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.

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:

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

It’s all relative

We have designed this issue with one thing in mind: career! In the pandemic, many of our readers wanted to know how to get back to the workforce.

April 4, 2021
April 4, 2021

3 million Bangladeshi Facebook users' personal data exposed during a massive data leak

Hackers have recently exposed the personal details of 533 million Facebook users across the world which includes data of 3 million (3,816,339) Bangladeshis. Published in a low-key cybersecurity forum, these data remain accessible to everyone. The leaked information consists of and is not limited to FB ID no, profile names, email addresses, basic location data, gender, employment etc.

April 2, 2021
April 2, 2021

Mail servers of some firms compromised

Some Bangladeshi organisations running Microsoft Exchange mail servers have been compromised by cyberattacks, says the e-Government Computer Incident Response Team (BGD e-GOV CIRT) in an advisory.

March 5, 2021
March 5, 2021

The only constant is change- or is it?

This week, we themed our issue keeping in mind March 8- World Women’s Day and Proof-reading day. Our cover story is about Femtech, a branch of technology that’s dedicated to female healthcare.

February 26, 2021
February 26, 2021

Amazfit GTR 2: A must-have

Amazfit GTR 2’s design is a major upgrade compared to the previous model of the device. Starting from the colour accent to the sleeker bezel- the smartwatch has brought a cleaner retro vibe to design.