Posts From Mark O'Neill

Mark O'Neill
Mark O'Neill

Mark O'Neill is a freelance writer, editor, and bestselling fiction author. Since 2004, he has written on technology subjects such as MacOS, iOS, cybersecurity, and online privacy. Originally from Scotland, he is now based in Würzburg, Germany, where he lives with his wife and dog.

XDA Basics: How to Split your Screen on a Mac, and why you’d want to do it

If you like to multi-task or make full use of your screen's real-estate, splitting the screen on your Mac is an easy thing to do. While your iPad can also be used as an additional display using either Sidecar or Duet Display, you can open up multiple browser windows or apps on your Mac screen...

XDA Basics: How to Delete or Deactivate your Facebook account

In the wake of the massive data breach at Facebook which exposed the personal details of 533 million users, you may be thinking once again about how to delete your Facebook account. We all go through these periods when we think that Mark Zuckerberg knows more about us than is healthy. But we dismiss the...

XDA Basics: How to insert Special Characters on a Mac

Every language has its own unique special characters. If you need to type any of those special characters on a Mac, it's easier than you might think. Also known as "diacritical marks", these can be anything from the German umlaut (Müller) to "Smith née Jones" (indicating a person's former name). Spanish also has its own...

The Best iPhone 12 Battery Cases to give your device more juice!

The iPhone 12 has an impressive battery life of approximately eight hours but often that isn't enough for some people. If you're having a long day and you're nowhere near a power socket to charge your phone, you're going to need some way of boosting that battery until you get home. That's why you need...