Google Calendar’s New ‘Out of Office’ Mode Helps Improve Your Work-Life Balance

Google has finally taken steps to make their Calendar more flexible. The company has rolled out two new features that will allow users to customize their schedules on a daily basis and mark events as “out of office.” Our lives…

Google Calendar for Desktops Finally Gets a Facelift

Google plans to finally implement the long-awaited changes to the desktop version of Calendar. The makeover will not only enhance its aesthetics and put it on par with its mobile counterparts but also give the desktop app cool new features…

Facebook Launches a Simple Event App

Have you ever wondered if you were missing a party your friends were having or an event in your community? Facebook has launched a simple to use app that organizes all of the events of your friends and public community…

Google Calendar Gets New Meeting-Scheduling Feature

Google announced a new meeting-scheduling feature for Google Calendar on Android for Google Apps for Work and Edu customers. You can simply tap “Find a Time” to find meetings times that work for those involved. This takes time zones into…

Google Calendar Now Finds Time For You To Complete Your Goals

Google announced the launch of a new Google Calendar feature called Goals, which lets users add personal goals, which Calendar will actually find time in your schedule for to help you accomplish them. Google uses the example of a goal…

You Can Now Use Reminders with Google Calendar on the Web

Today in “I can’t believe this wasn’t already a thing” news, Google announced the addition of reminders to Google Calendar on the web, making it easier for users to keep track of important (and not so important for that matter)…

Google Calendar Now Does A Better Job Of Reminding You About Things

Google announced that Google Calendar users will now be able to create reminders in the app to keep track of their to-dos alongside scheduled events. You could always add entries and get reminders when the time came around, but this…

Google Calendar Works Better With Gmail For Business Travel

Google announced some improvements to the integration between Gmail and Google Calendar when it comes to business travel. Now, when users get email with flight, hotel, restaurant or ticketed event info, the event will automatically be added to Google Calendar.…

Google Calendar Gets A Big Refresh On Mobile

Google introduced a new version of the Google Calendar mobile app. It’s available for Android now, and will hit iOS soon. Have a look. “It’s designed to be a helpful assistant, so you can spend less time managing your day,…

Google Adds Data Download Feature To Gmail, Calendar

Google announced on Thursday that you can now export a copy of your Gmail and Google Calendar data making it easier to back up data or move to another service. Users can download all mail and calendars or choose subsets…

Android Gets New Google Calendar

Android users who use Google Calendar to catalog their week will get a more color in the newest app. Google announced that Google Calendar for Android now supports a variety of colors for those who want to highlight specific events…

Gmail ‘Results While You Type’ Feature Rolls Out To All U.S. Users

Last year, Google launched the ability to see results from your Gmail, Google Drive and Google Calendar accounts as you type in the search box from Gmail. This was only available as part of a field trial. Soon, all users…

Google Adds Latin American Spanish Option to Calendar

Google has just announced that they are making Google Calendar much more friendly to Latin American Spanish speakers. Starting today, Google Calendar has a new Español (Latinoamérica) option. Spanish is spoken is much of the world, but the Spanish isn’t…

Google Adds Your Google Calendar Data To Search Results

Google announced today that it has added Google Calendar data to the Gmail Search Field Trial. This is the feature that lets you search Google’s regular web search and get relevant content from your Gmail account right on the main…

Google Calendar Android App Suggests Locations For Events

Google has launched an update to the Google Calendar app for Android. New features include: the ability to call and go to a map directly from notifications, location suggestion on even creation and quick event creation from month view. The…

Google Calendar Android App Hits Google Play

Google has added the Google Calendar Android app to Google Play. In the past, it has only been available for select devices like the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus. The app comes with the ability to snooze events directly from…

Google Adds Your Google Drive Files To SERPs

In August, Google launched a feature that surfaces your email messages from Gmail on web search results pages when relevant. It has only been available in an opt-in field trial so far, but it seems likely that this will become…

Google Now Lets You Schedule Hangouts from Google Calendar

Google continues to push Google+ Hangouts capabilities to many of their products, and the latest integration is with Google Calendar. Now, you can add a Hangout to any event on your calendar and access it with a single click. From…

Add Your Foursquare Check-ins to Google Calendar

If you’re a world traveler, or simply someone who tends to have a few too many drinks while out on the town, it’s hard to remember all the places you’ve been. If you want an easy, hands-free way to log…

Google Calendar Will Be Integral To Google+ Events

I have a theory as to why Google waited until today to launch Google+ Events when they could have launched it ages ago to better compete with Facebook. They wanted to get all of their other services and software in…