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10 Jul 2015

Islands in Reunion 11 Genealogy Software

By |10 Jul 2015|Apple, apps, genealogy, Macintosh|Comments Off on Islands in Reunion 11 Genealogy Software

Today’s post is about Islands in Reunion 11 Genealogy Software. It’s quite the best new feature of this recent version upgrade of the venerable Mac genealogy software from Leisterpro. The new Islands sidebar, seen at right, is located in the pulldown menu on the upper right of the main screen. This new [...]

6 Jun 2015

iPad and Mac Diacritical Marks

By |6 Jun 2015|Apple, apps, genealogy, iPads-iPhones, Macintosh, translation|1 Comment

Today's topic is iPad and Mac diacritical marks. If you're using your iPad (or Mac) for genealogy, you probably need to add diacritical marks to names and places. If you’re a native English speaker like me, getting your keyboard to produce these characters may be an unfamiliar process. A diacritical mark is [...]

17 Jan 2015

Choosing Image Management Software

By |17 Jan 2015|apps, digital collections, family photos & records, genealogy, Macintosh, organizing, Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides|16 Comments

My good friend and fellow genealogist Judy Webster has started the new year with some resolutions about organizing her research using a “source-based incremental fix,” rather than a giant do-over approach. Makes sense to me! One of her steps is choosing image management software to better organize her family photos. This is an [...]

30 Mar 2014

iScanner App Flash Sale

By |30 Mar 2014|Apple, apps, genealogy, iPads-iPhones, scanning|Comments Off on iScanner App Flash Sale

Alert: iScanner app flash sale right now. The iScanner app scans "any document, receipt, white-board and note with your iPhone." Download iScanner for 50 percent off at the App Store for 99 cents. "A PDF is a trusty friend you can always rely on. Indestructible, impossible to change, always present but never intrusive. Turn all your documents, files [...]