Calendars are important to everyone, to the student who has an examination, to the businessmen that have a plethora of meetings to attend, to the religious people who have events to attend. Everyone needs the calendar.
Keeping tabs on your obligatory or intended appointments, meetings and events can save you money and embarrassment.
Imagine having to explain to your spouse that you forgot their birthday, or to your business partners that you didn’t remember the meeting you scheduled with them.
Timekeeping is something done from way back prehistoric ages, the first calendar was the Sumerian calendar. Since then a lot of evolution has brought us to digital calendars.
There are lots of digital calendars apps that it’s almost overwhelming. However, knowing the features one needs will guide in choosing a calendar app.
What do I need in a calendar app?
Various calendar apps are built specifically for a designated group of people. Some serve students, some for business people to track their meetings, others could serve as general event tracking.
Knowing what you need from a calendar app will guide your selection. Check if the calendar app serves the purposes you need it for.
Especially if it can be integrated into other platforms where you need to share your schedule, and it is advisable to go for calendar apps that can be accessed on multiple devices.
Here are some calendar apps you can work with:
This is one of the most popular and reliable calendar apps in the world today. A Google calendar helps in managing one’s time and also serves scheduling purposes for events and meetings.
A feature of Google calendar that enables it to do that is the Events. This is a feature that allows users to schedule events, add locations where the event will hold. If it’s an online gig, one can go ahead and invite other attendees.
The calendar was developed by Google and integrated into their Gmail Account, the beta release was in April 2006 and then a general release in July 2009.
The Google calendar is available on multiple devices simultaneously and it is available for both iOS and Android users. It is also easily integrated into other apps and together this enhances productivity and effectiveness.
Another popular calendar app developed by Microsoft. A default application on Microsoft Windows, the calendar is quite flexible and can serve varying purposes.
The Microsoft Calendar can be synchronized to other calendar applications. The latest version even supports sharing of schedules over a network.
Exclusively for Apple product users, the Apple calendar can be accessed on both iOS and macOS for mobile and desktop operating systems respectively.
Originally called iCal, the Apple calendar can be backed up on an online cloud. It can also be integrated and used synchronously with other calendar apps.
The calendar can be segmented to show various fronts, a home schedule that has to-do lists, and a work front or view that shows appointments, meetings.
All of these activities are synced across all the devices the user including the iwatch, so no matter the user is, they’d be notified of their schedules.
My Study Life Calendar
This calendar serves students at any level, the Study Life calendar meets the unique scheduling needs of students.
The Study Life calendar is free and can be accessed offline and it also syncs schedules over multiple devices.
The calendar app helps students keep track of their classes as well as bring into cognizant the extracurricular activities as well as extra study time. The calendar also has a provision for the scheduling exam timetable.
The calendly app is a work-oriented calendar app. Featuring both individual and team scheduling options, the app AI checks track your routine and ensures the user is not overscheduled.
The calendar app is paid for though there’s a paid version for premium and pro respectively which depending on the one opted for increases the access to more app functionalities.
Other apps that are useful for running a business both for money transactions and other productivity apps can be integrated into the calendly app.
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