Summary: Ancestry Behind the Scenes – Mobile Apps

The Behind the scenes chat with Crista Cowan and the Mobile Apps Product Manager Branden Neish took place just a few hours after originally planned earlier today. It was short in my opinion (I would love to hear their mobile plans expanded upon!), but interesting. Below is a brief summary of the chat. Any errors in transcription or understanding of what was being said are mine – Branden and Crista kept it clear and to the point, but I was typing as I was listening, so errors are bound to creep in.

Android version of the Ancestry App
Kindle Fire. This is something I did not know and that could grow the market for both the Ancestry app and those e-Book readers.

Note: Originally it was the Nook Touch that was mentioned, but got back to me and clarified it was the Nook Tablet instead.

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Ancestry 3.1 iOS App Reviewed – Genealogy Tools released Ancestry 3.1 yesterday, a significant update. While I’m working on a post discussing Apple’s announcements about their new iPad (iPad 3 or iPad HD?) as well as the iPhoto and iWork updates, I thought I’d point out a nice review of the new version of Ancestry. Ben over … Read more

Galaxy Nexus as a Genealogy Platform

Keep in mind that the article doesn’t delve into specific genealogy apps on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android – that’s for a later article according to the author, but A. O’Brien is documenting their progress in buying and using a Galaxy Nexus as their mobile genealogy platform. The reasons given … Read more

iPads and iPhones, Photography and Genealogy

See that image to the right? That’s the cover of the latest Family Tree Magazine – March/April 2012. I received mine in the mail today. If you’re a Family Tree Magazine Plus member, you can view it online here. I bring it up because iPads and genealogy are pretty popular … Read more