Google Calendar app has been available for iPhone for quite some time. However, the version for iPad has only recently been released. Let’s go into details to see if there’s any new or different features added.
For those who have been expected for an iPad version so long, you can now be happy as the wait is finally over. Google reported today that Google Calendar for iPad devices is officially exposed on Apple Store to download.
Generally, the app provides users with a view of calendars which they own and are shared with them via Google’s service. Moreover, they include a number of features that Apple’s native calendar app doesn’t have.In Apple Company’s brief announcement today, it mentioned some keys features of this new app:
- Choose the time and reserve for a room. Gather everyone quicker for meetings. Featured an intelligent scheduling, Calendar enable suggestions for meeting times and available rooms based on your team’s time and room options.
- Establish goals and attain them. Add a goal and calendar will smartly set time for it so you can follow it.
- In addition, you can find your Calendar easily from the iPad home screen by using Spotlight Search.
Google states that more features will be added soon, at least, however does not mention specifically. They also do confirm a Today Widget is being updated too, which will allow users conveniently check their upcoming events in the Notification Center and on the lock screen.
It is not a surprise coming from Google to make users wait for a native Calendar app, as considering that it’s the company behind android, and usually delivers new features first to apps for devices running its mobile operating system.
As we said earlier, Google Calendar was totally not available for iPad for the past several years. The Calendar app for iPhone could work on Apple’s tablets, but it wasn’t optimized for use on those devices.
The shift is a part of Google’s aims at making its G Suite productivity services useful and widespread to as many people as possible. As can be seen, Google is working crazily to persuade customers to switch to its productivity programs from their current systems.