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When it comes to researching our ancestors, we need all the help we can get. Technology is just one more tool in our toolbox and while it cannot tell us how to search or where to search, it can certainly make our search easier. From the new genealogy records that are being made available online everyday, to the software that helps your organise your research and to the hardware that makes capturing images and stories possible, technology is the best thing to happen to genealogists since the very first name was written down. After all, as Arthur Clarke said, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” and we could all use a little magic, couldn’t we?

Is Blogging Dying? The word blog written in the sand.
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Last November, I read a blog post by James Tanner over at Genealogy’s Star asking…More

WordPress Plugin Genealogy
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RootsPersona is a WordPress plugin developed by Ed Thompson of Evidentia Software fame. According to the…More

IrfanView Free Download
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The current price of Photoshop is enough to make a person cringe and even the home version, Photoshop Elements isn’t exactly cheap. And we would so much rather spend our available funds on our research than on expensive software. So what is a genealogist to do? Great news! The FREE IrfanView program for Windows has you covered!

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How-Old.net is a demo that was built for the day 2 keynote of Microsoft’s Build2015…More