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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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 […]

Improve iTunes with GimmeSomeTunes – part 2 [Mac only]

Improve iTunes with GimmeSomeTunes – part 2 [Mac only]

In the previous article about GimmeSomeTunes, we’ve seen how convenient it is to have this app along with iTunes. As long as your computer is connected to the net, GimmeSomeTunes will automatically fetch the lyric and cover art for the currently playing song. But that is not its only ability. There are other features that […]

Improve iTunes with GimmeSomeTunes – part 1 [Mac only]

Improve iTunes with GimmeSomeTunes – part 1 [Mac only]

I love music. It’s a part of life that I can’t live without. As a Mac user, I use iTunes to manage my music collection and I don’t think I’ve found any other music manager and player better than iTunes. I’m sure that most people’s music collection are coming from various source with different standard […]

Manage your clipboard items in Mac with Shadow

Manage your clipboard items in Mac with Shadow

I use Cut, Copy and Paste commands a lot, and computer’s basic clipboard ability to hold only one item at a time really annoys me. That’s why one of my must have applications is clipboard manager. It allows me to copy as many items to my heart content without having to worry about losing any […]

Skitch – Powerful Screen Capture Application for Mac

Skitch – Powerful Screen Capture Application for Mac

I never thought that I would find screen capture utility as one of my indispensable tool. But I do. So it’ only natural that I keep on searching for the best alternative to fill in my need. Once I’ve settled with Jing, a nice multi platform screen capture app. Then one of my Mac-user friend […]

7 Useful Little Things in Snow Leopard That You Might Not Know

7 Useful Little Things in Snow Leopard That You Might Not Know

After about two weeks meddling with the latest Mac OS X: 10.6 Snow Leopard, I found several nice little improvements that might be useful for other users. I’ll keep on looking because I’m sure that there are more, but let’s see what we’ve got in our treasure box so far.

What’s New in Snow Leopard? Technologies Review of Snow Leopard

What’s New in Snow Leopard? Technologies Review of Snow Leopard

If there were awards for the boldest announcement in personal computing history, maybe the introduction of Snow Leopard in WWDC 2008 would win. Apple’s Bertrand Serlet stated that the latest and greatest Mac OS X would have 0 new features. In the world where new features are always the major selling points of every new […]

Things to prepare before upgrading your Mac to Snow Leopard

Things to prepare before upgrading your Mac to Snow Leopard

Don’t judge the book by the cover. That statement might be the perfect analogy of what I feel after upgrading to the latest OS from Apple – Snow Leopard. At first glance, everything looks the same as the previous Leopard – as beautiful, but nothing new. (And honestly, I was expecting a little bit drama […]