Mark O'Neill

Joined August 2007

Twitter and Google Plus.

Freelance journalist, English teacher, Gun-For-Hire

Feel free to contact at mark@makeuseof.com

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Cool Websites & Tools – Podcast Production, Wunderlist Tab Page, & Explore The Desert With Google Maps

13th October, 2014

Spreaker Studio – take over the entire production of your own podcast or radio show with Spreaker Studio. It transforms your device into a fully-equipped radio studio, allowing you to broadcast live or pre-record podcasts while adding tracks and sound effects. Start an active relationship with your listeners by interacting with them directly. Primer – […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Order Cash Delivered, Take Devices Apart, & Remember Your First Time

12th October, 2014

Nimbl – is changing the way you access cash. With only a few taps, registered users can request cash (up to $200) to be delivered to any location within their service area (see below). Depending on traffic conditions, runners will typically complete orders within 15-30 minutes. This service is currently only available for the San […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Transfer Vehicles, Travel Without Clothes, & Make Website Feedback Forms

11th October, 2014

Mr Silent – is an Android application, which offers a solution to those who wish to keep their mobile phones on silent mode for specific geographical locations, time, occasions and for specific contacts. You simply need to provide the desired conditions – occasions, times and geographical locations when you would like to keep your mobile […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Capture Color Combinations, Control Your TV, & Create Your Own Music

10th October, 2014

Adobe Color CC – is a fun and simple way to capture inspiring color combinations wherever you see them. Simply point the camera at something colorful and Adobe Color CC will instantly extract a series of colors. You can share your themes with friends through Facebook, Twitter or email. You can also share the image […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Spin The Alarm, Compare Chromebooks, & Make Simple Graphs

9th October, 2014

SpinMe Alarm Clock – Do you suck at waking up? If so, say hello to your new alarm clock. SpinMe Alarm Clock is a super clever app designed to get you out of bed on time. The only way to turn off the alarm is by getting out of bed and physically spinning yourself around […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Easily Delete Photos, Email To Chat, & Unlimited Camera Roll

8th October, 2014

Flic – takes the pain and time out of deleting photos. It has a Tinder-like interface – just swipe left to trash, right to keep. Flic will even remind you each month to go back and clean up your previous month’s pictures so your camera roll stays clean and you don’t waste valuable phone storage […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Present Your Projects, Track Vacations, & Redesigned Error Boxes

6th October, 2014

SPONSORED LISTING – Social Doe – provides a simple and effective solution to present your projects and passion. It is an online space where creative personalities and professionals can exchange ideas, share feedback and get inspired. Socialdoe is the right place for designers, handcrafters, photographers, musicians, architects and everyone who wishes to share their inspirations […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Instagram Likes, Send HTML Mail, & Dress Better

5th October, 2014

Boxer – is a faster, smarter mobile email app that adapts to the way you work. Boxer supports your Gmail, Exchange, Outlook, Yahoo, Hotmail, iCloud, AOL, Office 365, IMAP & POP3 email accounts. Boxer connects you to your favorite services like Evernote, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Dropbox, and Box so that you can get more done […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Import Duty, Clipboard Widget, & Linux Markdown Editor

4th October, 2014

Duty Calculator – when items are shipped to another country, import duties are applicable. But it can be difficult to calculate how much those import duties can be, which in turn makes it difficult to know whether or not buying an item from an online seller is financially worth it. Duty Calculator works out the […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Visualize Twitter, Sticky Notes, & Rumor Tracker

3rd October, 2014

Twitter Conversation Visualisation – Conversations on Twitter have lives of their own; one tweet can elicit many replies, each of which may itself have many replies. Tracing the structure of these conversations in a tree-like visualisation is useful for understanding the structure of these conversations. The visualization is implemented as a bookmarklet for Google Chrome. […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Customize YouTube Videos, Global Events, & Tell People About Trash

2nd October, 2014

reEmbed – With one line of code, you can customize embedded YouTube videos. Every YouTube video that is embedded in your site will automatically be replaced with your new player. Create your own video player using the reEmbed wizard. Choose a style, and add your logo. Easily change the colours and style of your player […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Annotate Gmail Attachments, Schedule Phone Calls, & Feedback Forms

1st October, 2014

KeepUpdated – Automatically track your competitor’s site updates. No more manual checking – get competitor changes delivered straight to your inbox as it happens. Paste a link and their robots will start monitoring it immediately. From then on, you’ll have an online history of the page’s designs, and you’ll know as soon as the page […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Word Counter, Personal Radio, & Distraction-Free Writing

30th September, 2014

Rapid Word Counter – is a word count and character counter tool. Basically put your cursor in the box and start typing. Word Counter will immediately count the number of words and characters when you type. You may copy and paste a doc you’ve already composed into the word counter box and it’ll display the […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Pocket-Sized News, Cheap Art, & Purge Facebook Likes

29th September, 2014

Talkwalker – is a web tool which analyzes your social media reputation in real time. Setup is 3 clicks and 10 seconds, so it is very quick and easy to set up. Talkwalker enables you to search through their global coverage of 180 countries. Free and paid plans available. Plexi Digest – building on the […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Selfies, Code Critique, & Attachment Inbox

28th September, 2014

Selfie for iPhone – is the fun new way to have face-to-face video conversations with people you know and people you’ll meet – from friends and family to anyone, anywhere in the world. Tap a Selfie and it comes alive. Reply to any Selfie with a video Selfie of your own. Slide between Selfies to […]