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How to estimate your travel time in the OS X Mavericks Calendar app

How to estimate your travel time in the OS X Mavericks Calendar app

If you juggle your appointments, meetings, and events using the Calendar app on your Mac, you've probably run into a time or two where knowing the estimated travel time would have been helpful. Luckily, this is now a default feature of the stock Calendar app as long as you're running OS X...
Fantastical 2 updated with new icon badge options, better geofence handling, and more

Fantastical 2 updated with new icon badge options, better geofence handling, and more

Fantastical 2, one of our favorite alternative Calendar apps for iPhone, has just been updated to version 2.0.2 and even though it's a point release that contains bug fixes, it also contains a few new features as well. Among them are new app icon badge options and better handling for location...
Fantastical 2

Fantastical 2 update improves notifications, icon badges and more!

Fantastical 2 is one of the premiere iOS 7 calendar applications, and today it's getting an update to make it even more awesome. Top of the list are improvements to the notifications, which now have a sound, and new icon badges options for today's remaining events, today's due reminders, and...
Cal by Any.do

Cal by Any.do gets updated with full iOS 7 support

Back when we reviewed Cal by Any.do, we described it as the iOS 7 calendar experience before iOS 7 was released to the world. Now, the popular calendar app has been updated with proper, full blooded iOS 7 support. It's not the first iOS 7 related update, and while it may have taken a little...
How to setup Exchange or Google mail, calendar, contacts using ActiveSync on your iPhone or iPad

How to setup Exchange or Google mail, calendar, contacts using ActiveSync on your iPhone or iPad

Exchange is Microsoft's corporate email, calendar, and contact system, and ActiveSync is their fairly awesome protocol to keep it all updated on all of your devices, including iPhone and iPad. Google licenses ActiveSync for Google Sync, which used to be available for all Gmail accounts but is now...
How to add an event using natural language in the Mac OS X Calendar app

How to add an event using natural language in the Mac OS X Calendar app

If you use the Calendar app in Mac OS X, you already know how to add, delete, and manage events manually by now. What most people don't know is that the Calendar app in OS X supports natural language input, which makes adding events much quicker. Here's how to use it: Launch the Calendar app...
Best alternative calendar apps for iPhone redux

Best alternative calendar apps for iPhone redux

There's no shortage of choices when it comes to alternative calendar apps for iPhone. In fact, there's so many that it can sometimes be overwhelming to find the perfect one for you. Since the App Store is always changing, it's only fair that our recommendations and favorites change with it. And...
Fantastical 2 brings iOS 7 good looks, Reminders smarts

Fantastical 2 brings iOS 7 good looks, Reminders smarts

I hate Fantastical. And I hate Fantastical 2 even more. Except I kinda love them. And I hate that most of all. Thing is, I don't like calendars. They remind me of everything I have to do, and I have far too many of those things, and I don't want to do most of them. I don't even want to enter them...
How to create events in iOS directly in the Messages and Mail apps

How to create calendar events in iOS directly in the Messages and Mail apps

It's not uncommon for us to email and message people about plans we're making with them. If you pay close attention, iOS seems to know when we do this by underlining certain text. That isn't just to make it stand out more, it's to make it easier for you to add events to your Calendar app. Here's...
Calendars 5 update simplifies task creation

Calendars 5 update simplifies task creation

Calendars 5 has been updated to version 5.1, bringing improvements to tasks and the ability to see the current date as a badge on the app icon. To turn on the icon badge, go into the app's settings and tap "View Options". Scroll down to the bottom of the page and tap the settings for App badge...
Sunrise Calendar 2.0 for iPhone review: Now with support for iCloud calendars!

Sunrise Calendar 2.0 for iPhone review: Now with support for iCloud calendars!

Sunrise Calendar for iPhone has always been an extremely unique alternative calendar app as it manages to combine all your calendar events with weather forecasts for the day. Previously, you could only use a Google account with Sunrise but as of version 2.0, there's support for iCloud built right...
weekflow calendar for iPhone review: Use colors, grids, and gestures to  better organize your schedule

weekflow calendar for iPhone review: Use colors, grids, and gestures to better organize your schedule

weekflow for iPhone is a rather unique alternative calendar app that treats your schedule as somewhat of a live feed where you can endlessly scroll up and down through weeks. Different colors and the width of different days indicate at just a glance what days are the busiest. These elements...
How to access list view in the Calendars app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 7

How to access list view in the Calendars app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 7

iOS 7 made some drastic changes to the default Calendar app and the list view is one of the items that got moved to a place that isn't so obvious. If you're like me and you like to quickly flick through the list view in order to see what's on your plate over the next several days, you'll...
Calendars 5 for iOS review: Combine your calendars and tasks into one beautiful, easy to use app

Calendars 5 for iOS review: Combine your calendars and tasks into one beautiful, easy to use app

Calendars 5 has just become available for both iPhone and iPad and is a complete redesign of Readdle's popular Calendars+ app. With a great new design, support for natural language input, a built-in task manager, and more, Calendars 5 makes for a compelling option when it comes to alternative...
BusyCal 2 for Mac updated with support for Exchange

BusyCal 2 for Mac updated with support for Exchange

BusyCal 2 for Mac was recently updated to version 2.5 and brings with it one of the most demanded features, support for Microsoft Exchange. If you're already using BusyCal 2.0 or later, the update is free. According to the BusyCal blog, Exchange support includes the following options and...
Agenda Calendar 4 for iPhone review: One of the best alternative calendar apps just got better

Agenda Calendar 4 for iPhone review: One of the best alternative calendar apps just got better

We took a look at Agenda Calendar for iPhone and iPad back when they were first released and this time, the guys over at Savvy Apps are back with Agenda Calendar 4. This time around they've managed to make a great app even better by cutting unnecessary UI items and adding easy to use gestures. I...
Any.Do Cal for iPhone review: Want an iOS 7 calendar experience now? Cal is it.

Any.Do Cal for iPhone review: Want an iOS 7 calendar experience now? Cal is it.

Any.Do has just released their Cal app and it doesn't disappoint. WIth a great interface that's very on par with what we'll see in iOS 7 bundled with the ability to handle reminders through using Any.Do's existing reminders app, it's a great solution for anyone already using Any.Do for task...
OS X Mavericks preview: Calendar

OS X Mavericks preview: Calendar

OS X Mavericks' Calendar gets a clean, streamlined look that makes it easier than ever to figure out what you're doing. Calendar knows where you're going and how long it'll take to get there, too, so you'll never be late for another appointment. While OS X Mavericks' look and feel won't change...
Jonathan Ive rumored to be working on new Mail, Calendar apps for future versions of iOS

Jonathan Ive rumored to be working on new Mail, Calendar apps for future versions of iOS

We've already heard from multiple sources that Apple's vice president of design, Jony Ive, has been working on making iOS flatter and more refined, but now he's also rumored to be working on brand new Mail and Calendar apps as well. It's not clear right now whether a complete revamp of such core...
Horizon Calendar review: Check the weather at the location of your next appointment

Horizon Calendar review: Check the weather at the location of your next appointment

Horizon Calendar by Applause Code is an innovative calendar app that includes natural language parsing, a clean design, intuitive gestures, and forecasted weather associated with each of your events. Just like the Mac OSX Calendar and the popular iPhone calendar Fantastical, Horizon Calendar...

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