Cool GenStuff – Friday 19 July 2013

Cool GenStuff

Today is Friday, 19 July 2013 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • Free Ancestry.com Access! That’s right, this weekend through 21 July, the updated set of New England records is available for FREE! More details here.
  • RootsMagic: There’s a new release a new update for RootsMagic 6 users, version 6.3.0.0.  One exciting new feature is Problem Alerts to help you find errors or potential issues with your genealogy data.

Genealogy and Technology News

New Apps, Programs and Websites – Oh My!

Technology for Genealogy Group on Facebook

Visit the Technology for Genealogy on Facebook group for these new discussions:

  • Cloud Computing: Do you have any qualms about cloud storage sites getting hacked, corrupted or having the service shut down?
  • Dropbox: Do I still need to make backup copies of files?
  • Keyboard: I needed more light on my keyboard so I bought an “illuminated gamer’s keyboard” . . .
  • Smartphones: When you got your iPhone, did you go for the repair/replacement insurance plan?

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