Dec 7, 2015
Google Calendar is getting smarter by way of a new build that is available now.
According the Official Gmail Blog, folks will be able to incorporate to-dos into their mobile workflows in a new way, and the really cool aspect is that the method integrates across Gmail, the aforementioned Google Calendar and Google Keep.
Excerpts from the post:
Now there’s a single way to manage your day: starting this week, you can create Reminders in Google Calendar to keep track of your to-dos alongside your scheduled events.
Reminders stick around
You might already create calendar entries to remind you to call the doctor or pick up groceries on the way home. But while those entries come and go, Reminders stick with you over time so you can track them until they are actually done. If a Reminder isn’t completed, it will appear at the top of your Calendar the next day. And the next. When you do finally call the doctor or pick up those necessities, just swipe the Reminder away … and you’re onto the next to-do.
Reminders help with the details
Another way Reminders are more useful than events is that Calendar adds things like phone numbers and addresses automatically. So if you add a Reminder to make a call or run an errand, the number or address will be right there when you need it. Just like Inbox by Gmail, Calendar uses information from your contacts, as well as Google’s knowledge graph to provide this extra bit of help.
Google Calendar, Keep and Gmail are all free on Google Play.
A video explaining the new system are below:
[via Official Gmail Blog]