Published by Dick Eastman: LXLE: A full-featured Operating System for an Aging PC

If you have an aging Windows computer that just can’t keep up with today’s Windows programs, you have three choices: Live with the problem Spend lots of money to purchase a new PC Replace your old Windows operating system with a new one, designed to run on older, lower-powered computers. If you select option #3,…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/11/18/lxle-a-full-featured-operating-system-for-an-aging-pc/

Published by Genealogy’s Star: Update on cameras for genealogists

From time to time, I have written about cameras for genealogists. It has been a considerable time since I last wrote on the subject and camera technology has continued to become more and more sophisticated. The Megapixel race heated up with Canon’s release this year of the Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R cameras…

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/GACzzI/~3/NT6tg038Vlg/update-on-cameras-for-genealogists.html

Published by Dick Eastman: The Best Scanning Apps for Android and iPhone

Genealogists love to copy old documents, census records, wills, deeds, and even old photographs. We used to make photocopies and save those in various filing systems. The 21st century solution is to make digital copies, either with a scanner or, even more common, with a cell phone camera. Making digital copies is quick, easy, and…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/10/08/the-best-scanning-apps-for-android-and-iphone/

Published by Dick Eastman: MyHeritage Launches Breakthrough Global Name Translation™ Technology

I think this is a huge advancement in online searches for genealogy information. I saw the brand-new Global Name Translation demonstrated earlier today at the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) annual conference in Jerusalem and I am very impressed. Global Name Translation is the easy way to search through MyHeritage’s massive multilingual and…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/08/myheritage-launches-breakthrough-global-name-translation-technology/