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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5 Tools To Add To Your Health Improvement Kit

7th November, 2014

Your health is extremely important, so it pays to have a collection of tools and resources at your disposal to fight off that flab and keep that ticker in tip-top shape.

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5 Useful Sites & Tools To Save For Your URL Toolbox

6th November, 2014

URLs: you can shorten them, expand them, send them to other devices, open multiple URLs at once, have a one-click self-destructing URL and much more.

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Save On Microsoft Office! Get Cheap Or Free Office Products

5th November, 2014

Reluctant to spend a few hundred bucks on a glorified word processor? You can get Microsoft Office for cheap and alternatives for free. You’ve got many options and we offer a summary.

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5 Ambient Noise Smartphone Apps To Help You Relax

4th November, 2014

We live in a stressful world these days, in a jungle where survival of the fittest rules. Grocery shopping, doctors appointments, picking the kids up from school, walking the dog, work overtime, family commitments, lack of sleep, nagging spouse… I could go on. By the end of the day, you are crawling into your bed, […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Give To Charities, Weather In Your Browser, & Grade Quizzes With Your iPhone

30th October, 2014

SnapDonate – enables you to quickly give money to your favourite charities on the go. Simply point the app at a charity logo and it’ll automatically recognise it. Even offline. Donations are all securely handled by JustGiving, the world’s top fundraising platform. SnapDonate takes no fee, stores no personal data, and shows no ads. Pure […]

10 Useful OS X Yosemite Features You Might Have Missed

29th October, 2014

Ever since OS X Yosemite came out, everyone has been looking to see if they can find the features not so widely reported by Timmy up on his stage.

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Cool Websites & Tools – Private Social Media, Get Info On Meeting Participants, & Reader-Powered Publishing

29th October, 2014

MeWe – is a “private communications network” for social media. MeWe lets you share anything – photos, videos, voice messages, editable documents, mail, chat, and more. The unique permission controls let you decide who can see your content, preventing creepy strangers and ‘friends of friends’ from peeking. You can even make yourself invisible to other […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Gmail Inbox Checker, Watch Videos With Someone Far Away, & Check Your Password Strengths

28th October, 2014

Checker Plus for Gmail – Get desktop notifications, read, listen, archive or delete emails without opening a Gmail tab & easily manage multiple accounts. It claims to be the fastest and easiest way to manage multiple email accounts. It also supports the new “Inbox by Gmail”. Kick With Chrome – Google Chrome has given birth […]

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8 Things You Thought You Couldn’t Learn On A Smartphone

27th October, 2014

Smartphones have become such an essential part of our lives that it is getting rather difficult these days to find something that the phones don’t do. Like teaching us these eight skills.

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Cool Websites & Tools – Broadsheet Webpages, Math Camera Calculator, & Drone Flight Video Collection

26th October, 2014

Broadsheet – is an easy-to-use digital publishing tool designed to create modern, eye catching webpages for any device. Broadsheet’s cutting edge design tool lets you visually construct webpages of almost any size, shape or format – without the restrictions of other content management tools. You can use it free of charge on your own site […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Never Miss Another Tweet, Fix Email Design Issues, & Host Live Conversations On Your Website

25th October, 2014

Camera51 – automatically detects and analyzes faces, scenes, objects and lines and guides you to the perfect frame in every click. Camera51 invites you to start taking photos like a professional. It uses photography principles used by professional photographers and artists and applies this vast knowledge in a fun and simple interface. Driplr – are […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Anonymous Chatting, History of Radio, & Photoshop Pen Game

24th October, 2014

TogetherJS – is a free, open source JavaScript library by Mozilla that adds collaboration features and tools to your website. By adding TogetherJS to your site, your users can help each other out on a website in real time. TogetherJS is implemented in JavaScript; no software or plugins to install, and it’s friendly with existing […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Mute Noisy Tabs, Drugs Index, & Remove Facebook Stickers

23rd October, 2014

Noyze Volume Panel – is a free app that gives you complete control over your device’s volume buttons. It is the only volume panel that does not require root, a custom ROM, or XPosed. Just activate noyze in Accessibility and enjoy. It comes preloaded with tons of settings. Mute Inactive Tabs – There is nothing […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Email Collaboration, Learn The Piano, & Pixel Stickers

22nd October, 2014

Planleaf – promotes the idea of collaboration via email. How it works is very simple. Compose an email with anyone you want to assign or share tasks with. Then add tasks@planleaf.com to the cc field. Finally, start each task with a dash (example “- Email John”). You will then get your tasklist in an email, […]

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Cool Websites & Tools – Earth View, Discuss Medical Cases, & Interpret Music Lyrics

21st October, 2014

Bond – is a simple app that reminds you to keep in touch with all the people that really matter to you. You have different ways to keep in touch with different people. You can either call, text or send them a Facebook message. Once set up, the app gives you regular reminders to reach […]