Susanna Khoo

Recent and archived articles by Susanna Khoo

2 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Zenpad 7.0: Zen in style

Users seeking a dash of chic and room for customisation will love this affordable tablet.

Affordable option: Asus' ZenPad 7.0 boasts pretty decent specs at a reasonable price tag, and plenty of accessories for customisation. — RICKY LAI/The Star
21 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM

Galaxy Tab S2: Pick up the Tab

Samsung’s latest tablet is light, slim and easy on the eyes.

Eye-catching: The Galaxy Tab S2 is a sight for sore eyes. — TAN KIT HOONG/The Star
17 Apr 2015 | 6:34 PM

Web Wanders: Spotlight on the good

Susanna Khoo shares uplifting tales she came across recently that have restored her confidence in the good that continues to take place amongst Malaysians, both online and in the real world.

Candid camera: Ng's video project captured the reactions of random Malaysians towards an actor posing as a foreign worker.
17 Apr 2015 | 6:18 PM

WiFi technology that's three times faster

Internet connectivity continues to improve in leaps and bounds as wireless networking standards such as IEEE 802.11ac come to the fore.

EXPLOSIVE DEMAND: Wee anticipates more growth in WiFi usage this year as more and more Malaysians seek to stay connected wherever they go.
14 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

HP Pavilion x2: A good all-rounder

A nicely sized device that’s compact to carry around and meets all your basic computing needs.

9 Apr 2015 | 12:06 PM

Cultivating interest in the Cloud

MDeC continues to stimulate interest amongst local independent software vendors in moving their solutions into the Cloud via its MSC Malaysia Cloud Initiative.

WORTH THE EFFORT: Despite difficulties that will be faced when migrating to the Cloud, it is still a wise move for ISVs to make, according to Khow. – AFP
30 Mar 2015 | 5:56 PM

Igniting ideas for financial technology

Maybank and 1337 Ventures are interested to uncover financial technology ideas across the Southeast Asian region over the next few months.

30 Mar 2015 | 4:14 PM

Cloud connected home security

Sharp’s Cloud SmartHome System promises a simple management tool to help you keep watch over your home.

30 Mar 2015 | 1:29 PM

Challenges of GST: Cost management and competitiveness

Businesses bear the brunt of responsibility when it comes to GST, and a dilemma exists for SMEs on whether or not to voluntarily register with Customs.

30 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

GST, tech and you

As of next month, IT products and services — even those that were zero-rated previously — will carry a 6% GST charge, but there are some exceptions.

THE NEW REALITY: Within the IT industry, most goods and services will have a standard GST rate of 6% applied to them.  – AFP