Monthly Archives: May 2018

Current DNA Sales Late May 2018

Update May 29, 2018: Ancestry DNA sale and Helix 25% off sale (Geno 2.0 Next sale and several other sale items are still active) are over. Most likely some of the DNA testing companies will offer Father’s Day Sales and … Continue reading

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YSearch and MitoSearch Are Offline Now

Updated: May 26, 2018 with additional information. I mentioned in a recent blog post that YSearch and MitoSearch were going to shut down, but it was hoped there would be a reprieve from FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA). It appears both sites … Continue reading

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Fold3 Free Access Through May 26 2018

Updated May 26, 2018 with Fold3 for Category as I wasn’t able to originally add Fold3 as a Category due to some weird Wi-Fi glitch that’s resolved now. According to Fold3 on Twitter, it is offering free access through May … Continue reading

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GenCove To Discontinue Offering Invidiuals DNA Testing June 15 2018

I found out GenCove was shutting down individual accounts and no longer allowing new accounts after June 15, 2018 when I logged in GenCove a few days ago. Here’s the direct link to the announcement: https://medium.com/the-seeq-blog/sunsetting-gencove-for-individuals-7d24f951193c You still have time … Continue reading

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B-29 Doc Adds 3 New Summer 2018 Tour Stops

Doc, one of only two flying B-29 bombers added three new tour stops to its Summer 2018 calendar. Doc is based in Wichita, Kansas and the full 2018 tour list can be found at http://www.b-29doc.com/events/. You can learn more about … Continue reading

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New Feature On 23andMe – Root for Your Roots

Received an e-mail about a new feature on 23andMe – Root for Your Roots (Note: you will need to be logged into your 23andMe account for the link to work). You are given three choices, but can load more choices. … Continue reading

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Alaska and DNA Testing

I noticed a while back that MyHeritage has a restriction against DNA testing if you live in Alaska. It took me a while to find out why as my favorite and several least favorite search engines failed me. However, as … Continue reading

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MapS Phasing DNA Analysis

Update: It finally downloaded and am in the process of trying to get it to run. My Anti-Virus program keeps running a scan and finding nothing, but so far hasn’t let me do a lot with it yet. It may … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Updates Its Privacy Policy

Something that’s become common to my e-mail Inbox lately is a growing number of updated Privacy Policy notices due to the EU’s new GDPR privacy policy that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. If you aren’t familiar with the … Continue reading

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Anonymous Matches on 23andMe to Disappear June 15, 2018

I saw this in a Facebook group, but I checked on 23andMe to verify. As of June 15th, 2018, you will no longer see anonymous matches in DNA Relatives. Learn more Here’s the direct link (it’s the link in the … Continue reading

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