This came about when a friend asked me what solution should I use for calendar with a HEY account.
This got me thinking about the benefits of having a Google account. If people abandon Gmail due to privacy reason, they will still be using their Google accounts for Youtube, Maps, Calendar, Google Docs extra.
So I decided to create a brand new Google account with my personal email address (so no gmail).
It was an interesting experience and as such I would like to share it here: