Google Announces New Google Calendar App Coming to Android, iPhone [Video]

Google Announces New Google Calendar App Coming to Android, iPhone [Video]

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Google has announced a new Google Calendar app that is coming to Android and iPhone devices.

It takes a lot of work to stay on top of your schedule, after all. You have to manually enter that hotel or dinner reservation, then update it if your plans change. You have to hunt around for addresses and phone numbers, then add them to your events. And if you’re on a mobile device, you might just give up on these kinds of tasks entirely. Calendars (like email) should do better—especially on phones and tablets—so we set out to build one that’s always at your service.

Features:
● Events from Gmail: now emails can turn into Calendar events automatically
Every time you book a flight, buy concert tickets, or make a hotel reservation, odds are you get an email with dates, times and other important details. But who has the time (or patience) to copy and paste all this into their calendar? In the new Calendar app these kinds of emails become events automatically, complete with things like flight numbers and check-in times. They’ll even stay updated in real time if your flight's delayed, or you receive another email update.
Google Announces New Google Calendar App Coming to Android, iPhone [Video]

● Assists: suggestions that save you time
Of course, not all event info arrives in your inbox. You often have to piece together phone numbers, addresses and attendees from lots of different sources, then add them to your calendar manually. With Assists, Calendar can suggest titles, people and places as you type, as well as adapt to your preferences over time. For example, if you often go running with Peter in Central Park, Calendar can quickly suggest that entire event when you type ‘r-u-n.’
Google Announces New Google Calendar App Coming to Android, iPhone [Video]

● Schedule View: easy to scan and lovely to look at
Your calendar is more than just a list of dates and times—it’s your life! So Calendar’s new Schedule view includes photos and maps of the places you’re going, cityscapes of travel destinations, and illustrations of everyday events like dinner, drinks and yoga. These images will bring a little extra beauty to your day, and make it easy to see what’s going on at a glance—perfect for when you’re checking in from your phone or tablet.
Google Announces New Google Calendar App Coming to Android, iPhone [Video]

Availability:
The new Google Calendar will work on all Android 4.1+ devices. It’s available today on all devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop, and you’ll be able to download the update from Google Play in the coming weeks. (And yes, we’re also working on a version for iPhone!)

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jebsie - November 3, 2014 at 10:00pm
I fail to see what the selling point is. Events get created automatically and there are cute pictures... anything else?
Chinhchinh - November 3, 2014 at 8:54pm
Stupid why not give push back to iPhones. No one gonna use gmail
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