Jeffry Thurana

Jeffry Thurana is a creative writer living in Indonesia. He helps other writers and freelancers to earn more from their crafts. He's on a quest of learning the art of storytelling, believing that how you tell a story is as important as the story itself. He is also an architect and a designer, and loves traveling and playing classical guitar.

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TextWrangler: a Simple Mac Text Editor on Steroids

TextWrangler: a Simple Mac Text Editor on Steroids

TextWrangler, a simple Mac text editor, is not as feature-rich as a full word processor; it’s light and it handles plain and simple text without all the formatting bells and whistles. Check it out.

Blogging in Bliss with DeskPM for Mac

Blogging in Bliss with DeskPM for Mac

Looking for the perfect desktop blogging app for Mac? DeskPM features a clean, simple, distraction-free interface and can publish to multiple platforms. Check it out.

Designing Fun and Creative WordPress 404 Pages

Designing Fun and Creative WordPress 404 Pages

Some website owners dread 404 pages while others use them as their creative outlets and come up with really fun and amazing results. If you want to design a fun 404 page for your WordPress site, this tutorial will help.

Subscribe To Your Favorite TV Shows With The Help Of TVShows [Updated]

Subscribe To Your Favorite TV Shows With The Help Of TVShows [Updated]

Update: Ember Code has ended the service of TVShows. It is no longer available. More detail here. Update: Look like someone has taken over the project. It is now call TVShows 2. Are you one of those people who love watching TV but find it difficult to set your time to match your favorite shows? […]

Two Free Tools To Synchronize Any Folder To Dropbox [Mac]

Two Free Tools To Synchronize Any Folder To Dropbox [Mac]

If I had to list down the most useful tools that I’ve used in my computer life, Dropbox would be one of the top name on the list. It’s more than just a simple backup tool. The combination of desktop apps, web service and supports from tons of third-party applications, open up possibilities that I’ve […]

Process Your Images In Bulk With ResizeMe [Mac]

Process Your Images In Bulk With ResizeMe [Mac]

If you are a blogger, you would understand the importance of images to enhance the quality of blog post. There are many sources – either in the real world or in the virtual world – where you can acquire pictures that you can use for your blog. The problem is, getting the images right at […]

Platform: A Drag-And-Drop Customizable WordPress Theme

Platform: A Drag-And-Drop Customizable WordPress Theme

According to the latest statistical data from Royal Pingdom, there are approximately 152 million blogs exist today. To put that number into context, there are more blogs out there than the whole Japanese citizen in the world. If you want to stand out among this kind of crowds, you need to work really hard – […]

Mastering The Mac App Store, And Its Alternatives

Mastering The Mac App Store, And Its Alternatives

Along with Mac OS X 10.6.6 update, Apple released the Mac version of App Store. The concept of finding, downloading, and updating applications from one place has been proven to be very successful with mobile applications, so Apple wanted to try this also on desktop apps. Despite the controversy, Mac App is also a huge […]

Spread The Word About Your Website Virally Using TAF4Free

Spread The Word About Your Website Virally Using TAF4Free

What do you call an email that pops up out of nowhere in your inbox from somebody that you don’t know giving you a link to visit? That’s definitely a SPAM. But what do you call an email from your friend telling you to check out the exact same link? That’s a friendly recommendation. Even […]

Find And Fix The Hogs On Your Site Using YSlow Firefox Add-On

Find And Fix The Hogs On Your Site Using YSlow Firefox Add-On

People may argue about the definition of a good website from the aesthetic point of view. But technically speaking, speed is one of the requirements of a great website. So, if you are a website owner who wants to keep your visitor happy, it’s important to have your site(s) always on the fast lane. There […]

Create Online School In One Click With Edu 2.0

Create Online School In One Click With Edu 2.0

I was in my quest to find online education tools when I stumbled upon Edu 2.0. After playing with it for a while, I think it’s safe to say that Edu 2.0 is by far the most complete online educational tool that I’ve come across. It goes as far as enabling users to virtually create […]

3 More Ways To Lighten The Load And Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

3 More Ways To Lighten The Load And Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

From the visitors point of view, light and speedy websites are more likable than the heavy and slow ones because the former will help visitors save money and time. Having a lighter site will also give benefits to the owner as it reduces the storage size and traffic bandwidth that he/she has to pay. Even […]

Two Must-Have Free Image Sharing iPhone Apps For Amateur Photographers

Two Must-Have Free Image Sharing iPhone Apps For Amateur Photographers

It’s true that professional photographers won’t replace their DSLR with cell phone anytime soon (or ever), but the quality of phone cameras today has become so much better than it used to be that we can’t just ignore them. Some even have the quality that put entry-level point and shoot camera into shame. Aside from […]

Two Free Tools To Play (Almost) Any Kind Of Movie Files On Your iPhone

Two Free Tools To Play (Almost) Any Kind Of Movie Files On Your iPhone

As a mobile multimedia player, iPhone (including iPod Touch and iPad) is one of the best out there. The picture and sound quality is hard to rival. Unfortunately, iTunes – as the default multimedia player – limits the movie formats that it can play to only “.mp4” and “.m4v“. So there’s the file conversion ritual […]

GetGlue: A Multi Platform Recommendation Service

GetGlue: A Multi Platform Recommendation Service

Sharing is one of the things that makes life more interesting. What’s so fun about having favorite things if you can’t share them with your friends and family? The joy is in telling people we love about things that enrich our lives: a good book that you’ve just read, a beautiful song that you’ve just […]

How To Automatically Download TV Episodes From The Net With TED

How To Automatically Download TV Episodes From The Net With TED

The Internet might be the greatest thing that could ever happened in every couch potato’s life. All the TV shows that they’ve ever want – and more – are just a few clicks away. But even if you use 24 hours of your life everyday without taking any break, it would take more than your […]