Because most Google apps these days talk to one another, today’s feature introduction to Google Maps comes as no surprise and is most definitely a welcomed addition. For Android users, Google Calendar events will start showing up in Maps under Your Places>Upcoming to help you get to the places you need to get to. (more…)
Through an update arriving on Android and iOS today, Google is introducing “Goals” to Google Calendar. What are Goals? For now, they seem to be Google’s attempt at helping you workout more or learn a new skill by integrating your exercise and other goals into the app that runs your life – your calendar. (more…)
Back in December, Google introduced Reminders to Google Calendar on Android. By doing so, Google was making reminders a cross-platform, cross-app to-do list-like feature that could be managed from multiple places (Calendar, Inbox, Keep, and the Google App). It was a feature that Calendar addicts had been waiting years for, so today’s news that Reminders will now be available to Google Calendar on the web are so welcomed. (more…)
Your Google Calendar is getting a new feature this week – reminders. Instead of always creating events for everything on your plate, including your upcoming to-dos, you can now set a reminder to complete a task.
An update is rolling out this week on both Android and iOS to enable the feature, but Google plans to include it in the web version of Google Calendar as well. (more…)
Once updated, when a user receives an email containing information such as flight, movie, and hotel confirmations, the information will automatically be loaded into your Google Calendar as an event. That means no more copy and pasting information yourself from one app to the other. Google Calendar will even automatically update information for you if it happens to change. (more…)
Google just announced that it has acquired Timeful, an iOS-only calendar app that tries to help “organize your life by understanding your schedule, habits, and needs.” The announcement came via the Gmail blog, but Google mentioned that they plan to integrate the technology behind Timeful into Inbox, Calendar, and “beyond,” so you could see it help tie together all sorts of Google services. I can’t see anyone arguing with better service-to-service integration. (more…)
Announced today through Google+, the Calendar app from Google is bringing back the Month View. Having been there before, but then removed, users will now be able to see a broad overview of their month’s itinerary, with little colored dots letting you know that you are going to be busy that day. (more…)