A calendar seems like such a simple thing to construct, yet every operating system seems to struggle with getting it right. Finally Android users can enjoy the Sunrise Calendar, previously only available for iOS devices. It is 100% free, compatible with Google Calendar, iCloud, as well as Exchange Server and comes out of the box with a host of features that will make you breathe a sigh of relief once you start using it!
It is difficult to talk about Sunrise Calendar without getting excited. Sure it has reminders and handles recurring events. Sure it has actual properly functioning timezone support. Sure it lets you tag locations for your events. Sure it uses Google Maps for directions. Sure it can connect to multiple Google calendars. Sure it will do Facebook events and birthdays. Sure it will let you see the faces and profiles of people you are meeting with that use LinkedIn. Sure it has 25,000 calendars available to add in events for holidays, sports teams, name days, week numbers and more. Sure it will give you the weather forecast for your location. Sure the synchronization actually works, in real-time, every-time.
The point is this: Sunrise Calendar looks good, functions well, and will spoil you for all other calendar apps.
Jillian Koskie is an experienced software developer, content writer, project manager and usability design expert. With over 17 years in these roles, Jillian has enjoyed applying her skill-set to assist clients and users across a wide variety of sectors including: legal, health, and financial services. Combining these professional opportunities with a love of technology, Jillian is pleased to contribute articles, opinions, and advice to numerous news outlets, websites, and publications.