16 January 2013

Lists, lists and more lists -- Great apps including some Genealogy ones!

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The start of a new year (and sometimes the end of the previous year) brings out a lot of “lists!”

I am not normally a “lists” person unless we are talking “to do” lists.  Yes, I still hand-write up my daily to-do list so I can cross off all I’ve accomplished and then throw it out! So much satisfaction.

That said, I noticed that on some “top” apps lists for 2012, there are some directly genealogically-related ones as well as others that can be invaluable to family researchers both personally and with regards to research.

Here are a few of the ones I came across.  I have highlighted some of the apps with direct genealogy applicability.  And, in the interest of full disclosure, there were a lot of apps that were “new” to me! 

And, remember yesterday’s post and my new year’s resolution to start a food diary – well, I am using MyFitnessPal as recommended on a few of these lists (both the web interface and android app).  So, even if you are seeking apps which are specifically genealogical, I suggest you check out these lists for any “new” app which might just make life better! 

Did you see any apps in these lists that you think are “must haves” for genealogists?  Or are just good all-around apps that any of us might benefit from using?

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