Sol Studio of Daum
Communications (KOSDAQ:035720) (CEO Sae-hoon Choi) has rolled out
the latest version of SolCalendar starting today for all users around
SolCalendar 1.5 includes ▶ To-do and To-do Widget ▶ Google Maps &
Foursquare Integration ▶ Countdown, Date & Shortcut widgets ▶ Simple
Stickers Package ▶ Clear & Simple UX/UI
To-do and Map integration are the most noticeable changes in this
update. And by supporting to-dos and to-do widgets that syncs with
Google Tasks, Task management became another key aspect of SolCalendar
along with time management. Also, Google Tasks and Google Maps
integration made it the best alternative to Google Calendar app.
Powerful line-ups of new customizable widgets and stickers are believed
to be other key differentiators to draw new users. New countdown, date,
shortcut widgets and mono-tone simple stickers were added to fulfill the
various tastes of users.
On the other hand, SolCalendar team has maximized the user experience by
bringing a completely re-designed UI. Views for adding event were
simplified, and Today & Agenda Views are integrated in one menu. Also,
users can check their monthly and weekly schedules at a glance with the
Split View, unlike in other calendar apps.
It is surprising to know that the new version was reviewed by more than
10,000 Beta testers in advance of its release. During the testing
period, SolCalendar team was flooded with hundreds of reviews and
feedbacks and accordingly many of them were reflected in the final
SolCalendar team has opened a special Thank You page dedicated to the
volunteer translators to express their deepest gratitude. On this page,
anyone can apply to become a volunteer translator for SolCalendar.
“After the launch of SolCalendar last September, global users have been
actively sending ideas and suggestions.” said DK Jung, Product Manager
at Daum Communications. “By reviewing the ideas thoroughly, we updated
new features such as Google Maps and Google Tasks.” DK also added that
they can bring more values to their users by adding more diverse and
practical functions for SolCalendar.
SolCalendar, launched on September 2013 by Sol Studio, is the first
series of Daum’s global mobile app brand Sol. Also, it was introduced as
one of the '30 of the most beautiful and well-designed Android app.' by
TNW(The Next Web).
SolCalendar is available in 22 languages, including Korean, English,
Chinese (simplified and traditional formats), Japanese, Russian,
Spanish, French, Turkish, German, Danish, Italian, Brazilian,
Portuguese, Thai, Dutch, Polish, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hindi, Malay,
Hebrew and Arabic.
Reference 1: SolCalendar 1.5 Website
Reference 2: SolCalendar 1.5 App Download
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