Jeffry Thurana

Jeffry Thurana is a creative writer living in Indonesia. 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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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 […]

How To Download YouTube Video Directly To Your Jailbroken iPhone

How To Download YouTube Video Directly To Your Jailbroken iPhone

Who said that next-to-zero-budget amateurish short videos can’t compete with professional full length movies in the terms of popularity? Even on the word level, those amateurs beat the pros again and again. YouTube and other similar video sites are the proof. Some of those short videos are so popular that people want to keep them […]

The Quick Way To Cut And Paste In Mac

The Quick Way To Cut And Paste In Mac

As much as I love Mac, there are things that I still miss from my old Windows days. One of them is the ability to quickly cut and paste items from the Finder. It’s not because Mac doesn’t have the ability to cut and paste, but it’s because some things work differently in the different […]

MDownloader: Easier Files Downloading From File Sharing Service

MDownloader: Easier Files Downloading From File Sharing Service

Those who use file sharing services on a regular basis know only too well that downloading files from these services can be a very daunting task. But most of us stuck in this “hate ’em but need ’em” kind of relationship and can’t break free. Luckily, others hate the problem as much as we do […]

How To Automate Your Housekeeping Task On Mac With SmartShuno

How To Automate Your Housekeeping Task On Mac With SmartShuno

Managing files must be one of the most basic activities on every computer and yet also the most time consuming one. You create many different kind of folders and group different kind of files accordingly. Maybe you still can enjoy the first few hundred files, but at some point the whole process turns into an […]

7 Shortcuts To Optimize Your iPhone Usage

7 Shortcuts To Optimize Your iPhone Usage

The more advanced a device is, the more complicated the usage would be. Computers and smart phones are no exception. That’s why people invented many kinds of shortcuts to optimize the usage. If you own an iPhone – one of today’s smartest phones, or have interest to it, you might wonder whether there are shortcuts […]

Turn Your iPhone/iPod Touch Into Remote Control For Your Computer

Turn Your iPhone/iPod Touch Into Remote Control For Your Computer

There’s an old saying about giving presentation in public that I like so much that goes: “The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.” This statement wants to say that speaking in front of many people is not easy. Those who has […]

5 Free Ebook Readers For Your Mobile Devices

5 Free Ebook Readers For Your Mobile Devices

There’s an old saying that goes: “Books are the windows to the world.“ Even though that in this digital age the leading role is taken by the internet, books still play their part as openings to the vast knowledge out there. But modern technology also brings changes to the book world. Aside from the words […]

5 Free Application Launchers For Mac That Is Not QuickSilver

5 Free Application Launchers For Mac That Is Not QuickSilver

The first thing that most people will notice when they use Mac for the first time is the existence of application launchers. Even though similar idea also appears in the Windows world, it seems that the usage is not as heavy as within the Mac realm. As far as I know, most Windows users still […]

How To Tag Movies For Your Portable Multimedia Player Easily With MetaX

How To Tag Movies For Your Portable Multimedia Player Easily With MetaX

Are you a commuter? How much time do you spend everyday on the road between your home and your workplace? I know many commuters who allocate 3-4 hours of daily traveling time, and I think it’s safe to say that most people use up at least 1 hour of their daily precious time commuting. The […]

How To Set Up And Manage Parental Control On Mac

How To Set Up And Manage Parental Control On Mac

It was almost noon and the sun shines a little bit too bright that day. I was waiting for the red light to turn to green in that busy intersection when a tired-looking newspaper boy offers me the half-priced morning edition. The headline struck me: Facebook Murder in Australia. The green light and loud inpatient […]