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Google Drive Gets New Image Features

Google Drive Gets New Image Features

By Chris Crum July 8, 2014

Google announced the release of two new features for working with images in Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings: the ability to reset an image and the ability to replace an image. “Unhappy with the properties and formatting you applied to …

Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows? Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows?
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In 2011, Google launched the first Chromebooks – a laptop featuring Google’s very own Chrome OS. The machines and accompanying operating system were marketed as an affordable alternative to Windows for those who use computers to browse the Web and …

Google Details Google Drive Android API Google Details Google Drive Android API

Earlier this month, Google upgraded Google Play Services to version 4.1. One of the big features in this latest upgrade was the inclusion of a Google Drive Android API. Now Google has offered more details on what it says provides …

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 Play Services Upgraded To Version 4.1 Google Play Services Upgraded To Version 4.1
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New Android versions are always a cause for celebration as Google works some interesting new features into its mobile OS. Similarly, updates to Google Play Service should be met with the same kind of enthusiasm as Android app developers get …

Google Adds New Drive Integration To Gmail Google Adds New Drive Integration To Gmail

Google announced the further integration of Google Drive and Gmail today, with an update to the latter that lets you view and save files directly to Google Drive without actually having to leave Gmail. When you receive an email with …

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 …

TogetherJS Brings Real-Time Collaboration To The Web TogetherJS Brings Real-Time Collaboration To The Web

Real-time collaboration is an important part of the modern Web. In fact, you could argue that it’s the most important aspect of any modern Web app – just look at how much emphasis Google Docs puts on working together. Unfortunately, …

Google Drive Slides Make Presentations Easy Google Drive Slides Make Presentations Easy

Many people probably find themselves frustrated by the recent struggle with PowerPoint and other Office programs, which now require a paid subscription for services that were once free and included on most computers. Students, like this writer, find particular stress …

Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users
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Google announced on Thursday that it is making Quickoffice free for everyone. The product had been free for Google Apps for Business customers, but now it’s free for anybody with a Google account. Google acquired the productivity software in June …

Google Drive For iOS Just Got A Lot Better Google Drive For iOS Just Got A Lot Better
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If you’ll recall, Google launched an update to its Google Drive app for Android back in May. This notably brought the ability to preview files. Now, Drive for iOS has gotten a similar update, along with a new look. “Today’s …

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 …

Google Drive Launches In 18 More Languages Google Drive Launches In 18 More Languages

Google announced today that it is launching Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) in eighteen new languages. These include: Afrikaans Amharic Basque Chinese (Hong Kong) Estonian French (Canada) Galician Icelandic Khmer Lao Malaysian Nepali Persian Sinhalese Spanish (Latin America) Swahili …

Google Gives You Last Chance To Get Your Buzz Data Google Gives You Last Chance To Get Your Buzz Data

Google has sent an email around to Google Buzz users about their data from the service, which the company announced would be shutting down back in October 2011. If you’re like me, you were probably surprised to get an email …

Gmail Field Trial Feature Rolls Out To U.S. Users Gmail Field Trial Feature Rolls Out To U.S. Users

Last year, Google launched the ability to see results from your Gmail, Google Drive and Google Calendar accounts as you type in the search box from Gmail. This was only available as part of a field trial. Soon, all users …

Google Drive Gets Some Improvements On Android Google Drive Gets Some Improvements On Android

Google has launched an update to Google Drive for Android with a few new features. For one, files are now displayed in a new card-style, and you can swipe between them to see large previews. You can also now download …

Google Unifies Storage In Gmail, Google+ And Drive Google Unifies Storage In Gmail, Google+ And Drive
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If you’re like me, you’ve probably already used up most of the free 5GB Google provides to Google Drive users. You may even be thinking about upgrading. You might want to hold off on that as Google is about to …