Shahriar Rahman

Engineer-turned-Journalist, Shahriar Rahman has a strong knowledge of all things digital. He started his career working in the telecom industry but later switched to media and journalism to follow his passion of 'playing with gadgets' for a living. Shahriar did his Master's in Global Media & Communication from the University of Warwick as a Chevening Scholar. He also holds an MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka, and a Masters in Engineering from AIUB. Shahriar is a State Department Fellow with the University of Oklahoma. He is currently the Editor of Toggle- the tech, career, automobile publication of The Daily Star.

May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

Review: OPPO F21 Pro -- phone with the bling ring

OPPO has been doing a great job with their devices in the last couple of years - putting innovation in the forefront, addressing customer pain-points and improving the tech in every iteration.

May 2, 2022
May 2, 2022

Zilingo debacle: Bangladeshi woman executive facing suspension, says she was discredited

Zilingo, the unicorn B2B apparel-tech startup, has shocked the startup and venture capital community in the past few weeks.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11: The fabled ”JATIO” phone?

Today we are going to share our take on the locally manufactured Xiaomi Redmi Note 11. As phone aficionados can attest, Note series of Xiaomi has been enjoying an inherent hype for the last several years now.

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

Bridge the gap between learning and earning

Generation Unlimited (GenU) launched in Bangladesh in February 2019 is a public-private-youth sector-driven multi-stakeholder initiative and partnerships platform with an ambitious goal of enabling 17 million opportunities for youth with quality education and training, employment, youth entrepreneurship and youth engagement in the country by 2025. GenU CEO Dr Kevin Frey shares the journey so far and what lies ahead.

March 25, 2022
March 25, 2022

Transcending boundaries

Mahbubul Matin is a seasoned Bangladeshi tech entrepreneur and the founder of Dotlines, a technology-powered service and business solution group, working across 12 countries with its headquarters in Singapore.

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

Women take lead in f-commerce

Since the Covid-19 pandemic crippled many businesses and impacted livelihoods of thousands, many were forced to resort to alternative means of income including exploring alternative channels.

January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Learn, Unlearn and Relearn Mantra to Success

In a candid interview with Md. Muyeedur Rahman, Samsung Electronics Bangladesh’s General Manager & Head of Business, we take a look at some intriguing details

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

OPPO Reno6: The dazzling mid-ranger

Reno is the upscale camera-focused device lineup of OPPO. Usually, these phones are aesthetically pleasing and have above average hardware and come with a price tag of upper mid-range.

November 5, 2021
November 5, 2021

VIVO X70 PRO 5G A True Pro

Vivo has unveiled a very recent flagship in the market – the X70 Pro 5G. Inspired by the successful X60 series, the X70 Pro 5G brings quite a handful of upgrades in terms of hardware and software.

October 1, 2021
October 1, 2021

OPPO F19 Pro - A phone for noobs and pros

After a very long time, we are back with OPPO’s exciting upper-midrange device- the F19 Pro. F19 is an iteration of OPPO’s mid-tier product segment and since its launch several months back readers have been asking us for a review of the device. OPPO handed us this review unit almost a month back and here’s what we have to say about the device: