Google adds ‘optional meeting attendees’ feature to Calendar

By on November 29, 2010 at 1:40 PM.

Google adds ‘optional meeting attendees’ feature to Calendar

The list of things that enterprise calendaring systems (e.g. Microsoft Exchange) can do that Google Calendar can not do is getting shorter and shorter. Today, the Big G announced a new feature it is folding into its online Calendar implementation: optional meeting attendees. As Google explains:

Guests’ roles in meetings tend to vary as well. Some people have to be there to lead the meeting or help make decisions, whereas others are gathering information they may be able to digest just as well via the notes. Without knowing which attendees are crucial and which are optional, it can be difficult to know which meetings you really need to attend.

With a couple clicks, you can openly communicate the importance of a meeting for each attendee. Click on the “Make some attendees optional link” above the guest list and then toggle the role of each attendee by clicking the icon next to his or her name.

The optional attendees feature should be rolling out to Google Calendar users shortly. Hit the read link to check out the official article. More →

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RIM blog post gives you advanced look at BlackBerry 6 WebKit browser

By on August 4, 2010 at 1:33 PM.

RIM blog post gives you advanced look at BlackBerry 6 WebKit browser

A freshly minted post on the official BlackBerry Blog is giving all those interested a more in-depth look at the redesigned BlackBerry 6 browser. As you may or may not have heard, the new BlackBerry browser is based on the WebKit rendering engine and should dramatically improve the browsing experience on BB6 equipped devices. Images and descriptions of the new start page, tabbed browsing, social feed integration, options menu, and browser viewing are all included. Hit the read link to have a look, and let us know what you think. More →

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