Sunrise, a thoughtfully-designed calendar app that only recently made the jump from iOS to Android, got a bump up to version 1.1.0 today, bringing with it new integration for a variety of services including Songkick, Tripit, Evernote, Github, and Asana. Basically, this integration provides syncing between the services and Sunrise, where the calendar app can grab reminders from Evernote automatically, your Tripit plans and trips will automatically populate, Songkick concerts will show up like magic, and Github or Asana changes will be synced (in both directions).

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Some apps, like Tripit, can already integrate with your Google calendar account, so those who already use that feature may find some redundancy in Sunrise's new functionality. But Sunrise presents events, reminders, concerts, etc. in a thoughtful way, giving you as much information as it can, plus a button that will allow users to quickly install the app whence the info came. Compared to Google's official calendar app, the event presentation is much more visually pleasant.

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The only downside is that users still can't directly edit events from other apps or services. The app does provide a web link to your plans, but the "Install Tripit" button seems to always refer to the Play Store, even if you've got the app already.

That said, the integration with new services is still a big plus. If you're already a Sunrise user, grab the update. If you're not, it's definitely worth a second look.

Source: Sunrise Blog