Find Data Problems Using The Family Nexus App

Visualizing Tree Data Problems Open Google Maps and search for “PA.” Although a common abbreviation for “Pennsylvania,” without context Google Maps shows you Panama! The Family Nexus iPhone app automatically maps birth, marriage, death, and burial locations of 6+ generations of your FamilySearch family tree. It uses the “standardized” place associated with locations of life

Development Update

Mobile App Development Update

Development Update Last week we passed the 1,000 download milestone! For the devoted readers of my blog I thought it would be nice to provide an “inside” look at the development status of The Family Nexus mobile app. Since RootsTech we have been focusing on some key enhancements to the free version as well as adding

Scan Old Photos with PhotoScan

Introducing Photoscan Not long ago I was introduced to a great little app called PhotoScan by Google. I have found it to be very useful, so I want to share it with my readers. PhotoScan was introduced in November 2016. The app is free and allows you to use your Apple or Android mobile device to capture

FamilySearch Certified!

FamilySearch Certified!         We have great news! We have officially received our Certification for our integration with FamilySearch! This certification now makes us an official partner of FamilySearch. The certification process ensures we are handling data correctly. For example, they make sure that we store and pass credentials securely between The Family Nexus

Call for Beta Testers!

Mobile App Official Beta Release! After a long wait, I am VERY excited to announce that The Family Nexus mobile app is officially in beta testing mode! This means that we are ready for other users to begin using the app and providing their feedback. To make the best app possible we need as many

Promote the Family Nexus App

Promote The Family Nexus App in 3 Easy Steps

The Family Nexus App You may have heard that we are developing a mobile app to bring family history to your fingertips and help you make amazing new discoveries about your family! You can support the effort to develop The Family Nexus app, and it won’t cost a dime! We have started with a native

The Family Nexus Mobile App for iPhone

The Family Nexus Mobile App

The Family Nexus Mobile AppThe family history app for researchers and non-researchers alike.The Family Nexus iOS app is now available for FREE in the App store. Download today!Imagine a mobile app for family history that:Automatically plots your ancestors’ life events on an interactive Google MapNotifies you when you are close to the location where a

We’re Related Mobile App

Are You Related to Someone Famous? Last week, the genealogy giant, Ancestry.com, released a new mobile app called “We’re Related.” The We’re Related mobile app is categorized as “Entertainment,” and is more of a novelty than a serious research tool. The We’re Related mobile app product description reads: Find fame and friendships in your family. We’re

The Family Nexus Mobile App

The Family Nexus Mobile App

It’s Coming! I am pleased to formally announce that The Family Nexus Mobile App is under development! A beta version should be available sometime in December. Following our beta testing period it will be available for free download from the Apple store! And don’t worry – an Android version will be developed as well! If