Mark O'Neill

Joined August 2007

mark@makeuseof.com

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Don’t Want To Use Facebook Messenger? 6 Slick Alternatives To Try

3 days ago

Use these Facebook Messenger alternatives to keep in touch with your Facebook contacts while on the go, if you do not want to use Messenger for whatever reason.

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The 6 Best Sites for Keeping Up-To-Date with Financial News

4 days ago

Keeping on top of financial news is a necessary chore for almost everyone. We take a look at six of the best sites to keep you abreast of breaking stories.

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8 Websites to Help You Plan Your Financial Future

5 days ago

Personal financial planning is a vital aspect of modern living and you need to understand it. These websites will help you improve your bank balance or wipe out your overdraft.

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Could the Military Really Build a Terminator?

1 week ago

Robots have been filtering into popular culture for decades, from C3PO to¬†HAL 9000, the Iron Giant to Wall-E. One famous robot / cyborg¬†stormed¬†theaters¬†in 1984, with his deadpan catchphrase “I’ll be back”, ¬†transforming a painfully stoic Austrian actor into an international superstar. Yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Terminator. The six foot stack of murderous cyborg¬†who made us […]

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How To Clear Your Data From Google & Attempt To Regain Some Of Your Privacy

1 week ago

Wiping all trace of you from the web is not easy, but after reading Dragnet Nation by Julia Angwin you might just want to try. It’s time to stop willingly throwing away your privacy.

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Spice Up The Windows System Tray With These 9 Clever Features

2 weeks ago

The system tray is perhaps one of the most undervalued features of the Windows taskbar. The icons represent running programs or system functions you can manipulate. We’ll show you additional options you can add.

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8 Tiny Tweaks For An Instant Minimalist Browser Experience

8th April, 2015

After a few attacks here and there, a few full-frontal assaults, and some minor skirmishes, I end up with a Zen-like minimalist browser. Here’s how I go about it.

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7 Google Crowdsourcing Projects That Help Us Today

1st April, 2015

We are collecting a lot of data for Google under the umbrella of “crowdsourcing projects” — and they are surprisingly very helpful. Do these crowdsourcing services make your life better?

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How To Kickstart Your New Social Media Accounts

25th March, 2015

Ah, the smell of a new social media account. Take a moment to pop the bubblewrap and kick the tyres. Looking good? Excellent. Now we have to rev it up and get the motor purring.

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How To Uninstall Just About Anything From Your Mac

20th March, 2015

No registry, no uninstaller ‚Ästhow do you completely remove a program from Mac OS X?

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5 Online Sources to Get Free Images for Your Blog or Project

10th March, 2015

Finding the perfect image for your project is a struggle between search and permission to use them without restrictions. These five resources are free and painless.

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5 Apps & Tools for Efficient Remote Work

7th March, 2015

As Internet connections speed up, and the disdain for commuting gets greater, the desire to work remotely from home becomes more desirable. Work as efficiently as possible with these tools in your bag.

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5 Email Tools & Utilities You Should Try

5th March, 2015

Email isn’t dead. The good news is that it can get better. Here are five tools that are adding convenience to our common habit.

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20 Years In Prison For Revenge Porn; Here’s What That Is And Why It’s A Crime

4th March, 2015

Revenge porn is very real, it destroys lives, and finally the law is starting to recognize it as a crime.

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5 Effective Tools to Encrypt Your Secret Files

3rd March, 2015

We need to pay closer attention than ever before towards encryption tools and anything designed to protect our privacy. With the right tools, keeping our data safe is easy.