Software

Sandy on May 9th, 2012

GenDetective is a genealogy software from RumbleSoft that’s different from most commercial databases on the market today.  It has been described as “a tool that analyzes your genealogical data to produce research recommendations based on missing or incomplete data”.  The software is planned to enable the genealogist to hone his/her research and actually points out additional […]

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It’s almost as though the self-fulfilling prophesy is at work, because the nightmare scenario for Mac owners has arrived. For years I’ve heard folks saying it’s bound to happen. One person I know who owns a Mac and has refused to open greetings cards from reputable vendors—the ones you pay for. Macs have historically been […]

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Personal Historian 2 is finally launched. The press release is as follows: “SPRINGVILLE, Utah. — September 28, 2011 — RootsMagic, Inc. today announced the official release of Personal Historian 2, the latest version of the ground-breaking computer software which helps you write the story of your life and of other individuals.  Personal Historian breaks this seemingly […]

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Sandy on September 29th, 2011

Here’s some information from Ancestry.com about today’s release of Family Tree Maker 2012, which provides you with a description of the improvements made in this latest upgrade. If you’d like to purchase it,  you can click on the graphic above and it’ll take you to where you need to go… “Ancestry.com announced the release of […]

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Sandy on July 8th, 2011

Ancestry.com says: “If you haven’t visited FamilyTreeMaker.com recently, it’s time to take another look. Recently, Family Tree Maker launched its newly redesigned website with simplified navigation and more features to help you find answers to your questions. Here are a few highlights: A tour of the software shows some of the key features and tools available in […]

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Microsoft Office launched 365 today. It’s the online version of its popular software suite of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc. and used every day by millions of people worldwide and a rival for Google Apps. The application has been beta tested since October and is designed to allow users to collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and […]

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I found an  interesting post on The Genetic Genealogist blog about  a new browser-based software out there called Interpretone. It is likely to be useful in examining autosomal  DNA testing results from 23andMe and Lumigenix (along with American International Biotechnology Services and Precision Quality DNA) is currently under FDA scruitiny–the FDA views these services as ones that […]

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Here’s a copy of a post on the Ancestry.com blog written by Tana L. Pedersen (Family Tree Maker expert) that answered a question of my own, so and I’m passing it along because it may answer yours. “Last month when I announced the February webinar for Family Tree Maker, hundreds of you posted questions for our […]

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