Google Calendar is getting a few more smarts with scheduling conference rooms, snoozing remidners

Some other hints indicate the Google Calendar API may soon have some more tricks for developers to get their hands on with.

Google Calendar is one of those unsung heroes of your smartphone. It’s not glamorous, but it probably does a lot to keep your life organized.

An APK teardown reveals version 5.5.9 has some code for a few features that may help you even further. One set of strings indicates the Calendar will be able to schedule specifically for a conference room, which may make sure everyone is on the same page. This follows up on a previous ability to check everyone’s schedules and help you with personal goals.

Also, another string set shows the app may eventually support dialing for conference calls. No one loves having to type in eight numbers after you already have to type the number for the call.

It also looks like snoozing reminders, much like you can do with Inbox, may come in to play. The pending list of options includes 10 minutes, later today, tomorrow, later this week, this weekend, and next week. Ideally this would sync across Google Now and Inbox, which allow you to set a reminder and then have it show up across Google services.

While the features aren’t live yet, you can look for them soon. In the meantime, grab the latest build of Google Calendar from the Play Store or APK Mirror.

The impact on you: Such teardowns are a nice way to know what’s upcoming with Google apps. The productivity series usually gets a lot of attention, especially since Google updates these directly through the Play Store instead of making you wait for an operating system update.

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection

Tags GoogleGoogle Drive

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Derek Walter

Unknown Publication
Show Comments

Cool Tech

SanDisk MicroSDXC™ for Nintendo® Switch™

Learn more >

Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronographe 44

Learn more >

Toys for Boys

Family Friendly

Panasonic 4K UHD Blu-Ray Player and Full HD Recorder with Netflix - UBT1GL-K

Learn more >

Stocking Stuffer

Razer DeathAdder Expert Ergonomic Gaming Mouse

Learn more >

Christmas Gift Guide

Click for more ›

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

Featured Content

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?