If you find yourself enjoying Google Calendar and iCal, but are having a hard time syncing the two, give Spanning Sync a try. Download Squad has a nice write up that introduces Spanning Sync and shows how to get Google Calendar and iCal to play nice. I know you Mac users have other ways of doing this. Please tell us how you use Google Calendar and/or iCal in the comments.
iCal and Google Calendars are great applications for different sets of reasons, one is online with sharing capabilities, one is desktop driven with great notifications and offline capabilities. Get ready to get excited Mac users, Spanning Sync syncs all of these features together and lets Mac users choose which calendar application you want to work in with total two way calendar synchronization.
Sync Google Calendar with Apple iCal via Spanning Sync – [Download Squad]