Category Archives: Google Calendar

Outlook for Mac Finally Getting Google Calendar Support

By | March 1, 2017

Most certainly file this one under finally!  Microsoft has announced that support for Google Calendar and Google Contacts is finally coming to Outlook for Mac.  For those on Windows 10 using Outlook for Windows, this is no big deal.  The support for integrating your Google Calendar into Outlook has been there pretty much from the beginning.  Not the case… Read More »

Google Calendar and Google Fit Now Integrate for Goal Tracking

By | January 5, 2017

To help you keep track of your exercise goals, Google has announced a new integration between Google Calendar and Google Fit.  The change is behind the scenes and once it rolls out to everyone, you can track your exercising in Google Fit and it will automatically mark your time slot for exercising in Google Calendar as “done”.  It… Read More »

Google Calendar Adds Month View Widget

By | October 27, 2016

Google Calendar for Android has an update rolling out that brings mostly one new but desired feature by users:  A monthly calendar view widget.  The updated version of the app, version 5.6.2 for those keeping score at home, allows you to add a widget that can be resized to show an entire month of your calendar without having… Read More »

Google Calendar Now Shows Your Event Scheduling Conflicts

By | June 17, 2016

Google Calendar for Android has been updated and with it comes a new event conflict notification feature.  This feature shows you in the app as you try to schedule another event where you have conflicts in your schedule.  The idea is to prevent yourself from double-booking events only to realize it later.  This feature actually rolled out to… Read More »

Google Calendar on The Web Now Shows Locations of Meetings

By | May 12, 2016

Google Calendar for web has received a small but important update that users will certainly benefit from having available.  Now when you view your calendar in day or week view, you will see not only the name of the meeting but the location of that meeting.  Now this may seem like a “no big deal” update but for… Read More »

Google Calendar Update Adds Ability To Dial Conference Call Passcodes

By | May 11, 2016

The latest update to Google Calendar is one that frequent conference call users will want to update to as soon as it is available. Seriously.  Stop what you are doing and see if you have the update.  I’ll wait….. Okay, so here is the deal:  Before now, when you had a conference call scheduled in Calendar, you could… Read More »

Google Calendar Update Makes Finding A Meeting Time Easier

By | April 27, 2016

Google Calendar has an update rolling out today that will make finding common meeting times with your co-workers much easier and faster.  The update brings a new feature, Find a time, that will look at your calendar and the calendar of others you are inviting to a meeting to find an open time that works for everyone.  The… Read More »

Google Calendar Brings New Goals Feature To Keep You On Track

By | April 15, 2016

Google Calendar for Android has been updated with a great new feature that is aimed at keeping you on track in various aspects of your life.  The new Goals feature allows you to setup specific goals and have them scheduled in your calendar to help you stay focused and to make sure that you have time to complete… Read More »

Google Calendar Adds Smart Suggestions and 30 Languages

By | January 28, 2016

Google Calendar for Android has received a nice update that brings a new smart suggestions feature that makes creating new events quicker and easier than ever.  The update is rolling out to the Google Play Store now and is version 5.3.3 for those keeping score at home. The new smart suggestions make creating a new calendar event quickly… Read More »

Download The Google Calendar Wallpapers

By | January 4, 2016

If you use Google Calendar on your Android Phone or tablet, you will notice a wallpaper in the background as you view your diary in Schedule view. Each month has a different wallpaper representing that month or season in a Material Design kind-of-way.  Now you can download all 12 of these wallpapers to either make them a wallpaper… Read More »

Google Calendar Adds Reminder Feature To App

By | December 8, 2015

Google has released an update to Google Calendar that, while is mainly focused on performance improvements, also brings a new and pretty sophisticated reminders function to the app.  The update is version 4.1 for those keeping score at home and it is in the Google Play Store now.  If you have not received the OTA update, you should… Read More »

Google Calendar To Traverse New Calendar.Google.Com Domain

By | September 9, 2015

A couple of weeks ago I posted about Google moving the Google Hangouts traffic to a new domain, as part of an effort to increase security and performance.  Now the company has indicated that Google Calendar traffic will be doing the same.  Over the course of the next few weeks, Google Calendar traffic will start traversing calendar.google.com in… Read More »