For my particular workflow and management I’ve settled on using Google calendar. My tip for super fast calendar access in OS X is to dedicate a browser to your Google calendar and use that browser for nothing else. You may choose Chrome or Safari or Firefox, I chose Microsoft edge and here’s why.
Google calendar is Google’s calendar app for your iPhone. I like it.
You can set up Apple Calendar to send you an email reminder for any event. You can go to any event on your calendar, add an alert, and there is a drop down list of email addresses to choose from. But how do you change the default email address? I was looking everywhere for where to change the email address that Apple Calendar alerts get sent to.
The answer: change your ‘work’ or ‘home’ address in your own contact in Apple Address Book application (Contacts), not in the Calendar Application.
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Apple has changed the way calendars sync in Mavericks. Here’s how to sync your Apple Calendar App with an existing Google calendar.
You can’t use an iCloud based calendar to sync with Google. You need to start from Google and go the other way. Apple can see the gmail calendar but not the other way round.
iCloud works well for sharing your own calendar in the Apple world. But if you have an Android phone, or want to share a calendar on the web, Google Calendars is much more powerful. The Google calender service is the easiest and most flexible free shared calendar service that I’ve found. Here’s how to set it up on a macintosh computer.