Posts about using Macs Macintosh computers for genealogy

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 [...]

7 Feb 2014

My Favorite Genealogy Things

By |7 Feb 2014|Apple, apps, genealogy, iPads-iPhones, Macintosh|Comments Off on My Favorite Genealogy Things

These are a few of my favorite genealogy things (no, I’m not going to sing and you don’t want me to) from my presentation at Rootstech 2014 this morning on using Macs and iPads for genealogy. Dashlane Dashlane is the password manager that I recommend. But it’s so much more than that. It’s available [...]