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Google Apps Admins Get Support Upgrade

Google Apps Admins Get Support Upgrade

By Chris Crum October 14, 2014

Google announced some new support improvements for Google Apps admins. These include chat support, in-product help, and business Hangouts. Google has been piloting chat support for a couple months. Now it’s rolling out an an option for English-language Apps admins …

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 Gets Profile Discoverability Tweak Google Apps Gets Profile Discoverability Tweak

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 Adds Activity Stream Google Drive Adds Activity Stream

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 Google Apps Support Google+ For Android Gets Better Google Apps Support
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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 Gets New Business Features Chrome Gets New Business Features

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 …

Walking Dead Actor In On Google April Fools' Joke Walking Dead Actor In On Google April Fools' Joke

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 …

About That Postini To Google Apps Transition [Video] About That 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 Google Apps For Business Drops Its Free Version
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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, …

Google Apps Customers Get Private Channels Google Apps Customers Get Private Channels
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Google Apps for Business was one of the first serious contenders to Microsoft’s reign over the Enterprise market. It has reportedly been pretty successful thus far with Google announcing that 5 million businesses, 45 states and 66 of the top …

Google Ups The Hangout Limit To 15 In Google Apps Google Ups The Hangout Limit To 15 In Google Apps

Google announced today that it has extended the limit for the number of people you can invite to a Google+ hangout from 10 to 15. “It’s still simple to get the most out of your hangouts: schedule a hangout in …