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Google Adds Features To Docs, Slides

Google Adds Features To Docs, Slides

By Chris Crum December 2, 2014

Google announced some feature updates to Google Docs and Slides over on Google+. In Docs, you can now merge table cells together and customize images from within documents. In Slides, you can now add slide numbers. Here’s the announcement post …

Google Adds Handwriting Support To Gmail, Docs Google Adds Handwriting Support To Gmail, Docs

Google announced today that it has added handwriting input support to Gmail and Google Docs. You can now input words directly into Gmail and Google Docs with your mouse or trackpad. First, you’ll need to enable input tools in Gmail …

Google Adds Search Suggestions To Links In Drive Google Adds Search Suggestions To Links In Drive

Google is now suggesting actual search results for people to link to while they’re creating documents and slides in Google Drive. Google has already had a feature that lets you find results to link to, but now it’s adding the …

Apple Announces iWork For iCloud Apple Announces iWork For iCloud

At its Worldwide Developers Conference today, Apple announced its answer to Google Docs, iWork for iCloud. This is a browser-based version of Apple’s productivity suite, iWork, which works on a Mac or a PC. Pretty straight forward. It’s iWork, but …

Microsoft Uses Rob Schneider To Attack Google Microsoft Uses Rob Schneider To Attack Google
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Microsoft has come out with a new attack-on-Google ad. You’re shocked right? This time it’s an Office ad called “Google Docs isn’t worth the gamble,” where Google Docs (which you might know better these days as Google Drive) is somehow …

Google Adds Offline Editing Support For Slides Google Adds Offline Editing Support For Slides

Google announced today that Slides users can now create, edit, comment, and present presentations offline, just like with Docs. “Any new presentations or changes you make will be automatically updated when you get back online,” says Google software engineer Michael …

Google Drive Gets Thousands Of New Stock Photos Google Drive Gets Thousands Of New Stock Photos
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Remember back in August, when Google was calling on Google Drive users to select the ThinkStock images they liked best, so they could expand their selection of stock images? Well, Google has now added the selected photos, and there are …

Edit Google Drive Spreadsheets From Mobile Edit Google Drive Spreadsheets From Mobile

Google announced today that it has added the ability to edit spreadsheets from your mobile device with the Google Drive app for Android and iOS. You can now create a new spreadsheet or edit an existing one, as you would …

Google Improves Google Drive Integration In Gmail Google Improves Google Drive Integration In Gmail

Google announced a new integration of Google Drive into Gmail today, enabling users to easily add files from Google Drive to email messages. From the compose box, you will find a button with a Google Drive icon, which will enable …

Google Let's You Make Hall & Oates-Like Videos Google Let's You Make Hall & Oates-Like Videos
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Remember the Go Google Hall & Oates “mangobbler” video? Now you can make your own. “We love hearing about all the different ways people use collaboration in Docs – from creating shared grocery lists to co-authoring full length novels,” says …

Google Launches Apps For Docs, Sheets & Slides Google Launches Apps For Docs, Sheets & Slides

Google has launched Docs, Sheets and Slides (otherwise known as Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations) as apps in the Chrome Web Store, so you can start Google Drive projects more quickly. Chromebook users will see the apps in their apps list …

Google Drive Plays Nicer With Microsoft Word, Excel Google Drive Plays Nicer With Microsoft Word, Excel

Google announced that it has released some updates for import/export for Microsoft Word and Excel files to and from Google Drive. “Now, when converting a Microsoft Excel file to a Google spreadsheet, you’ll be able to import embedded pictures – …

Google Adds Your Google Drive Files To SERPs Google Adds Your Google Drive Files To SERPs

In August, Google launched a feature that surfaces your email messages from Gmail on web search results pages when relevant. It has only been available in an opt-in field trial so far, but it seems likely that this will become …

Google Drive Gets New Compact Mode And Search Box Google Drive Gets New Compact Mode And Search Box

Google announced a couple of new features for Google documents today. One allows you to click a button to free up some more visual space, and the other lets you take quick actions from a search box. “Ever wanted more …

Google Shuts Down Some More Services Google Shuts Down Some More Services
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Google has continued its “spring cleaning,” announcing that it will be shutting down some more services. Starting on Tuesday, it will start retiring AdSense for Feeds. It will close completely on December 3. Publishers can still use Feedburner URLs powered …

Google Docs Drops Old Microsoft Office File Formats Google Docs Drops Old Microsoft Office File Formats
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This week, Google announced through a very short update to its official Google Apps update feed that Google Docs will be dropping export support for older Microsoft Office formats. As of October 1st, Google plans to eliminate the ability for …

Google Drive iOS And Android Apps Get New Features Google Drive iOS And Android Apps Get New Features

Google announced a few updates for its Google Drive apps for iOS and Android. The iOS app has added the ability to edit documents, a feature that has been available on the Android app for some time. Additionally, on the …