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Download Google Calendar app from Google Play now

Google this week finally released an official Google Calendar app for Android devices.

The app is available for download now in the Google Play store. It was previously available only on select Android devices, like the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus.

The Google Calendar app lets you manage all your calendars in one place, including those from Google accounts and even non-Google calendars synced to your Android device. You can also create, edit, and delete events, as well as respond to invitations.

Plus, the app comes with some extra features, like the ability to snooze events directly from a notification if you wish to be reminded of them later. In addition, you'll now be able to quickly email event guests with predefined messages like "I'll be late," directly from a notification or the event itself. There's also the option to pinch and zoom in or out of a day, and set a home time zone for easier time management and organisation when travelling.

"In addition, we also expanded the sync period so you can review past events from up to one year ago directly on your device," Google wrote in a blog post on Wednesday.

There are a few caveats, however. The app is only available for Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.3+) or Jelly Bean. Plus, Google said the app has some glitches and may not function correctly on "some" HTC devices.

Specifically, local unsynced events may be lost after installing the app. Also, touching an email invitation in a mail app irritatingly opens the Calendar in the browser rather than the app.

For some HTC users, day and week views might not work properly, and notes or photos may be removed from all calendar events. In addition, notifications won't make a sound, unless you disable your HTC calendar app.