1d ago| Tech & Startup

Electric Vehicles at the Detroit Auto Show

The emerging fleet of electric vehicles (EV) provoked fascination at the Detroit Auto Show, but many consumers were not yet ready to take the plunge to own one themselves.

2d ago| Tech & Startup

The grim freelancing reality

Not too long ago, freelancing was deemed an exciting career prospect for thousands of skilled Bangladeshi youths. The rapid digitalisation of the country, combined with a rising number of skilled, educated, but unemployed workforce—and consistently low market wages—contributed to a freelancing boom in Bangladesh over the last decade. 

2d ago| Tech & Startup

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4: Unfolding a grand experience

Samsung has been betting a lot on its foldables. In the past few years, it has made iterative improvements to its foldable Z series of smartphones. Samsung is betting so much on it that it has streamlined its product line-up and discontinued the popular note series. Inspired by the ‘bigger is always better' mantra, Samsung’s relentless attempt to make screens bigger has somewhat paid off. At least that’s what we felt from using the latest flagship Galaxy Z Fold4. Although we had our hands on the device for just a week, we tried to make the best use of the phone by making it our daily driver.

3d ago| Tech & Startup

Serious security flaws found in WhatsApp

Two serious security flaws have been discovered in WhatsApp, according to a report in The Sun. The report claims that by exploiting the security flaws, cybercriminals can remotely take over WhatsApp users' accounts at will. WhatsApp has reportedly quickly fixed the errors but due to the bugs remaining in the old version, users can get exposed still. ...

4d ago| Tech & Startup

Samsung launches the Galaxy Watch5 in Bangladesh

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Watch5 in Bangladesh. The smartwatch includes features like sleep tracking, health and wellness monitoring, and Samsung’s BIO-Active Sensor IC. Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch5 is now available at all Samsung stores in Bangladesh. 

4d ago| Tech & Startup

SydneySun International to implement 10,000 Dahua CCTVs in IFIC Bank

In order to modernise the banking operations and improvise customer security, a video surveillance project was implemented for IFIC Bank Limited. The project implementation partner was SydneySun International. Around 10,000 pieces of Dahua Brand IP-based CCTV cameras were added and installed in 176 branches, and 1,330 sub-branches including 39 ATM booths of IFIC Bank Limited, which are centrally monitored from IFIC Tower. This project is the largest project in the video surveillance industry in Bangladesh, claims a press release. ...

5d ago| Tech & Startup

Instagram rolling out feature to upload uninterrupted Stories

Photo and video-sharing social media platform Instagram is enabling users to create uninterrupted Stories up to 60 seconds long, according to a report by TechCrunch.

5d ago| Tech & Startup

UK may fine TikTok USD 29 million for failing to protect children's privacy

Britain could fine TikTok USD 29 million following an investigation that found the short-form video app may have breached UK's data protection law by failing to safeguard privacy of children using the platform.

5d ago| Tech & Startup

Samsung Galaxy F22 launched in Bangladesh

Samsung Bangladesh has recently launched the Galaxy F22, the latest addition to its F-Series.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

NASA to livestream intentional spacecraft crash: Where to watch

NASA is deliberately crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid to prove the possibility of deflecting space rocks using objects launched from Earth.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

How to write a research paper in your undergraduate years

Even though most of us deal with review articles, we often lack expertise in writing a paper based on original research.

1w ago| Tech & Startup

Printers under Tk. 26K: Our recommendations

Depending on the demands of your work, both laser and colour printers may be required in your new office.

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

Electric Vehicles at the Detroit Auto Show

The emerging fleet of electric vehicles (EV) provoked fascination at the Detroit Auto Show, but many consumers were not yet ready to take the plunge to own one themselves.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

The grim freelancing reality

Not too long ago, freelancing was deemed an exciting career prospect for thousands of skilled Bangladeshi youths. The rapid digitalisation of the country, combined with a rising number of skilled, educated, but unemployed workforce—and consistently low market wages—contributed to a freelancing boom in Bangladesh over the last decade. 

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4: Unfolding a grand experience

Samsung has been betting a lot on its foldables. In the past few years, it has made iterative improvements to its foldable Z series of smartphones. Samsung is betting so much on it that it has streamlined its product line-up and discontinued the popular note series. Inspired by the ‘bigger is always better' mantra, Samsung’s relentless attempt to make screens bigger has somewhat paid off. At least that’s what we felt from using the latest flagship Galaxy Z Fold4. Although we had our hands on the device for just a week, we tried to make the best use of the phone by making it our daily driver.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

Toyota Axio or Honda Grace: Which one should you go for?

If you have a budget of Tk. 20-22 lakh and planning to buy a mid-sized daily driver sedan to get around the city, you either have to seek the second-hand market for old Premallions, which is always a gamble to buy or you could play a bit safer and get your hands on reconditioned vehicles such as the Toyota Axio or Honda Grace. These old reliables are among the most popular cars even today, getting more and more common around Dhaka city and cementing themselves as the top choice among the budget-oriented reconditioned markets. However, with the same price range and so many similar features, which do you go for? Toyota Axio or Honda Grace? Here are some key differences to consider.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

10 TED talks that will improve your career prospects

Job hunting is an exhausting and intimidating process. From crafting cover letters and sending out CVs to going through multiple interviews and assessment rounds, we sometimes feel a little lost stepping into this new stage of our lives. TED Talks are an excellent way to get inspired and educated within a short time, and they may teach you something new in only a few minutes. We curated some TED talks that should help with your next career decision.

September 30, 2022
September 30, 2022

Perseverance at any cost

Stay safe everyone. See you next weekend. Until then.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Samsung and Intel developing world's first 'sliding PC'

Intel and Samsung Display are developing "slidable" PCs. Samsung Display CEO JS Choi made an appearance on stage during today's Intel Innovation keynote to demonstrate a prototype PC that transforms from a 13-inch tablet into a 17-inch display. ...

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Serious security flaws found in WhatsApp

Two serious security flaws have been discovered in WhatsApp, according to a report in The Sun. The report claims that by exploiting the security flaws, cybercriminals can remotely take over WhatsApp users' accounts at will. WhatsApp has reportedly quickly fixed the errors but due to the bugs remaining in the old version, users can get exposed still. ...

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Samsung launches the Galaxy Watch5 in Bangladesh

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Watch5 in Bangladesh. The smartwatch includes features like sleep tracking, health and wellness monitoring, and Samsung’s BIO-Active Sensor IC. Samsung’s new Galaxy Watch5 is now available at all Samsung stores in Bangladesh. 

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

SydneySun International to implement 10,000 Dahua CCTVs in IFIC Bank

In order to modernise the banking operations and improvise customer security, a video surveillance project was implemented for IFIC Bank Limited. The project implementation partner was SydneySun International. Around 10,000 pieces of Dahua Brand IP-based CCTV cameras were added and installed in 176 branches, and 1,330 sub-branches including 39 ATM booths of IFIC Bank Limited, which are centrally monitored from IFIC Tower. This project is the largest project in the video surveillance industry in Bangladesh, claims a press release. ...