Google Calendar’s favicon now shows the current date

Google Calendar’s favicon now shows the current date

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a big difference.

Today marks five years since Google first launched its Calendar service. To celebrate, the company has unveiled a new favicon that that will update every day, to show the current date. Useful, huh?

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While the new feature hasn’t rolled out to all just yet, Google says everyone should have it within the next few days.

Yep, it’s hardly on a par with the launch of Gmail in the company’s history, but it’s a neat addition to look out for in a service that many people have grown to rely on every day. Happy birthday Google Calendar!

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