Giveaway Winners Announcement!

Yesterday the winners from our giveaway of over $800 in prizes were randomly picked from those that entered. Here they are: First Place: Steve Steve won: The ultimate family history research…
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Tevya’s Experience at RootsTech 2011

The first-ever RootsTech conference, hosted by FamilySearch and sponsored by big names like Microsoft, Ancestry.com, and Dell, was a huge success. It had events live-broadcast online, a huge demo floor…
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Request Patriarchal Blessings Online

The new LDS.org has a lot of cool new features and tools, some of which we’ve illuminated in the past. One great new feature is the ability to request your personal…
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Use Google Maps in Genealogy

Map Your Ancestors is a neat service that integrates Ancestry.com and Google Maps. You can make plots on Google Maps that show where your ancestors have lived. You can also…
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Use Gmail as a journal

We’re supposed to keep a journal. That’s what the prophets both anciently and today have said. People have different preferences: some like the feel of pen and paper, others like…
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