, stick around anyway because why not read up on what you missed out on.
  • What's wrong with one star?

    In the spirit of the #10yearchallenge that seems to be the gripping trend in social media at the time of this writing, why don't we look back at our own lifestyle 10 or 20 years ago?