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Could This be the Clean New Look for Android's Built-In Calendar App?

The folks over at Geek.com got this sneak peek at a significantly updated test design for Timely, Google's stock calendar app. If this is the final version that Android users will see, it'll be a nice update. Read More >>

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How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. Read More >>

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Why People Think Friday the 13th Is Unlucky

Being wary of Friday the 13th is much more than a quaint superstition observed by a few uneducated people in distant, unreachable towns and hamlets. In the United States alone, it is estimated that between 17 and 21 million people dread that date to the extent that it can be officially classified as a phobia. Read More >>

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New Gmail Tweak Lets You Schedule Calendar Events With Just a Click

If like millions of people you use Gmail to schedule meetings, and Google Calendar to keep track of them, this little interface improvement in Gmail is going to save you a bucket of time and headaches. Read More >>

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Google Calendar Is Now on the Play Store (But It Might Not Work on Your Phone)

Finally Google has made its Calendar app available on the Play Store, in the process of overhauling the software that comes pre-installed on any phone running stock Android. Sadly, though, it might not work properly on your phone. Read More >>

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The iPhone 5 May Be the Best Phone In the Universe, but Its Calendar Icon Still Sucks

Come on, Apple. I don't care about your iPhone 5 camera's purple flare problem. If Prince can live with it, so can I. And I don't give a damn about its paint chipping off either. Or your dreadful maps, for that matter. Getting lost is fun. I can live with all the crap you can throw at me except this. F*cking. Shit.* Read More >>

how to
How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. Read More >>

factoid
Kodak Used a Calendar With 13 Months

Leaders of large corporations often have a little bit of "the crazy" about them. Like, for instance, Kodak founder George Eastman, who, back in 1928, insisted that the official company calendar ran 13 months long. Read More >>

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What the Hell Is a Leap Year and Why Do We Get an Extra Day Tomorrow?

Have you ever wondered why we have to have an extra day every four years? It seems baffling that we just shoehorn another 24-hours into February, but as CGP Grey so eloquently explains it’s all to do with trying to balance an imperfect calendar, something the Universe just won’t let us do. Read More >>

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What the Hell Happened to Apple's Attention to Detail?

Oh Apple, as much as I love you—yes Phil, you know I do love you—you can really piss me off sometimes. No, I'm not talking about iOS' serious privacy problem or the obnoxious nature of some of your Apple spokepeople. Read More >>

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What if Your Birthday Was on Monday Every Year?

So the Gregorian calendar is kind of a pain, right? Thirty days has September, April, June… and all that? Who can even remember that? Most of it doesn't even rhyme. Read More >>

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RIM Shows Off BlackBerry PlayBook Native Email and PIM Apps But Nobody Cares

This one fits firmly into the too little, too late category. RIM's finally showing off its BlackBerry PlayBook apps for email, contacts and calendar. Shame no one's bought the PlayBook, and neither will they now. Read More >>

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