Mark O'Neill

Joined August 2007

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Freelance journalist, English teacher, Gun-For-Hire

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Cool Websites & Tools – Group Food Orders, WordPress Plugin Collections, & Video Calls

24th July, 2014

5 Every Day – Five interesting things to do in Los Angeles, every day. Selected by a brain trust of local artists, musicians and designers, 5 Every Day is a daily calendar for urban exploration. Without a future or a past, it encourages you to check out something new — not tomorrow, not next week, […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Record Desktop, Cost of Living, & Shazam for YouTube

23rd July, 2014

RecordIt – Screencasting software has its many uses, such as making screencasts to highlight a particular issue or to teach someone how to do something. But which screencasting software to use? One possible option is RecordIt which has both a free and a paid option. The paid option for $29 offers a faster frame rate, […]

Apple Rolls Out 2-Step Verification Worldwide, Protect Your Account Now

22nd July, 2014

Apple has finally rolled out 2-step verification worldwide, so secure your Apple ID by enabling it right now.


Cool Websites & Tools – Email The FCC, Rip YouTube Music, & See News Scoops On The Map

22nd July, 2014

Dear FCC – The FCC has asked for public comment on new rules about net neutrality, and it is vital that you tell the FCC your feelings on the subject, before a final decision is made. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has provided you with a ready-made template where you can enter your details and your […]


Cool Websites & Tools – New Satellite Imagery, Snooze Gmails, & Pomodoro Technique

21st July, 2014

Follow Your World – Find out when new imagery is available in both Google Maps and Google Earth. It’s simple. Search for your location, mark the point, and submit. Each time Google updates the satellite and aerial imagery in your area of interest, they’ll notify you. Streak Gmail Snooze – enables you to hide an […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Public Domain Images, Bet On Your Goals, & Social Good Ipsum Lorem

20th July, 2014

Splashbase – for people who rely on finding a constant source of public domain images (such as bloggers and journalists), a site such as Splashbase can definately make their lives a whole lot easier. Splashbase is a search and discovery wrapper for Unsplash, a site that provides free, do whatever you want, hi-resolution photos. And […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Be An Online DJ, Send Private Texts, & Get Quick Answers To Questions

19th July, 2014

Until AM – brings out the DJ in you by giving you “virtual turntables in your browser”. Build your DJ set from the massive online selection, or add songs from your own hard drive or Soundcloud. Scratch your heart out in the good ol’ turntablist style. Add the final touch by tweaking the sounds with […]


Just How Dangerous Is It To Share Your Information On Facebook?

18th July, 2014

I don’t think you need us to tell you by now about the risks of revealing too much on Facebook. In light of the NSA revelations, people are becoming more security-conscious and being more careful about what they say and reveal online. However, despite knowing the pitfalls, some people still insist on telling the whole […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Send Twitter Private Links, Make Screencasts On Mac OSX, & Trade Your Video Games

18th July, 2014

Privatize – Twitter is a very effective communications platform but sometimes there is no way to send a private message. Twitter’s existing private messaging requires that both recipients are following one another. Privatize is a way to tweet someone a private link and anyone else will be told that the link isn’t for them. But […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Browse Location Histories, Visual Tool For Ideas, & HTML5 Browser

16th July, 2014

Moves – automatically records any walking, cycling, and running you do. You can view the distance, duration, steps, and calories burned for each activity. The app is always on, so there’s no need to start and stop it. Just keep your phone in your pocket or your bag. The app consumes battery power, so nightly […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Automatic Link Shortening, Monitor Your iPhone Usage, & Retrieve Text From a URL

15th July, 2014

ShortPaste – Tired of sharing long, nasty URLs? ShortPaste immediately shortens URLs after copying them (from an app such as Chrome, YouTube, Newsstand, etc) in the blink of an eye. Like magic, your long URL will appear in its shortened form when pasted. Supports and Some users are reporting high RAM usage, so […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Travel Blogging, Amazon Storage, & Expiring Photos

14th July, 2014

Commandr for Google Now – Add commands to Google Now, no root required. Now you can use Google Now to control your flashlight, toggle settings, control music playback, and much more. Add your own custom commands through Tasker to make sure your device fits your lifestyle. Vote on new commands or suggest new ones. Access […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Google Keywords, New Startups, & FLAC Converter

13th July, 2014

Keyword Tool – helps you find the keywords that people are typing into the Google search box. It generates up to 750 suggestions for every keyword, and it claims to work 99.99% of the time. Keyword Tool will help you discover thousands of the new longtail keywords related to the topic that you specify. MyMeetingTime […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Synchronised Lock Screens, Combined Cloud Storage, & Negative Twitter Filter

12th July, 2014

LokLok – is a beta app which enables you to connect with your friends right on your lock screen. Leave notes, drawings and photos for them to see when they switch on their phones. LokLok replaces your standard lock screen with a shared white board. When you connect with one or more people your lock […]


Cool Websites & Tools – Get A Phone Call From A Stranger, Check Your Vitamins, & Fitbits On Your Wrist

10th July, 2014

Mapcam – is an attempt to connect people that otherwise would probably never, ever meet. The more people that are on this site, the better it’ll get. You can call someone anywhere in the world in your browser, using your webcam and your microphone. All you need to do is to click one of the […]