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Ending 2015 With My Quotes In The Straits Times

As we come to the end of 2015, I thought it would be best to end it with my quotes in The Straits Times.

Signing up for safer SingPass simplified; more streamlining expected, 22 December 2015 - Some SingPass users were pleasantly surprised by the change. Marketing manager Aaron Koh, 39, said: "The first step is so much faster now, involving fewer clicks."

Streaming service with new set-top box may shake up Singapore TV market, 29 August 2015 - Marketing manager Aaron Koh, 39, said VPN services are already available on the Web for as little as US$50 (S$70) a year and can be used on any broadband connection.

Consumers turning to telcos for phablets, 30 July 2015 Marketing manager Aaron Koh, 39, whose two-year mobile contract ends next May, said: "I'm holding out for the year-end launch of the new version of the iPhone 6, which will be more stable and offer better features."

1,000 free SIM cards for MyRepublic's mobile trial, 27 April 2015 - Marketing manager Aaron Koh, 39, wants to see the comeback of flat-fee generous data plans, no longer on sale here since September 2012. "Today, I'm already using more than 10GB of mobile data a month," said the avid app user, whose phone bills run to more than $100 a month.

I didn't do one for for 2014. Here's a catch-up..

Public Wi-Fi users, beware of Poodle, 18 October 2014 - Meanwhile, marketing manager Aaron Koh, 38, said he is not too worried. "I seldom use public Wi-Fi for online banking. Only to check my e-mail."

Debate over how one-time passwords are sent out, 21 July 2014 - Marketing manager Aaron Koh, 38, said: "Security does not have to mean inconvenience to the user." He suggested using newer 2FA technologies like the Google authenticator, a smartphone app that generates OTPs.

Consumers 'confused' over data protection, 2 July 2014 - Marketing manager Aaron Koh is unsure of his rights. "I thought companies have to ask for my permission to use my information for marketing?" said the 38-year-old, who had received notices from telcos and banks stating their new policies.

Heartbleed bug: To change or not to change your computer password, 12 April 2014 - Its failure to inform Gmail account holders infuriates users like Mr Aaron Koh, 37, who said he does not track vendors' blog posts.

"The very least Google could have done is to update users via an e-mail," said the marketing manager.

Home broadband now cheaper than ever, 17 Jan 2014 - Marketing manager Aaron Koh, who said he participates in a lot of conference calls from home, said he wished the new plan was announced before he renewed his broadband contract last week. "Fifty bucks for 1Gbps is very affordable," he said.

Anybody needs a spokesperson for 2016?


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