Family Tree Maker for Mac Mentioned in Wall Street Journal

Katherine Boehret, writing in the Wall Street Journal, talked about using Family Tree Maker for Mac as well as the iOS (iPad/iPhone) software from Ancestry.com. I’m not sure if she was using Family Tree Maker for Mac or Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 which just came out last month. … Read more

MacFamilyTree 6.0.5

Version 6.0.5 of MacFamilyTree 6.0 has been released. The web research function has been upgraded, with support for MyHeritage added. If you are MobileFamilyTree user (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), this is of particular interest to you since there were some MobileFamilyTree synchronization issues fixed. Changes/updates: * MyHeritage added to web … Read more

Mac Genealogy FAQ updated for iPhones and iPads

I’ve updated the Mac Genealogy Software Frequently Asked Questions page and added a new page, in response to a question that was asked of me. The question was in regards to iPhone and iPad versions of Mac OS X genealogy software. Right now there are basically two dedicated iOS/iPhone OS … Read more

Apple September Event Earlier Today

I’ve posted my thoughts about Apple’s September Event that was held earlier today over at MobileGenealogy. I thought it was a pretty good event. We knew going in that it would be focused on mobile devices, and that’s exactly what happened. iTunes 10 adds some new features that I think … Read more

Apple’s September 1, 2010 Event, Plus Autocad

Apple has sent out an alert stating that they will be directly streaming tomorrow’s event live: Apple.com – PR What: Live video stream of Appleā€™s September 1 event When: Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 10:00 a.m. PDT Where: www.apple.com Requirements: * Apple Mac running Safari on Mac OS X 10.6 * … Read more

Apple iWork 09 9.0.4 Update – Adds ePub Support

While I’ve recommended Apple’s productivity suite, iWork to to plenty of people doing family newsletters or related documents, I normally don’t mention it here except in passing, but iWork 09 9.0.4 fixes some issues in all three apps – Keynote, Pages, and Numbers, including with tables. More importantly the word … Read more