Digital Toolbox

iPad Genealogy

Lately I’ve found I’m spending more and more research time on my iPad. There are two reasons for this – Evernote and MobileFamilyTree [iOS - $14.99]. MobileFamilyTree has a companion app for the desktop called MacFamilyTree [Mac - $49.99] but…

Research 101: Email

Email is an necessary tool for research – and everyday life, but how much do you know about your email service and the apps you use to access it? Here’s a basic overview to get you started.

The iPhone Traveler

We recently took a short trip to Louisiana. It included¬†a bit of family history, a bit of world history and a lot of good food. My iPhone got quite a workout – as road atlas, restaurant guide (Evernote Food –…

Can We Talk?

Microsoft just announced that it was making group video calls free to all Skype users. That’s great news for all of us! Right now, it’s only available on the desktop versions of Skype, but they’re working to make it happen…