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Mobile Genealogy: How to Use Your Tablet and Smartphone for Family History Research – 10% Off Extended thru March 28!

Finally – we have a great new guide for those of us who use mobile devices! This book takes the place of Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, written by Lisa Louise Cooke in 2012. The iPad volume was becoming dated, and mobile devices of all kinds have sprung up since the publication of […]

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Family Tree Maker Will Continue to be Produced and Upgraded & RootsMagic Will Sync to

Kendall Hulet, at, announced today that Family Tree Maker isn’t dead after all. He also commented to the media community that “contracts hadn’t been signed yet,” and that this is the reason that they earlier announced that they were “stopping Family Tree Maker,” while leaving no other options for users. Ancestry isn’t run by […]

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Comparing Genealogy Software & Databases

Comparing genealogy software packages can be interesting and useful, especially if you’re just getting into genealogy. I’d like to have a dollar for every time someone has asked me which genealogy software program is the best. I now answer by telling folks that it’s the one you’re used to. I don’t know of any major […]

Comments (1)’s Family Tree Surpasses 50 Million People

The following excerpt is from an article printed in the January 4, 2011 edition of Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 4, 2011, a world leader in collaborative genealogy, today announced the addition of the 50 millionth person to its World Family Tree, also known as “The Big Tree” within the genealogy community. Among […]

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WikiTree Online Surpasses 700,000 Profiles

I just got a tweet that WikiTree Online surpassed the 700,000 profile mark today. In fact, in looking at the home page of the site, I see that 30,426 WikiTreers have added 704,936 profiles. Not bad for a site that started in 2008. The site is free, and allows family collaboration of the building, and […]

Comments (2) Releases Family Tree Builder 5.0

The following news release is from Daniel Horowitz at London, England & Tel Aviv, Israel – December 1, 2010 –, the largest family network on the web, today announced the launch of Family Tree Builder 5.0, the most advanced and easy-to-use free genealogy software in the world. Introducing a range of new practical […]

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ourFamily•ology Offers 15-Day Free Trial

The following News Release was written by ourFamilyology staff: Web-based genealogy software program offers 15-day FREE trial for amateur and professional genealogists. Franklin Lakes, NJ (PRWEB) November 4, 2009 – ourFamily•ology today announced that, in celebration of the official launch of its website at, it is offering a 15-day free trial to all visitors. […]

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