Mark O'Neill

Joined August 2007

Twitter and Google Plus.

Freelance journalist, English teacher, Gun-For-Hire

Feel free to contact at mark@markoneill.org

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View A Person’s Twitter Profile On Any Webpage

22nd August, 2010

Twitter fanatics, take note. Now there is a way for you to read someone’s tweets, no matter what webpage you happen to be on. Whether it’s a blog, Google News, even the WordPress platform itself….you name it. While on that webpage, you can get a person’s tweets whenever that person is mentioned. It’s a Firefox […]

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Buy A MakeUseOf T-Shirt & Save 15% – For One Week Only!

16th August, 2010

Sales are brisk in the MakeUseOf T-shirt store but everyone loves a bargain, so we have decided to offer a 15% discount for one week only, starting today. Maybe you want a T-shirt professing your love for geeks?  Or perhaps you want people to show you their tweets?  Whichever T-shirt you would like, now is […]

How To Schedule Emails & Delay Replies in Gmail with Boomerang (400 Invites)

How To Schedule Emails & Delay Replies in Gmail with Boomerang (400 Invites)

15th August, 2010

Gmail is, without a doubt, the best email service ever.  With its huge storage space, its Labs features and its search functions, it consistently beats the pants off its rivals. But saying that, there are still some features missing from Gmail that would make it an even more perfect service for me.  Now a company […]

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MakeUseOf Pack 2010: 20+ Essential Windows Apps in One Pack

14th July, 2010

There are lots of applications out there in the World Wide Web. But which ones are the essential keepers and which ones are the useless duds? Sometimes it becomes a little difficult to tell. Well fear not because MakeUseOf, once again, rides to the rescue with our free easy-to-use MakeUseOf App Pack. Put together by the great […]

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Check Out The New MakeUseOf T-Shirt Store

5th July, 2010

It gives me great pleasure to announce the opening of another branch in the rapidly expanding MakeUseOf Galactic Empire. As from today, head on over to the MakeUseOf T-shirt store, courtesy of SplitReason, and spend all of your hard earned cash on one (or all) of our 6 cool customized T-shirts! There’s something for everyone, […]

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The Complete Twitter Guide

3rd May, 2010

This guide tackles every Twitter feature, tip and trick you can think of. Learn to work the interface, how to tweet from your desktop, as well as cool Twitter bots and funniest people to follow.

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Packrati.us Makes It Super Easy To Store Twitter Links in Your Delicious Account

28th April, 2010

On any given day, I get around 100 weblinks in my Twitter account – either from people I follow or links I post myself. As you can imagine, that soon stacks up and that then presents a problem when I want to find a particular link I came across last week or last month. Finding […]

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iCurrent: Customize Your Own Online Newspaper

9th April, 2010

News aggregators like Google News are popular because not only do you get all the world’s news sources in one place, but they also allow you to customise what news appears on your page.   Don’t like fashion or celebrity gossip?  Then just filter it out and never see it again.   iCurrent also follows […]

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Design The MakeUseOf T-Shirt & Get $200!

8th April, 2010

One of our pet projects over the past year has been to launch our own line of customised t-shirts, and we have now finally decided to get this baby moving.  But we thought it would be cooler if we asked YOU to help us with the design. Instead of us just slapping the MakeUseOf logo […]

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How To Add Thumbnails To Your Website With ShrinkTheWeb

6th April, 2010

Human beings are very visual creatures by nature. If you had to choose between a pile of plain text or some text and images, it goes without saying that you would choose the latter option anytime. The same applies to the links on your website. Here at MakeUseOf, we use an online service called ShrinkTheWeb. […]

Penolo: Draw & Share Sketches On Twitter

4th April, 2010

Have you ever wanted to show off your artwork on Twitter to your friends and contacts?  Well now you can with a service called Penolo.   It’s easy and you’ll be showing off your Picasso skills in no time.   Here’s how it works. When you first arrive at the page, you are presented with […]

Cool Websites and Tools [January 23rd, 2010]

24th January, 2010

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.   Coverbrowser – No matter which comic book or magazine you are interested in, CoverBrowser has a […]

Cool Websites and Tools [January 22nd, 2010]

23rd January, 2010

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.   FollowBase – Twitter is becoming an integral part of the web and companies are finding it […]

Cool Websites and Tools [January 21st, 2010]

22nd January, 2010

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.   Goalbot – There are several online tools that you can find about goal tracking, but only […]

Cool Websites and Tools [January 20th, 2010]

21st January, 2010

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE (or come with a decent free account option). No trials or buy-to-use craplets. For more cool websites and web app reviews subscribe to MakeUseOf Directory.   Symptom Search – Are you wondering what your symptoms could mean? If so, then you can […]