Cool GenStuff – Friday 9 May 2014

Cool GenStuff

Today is Friday, 9 May 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • International Day of Spanish Indexing:  On Saturday 17 May 2014, FamilySearch will be hosting a special initiative – an indexing marathon of Spanish language records! Click here for more information.
  • Mocavo Free Access:  Mocavo is offering free access to its premium databases starting at 10:00 am MDT today through midnight Monday 12 May 2014 in celebration of Mother’s Day. In addition, check out the new collection of over 1,000 Navy Cruise Books now available!
  • MyHeritage Sale:  This Mother’s Day weekend, MyHeritage is offering a coupon for 30% off an annual subscription – use the code MOTHERS. Click here for more information.

New Apps, Features, Gadgets and Websites – Oh My!

  • Privacy Badger:  Developed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Privacy Badger alerts you when third party pop ups and trackers are collecting your information and disables those snoopers! (via makeuseof).

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

About the Author

Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.