PRESS RELEASE September 10, 2002

Apple Ships iCal

New Application to Manage & Share Multiple Calendars Now Available for Free Download

APPLE EXPO, PARIS—September 10, 2002—Apple®today announced that iCal, its innovative new calendar program that lets users manage multiple calendars and share them over the Internet, is now available for free download at iCal is available exclusively for Mac® OS X version 10.2 “Jaguar,” the next major release of Mac OS X featuring more than 150 amazing new features and applications.
“Never before has it been so easy to manage all the calendars in your life,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “iCal features a breakthrough way to share calendars over the Internet—with colleagues, friends, family, customers, suppliers, students and parents.”
iCal makes it incredibly easy for consumers, students, educators and small business users to:
  • create and manage individual or group activities on single or multiple calendars;
  • publish these calendars on the web for colleagues, friends and family members to view;
  • subscribe to automatically updated calendars via the Internet to keep up with work schedules, family events and school events;
  • organize and track activities with To Do list management;
  • quickly locate any event via a lightning fast search tool; and
  • take calendars to go on Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones, Palm OS devices and iPod™ with iCal and Apple’s soon-to-be-released iSync.

Apple is also making free calendar content available online ( so users can easily add professional and collegiate sports schedules, movie and DVD release dates and national and religious holidays to their iCal calendars.
Pricing & Availability
iCal is available immediately as a free download at and requires Mac OS X v10.2 “Jaguar.” Publishing calendars on the Internet requires a .Mac membership or access to a WebDAV server.

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