Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Jun 2013 20:13 UTC
Google "In March we announced that CalDAV, an open standard for accessing calendar data across the web, would become a partner-only API because it appeared that almost all the API usage was driven by a few large developers. Since that announcement, we received many requests for access to CalDAV, giving us a better understanding of developers' use cases and causing us to revisit that decision. In response to those requests, we are keeping the CalDAV API public. And in the spirit of openness, today we're also making CardDAV - an open standard for accessing contact information across the web - available to everyone for the first time." Good move. Great for independent, small projects, specifically.
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Still no support on Android
by Damnshock on Thu 6th Jun 2013 14:59 UTC
Damnshock
Member since:
2006-09-15

This is very nice and all but... *STILL* no support in Android: http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=2361

(they even merge it with an .ical request?)

After removing xmpp server federation from Talk/Hangouts... I'm really close to dumping any google product

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nej_simon Member since:
2011-02-11

While it would be nice to have CalDAV support built into Android there are several apps in play that provides it instead.

Edited 2013-06-06 15:24 UTC

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Ford Prefect Member since:
2006-01-16

Carddav sync and caldav sync apps work very neatly on Android. For one of them you have to pay, though. I still highly recommend both.

I use them in conjunction with ownCloud and neither Google nor any other company has a share of my contact/calender info since.

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