Google Calendar Will get Reminders
Gmail has had a “to-do” function for the longest time nevertheless it was fairly ineffective, because it was a easy stand-alone one-off function that in all probability graduated from Labs at one level. It was by no means built-in and fortunately the staff is fixing that in the present day.
Google is rolling out the power so as to add reminders in Google Calendar for iOS and Android (net quickly).
Why this took so lengthy is a reasonably good query, however hey it’s higher late than by no means. Right here’s what the group needed to say concerning the replace:
You may already create calendar entries to remind you to name the physician or decide up groceries on the best way house. However whereas these entries come and go, Reminders stick to you over time so you possibly can monitor them till they’re truly achieved. If a Reminder isn’t accomplished, it’s going to seem on the prime of your Calendar the subsequent day. And the subsequent. Whenever you do lastly name the physician or decide up these requirements, simply swipe the Reminder away … and also you’re onto the subsequent to-do.
The function surfaces all the info you might want to get the duty finished, like an handle or telephone quantity. It’s also possible to create a Reminders from Inbox, Maintain and Google Now. So principally, you’ll be able to say “Remind me to take out the trash as we speak at 1pm” and it’ll slap up in your calendar identical to that. Very Siri-like.