Event Book makes appointments and events elegant.
I’ve always enjoyed keeping a calendar book. It has taken me a while to switch my appointment habits to be completely electronic. For the longest time, I would forget things because I wasn’t physically writing them down. Eventually, setting an appointment electronically became ingrained in my head like writing something out on paper. I’ve tried out different calendar programs on my iPhone, but ultimately come back to the iOS native Calendar app…until now.
Event Book is a appointment management app for iOS that was developed by an 18-year old. The app reads appointments directly from the iOS Calendar app. When you start it for the first time, the app requests permission to access your calendar and locations. It does this so that it can interface with your pre-set calendar, determine the weather on specific days and give you maps of the locations of your events.
The interface is like an electronic calendar book. It has day, week, month and list views. The week view has a flip-book feature that mimics the turning of pages.
Event Book has an absolutely stunning interface. It’s intuitive and has a clean layout, while having some color and design elements that other calendar programs don’t.
I have switched to this program (for the time being) as my default calendar program because of it’s elegant design and ease of use. And, I can tell you that my set-up isn’t very simple. I have two iPhones – one for work and one for personal use. The one I have for personal use is connected to my Google Calendar through my email address. Now, Event Book is reading the appointments through iOS Calendar from my Google Calendar. I set up several appointments through the web interface of Google Calendar once I set up Event Book. Within seconds, the events appeared on my calendar in Event Book. The same thing happened in reverse. I created an event in Event Book and it was available in both iOS Calendar and Google Calendar. My work phone reads its calendar from Microsoft Exchange. So far, I have not experienced any issues with those systems talking to each other either.
If you use iOS Calendar, I would highly recommend giving Event Book a try. It’s a wonderful app that is fun to use. Event Book is currently on version 1.1 and is available for free download in the iTunes App Store.