Ehsanur Raza Ronny | The Daily Star
  • Ehsanur Raza Ronny

    Primary life roles: Confused dad, all round car guy, model car builder and cartoonist. Currently Editor of Shift (automobiles), Bytes (technology) and Next Step (career) for the Daily Star. Previously did four years hard labour in advertising before starting Shift and Next Step in 2013 while also re-branding the previous tech publication as Bytes.

  • How I tamed an unruly, attention seeking washing machine

    A washing machine is the fifth most important invention man has ever invented or stolen from an alien spaceship. Its illustriousness stems from having car, paracetamol, toilet flush and toilet hand-shower.
  • 69 Charger from Autoworld

    The second generation Dodge Charger is by far the most bad-ass car to grace the movie screen. Bullitt, Fast and the Furious, Blade and Ghost Rider all preferred the obnoxiously loud muscle car as their ride of choice.
  • Are you boring people to death and beyond?

    Boring? You? No way. I am talking about the other person. We all know who that is. But just in case it IS you, you may not know it. This is much like being a dead zombie vampire. You may not know it until you look at your gross yet unreflecting self in the mirror. This list is just such a mirror. And it reflects if you really want to see.
  • 2018 Proton Preve

    While the unregistered Proton was being delivered to me for the test drive, a traffic sergeant stopped it to check for papers. I received a call because the traffic sergeant wanted to verify we were not on a joy ride.
  • OPPO F9

    Oppo is taking style quite seriously. The F9 comes in three colours and none of them are subtle. This is a phone not suitable for spies, you cannot blend in with the crowd while calling in an airstrike. Red, blue and purple are your choices. Which is a good thing in an age of dull (or shiny) black rectangular glass blocks. Huawei did start off offering vivid, pattern-filled colours but Oppo here took it up to eleven.
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