All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google Docs’

Google Stands Behind the Cloud

Today Google is touting the reliability of Gmail, and comparing the service to several "on-premises" solutions in terms of downtime and lost productivity. In a post on the Official Google Blog, Google Enterprise Product Director Matthew Glotzbach writes:

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Google Adds Gadgets to Gmail

Google is continuing on its roll of cranking out new features for Gmail. This time, it is a few projects from Gmail Labs that let you add gadgets to Gmail. So far, you can add the Google Calendar and Docs gadgets.

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Google Docs Launches New Features

The Google Docs crew made their first stop on its "Apps to School" tour, on which they stop at colleges across the U.S. and hang out with students, show off how they can use Google Docs for their class assignments, and see how studnets are already using it.  They hung with some students at the University of Southern California. They also announced some new features that should help students do just that.

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Google Provides Help For the Help-Seekers

Isn’t it always fun stumbling across some new feature to enhance your overall Google Experience?

Download Google Help FilesJust the little things that can add so much convenience to your daily web use like the definition or movies web search features.

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Google Docs Asks What You’re Doing This Weekend

For whatever reason(s), Google Docs hasn’t really caught on in offices.  So, in what appears to be a Plan B, the company is attempting to show how the application can be useful in people’s off-the-clock lives.

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Hitwise Puts Google Docs In Decent Position

Google Docs is growing stronger – so much so that I at first thought Hitwise’s assessment was another April Fool’s joke.  But visits to the Google Docs site have indeed more than doubled in the last year.

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Google Docs Toolbar Touched Up

If you’re a creature of habit, sorry.  But if you’re either someone who appreciates efficiency or a complete newcomer to Google Docs, you may be happy to hear that application has had its menus redesigned.

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Google Docs Going Offline?

Back in October, we shared news that Google Calendar was requesting permission to use Google Gears to provide offline access. We’re still waiting on that.

Now it appears Google Blogoscoped is seeing something similar with Google Docs.

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Using Google Docs to Work on a Book

Currently, my editor Brian Jepson and I are collaboratively writing the book (tentatively titled) Google Office Hacks by O’Reilly using Google Docs.

I wanted to outline the process we came up with, and maybe it’s helpful for you too for certain needs.

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Google Docs Mobile Launches

Google Docs Mobile went live now, after traces of it were spotted a month ago. It’s a minimalist reformatting of the “Google Office suite" for cellphone display.

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Google Docs To Get More Reference Sources

Piece o’ news number one: Google intends to make Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as Merriam-Webster’s dictionary and thesaurus, available in Google Docs.  Piece o’ news number two: if you don’t feel like waiting on the Mountain View-based company, you can access those same resources right now.

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Google Docs Drops In Folders

The updated Google Docs & Spreadsheets offers folders for organizing documents, along with a few new enhancements.

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