Jackson Chung

Joined March 2008

Jackson Chung, M.D. is MakeUseOf's Chief Visionary Officer. You may get in touch with him via email. Find Jackson on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google +

Chief Visionary Officer

Feel free to contact at jackson@makeuseof.com

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10 Copies of Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual [Giveaway]

27th April, 2010

In this week’s giveaway, we’re featuring O’Reilly’s Switching to the Mac: The Missing Manual, Snow Leopard Edition by David Pogue in electronic format. In this ebook, David explains everything a Windows user needs to know about switching to the Mac, focusing specifically on Mac OS X 10.6 or more commonly known as Snow Leopard. We’re […]


20 Copies of iRewardChart’s iPhone App [MakeUseOf Giveaway]

24th April, 2010

We have another last-minute giveaway entry! iRewardChart has provided us with 20 copies of their iPhone parenting app to give away to our readers. This app will help you keep track of your child’s behaviour and reward them accordingly. For more information and to join in the giveaway, visit our Special Giveaway page.


A Newbie’s Guide to Jailbreaking [iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad]

20th April, 2010

Let’s start with a couple of mantras. Repeat after me: Jailbreak is not Unlock is not Activate. Next; Baseband is not Bootloader is not Firmware. I read this somewhere a couple of years ago and laughed at first but found it really helpful afterwards. Many experienced iPhone users will agree that this very moment marks […]


Introducing MakeUseOf’s Free iPhone App

13th April, 2010

Yes. Isn’t it beautiful? I’m going to sit back and let the image do the talking for a bit. We’ve been secretly working around the clock to get this iPhone mobile reader to be as close to perfection as possible. We’re very proud to announce that today, the application has been approved by Apple […]


Redesign Our PDF Manuals Page and Win Free Hosting! [MakeUseOf Contest]

5th April, 2010

Alright, we admit. Our PDF Manuals page has been static and text-based for some time now. It almost seems archaic. So, we’re going to ask for some help from our talented fellow readers. Are any of you talented web designers per chance? If you’re interested, here’s what you need to know. Email a quick and […]


10 Copies of Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual [MakeUseOf Giveaway]

29th March, 2010

In this week’s giveaway, we’re featuring O’Reilly’s Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider in electronic format. In this ebook, Lesa starts at the very beginning and introduces the basic and core functions of Photoshop; then moves on to photo manipulation and other advanced techniques. It is, indeed, the missing Photoshop manual. We’re giving […]


AnyBizSoft PDF to PowerPoint Converter [Last-Minute MakeUseOf Giveaway]

25th March, 2010

We have a last minute addition of our giveaway calendar. For the next 48 hours, we will be featuring AnyBizSoft PDF to PowerPoint Converter on our special giveaway page. At the end, 20 lucky winners will be chosen to receive a copy of AnyBizSoft PDF to PowerPoint Converter worth $29.95 each. What are you waiting […]


Colour Your Room With PaintingWalls for iPhone [MakeUseOf Giveaway]

20th March, 2010

Let me paint you a picture (no pun intended): You’re about to move into a new place but have yet to paint the rooms to your liking. How do you know which colours will suit you best? Colour swatches are handy but they leave a lot to the imagination. Think of the distraught when you […]


Personalise Business Cards With All Business Cards [MakeUseOf Giveaway]

15th March, 2010

A recent survey showed that around 70% of people still carry business cards as a form of introduction. Even in this digital age, the business card is still a very convincing networking and communicating tool. It is, after all, the most convenient form of handing out your personal and contact information. In this week’s giveaway, […]


MakeUseOf Must-Have Mac Apps Giveaway Day #11 – Paragon NTFS

12th March, 2010

One the many things Mac users have to deal with in a mixed environment is NTFS-formatted external hard drives. Especially if they’re shared, this puts Macs at a disadvantage because OS X does not have native NTFS write privilege. Paragon NTFS for Mac 7.0 provides instant gratification by pulling all the strings in the background, […]


MakeUseOf Must-Have Mac Apps Giveaway Day #10 – Pixelmator

11th March, 2010

For most everyday users, there’s no need for an image editor with the bells & whistles. Many people would rather prefer something that simply works. Pixelmator is the perfect solution. Its gorgeous UI and incredible ease-of-use makes it just amazing to work with. It’s loads quickly, does exactly what you need and goes out of […]


MakeUseOf Must-Have Mac Apps Giveaway Day #7 – LaunchBar

8th March, 2010

Just wait a minute. If Quicksilver was one of the must-have free Mac apps then why this giveaway? If you’re a die-hard QS fan, then I have 2 very good reasons for you. One; Quicksilver is no longer is active development. In other words, it’s an abandoned project with no support. Two; LaunchBar is an […]


MakeUseOf Must-Have Mac Apps Giveaway Day #3 – 1Password 3

4th March, 2010

If you’re a real web-bug, you must have tonnes of usernames and password to keep track of. Many people attempt to solve this problem by using a universal password for every web service. Experienced tech-gurus will tell you that’s not a good idea. You should never jeopardise security for the sake of convenience. That’s where […]


MakeUseOf Must-Have Mac Apps Giveaway Day #2 – AppZapper

3rd March, 2010

You must be thinking, “If AppCleaner was already featured as one of the 15 must-have apps, then why on earth is MakeUseOf suggesting AppZapper?” You ask a valid question. AppZapper is so much more than just an uninstaller. Don’t let the simple outlook fool you. Under that basic drag-and-drop interface hides an amazingly capable app […]


Protect Your Mac From Viruses and Malware with Intego VirusBarrier X6 [Giveaway]

2nd March, 2010

I’ve always been asked this question, “Is it true that Macs never get infected by viruses?” Honestly, I’ve always responded with a resounding, “Yes*” Oh, noticed the asterisk, did you? Actually, if you work in a mixed environment with Windows and Macs, chances are, you will come across some malware: scareware, keyloggers, spyware, the works. […]