MobileMe Calendar Beta - Information

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  1. GollumBoy macrumors regular

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    Following on from my post here (which got lost due to debates):
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost.php?p=10050967&postcount=34


    I have found some interesting new screenshots of the new calendar!


    What's New?

    First, you can now display your calendar as a "list", instead of the traditional day, week or month - iCal doesn't have this feature, iPhone does.

    Secondly, the design has changed to a more notebook design.
    Furtheremore, the week filter shows a tidy slider at the bottom to show upcoming and previous weeks for easy selection.

    I cannot view the other display formats due to it trying to redirect me away from the page.

    After it redirects it shows the message shown in the second screenshot.



    Upgrade

    As my previous post showed when I went to the upgrade page all it did was update the browser title - nothing else. Not now!

    It shows a sexy progress bar to walk you through the upgrade - but uh oh, server error.

    See screenshot 3 for progress bar, and screenshot 4 for error message.


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  2. jonohayes macrumors newbie

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    now that looks good

    cant wait till this goes live.

    hope they change the switching though.
    has any one be able to join the calendar beta? http://www.me.com/calendar/upgrade/
     
  3. bier-meister macrumors regular

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    Hope this update brings the much needed possibility of viewing subscribed calendars.
     
  4. ipubba macrumors newbie

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    Calendar issues

    well, more like missing basic functionalities.

    when will we have an opportunity to add attendees into calendar events? this is such a basic functionality. annoying to create events on the go and then log into them back home on mac just to add attendees. it is 2010 afterall and we are all paying good money for this service. any comments, apple?
     
  5. iammike1 macrumors 6502a

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    I'd be happy if I could just set alerts on the web. Similar to the previous posters problem, I create them on the web at work but then need to grab my iPhone or sit down at my Mac to set alerts when I get home.
     
  6. dalvin200 macrumors 68040

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    have they added the ability to send a calendar event to someone? ie, send it to someone else by email so they can add it to their calendar?
     
  7. Fuchal macrumors 68020

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    if you look at the top right, they have a notifications icon just like the iphone so i would assume that invitations are going to be supported.

    i want this so bad!
     
  8. GollumBoy thread starter macrumors regular

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    Indeed. The new calendar looks really good!
     
  9. d21mike macrumors 68040

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    How do you get the new calendar. I tried the link below with /upgrade/ but it gives a server error.
     
  10. Red5403 macrumors member

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    I've suddenly started having iCal sync problems and none of the normal fixes have helped, including resetting the sync data.

    With all the recent changes, I did wonder if Apple was making calendar changes in MobileMe, and that was why sync suddenly broke.

    I'm glad I found this thread, as hopefully this is the reason why iCal sync isn't working and hopefully it will be fixed soon!
     
  11. GollumBoy thread starter macrumors regular

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    I do not yet have access to the beta, I managed to take a screenshot just before the page redirected to an error message (hence the partially loaded progress bar).

    Indeed, I got server error too.
     
  12. GollumBoy thread starter macrumors regular

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    I'm having sync issues too. So maybe soon we get another upgrade, I hope :)
     
  13. donrayden macrumors newbie

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    i hope apple will add support for third party calendars (like google cal) and to share your cal with others...

    PLEASE APPLE
     
  14. ScottNWDW macrumors 65816

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    Based on the pictures from previous posters, it looks as if they are making it look just like the calendars in the iPad.
     
  15. richpjr macrumors 68030

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    That's not a bad thing.
     
  16. GollumBoy thread starter macrumors regular

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    Yup, the iPad one looks really nice.

    Can't get anymore Beta information at the moment due to the page redirecting me before any page information shows.

    Looks like they may have read this and changed how it redirects?
     
  17. techpr macrumors 6502

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    Official Calendar Beta

    I just applied for the official Beta. Now you will find on the Left side of the original Calendar to Request an Invitation.
     
  18. blinkin182 macrumors regular

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    Me too, I hope it's in the coming days and not coming weeks. As I recall, getting access to mail beta was quite fast...

    It's really good that they are finally updating MobileMe. I think they can make it into a very strong product if they manage to come up with something similar to the "app experience" on iPad. It seems that's the way they're going in any case, with mail module looking like iPad version and now the iCal module looking also like iPad Calendar app.

    Would be awesome if they added possibility of installing and using iPad apps on MobileMe (such as planners/organisers/maps applications or others that need or benefit from syncing). You could choose to interact with them on MobileMe, or on your iPad or iPhone.... and the data/modifications would sync to other devices!

    just me dreaming though I guess :p
     
  19. riko macrumors regular

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  20. TheGrudge macrumors member

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    Just applied. Hopefully the new calendar supports subscriptions. That's the real deal breaker for me.
     
  21. garethjs macrumors 6502a

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    Yes exactly same here. The mail beta was relatively simple. 3.2 OS doesn't support cal dav. 4.0 will be that means only on in November will we get calender push support back on the iPad.
     
  22. blinkin182 macrumors regular

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    I applied as well and thanks for the warning and link to that page...

    I guess I'll read through all that before I press the "upgrade calendar" button!
     
  23. Morod macrumors 68000

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  24. Macsterguy macrumors 6502a

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    BACKUP, BACKUP, BACKUP - ICAL BEFORE MOVING TO BETA FIRST...

    Open iCal and go to File / Export / iCal Archive / and save it to your desktop
     
  25. Red5403 macrumors member

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    For me, what will have me decline the invitation is no push notifications on the iPad. That is my main device for my calendar now, and I rely on push so much that I don't even think of it when doing my work. The support page says that it is only for iOS 4.0.

    Also, I'm one of the few(?) that is still using Leopard and not SL and the min reqs are SL. Someday I'll get around to updating... :p
     

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