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Google Calendar is early for its Material You appointment

Google Calendar is early for its Material You appointment

At this point, anyone running Android 12's beta on their phone has been flooded with Material You. As we're approaching a stable launch for Google's next major OS update, all of its apps are getting splashes of color, alongside some more extensive redesigns for certain services. Calendar's update was scheduled to arrive on Monday, but as with any good planner, it's arrived early to the party.

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Google Calendar's latest update recognizes you aren't going back to the office anytime soon

Google Calendar's latest update recognizes you aren't going back to the office anytime soon

While some employees have been trekking back into the office for months now, others are still working remotely (and some of us never had offices in the first place). Hybrid work schedules are also becoming a popular option, with workers splitting their time between home and work. To help meet the needs of those who are constantly shuffling in and out of the office, Google Calendar is getting a new way to tell your colleagues when and where you'll be working.

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Google Calendar may be coming to a Chrome OS taskbar near you

Google Calendar may be coming to a Chrome OS taskbar near you

Google Calendar might be a daily visit for many of us, but if you're rocking a Chromebook, there's no way to access it outside of the web or a dedicated app. Chrome OS still lacks a calendar built into its system tray, but that might be about to change. After evidence showed up earlier this year that a simple widget was in the works, a new experiment is hinting that your Chromebook could eventually feature full Google Calendar integration.

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You can now hide holidays that won't give you time off in Google Calendar

You can now hide holidays that won't give you time off in Google Calendar

Google Calendar is excellent at managing your personal meetings and appointments, but by default, it also keeps track of the holidays in your region. In addition to public holidays, Google also shares other occasions, so you don't have to search "Father's Day 2021" every few days until you finally memorize the date (it's June 20th). A new toggle for holidays is finally coming to Calendar, so you can declutter your view without disabling the feature altogether.

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Google Workspace users are finally getting the handy Maps shortcut in Calendar

Google Workspace users are finally getting the handy Maps shortcut in Calendar

About two years ago, Google added sidebars to its web apps, enhancing its services with miniature versions of Calendar, Tasks, or Keep, and you can even integrate third-party applets. For the first time in ages, a web app has now received a new standard integration — you can now access an almost full-blown version of Maps right inside Google Calendar.

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Google Calendar finally supports snoozing desktop notifications

Google Calendar finally supports snoozing desktop notifications

None of us want to miss a meeting, but if a notification about an upcoming one appears too early, it can be easy to lose track of time. Google's aiming to fix that with its latest update to Calendar, finally adding the option to snooze notifications right from desktop for all Workspace accounts.

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Google Calendar is adapting to messier work schedules

Google Calendar is adapting to messier work schedules

For a lot of us, it's only after working full time from home that we've realized how messy balancing work and personal commitments can get — and the pandemic ensured we all got a taste of it. Google now wants to make it easier to share your disordered WFH schedule with your teammates as Calendar entries so that they know when is —and isn't— the right time to ping you.

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Google Messages can suggest adding calendar events while you chat (APK Download)

Google Messages can suggest adding calendar events while you chat (APK Download)

Contextual suggestions in Google Messages aren't new. The app can already offer up stickers, Assistant recommendations, smart replies, and some actions while you're talking to your contacts, and it's that latter ability that seems to be expanding. Among the new actions, Messages can now propose adding a calendar event when you bring up a specific time and date during a chat.

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Google Docs now warns you when mentioning a user who's out of office

Google Docs now warns you when mentioning a user who's out of office

Google Docs has made it easy for several people to collaborate on the same document. Since it's integrated with other G Suite products, the online productivity solution also lets users mention their co-workers or reply to their comments, allowing them to collaborate seamlessly. However, your colleague may be out of the office when you need something from them, which is why Docs will now let you know they're probably not going to reply to your comment as fast as you might expect them to.

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Google Calendar adds offline support for the web

Google Calendar adds offline support for the web

Unreliable Internet connections are all too common. If you've ever tried to check your Google Calendar while your Wi-Fi was down, only to find that nothing would load, you're in luck — Google Calendar now has offline support for Chrome.

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