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Would You Trust Google Inbox For Your Work Email?

Would You Trust Google Inbox For Your Work Email?

By Chris Crum February 23, 2015

Last fall, Google launched Inbox by Google, a new email app, which it hopes will one day replace Gmail for both people and businesses. It’s still unclear if that will be a mandatory change for Gmail users somewhere down the …

Google Apps Gets New Android Device Management Features Google Apps Gets New Android Device Management Features

Google announced the launch of some new Google Apps Mobile Management features for Android to help organizations manage BYOD policies. These include inactive account wipe, support for EAP-based WiFi networks, compromised device detection, and additional reporting fields. “Bring your own …

Google Apps Gets More Gmail Security Google Apps Gets More Gmail Security

Google announced that it has added some security-related features for email in Google Apps for Business, Government, and Education. These include mail routing, delivery controls, SMTP relay, attachment compliance, and TLS encryption of message content. Mail routing, delivery controls, and …

Gmail Gets Update For Hangouts Chat Gmail Gets Update For Hangouts Chat

Google announced some improvements to Hangouts chat in Gmail. This includes Google Apps for Business and Education users. Users will now see an updated user interface in their conversation list. This includes status markers as green bubbles. Also, the displayed …

Google Apps Admins Can Set Default State For Google+ Profile Discoverability Google Apps Admins Can Set Default State For Google+ Profile Discoverability

Google announced that Google Apps admins can now set the default state for profile discoverability in their domain through a control in the admin console if they have enabled Premium Features. It is checked by default, making profiles discoverable in …

Google Drive Gets Activity Stream So You Can Keep Track Of Changes To Files And Folders Google Drive Gets Activity Stream So You Can Keep Track Of Changes To Files And Folders

Google announced on Tuesday that it’s rolling out a new activity stream feature for Google Drive, enabling users to see all changes made to and actions taken on files and folders. This should be ideal for collaborations, making it easier …

Google+ Gets Private, Restricted Communities Google+ Gets Private, Restricted Communities
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Whether or not you associate Google with privacy, it has always been a major component of Google+. From the beginning, Google’s “circles” sharing concept enabled the kind of social sharing experience that wasn’t available on competing social platforms. In fact, …

Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9 Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9

Are you still using Internet Explorer 9? It’s not exactly a dead browser yet as Microsoft still officially supports it, but Google Apps has turned its back on it. In an announcement today on the Google Apps blog, the company …

Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API Google+ For Android Gets Better Apps Support As Google Launches Google+ Domains API
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As previously reported, Google is launching an update to its Google+ app for Android with a number of changes. Among them are some new features specifically for Google Apps customers. For example, the app supports multiple account, so coworkers can …

Google Launches Google Apps Admin Android App Google Launches Google Apps Admin Android App

Google announced the launch of the new Google Admin app for Android today, making it easier for Google Apps administrators to control things on the go. “The Admin app makes it easy for admins to use their Android phone or …

Chrome For Business Gets Legacy Browser Support, Cloud-Based Management Chrome For Business Gets Legacy Browser Support, Cloud-Based Management

Google announced a couple of new Chrome for Business features including Legacy Browser Support and cloud-based management of Chrome for Google Apps for Business and Education customers. With Legacy Browser Support, businesses that have custom web apps that were built …

Google Launches Quickoffice For Android, iPhone Google Launches Quickoffice For Android, iPhone

Last June, Google acquired Quickoffice. In December, Google launched an iPad app. Google announced today that Quickoffice is now available for Android and iPhone. “One of the easiest ways to share old files and collaborate with others is to convert …

The Walking Dead Actor Introduces Google’s Levity Algorithm The Walking Dead Actor Introduces Google’s Levity Algorithm

Fans of The Walking Dead might enjoy this particular April Fools’ gag from Google, introducing the “Levity Algorithm” for Google Apps. The product manager in this video looks just a little familiar, right? The algorithm is designed to make the …

Google Makes Apps For Nonprofits Free To All Google Makes Apps For Nonprofits Free To All

Google announced that Google Apps for Nonprofits is now free for all nonprofits. Before, the free version was only available for nonprofits with less than 3,000 users. “Now, whether your nonprofit is 10 people or 10,000, you are eligible to …

Google Forms Gets Collaboration, Improved Editing Google Forms Gets Collaboration, Improved Editing

Google has launched a new version of its Forms Google Drive app. It now includes collaboration features, so you can edit forms with others in real time, not unlike features in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. “If you need to …

What You Need To Know About The Postini To Google Apps Transition [Video] What You Need To Know About The Postini To Google Apps Transition [Video]

Google acquired Postini back in 2007, then slowly transitioned features from the hosted security and archiving service into Google Apps. Back in August, Google provided an update about the plan moving forward, noting that it planned to have Postini fully …

Google Apps For Business Drops Its Free Version, All New Customers Must Pay Google Apps For Business Drops Its Free Version, All New Customers Must Pay
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Google Apps is used by 5 million businesses around the world. Some of those businesses are using the free version, while others pay for a premium service. A recent policy change ensures new customers won’t have a choice. Yesterday evening, …