“Google on Thursday unveiled a free Web-based calendar application that is expected to heat up competition with Yahoo and Microsoft,” Elinor Mills reports for CNET. “The beta version of Google Calendar, which can be accessed without a Gmail account, enables users to search for and add events from within the program or through Web sites that use open standards for calendars. Such sites are invited to add Google Calendar buttons next to events they list.”
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MacDailyNews Note: When using Safari 2.0.3, Google Calendar issues the following warning: “Sorry, Google Calendar does not support your browser yet, so things may break in unexpected ways. Press OK to see a list of browsers that we support. Or cancel to try to use it anyways.” We created a test calendar in iCal 2.0.3, exported it ,and successfully imported it into Google Calendar using FireFox 1.5. Fifteen minutes before our test event, the FireFox icon started bouncing in the Mac OS X Dock. Clicking over to FireFox showed a sheet had descended from the browser to indicate the event was due to start soon.
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