How to Hide Morning and Night Hours in Google Calendar

by Nov 29, 2011

One of the settings I always enjoyed in Outlook is the ability to customize work hours so that my available time (work time) would appear on the calendar as a reminder not to schedule anything past a certain time. Google has taken this concept event further and now allows users to hide those morning and…Continue Reading

Keep Track of Your Contacts with the Gmail People Widget

May 30, 2011 No Comments

Gmail is a great tool for connecting with friends and family, but sometimes it’s hard to find all of the information you need from them. Often enough, you have to look for information in many different areas of Gmail, so now Gmail is making it easier to find all of this information by adding a…Continue Reading

Update Your Android Phones to 2.3.4 to Avoid Getting Hacked

May 24, 2011 1 Comment

Researchers have found security vulnerability in Android 2.3.3 in which your login credentials could be stolen.  Since web applications like Google Calendar, Twitter, Facebook and others use unsecured connections to login, you may be at risk when connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot. When you automatically connect to a secured connection, some of your online accounts…Continue Reading

Stay On Top of Events with Color Coding in Google Calendar

May 12, 2011 7 Comments

If you use Google Calendar a lot, you’ll probably have a pretty full calendar. That calendar can become hard to read or even comprehend if you’re in a hurry. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a way where you could quickly distinguish what you have to do and when? Now you can with the simple…Continue Reading

How to Sync Google Calendar with iCal

Jan 04, 2011 2 Comments

Do you use Google Calendar and would like to be able to access your calendars even when you are offline? The best way to do this is to enable offline access for Google Calendar or if you’re on a Mac sync your Google Calendars with iCal. The guide below will show you how to add…Continue Reading

Event Time Zones Arrive in Google Calendar

Dec 08, 2010 No Comments

One of the things that I’ve learned about running an online business is that everyone you deal with is on a different time zone. This of course can be a major pain when your calendar can only display two time zones at a time (Calendar view) and events can only be created for the time…Continue Reading

How to Access Multiple Google Accounts Simultaneously

Aug 27, 2010 4 Comments

How many of you have more than one Gmail account? Like me, you probably got a silly Gmail email address when Gmail was first launched years ago, and you later got a more serious email account as Gmail matured. Yet you are still receiving messages on both email accounts and switching between them requires that…Continue Reading

How to Add Reminders to Calendar Entries in Google Calendar

Jul 20, 2010 No Comments

If setting automatic notifications in Google Calendar leaves you yearning for more control over your calendar then you will have to set them individually each time you create a new event/appointment. Google Calendar provides users with three types of notifications for calendar entries; Email, SMS (Short Message Service) to your mobile phone, and a Pop-up….Continue Reading

How to Set a Default Alert for Google Calendar Events

Jul 19, 2010 No Comments

How many times have you missed a meeting because you were so occupied by the task at hand? I know I have and it sure has caused a few embarrassments and even some problems…all because I was too focused on work and lost track of time. If you use Google Calendar to manage your time…Continue Reading

How to Add World Cup 2010 Matches to Your Google Calendar

Jun 22, 2010 No Comments

Looking for a way to keep track of all the World Cup 2010 matches on your calendar? If you have a Google Calendar account, then you’re in luck. Google Calendar allows its users to subscribe to public calendars that organizations and individuals create to share event information with others. In this case there are a…Continue Reading

How-to Send Calendar Invitations with Your iPhone

May 13, 2010 38 Comments

It’s the simple things that Apple can’t seem to include with their products. Who would ever want to send an invitation to someone else using their iPhone? Apparently Apple thinks that +20 million people don’t need that functionality. Thankfully, there’s always a solution to every problem. This will only work if you use Google Calendar…Continue Reading

Feature: How to Sync Your Gmail, Google Contacts, and Calendar with the iPad

Apr 14, 2010 65 Comments

I recently posted a how-to that walked users through the steps necessary to set up a Gmail account on their iPad. In this tutorial I will show you how to add your Google Account, that is Gmail, Calendar, and Contacts to your iPad using the Exchange account type on the iPad. This will allow for…Continue Reading

How to Add Google Calendar to Your iPad

Apr 06, 2010 157 Comments

Google Calendar looks great in Safari for the iPad, but wouldn’t it be nice to access and use your Google Calendars in the iPad’s native Calendar application (which by the way, is gorgeous)? Good, I thought you would. The how-to guide below will show you how to add your Google Calendar account to the iPad…Continue Reading