Help File: Google Calendar's time-zone weakness; a wayward Weather Channel program
Q: Google Calendar doesn't let me add a time zone to an event. How am I supposed to schedule travel? Does Google plan to fix this?
A: This is an irritating omission in an otherwise excellent service. Although Google's free scheduling site (http:/
Google spokeswoman Victoria Katsarou wrote in an e-mail that the company realizes its work here isn't done and noted some interim steps it's taken. For example, you can display an additional time zone on your calendar and turn on an optional world-clock widget to show other times around the globe.
Poor communication from Google doesn't help the situation. Calendar is one of the company's few products to lack a regularly updated blog that people could read for news about the application.
When I try to uninstall the Weather Channel's desktop program, I keep getting an error about it being unable to open an "install.log" file. What do I do about that?
An item on that network's tech-support site (http:/
Leaving a bug like this unfixed is (ahem) unwise.
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