Category Archive: Technology

Feb 20

Organizing My Book List with Book Catalogue App

Books. I like books and I have quite a few. I enjoy reading non-fiction as well as fiction and I have a number of reference and how-to genealogy books. I recently saw a Barnes and Noble quiz on Facebook, “What’s Your Book Nerd Score?” Here are just a few items from that list that apply …

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Mar 01

My Favorite Mobile Apps

This Sunday, 3 March 2013, I will be speaking in Celina at the meeting of The Mercer County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. Their chapter was established in 1980 and they are an active group with a nice list of Mercer County-related publications for sale. I will be presenting Tech Tools for Genealogists. This …

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Sep 07

On This Day Widget

On This Day Widget, GetStar Pro Android App, as seen on my Android smart phone and tablet.

Every morning my smart phone displays a list of my ancestors and relatives who were born, married or died on that day. The daily reminder is an interesting and fun feature. How does my phone do that? I am using the On This Day Widget, an add-on feature for the GedStar Pro for Android app. GedStar Pro …

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Jun 03

Changes in Technology Over the Years

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I am participating in Lorine McGinnis Schulze’s “52 Weeks of Sharing Memories–A Genealogy Journey.” Lorine is the creator of the Olive Tree Genealogy Blog and followers of the 52 Weeks of Sharing Memories project journal weekly, writing about family-related topics that Lorine gives us each Sunday. By the end of the year I will have …

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May 13

Ten Tech Tools & Tips

Flip Pal Scanner, Magic Wand Scanner, RootsMagic To Go

I like tech items very much. I especially like gadgets that make my research easier. Tools that help me scan documents, digitize photos, store, enter and share data are at the top of my list of favorite things. Below is a list of some tech items that I like to use along with some tips. …

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