Google Calendar for Mobile arrives; are PIM apps still needed?

Google_calendar_for_mobilesMobile device users are dancing with joy since Google’s web-based Calendar app is now available for mobile devices. Right through your browser is a listing of your appointments complete with the event details.

I hope that folks at Palm, Microsoft and Nokia (Symbian) are watching because Google is doing to mobiles what they’ve been doing on computers: finding quick and easy ways for people to access their most needed information right in the browser. With ‘thin client’ mobiles, there’s less and less of a need for clunky PIM and e-mail apps. Factor in the removal of complex synchronization hassles as well since everything is stored in the Google cloud and is accessible on practically any Internet-connected device….

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