This is a little more commercial than stuff I usually link to, but I know many of us are thinking about holiday gifts. From ReviewGeek: Best Photo Calendar Services. “There are so many photo services that create personalized calendars for you, but how do you choose the right one? Whether you’re a photographer trying to showcase your artwork, or a busy mom who needs last minute gift ideas, we’ve got the picks for you.”
The Next Web: The best online calendars for groups, families, and households. “Calendar apps by themselves are easy to find — throw a dart at the App Store or the Google Play and you’re likely to hit one. The trick is to find a calendar that you can share with other people. Whether you’re a busy family, a professional team, or just a house full of roommates, these calendars can help keep everyone on the same page.”
Make Tech Easier: 7 Useful Chrome Extensions to Improve Google Calendar. “Google Calendar is one of the most popular calendars out there. Despite its popularity, there are some areas where it can improve. By adding and using an extension, you can add additional features and make Google Calendar better than ever.” I wish I’d known about Event Merge a while ago.
TechCrunch: Todoist launches a deep integration with Google Calendar. “Todoist is quite a powerful task manager, but it didn’t communicate with your calendar until now. If you’re a Google Calendar user and want to check your tasks and events for tomorrow, you currently have to check both Google Calendar and Todoist. This is about to change as Todoist is launching a deep two-way integration between Todoist and Google Calendar.”
How-To Geek: How to Customize Google Calendar’s Notifications on the Web. “Google Calendar is undoubtedly a powerful tool for managing everything from appointments to schedules to reminders (and everything in between). As good as it is by default, there are things you can do to make its notification system even better.” This is quite good!
It’s that time of year… from Hongkiat: 20+ Free Printable Calendars for 2017. “Just like beautiful 2016 calendar desings, we have once agian, put together a collection of creative, vivid, stylish and absolutely free printable calendars for 2017. You can easily download any of them, and print it for home use or work station.”
MakeUseOf: Craft a Printable Calendar for the New Year. “If you go to the shops, calendars are normally based around certain themes: sports teams, animals, scenic views, art, and so on. Although they might initially look pleasing, there’s only so long you can look at a picture of a tropical island before you started getting frustrated that you’re stuck at home rather than feeling the sand between your toes. The solution? Make your own calendar, either for yourself or a friend. You can fill it with memories of the previous year, your favorite photos, or other images you have a personal connection with.”