Shahriar Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Shahriar Rahman

    A big guy who sits in the tightest cubicle in The Daily Star, Shahriar has a strong knowledge of all things related to digital security, mobile gadgets, apps and related tech. He is an electrical engineering graduate ( and also State Department Fellow) working as a Sub-Editor & Feature Writer for Bytes (our tech supplement) and occasionally does test drives for Shift (automotive supplement). In between, he regularly takes on interviews for Next Step (the career supplement). If any of your everyday gadgets are acting fishy, then Shahriar is probably your go-to-guy!

  • Ride sharing Company Pathao

    Pathao under pressure

    Homegrown ride-hailing service Pathao has been the centre of attention in social media last week. Pathao was slapped with two grave
  • The first bezel-less smartphone that most of us didn't know about

    It was a simpler time in 2014- Apple hadn't 'reinvented' the phone yet, Facebook wasn't a full-blown monster selling our data to everyone (technically they were, but we didn't know about it), selfies were the rage and we were going nuts about flappy birds. While all this was happening, most of us missed out on Sharp, a relatively lesser-known name in the mobile arena, which launched what was probably the first all screen (almost!) no bezel smartphone, the Sharp Aquos Crystal.
  • Huawei Nova 3i

    Huawei's entry in the midrange market of Bangladesh was on the back of the widely acclaimed Y series and GR series. The Y series still caters to the entry-level midrange crowd now while Huawei launched another series to cater to the upper mid-range segment last year- the Nova series. It entered the market with a nova 2i and was an instant hit. Nearly a couple months back, Huawei introduced the latest gadget of nova series: nova 3i. We were able to test out the device for nearly a month.
  • The rocky road of e-commerce

    The local e-commerce industry in Bangladesh started booming as a proper ecosystem around 2012, with the advent of faster internet connections in the country and legalisation and approval of online payment by Bangladesh Bank in several stages.
  • Helio S60 Smartphone review specifications and price in Bangladesh

    Hands-on Review: HELIO S60

    Helio by Edison Group has been churning out smartphones for a few years' now but went into a bit of hiatus in the last couple of