Gemini will integrate with Calendar, Tasks, and Keep

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Part of Google’s vision at its I/O developer conference this year has involved transforming its Gemini AI chatbot into more of a digital assistant that specializes in dealing with our day-to-day tedium. One of the new ways it’s doing that is by integrating Gemini with Google Calendar, Tasks, and Keep.

The new integrations, which Google says are coming “soon” come by way of the extensions the company added to Bard last year and have continued with its Gemini chatbot. To use those, you just ask Gemini to do something involving one of the new services it can tap into, like summarize your emails in Gmail for the day, or type an @ symbol into Gemini’s text box to bring up a list of extensions like Google Docs or Drive.

The Gemini chatbot…

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