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  • Calendar App Sunrise Showcases Where iOS 8 Widgets Shine

    Calendar App Sunrise Showcases Where iOS 8 Widgets Shine

    Sunrise has been one of my favorite mobile apps for years now. But the brand new 3.0 update for iOS, combined with iOS 8, makes it one of the best examples of a good iOS 8 widget for the Today view. In one swipe, I can now view my upcoming events and all-day events. As a reminder, Sunrise works with iCloud calendars, Google Calendar and Microsoft Exchange. There are also a few other… Read More

  • Sunrise Raises $6 Million From Balderton And Others To Build The Perfect Calendar

    Sunrise Raises $6 Million From Balderton And Others To Build The Perfect Calendar

    A year and a half after launching its first calendar app, Sunrise is raising a $6 million Series A round from Balderton Capital and existing investors — Bernard Liautaud is joining the board. The company had previously raised $2.2 million. Sunrise is also launching a platform preview for third-party developers, so that other companies can build apps for the calendar… 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

  • Sunrise Comes To Android And The Web

    Sunrise Comes To Android And The Web

    Calendar app Sunrise just launched on Android phones and desktop (thanks to a new web app). It’s a major release for the company as the app was only available on the iPhone and iPad until today. On Android, it looks a lot like the existing iPhone app. On the web, it’s like Google Calendar, but much better. “By launching on the web and Android, we become the first… 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

  • Sunrise Adds Exchange Support To Its Calendar App

    Sunrise Adds Exchange Support To Its Calendar App

    New York-based startup Sunrise just added Microsoft Exchange calendar support to its iPhone and iPad app. Exchange support was the last missing major calendar integration — the app already works with Google Calendar and Apple’s iCloud calendar. For now, the company uses Apple’s Exchange API. This way it doesn’t have to store user passwords. Many potential users… 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

  • Sunrise 2.0 Brings iCloud Calendar Support To Its 250,000 Users

    Sunrise 2.0 Brings iCloud Calendar Support To Its 250,000 Users

    iOS calendar app Sunrise just received a major 2.0 update. Like many iOS apps, the release brings a new design optimized for iOS 7. It doesn’t look anything like the previous version. Gone is the textured background and heavy branding. Now, it’s all about a pure user interface and neat animations. But the most important addition is iCloud calendar support. Now, Google Calendar as… Read More

  • Sunrise Update Brings Foursquare, CrunchBase, And Google Maps Integration To The Already-Smart Calendar

    Sunrise Update Brings Foursquare, CrunchBase, And Google Maps Integration To The Already-Smart Calendar

    Sunrise, the Google-friendly calendar app that focuses on design, may have some competition coming from iOS 7, but even with the added pressure, the Sunrise team is clearly making strides. Today, Sunrise was updated in the App Store to add support for foursquare check-ins, CrunchBase and Google Maps, along with some design tweaks. Read More