Over at Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, Dick Eastman is running a survey about what kind of computer and OS genealogists use. Macs are included in the survey, and it’s an interesting survey, because it presents a two-tiered poll in some areas (what’s your primary computer, secondary computer, etc.).Continue reading
Not exactly genealogy related, but if you are a Mac enthusiast, and you probably are since you’re here, you might find this Guardian.co.uk article very interesting: Behind the magic curtain. It goes into detail on just what happens behind the scenes when Steve Jobs makes his keynotes speeches/presentations at certain events.Continue reading
Over on ReunionTalk, it was noted by Pete Cook and others that the latest issue of Genealogical Computing Magazine has incorrect and/or older information listed concerning Reunion (in regards to its performance capabilities concerning records and genealogy data).
Genealogical Computing Magazine is a product of Ancestry.com, and appears to be on its way out – they aren’t taking anymore subscriptions, no single issues are available to non-subscribers, and only currently subscribers have access. I have not seen the latest issue, but it would not surprise me that they are using older data if the magazine is about to fold.Continue reading
Happy Holidays to everybody – things are going to be quiet over the next week – I’ve got a new project I’m working on with a couple of people, and hopefully within a few weeks it will be ready to launch. It’s not a genealogy application (or any kind of application for that matter), but a site that will contribute to genealogy research, and will include Mac users as well (that’s the part I handle). It’s going to be unique, but I can’t say anything else at this time. I also have three reviews of genealogy applications that have been submitted by MG readers that I’m going to format and place online.Continue reading
Some miscellaneous software updates that Mac genealogists may find interesting – iOrganize, Genetic Code Widget, JournalX, and Precision Recall.Continue reading