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About Us is published by Goondu Media Pte Ltd, a company registered and based in Singapore.

Started in June 2008 by technology journalists and ex-journalists from Singapore who share a common love for all things geeky and digital, the site now includes segments on personal computing, enterprise IT and Internet culture.

Techgoondu writes for the technology user, whether you are a consumer who’s new to smartphones or a corporate IT head deploying virtual servers.

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So, who are these goondus?


Alfred Siew
Alfred is a writer, speaker and media instructor who has covered the telecom, media and technology scene for more than a decade. Previously the technology correspondent for The Straits Times, he now edits the blog and runs his own technology and media consultancy. He is also the organiser of the Unwired telecom event in Singapore. Get in touch.

Aaron Tan
Aaron is a seasoned media and information professional with over a decade of experience in journalism and information management at leading media companies and government organisations. He was a technology correspondent at the Straits Times Digital Life and a senior journalist at ZDNet Asia covering enterprise technology. Besides editing, he also works on custom content. Get in touch.

Wilson Wong

Wilson Wong
Wilson is a self-taught photographer whose passion started with his father’s old Canon L Rangefinder camera. He now leads the 1,500+ strong Singapore Photography Interest Network group and his photos have won acclaim from Nikon and Fujifilm, as well as featured in various books and exhibitions. Get in touch.

Desmond Koh

Desmond Koh
Desmond is a Communications major from NUS. He takes to gadgets of any kind, in particular mobile devices and wearables. Aside from keeping up with the latest in tech and current affairs, he plans and runs programmes for a variety of causes. An aspiring PR and events professional, working for Techgoondu has made him a better writer and paper shredder. Get in touch.

Alvin Lai

Alvin Lai
Alvin is a writer and occasional painter. A former copywriter and freelance contributor to The Straits Times Digital Life, Alvin is interested in all kinds of gadgets, B2B technology, photography, and currently runs his own consultancy. Oh, and he welcomes anyone to eat as much chilli as he can. Get in touch..


Yap Hui Bin
Hui Bin is currently a web marketing project manager with professional experience in media relations and communications. In her other life, she is a Neutral Good rogue with a special affinity for felines. She has devoted much of her non-professional life to gaming and had contributed game reviews for The Straits Times’ Digital Life supplement for about a decade. Get in touch..


Raymond Lau
Raymond is a graduate from the Arts and Social Sciences faculty from the National University of Singapore, with a major in Communications and New Media. He is passionate about all things digital, especially new media (as you can probably guess), and is dreaming of starting his own web enterprise someday. Get in touch.

Jonathan Tan

Jonathan Tan
Jonathan is a Communications major from the National University of Singapore. He runs his own freelance videography business and enjoys making short films, to the dismay of his unfortunate friends who have to act in them. He constantly daydreams about how technology is going to change our future, and one day hopes a robot can cook his favourite bak chor mee. Get in touch.