New Intel-based Mac mini’s Are Available.

As you have probably heard by now, Apple has released Intel Core Solo and Core Duo-based Mac minis, now making half of their product line Intel-based. Specifications:

GenealogyJ or GenJ v2.4

After more than a year, GenealogyJ (GenJ) has been updated to version 2.4. GenealogyJ is a cross-platform genealogy application written in Java.

Official Description:

GenealogyJ is a viewer and editor for genealogic data, suitable for hobbyist, family historian and genealogy researcher. GenJ supports the Gedcom standard, is written in Java and offers many views like family tree, table, timeline, geography and more.

Download it from here (SourceForge) if you are curious.

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Reunion Planner X 6.4

Reunion Planner X 6.4 is available. It’s exactly what it sounds like – a reunion planning application. It runs on either MacOS or Mac OS X (there is a Windows version available). It’s $59.95 with a demo available for download. They also have a service to translate reunion information from a spreadsheet.

* Added a new Comments label for printed Memory Books
* Added MapQuest address search for the Directory


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Genealogy Pro 2.0 Pre-Release 5

Genealogy Pro 2.0 Pre-Release 5. That’s right, a 10th Mac genealogy application that is being actively developed (and since the Intel transition was first announced, I believe all 10 have seen or will shortly see new releases, and while they may not be Universal Binaries, they still should run just fine under Rosetta).

This pre-release should be the final pre-release version. It requires Mac OS X 10.2.8, and sells for $20 (with a 30-day free trial).

Quick screenshot gallery:

A bit of history, from the developer’s website:

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