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Ancestry windows 8 app

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Re: Ancestry windows 8 app

Posted: 13 Dec 2012 8:57AM GMT
Classification: Query
I just saw this last night! I am actually very happy that Ancestry.com pushed this app out as quickly as they did. It shows that they are not going to ignore a potential Windows RT market.

I agree that you can basically just look at people, and you may have to work to find the person you want to see. However, I think it has great potential and the only screen that looks cluttered is the home screen (the personal details screen I didn't find that bad at all). I did notice that it links you to IE10 via a link at the bottom right to send you to Ancestry.com for any actual work.

I am leaving it installed and waiting for some updates, which I hope will make it an app that is at least as good as the iPad version.

I think it would be amazing if they eventually were able to bring FTM into a Win 8 app (even a lite version). That way I wouldn't need a computer to run FTM on trips-- a Win RT tablet would do the job at a fraction of the price.
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jeffjahn 12 Dec 2012 10:25PM GMT 
McComberdesce... 13 Dec 2012 7:27AM GMT 
jeffjahn 13 Dec 2012 1:25PM GMT 
Dustin Dewett 13 Dec 2012 3:57PM GMT 
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