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We hope you didn't lean too heavily on Google Calendar's text message alerts in order to keep your life organized. Google is warning that Calendar's SMS notifications will vanish for regular users (education, government and work are safe) after June 27th. The search firm argues that they're no l...

May 30th 2015 at 11:11pm 0 Comments
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Google has been striving for smarter apps that are built around the way you really live, and it's reinforcing that today by acquiring Timeful. The startup built a system that organizes your calendar around both your schedule and your priorities. You can tell it how often you'd like to hit the gym,...

May 4th 2015 at 3:01pm 0 Comments
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Do you prefer the iPhone, but would like to use Google's calendar app to keep track of your life rather than Apple's own? That's finally an option. Google Calendar has launched for the iPhone, giving you the same schedule view, Gmail events and broad account support (including Exchange and iCloud)...

March 10th 2015 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Want to make sure everyone at your next shindig has a copy of the itinerary? You'll probably want to snag the updated version of Google Calendar for Android, then. The refreshed app lets you associate Google Drive files with events -- you don't have to send that big presentation in a separate me...

February 25th 2015 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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Google's recently reinvented Calendar app on Android left many counting down the days for the eventual iOS iteration, and if The Next Web's allegedly leaked screenshots of the iPhone version are anything close to real, it's looking quite nice. It should be no surprise that the supposed iOS version...

January 19th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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As part of the Google's continued push forward with Lollipop, Calendar is getting a major (and long-overdue) upgrade. Obviously that includes a Material Design facelift (which we can only assume will come to the web app eventually), but it also includes a metric ton of new features. The most impre...

November 3rd 2014 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Since the beginning of time -- or at least since email was invented -- most email services have required the use of non-accented characters from the Latin alphabet for each individual's address. It's inconvenient for those who don't natively use that alphabet, which means that more than half of th...

August 5th 2014 at 12:36pm 0 Comments
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Google knows many, many things about you, perhaps even that you can be a bit forgetful sometimes. To help you remember your plans, the company has started testing a feature that takes possible events from Gmail or other Google services and turns them into Google Now cards. For instance, if it infe...

June 12th 2014 at 11:28pm 0 Comments
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On the heels of last week's KitKat update, Google Glass nabbed up two more notable improvements today. First, iOS users can now have their text messages displayed on Glass, after a quick toggle of the Bluetooth settings. Here's the catch: "due to some limitations with iOS," you wont be able to rep...

April 21st 2014 at 3:34pm 0 Comments
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See those images above? Those could become a familiar sight in the future if you religiously use Google's Calendar app for Android. This crisper, cleaner Google Calendar was recently spotted by Geek.com (which also spilled the deets on a test version of Gmail) on a phone loaded with unreleased fea...

April 9th 2014 at 6:43pm 0 Comments
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If you've ever made the faux pas of contacting foreign coworkers while they're out celebrating national holidays, you'll appreciate the latest update to Google Calendar. The service now accounts for special occasions in 30 more countries, including Argentina and Switzerland. It also covers a lar...

February 3rd 2014 at 2:59pm 0 Comments
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Launching on iPhone in February 2013, Sunrise changed our perception of calendar apps with its ability to provide more context to daily events. By connecting to Google, iCloud, Facebook, LinkedIn and Foursquare accounts, Sunrise can intelligently integrate appointments, birthdays and even checkins...

January 9th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments