Mark O'Neill

Joined August 2007

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Freelance journalist, English teacher, Gun-For-Hire

Feel free to contact at mark@makeuseof.com

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Cool Websites & Tools – Do Yoga, Web Citations, & Encrypted Phone Conversations

20th September, 2014

Citable – sick of manually tracking sources when collecting quotes? For students, researchers, and other professionals who do secondary research, Citable simplifies collecting quotes, notes and other data points along with the additional reference information needed to make a web citation. Tile Calculator – Are you a professional tiler or just a handyman that loves […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Protect Confidential Information, Juicy Recipes, & Source Code Checker

19th September, 2014

Guest Locker Smart Security – keep your personal and confidential information secure with this new, easy-to-use security application. It is a launcher application that protects your information and keeps it safely locked away when you share your device with colleagues for business, friends when they need to borrow your phone. Draft Control – Save every […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Speak Anonymously, Cloud Computations, & Build Music Playlists

18th September, 2014

SPONSORED – Speakle – is an app that allows users to speak their minds anonymously about anything. Feeling the need to vent, rant, or even tell your whole life story, Speakle is the place to be. Post your opinions on current issues, secrets, or even confessions on Speakle. With no character limit, Speakle truly allows […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Screen Dimensions, Secure Web, & View Algorithms

17th September, 2014

Dimensions – is a tool for designers to measure screen dimensions. Measure between the following elements: images, input-fields, buttons, videos, gifs, text, icons. You can measure everything you see in the browser. You can also set a keyboard shortcut in the Extension Settings to quickly enable and disable Dimensions. Places – has been designed to […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Blog Resources, Earthquake Monitoring, & Sort Out Your Photo Mess

16th September, 2014

SPONSORED – FirstSiteGuide – Get free instant access to online resources, for launching your blog like a professional. You receive a comprehensive list of every tool, software, and utility you will need to run your blog. Get step-by-step screencast videos with easy to understand and apply techniques, resources to help you succeed in your niche. […]

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7 Handy Tasks QuickTime Player Performs for Free

15th September, 2014

You’ve probably changed the file association so QuickTime never gets used, so you’ve probably overlooked its bounty of useful features.

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Cool Websites & Tools – Extreme Sports, Fitness Resources, & Air Pollution Map

15th September, 2014

(SPONSORED) – SiteWorthTraffic – is a free service designed to estimate value, daily pageviews, daily visitors and daily revenue of a website. Quickly calculate the website worth and worldwide ranking of any website. View detailed website traffic statistics, including Alexa statistics, last shared links on Facebook, and much more. Channelkit – is a tool that […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Go Gamping, Get a Hug, And Talk Minecraft

14th September, 2014

Gamping – connects campers and people with land, anywhere in the world. Often, campers and people with caravans struggle to find land to set down roots for their holiday. Gamping solves that, and the landowners earn money for every “Gamper”. The land may be quiet beautiful private space, unlike a public camping site. Nicest Place […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Kid Friendly YouTube, Super Passwords, & 80’s Music Maker

13th September, 2014

HomeTube – Looking for an app that will keep your children occupied for a few minutes so you can wash the dishes in peace? HomeTube to the rescue! HomeTube transforms your Android device into a safe, child-friendly haven where kids have instant access to watch whatever YouTube content they want from a list of content […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Have Your Questions Answered, Browser Editing Tool, & Easily Record Audio

12th September, 2014

Flippr – With Flippr, your favorite widgets and shortcuts are always a touch away. Access your widgets while using any application or game without returning to the home screen. Check the weather when playing your favorite game. Check your stock portfolio when watching a video. Quickly check which song is playing when editing a spreadsheet. […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Encrypted Chat, Movie Suggestions, & Personal Wiki

10th September, 2014

Mirage – is a one tap messaging app that lets you send unrecorded photo, video, text and voice messages. Send a picture or a video and add text to it. Messages are viewed once and then they’re gone. Once you sign up all your contacts are added immediately. Movli – Find new movies to watch […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Ripe Fruit, Kindle Kids Books, & Kids Email

9th September, 2014

RipeTrack – helps you to find when your favorite fruits and vegetables are at their peak of ripeness. Just type in the item you want to know about in the search bar. You can even search by month of the year to find out what’s ripe right now. It’s disappointing to bite into a flavorless […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Host a Web Conference, Compress PDF Files, & Restaurant Secret Menu Items

8th September, 2014

BigMarker – makes it easy for anyone to host a web conference or find one of the thousands already happening. Conferences on BigMarker are hosted by communities organized around a topic or goal. Over 5,000 communities host conferences on topics like Improving Life for Military Families and Professional Development for Teachers. PDF Compressor – Compress […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Movie Information, Tweak MP3’s, & Generate Invoices

7th September, 2014

Movie Sheets – when you are watching a movie on TV, you may be interested in finding out more about the movie, such as the plot, the actors in it, images, running time, ratings, release date, and more. If your TV setup is connected to the Internet, then Movie-Sheets is a great site to take […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Intelligent Time Assistant, Track Your Goals, & Record Your Family Stories

6th September, 2014

Timeful – Timeful is the first intelligent time assistant that gets things scheduled so you’ll get them done. It brings your calendars and to-do lists together so you can see everything that’s competing for your time. It uses algorithms and behavioral science to suggest – based on your own available time and location – the […]