If you have an iPhone or iPad, there's one app you absolutely must have - Documents [iOS - free]. This is the Swiss Army knife of apps. With Documents, you can read Office and iWork documents, PDF documents and ePub books. You can listen to music and even watch movies. But that's not all. Documents also… Continue reading Documents – The App of All Trades
If you're like me, you probably have family trees in Ancestry, FamilySearch and other platforms (MyHeritage for me). Each have been helpful in finding useful records, but it can be a challenge to organize all this genealogy goodness in one central location. That changed when I moved to MacFamilyTree. The FamilySearch connection makes it easy… Continue reading MacFamilyTree – Awesome Updates
Tired of exorbitant copy fees in research libraries? You may be carrying a scanner with you already and you didn't even know it. I'm talking about your smart phone. Take advantage of your phone's camera and some very inexpensive apps and you'll be able to make your own copies whenever and wherever you find useful research. You'll be surprised how easy it is!
Synium Software just released updates for MacFamilyTree and MobileFamilyTree which includes their new Cloud Tree feature. This feature makes it possible to work on the same family tree with any number of MacFamilyTree and MobileFamilyTree users in real time. When you make changes to your tree, those changes are transferred to your shared users within… Continue reading CloudTree Sync and Share
Did you know that Day One now supports checklists? This journaling app gets more interesting every day. The Day One Tips playlist on YouTube is a great place to start.
iOS 10 offers a number of new and useful features. The Notes app now supports live collaboration. All you do is open a note, then tap the "person" icon at the top of the screen. You can then invite others to add their thoughts/ideas using email, a text message or other apps. Think how much… Continue reading iOS 10: Collaborative Notes
Instapaper has been a major player in the "read later" category for quite a while. It was recently purchased by Pinterest and has just announced that it is making its premium features available to every user - at no charge. There are also free apps for iOS and Android devices. Starting today, all users will… Continue reading Instapaper Premium is now free for everyone
Many Mac users see the Preview app as a very nice PDF reader. That's just one of the many things Preview can do. It also serves as a very nice photo editor too. No, it will never replace Photoshop or Pixelmator, but it can handle most of your basic editing functions like resizing, cropping, adding… Continue reading Edit Photos in Preview