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  • Shifts Is A Beautiful Mobile Calendar App Designed For Shift Workers

    Shifts Is A Beautiful Mobile Calendar App Designed For Shift Workers

    While there’s no shortage of mobile calendaring applications on today’s App Store, most are designed to serve the needs of office workers who need to carve out time for things like conference calls or meetings. A new calendaring app called Shifts, launching today on iTunes, is instead focused on a different demographic: those employees who work in shifts, like nurses, servers… Read More

  • Google Calendar’s Enforced Birthdays Show The Ugly Side Of Algorithms

    Google Calendar’s Enforced Birthdays Show The Ugly Side Of Algorithms

    You may recall that Google’s mission is to “organize the world’s information”. So if you’ve been seeing the Birthdays of people you hardly know appearing UFO-like in your Google Calendar lately, never fear — this is just Mountain View doing its thang organizing your stuff. Read More

  • Gmail Now Works With Addresses With Non-Latin Characters

    Gmail Now Works With Addresses With Non-Latin Characters

    Google has taken a step towards globalizing its Gmail service today, with new support for non-Latin characters and accented characters. Google is adopting an email standard introduced by the Internet Engineering Task Force in 2012 to make this happen, and expresses this will encourage broad adoption of the new standard across other email providers in the future. Read More

  • GoDaddy Acqui-Hires Founders Of Smart Calendaring App Canary

    GoDaddy Acqui-Hires Founders Of Smart Calendaring App Canary

    GoDaddy is again expanding its team focused on serving the needs of small business owners with the acquisition of a smart calendaring service called Canary. The deal for Canary is more of an acqui-hire, than acquisition, as GoDaddy has no intentions of bringing the Canary application into its current product lineup. However, the company tells us that the app will not be shut down in the… Read More

  • Sunrise Lets You Connect Other Apps To Your Calendar

    Sunrise Lets You Connect Other Apps To Your Calendar

    Calendar platform Sunrise just introduced third-party apps for your calendar. Starting with Evernote, GitHub, Songkick, TripIt and Asana, you can now connect your accounts to Sunrise to see your relevant data directly in your calendar, and interact with it. “Now that we are available on three different platforms — iOS, Android and the web — our goal is to automatically… Read More

  • Fancal Is A Calendar App That Showcases Your Photos

    Fancal Is A Calendar App That Showcases Your Photos

    Fancal has such a simple but appealing concept that it’s surprising there aren’t more smartphone calendars like it. The iOS app showcases photos from your library, with dates laid out in an unobtrusive sidebar. Created by Dutch startup We Are Wow, Fancal is made for people who usually shy away from time management apps. In fact, it’s more likely to appeal to the users of… Read More

  • UpTo Launches A Calendar App For The FOMO Generation

    UpTo Launches A Calendar App For The FOMO Generation

    App developer UpTo is launching a free calendar app on iOS to give users a way to see what’s going on around their lives, not just in them. The calendar is a small pivot for UpTo, which initially began as an app to integrate social events into existing calendar applications. Read More

  • Cal By Any.do Adds New Feature To Make Meetings Easy

    Cal By Any.do Adds New Feature To Make Meetings Easy

    Cal, the smart calendar app that integrates with to-do list maker Any.do, has launched a new feature called HeadsUp that helps you manage meetings and appointments. It is currently available for Cal on Android and will be available on iOS in the near future. Read More

  • Sunrise Adds iPad App And Week View In Its Quest To Build The Best Calendar Platform

    Sunrise Adds iPad App And Week View In Its Quest To Build The Best Calendar Platform

    Calendar app Sunrise released a major update today, completing two missing pieces of the complicated calendar puzzle — you can now use Sunrise on your iPad with a new design tailored for bigger screens, and there is a much-requested week view to get a better picture of what your schedule looks like. Finally, the company added background updates so that your calendar is always up to date… Read More