MacGenealogy.org – Upgrade – April 19 – 22, 2014

Over the next few days, MacGenealogy.org will be undergoing several upgrades as far as software and content, and will be regularly updated after that.

After the updates are finished, you’ll be seeing a lot of activity here.

Apologies for being away – being a father and juggling a few other things was a bit tougher than expected.

Thanks,

Chad
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Apple iPhone/iOS Event Starts in 15 Minutes

Apple September 10, 2013 Event In just a few minutes (12pm Central, 1pm Eastern, 10am Pacific), we will see the announcement of a slew of new Apple products, as well as find out more information about the upcoming iOS 7 release.

MacRumors has a great list of websites covering today’s Apple iPhone/iOS event.

AppleInsider is also live blogging it.

You can follow the MacRumorsLive Twitter as well as these sites:
All Things D
Arstechnica
CNET
Engadget
Loop Insight
MacWorld
Slashgear
TechCrunch
The Verge

I’ll be posting a lot about this later today.

Who Do You Think You Are Magazine for iPad/iPhone/iPod touch – $0.99 Back Issue Sale

Who Do You Think You Are Who Do You Think You Are Magazine (behind the TV series) is running a huge sale on back issues of the magazine through the iPad/iPhone/iPod touch Newsstand app for $0.99:

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine – iTunes Store

Single issues normally sell for £4.99 / €5.49 / $6.99, with normal subscriptions costing £3.99 / €4.99 / $5.99 per month, or with a 1 year subscription, £44.99 / €49.99 / $64.99.

I believe the back issues stretch all the way back to April of 2012, at least going by what I see in Newsstand.

There is a also a free 1 month subscription trial, which includes the latest issue. The app itself is free. This is the same “Who Do You Think You Are” that is behind the popular genealogy series in the US, UK, Canada, and elsewhere.

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MacFamilyTree 7.0.7 Available, 50% Sale Ends the 11th

Mac FamilyTree 7 for OS X Reminder: The upgrade pricing of $29.99 applies through tomorrow, August 11, 2013, and I’m not sure when it ends exactly on the 11th.

The demo is available through the Synium Software website or you can purchase it here: MacFamilyTree 7 (Mac App Store)). You can only purchase the full version through the Mac App Store.

MacGenealogy.org Note: I know there was a little controversy over it only being available through the Mac App Store, however those of you using it with iCloud Saves have probably seen how well it works as far as using it on multiple devices – I have used it this past week between an iPad, iPhone, and two Macs, and it’s worked well. Availability through the App Store is the price you pay for using iCloud to keep your data synced between all your Macs and mobile devices.

MacFamilyTree 7.0.7
- Performance of the edit sections improved
- Sources are now handled correctly when exporting a partial family tree
- Sources are now sorted correctly in the edit source section
- FamilySearch matching improved
- Several crash issues fixed when working with FamilySearch
- Polish, Danish and Spanish localization improved
- Improved user guide
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ohmiGeneLite 5.37.3

ohmiGeneLite 5.37.3 is now available, it’s a Mac OS X genealogy application requiring an OS X 10.5 or later.

5.37.3 adds a requested feature – the ability to list people starting from an initial person to a common ancestor, and then to a second person. For instance, if you were curious about shared relatives with a distant cousin, you could select yourself, and that cousin, and it would display your ancestors up to a common ancestor, and then it display the descendants of that common ancestor down to your distant cousin.

The full version is available for $40 through ohmi.celeonet.fr, but you can download ohmiGEneLite through this page. It’s also available for Windows and for PowerPC Macs through that page. It’s one of the few genealogy applications still available for PowerPC macs.

In select countries, you can also download an iPad version through the iTunes App Store