Google Calendar updated for more interactive info

Google Calendar updated for more interactive info
Not too long ago, Google finally got around to decoupling Google Calendar from the main Android system, meaning it could be distributed through the Google  Play Store and be updated far more easily. Today, Google pushed an update to Google Calendar, which now gets a couple nice features for interacting with calendar item information, and creating events.

The main two new features are the new options allowing you to initiate calls directly from Google Calendar, and to open an address in Google Maps. This is a nice bit of integration between apps, and should make interacting with calendar events nicer. The update also brings suggestions for locations when you are creating and event, and a quick event creation option from the month view. 

As is standard for the Google Calendar found in the Play Store, it requires a device running Android 4.0.3 or higher, so Gingerbread people need not bother. If you want the update, just head over to the Google Play Store



5. Edmund

Posts: 656; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

good ol' android - release an update that'll never make it to 70% of it's user base.

1. therealestmc

Posts: 680; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

I like the way google is going with Android. Android is truly the best mobil OS.

2. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

except for the fact that their iOS team managed go make a better GMaps app than the one android has.

3. therealestmc

Posts: 680; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Nope, that's not true at all. Android is still more powerful, while Gmap on IOS is prettier. Many features in Gmap have been omitted in the IOS version.

4. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

buddy its just prettier on iOS....the GMap team is smart. They made a product matching the customer type....superficially beautiful product for superficial people!

6. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

Well, that' s a Justin Bieber version of Google Map. Of course it is prettier.

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