Google Calendar Reviews

Learn about the Google Calendar app for small businesses. Includes pricing, reviews, company info, and FAQs.

Updated on March 27th, 2019

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Google Calendar is a time management and scheduling calendar app available for free via GSuite. The small business app allows users to create and edit events, set reminders, and add event locations.

Google Calendar Pricing:

Google Calendar is available as freeware and there are no premium options.

Google Calendar Review
Google Calendar Review:

Pros: Easy to use, sleek interface, mobile app.

Cons: Certain functions were removed after update.

Bottomline: A free and simple to use calendar that allows you to set events, reminders, and goals.

Google Calendar Key Information:

Founders

Larry Page, Sergey Brin

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Mountain View, CA

CEO

Sundar Pichai

Number of Employees

10,001+ employees

Phone Number

1 (650) 253-0000

Address

1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043

Website

calendar.google.com

Google Calendar FAQs:

How do I access Google Calendar?

On your web browser, go to Google Calendar. If you already have a Google account, sign in. If not, click "Create an Account." Once you sign in, you'll be able to access Google Calendar and change the settings according to your needs.

What OS does Google Calendar support?

Google Calendar is compatible with Android and iOS.

What are some Google Calendar alternatives?

Google Calendar Reviews:

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Review

darakkay - news.ycombinator.com

My biggest issue with the Google Calendar was the syncing rate of 24 hours for iCal feeds. On Fastmail, new events appear quite fast (and I can force the update manually, if I need to).

Dragonai - news.ycombinator.com

For longer-term events, I used to be a heavy Google Calendar user while in college, but now I typically just throw events onto the Reminders app as well! Of course, sticking with a calendar is probably the better approach for this entire thing. I still pop things on my calendar, but I just like the sense of checking items off once they're done.

Hnrobert42 - news.ycombinator.com

Google’s “helpful” treatment of time zones decidely isn’t. I wish there was a way to tell Google Calendar to ignore timezones altogether. E.g. I am in Vietnam. I make a dentist appointment for when I am back in the US at 2 pm. I put the appointment on the calendar. I get to the US on the day and find the appointment is at 1 am the day before. Worse still, is in the opposite direction because I wont get the alarm until the event has passed by 11 hours. Stop being clever google. If I put an event in my calendar for 2pm, just leave it there. Yes, yes, I could hunt down the timezone menu item every time. Better yet, I finally get around to transitioning out of that terrible company’s services.

Sandy Writtenhouse - makeuseof.com

Google Calendar has wonderful features to help you see what’s ahead. You can use those same features to see what’s happened over time. Just like a journal, think about looking back at a calendar with convenient views, color-coding, and memorable dates at a glance. Goals you achieve, moods you experience, foods you eat, and even bucket list items you complete can all be tracked easily with Google Calendar.

Peter Gerard - engadget.com

I like the new design but miss seeing the simple moon phases icons. Now it shows an all-day event for every moon phase.

BrianFL - engadget.com

Not a fan. It looks nice, but the main feature I use is missing. I use the Create arrow and use Quick Add to type in new events in words, and then it adds it to the calendar. I don't see that in the new design. For example, "Pay Rent on last day of every month" and it would automatically set it to repeat on last day of every month.