With the new app, you’ll get all the Calendar features you know and love, now optimized for iPad. Use Calendar’s machine intelligence-powered features to:
- Find a time and book a room. Get everyone together faster for meetings. With smart scheduling, Calendar suggests meeting times and available rooms based on your team’s availability and room preferences.
- Set Goals and achieve them. Add a goal and Calendar will intelligently schedule time for it so you can stick to it.
Google also says that it has more features on the way following an initial release today, including a Today View Widget coming soon that will let users “easily see your upcoming events in the Notification Center and on the lock screen.”
Here’s a look at the new iPad interface:
The release comes just one week after the launch of Apple’s new low-cost 9.7-inch iPad. That device is expected to be popular within enterprise and education due to its new $329 price tag, and Google Calendar support will surely sweeten the deal for those already hooked into the Google Apps ecosystem.
The Google Calendar app for iPad will be available on the App Store today as a free download.