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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Mormegil, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. Mormegil

    Mormegil Well-Known Member
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    I haven't taken the plunge yet, but have some questions on the Calendar application.

    On DateBK on PalmOS, I can look at the week in a grid view, and easily drag and drop my different appointments/meetings around the grid. I find it invaluable for my work.

    Will I be able to do that in the Android Calendar? Are there any 3rd party Calendar/scheduler apps that do this?

    Thanks
     

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  2. justjimjpc

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    If dragging your appointments around and it is a break-the deal ... then you will need to stay with your Palm ... The stock Calendar app doesn't do that and I have seen anything that would ...
     
  3. Mormegil

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    Quick update.

    Pimlico Software, that makes DateBK, has got a new Java based app called "Pimlical."

    In an e-mail, they told me they expect Pimlical to come to Android (being Java based) relatively soon.
     
  4. punkzanyj

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    I would wait until they give a date, "relatively soon" can become "delayed until 2011" at any time.
     
  5. dkaufman1

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    OP - I know this is an old thread, but you do know how awesome Google Calendar (for web) is right? I used to use the Palm Desktop calendar even after ditching my palm years ago. It was a great PIM, but Google Calendar is even better. The device doesn't yet mimic it but, having the autosync pretty much makes this a moot point.

    Quick example...I had a non-random baseball and soccer schedule to input, and I was dreading it. Then I found someone else I knew whose calendar I share had already done that. I quickly copied each event to my calendar and about 10 minutes later was done. (all on my pc, not the phone) but in 10 min and 1 sec later they were all on my device thanks to wireless auto sync.
     
  6. Mormegil

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    I don't even use the Palm Desktop Calendar, I just need the grid / drag+drop interface of Datebook / DateBK.

    Working in a lab where my experiments don't always go according to schedule, I end up revising my schedule (via drag and drop) 3 or 4 times a day easily.

    I'll look into Google Calendar. The thing is, I'm not always at my computer - but my PDA is always with me.
     
  7. justjimjpc

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    The nice thing about using google calendar (if it works for you) is that the phone and PC will be(can be) constantly kept in sync (automatically or manually)
     

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