Gramps 3.4.0 Released

This is a bit passed due but the Gramps project has released Gramps 3.4.0 The “always look on the bright side of life”. If you are interested in Genealogy and looking for an OpenSource solution, then you owe it yourself to check out Gramps. If you are a seasoned Gramps user then you owe it to yourself to download the latest version. Version 3.4.0 of Gramps! The “always look on the bright side of life’“, a... read more

VuePoint PDS-ST415-VP portable Scanner

Several months back I ran across a portable page hand scanner at local office store. With old computer books and genealogy I occasionally have a need to scan pages or photographs in places where a flatbed scanner or camera just won’t work. Hand scanners have improved greatly over the years from the old hand scanners. So I took a chance on VuePoint PDS-ST415-VP scanner. Note: VuePoint has released a... read more

Installing Gramps (Genealogical Research Software)

Recently I have been starting to dabble in researching my family tree and started looking for a way to keep track of the information on the computer. To keep with using open source solutions first then moving towards commercial solutions I ran across Gramps (Genealogical Research Software). Gramps is a free software project and community. We strive to produce a genealogy program that is both intuitive for... read more