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How to Text-To-Speech Your Phone/ Computer or Bagaimana Membuat Komputer dan Telepon Genggam bisa "Ngomong"

Smartphone with text display showing a play button, with sound waves heading toward an ear

for Mac/ IoS (Andy Wolber / TechRepublic)

This is an example of bilingual post I try to write occassionally. English is normal, Indonesian is in italic. Not sure yet whether intermitten paragraph format is good or not though.

Artikel ini adalah salah satu usaha saya untuk menulis artikel dwibahasa. Bahasa Inggris diketik seperti ini. Bahasa Indonesia diketik seperti ini. Kurang tahu juga apakah menulis selang-selin begini bagus atau tidak.

My friend S requested a recommendation about audiobook reader for Android, that’s the basis of this post.

Saya dimintai rekomendasi oleh teman saya mengenai aplikasi untuk membaca audiobook di telepon genggam, dari situ, jadilah artikel.

This is also one time I try to make a video post, and I know why I’m not really into videomaking.

Ini artikel video pertama untuk blog ini, jadi tahu kenapa saya tidak terlalu suka dengan video.

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E-Reader Series: Moving to Kobo Glo

Movin’, movin’! (If somebody gets the reference)

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Sony PRS-T1 (aka My Ebook Reader)

I spend 5-8 hours a day on my smartphone and my computer, mostly for reading. It is disruptive to my eyes and sleep cycle so, it was a long wish of mine to have a dedicated ebook reader or e-ink device. In Indonesia though, it does not even have a niche, I’ve never seen anybody with one until I saw one of my upperclassman with 2nd gen Kindle Basic. There is some seller selling ebook readers here, but they sell with very high-profit margin so no, no.

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How to Use Miro to Download Your Podcast and Youtube Videos

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I like to subscribe to podcast and Youtube Channel. Usually I download the video at uni and watch it back home without internet connection. Before I know Miro, my routine can be written as these:

  1. Subscribe to channel through RSS
  2. Video links piled up on RSS
  3. Go to uni > internet
  4. Skim through RSS, download interesting videos from channel using IDM (exhausting process: play one video, download with IDM, choose dimension, rinse and repeat)

It’s a nice way to download one video, for many videos though, it is long and tiring process. I already go through google and forum recommendation to find the best software to quicken this process and haven’t gotten satisfactory result, until I find Miro.

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Make Your Own Font

Surfing the web and having interest in typography casually,  other than serif and san serif there are also a line of fonts categorized as  handwritten fonts. Being “handwritten”, of course basically it had to be started as handwriting. Have you ever thought about making your own handwriting as font? Making digital diary seems more real, making digital card more personal, making your cheat sheet seems like it’ s handwritten (or is it just me?)

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