aBetterCal for iPhone Hickory NC

aBetterCal in Hickory hopes to offer functionality that you can't get with the iPhone's built-in calendar app. A recent -- and badly needed -- update makes this app a viable solution for anybody who wants a native iPhone interface with Google calendar.

Efficient Computer Systems Inc
(828) 328-2263
530 Us Highway 70 Southwest
Hickory, NC
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Consultants, Computer Software, Computer Networks, Bar Code Scanning Equipment and Supplies

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Staples
(704) 735-0321
1623 E. Main Street
Lincolnton, NC
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-9:00pm Sat: 9:00am-9:00pm Sun :10:00am-6:00pm

Jefferson Computer LLC
(704) 453-1974
Belmont, NC
Services
Computers and Equipment Repair and Maintenance, Computer Supplies Parts and Accessories, Computer Software, Computer Networks
Payment Options
Personal Checks, Money Orders, Debit Cards, VISA, MasterCard

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T M Floyd and CO
(704) 894-9830
8936 N Pointe Executive Park
Huntersville, NC
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Computer Consultants, Computer Software, Computer and Software Stores, Computer Systems Consultants and Designers

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Piedmont Triad Computer Conslt
(336) 766-5555
3626 Clemmons Road
Clemmons, NC
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Help Desk Services, Computer Software, Computer and Software Stores, Information Systems Consultants

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OfficeMax
(828) 327-7227
1718 Highway 70 S.E.
Hickory, NC
Hours
M-F 8-9, Sa 9-8, Su 11-6*

Staples
(828) 754-6428
112 Wilkesboro Blvd.
Lenoir, NC
Recycling Services
Recycling Desk
$3 Ink & Toner Credit
Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-8:00pm Sat: 9:00am-7:00pm Sun :10:00am-6:00pm

Contingent Network Service
(336) 855-5920
803 Friendly Center Road
Greensboro, NC
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Internet Consultants, Computer Software, Computer Network Hardware, Communications Services

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Visionet Online Service
(919) 732-9885
512 Us Highway 70 East
Hillsborough, NC
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Internet Products and Services, Internet Services, Computer Hardware and Supplies, Computer Software, Internet Service Providers

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Laser Renew
(704) 896-3239
Po Box 561467
Charlotte, NC
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aBetterCal for iPhone

Posted on by John Fuller , Macworld.com

The calendar may have been around since the days of the Egyptians, but calendaring software has yet to be perfected. Pdashes.com is the latest to try its hand at improving the mobile calendaring experience with its $3 aBetterCal for the iPhone.


It’s A Date: Like the built-in calendar app, aBetterCal lets you set the time, date, and location of an event, but it offers added functionality like integration with Google Calendar and Voice Notes recording.

If you’re familiar with the iPhone’s built-in calendar, you’ll be right at home with aBetterCal. The button layout is even similar, as it retains the basic functionality of the iPhone’s calendar.

But there’s more to aBetterCal than just a resemblance to the iPhone calendar’s core feature set. It also attempts to offer extra functionality that you can’t get with the built-in app—integration with Google Calendar, Voice Notes recording, and support for Yahoo’s Upcoming service for local events. (The Voice Notes feature is likely why pdashes.com says this app is only compatible with the iPhone.)

For the most part, aBetterCal functions as advertised. However, this was not always the case. Upon its first release, aBetterCal was subject to major flaws and did not function. With an update, it now operates fine, so early adopters who gave up on the app may want to give it a second look.

Unfortunately, there is no support for adding multiple calendars, or assigning events to specific calendars. Due to limitations of the iPhone operating system, the alerts built in to the app can only notify you if you are running aBetterCal. (Ideally, this will change once the iPhone 3.0 update arrives.)

While it had a rocky road, aBetterCal has become a viable solution for anybody who wants a native iPhone interface with Google calendar.

aBetterCal is compatible with any iPhone running the iPhone 2.2 software update.

[ John Fuller is a freelance designer and writer from Texas.]

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