Google Brings On-the-Fly Editing to Calendar for iPhone and Android
Today Google announced new functionality in the Google Calendar program for the iPhone and Android platforms. The new version allows users to respond to event invitations, send event invitations, change attendance status, as well as edit events directly from the phone. The previous version was view-only. The new version will also show the most recently viewed event if no wireless network is available. It is available for free for iPhone's running system software 2.2.1 and up and all Android handsets. It is only available in English for the moment.
Google Calendar, Sheets, Now On Tap Gain New Tools
Google has updated a slew of its mobile apps this week, adding new features to Google Calendar, Sheets, and Now On Tap for Android devices. To start, Google Calendar made it easy to see when you're free when scheduling a new event.
Google Calendar for Android Can Now Help Groups Schedule Meetings
Google today announced a new feature for its Calendar application for Android that makes it easier for groups to schedule meetings. This tool is being made available to Google Apps for Work and Edu users, who more commonly need to schedule group events.
Google Calendar to Auto-Dial Conference Passcodes
Google Calendar for Android devices will soon help people dial-in to conference calls with fewer steps and less frustration. When users dial the conference call number through the Calendar app, the app will automatically add the conference passcode to connect to the right call.
Microsoft Updates Outlook, Will Sunset Sunrise App
Microsoft today announced a significant refresh of its Outlook mobile email app for Android and iOS devices. Most of the changes center on making the app easier to use.