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Google Launches Quickoffice iPad App Google Launches Quickoffice iPad App

Earlier this year, Google acquired Quickoffice. Google says it has been working to make it easier for people to work with their legacy Microsoft Office files by converting them to Google docuements, and by editing them in Quickoffice itself. Today, …

Google Drive SDK Team Answers Your Questions Google Drive SDK Team Answers Your Questions

Are you one of the many developers that create apps for Google Drive? If so, you’re in luck. The development team behind the SDK recently held a hangout to answer the questions that developers have posed to them on Google+. …

Google Changes The Look Of Gmail And Google Drive Results On SERPs Google Changes The Look Of Gmail And Google Drive Results On SERPs

Earlier this year, Google launched an experimental feature that lets you add results from your Gmail account to your Google web search results page. Later, they added Google Drive files into the mix. The feature has been available to those …

Google Launches “Save To Drive” Chrome Extension Google Launches “Save To Drive” Chrome Extension
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Google has launched a new Chrome extension for saving files to Google Drive, appropriately called Save to Drive. Once installed, it places a Drive icon in the upper right-hand corner of your browser, and whenever you’re viewing a file, you …

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 …

You Can Now Edit Google Drive Spreadsheets From Your Mobile Device You Can Now Edit Google Drive Spreadsheets From Your Mobile Device

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 Drive Is Slowly Making The Desktop Obsolete Google Drive Is Slowly Making The Desktop Obsolete
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Much like Windows is Microsoft’s platform and OS X is Apple’s platform, the Web is Google’s platform of choice. It’s worked out well for them so far, and some of Google’s products, like Docs, are even starting to encroach on …

Remember Google’s Hall & Oates “Mangobbler” Video? Now You Can Make One Remember Google’s Hall & Oates “Mangobbler” Video? Now You Can Make One
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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 …

Your Google+ Stream Just Got Cozier with Google Drive Your Google+ Stream Just Got Cozier with Google Drive
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In more “Google+ is Google” news, the company has just announced that Google Drive users can now share things on Google+. That’s not new in and of itself, but exactly how that stuff is shared on Google+ is new, and …

Google Launches Chrome Apps For Docs, Sheets & Slides Google Launches Chrome 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 And Excel Google Drive Plays Nicer With Microsoft Word And 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 Drive API Gets JavaScript Support Google Drive API Gets JavaScript Support

Google really wants you to develop for Drive. It has the potential to become the next great collaborative portal for creators to share their latest work with others. Developers are already building apps for Drive that take advantage of the …

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 …

Google Adds Discussions To Google Drive Spreadsheets Google Adds Discussions To Google Drive Spreadsheets

Google announced that it is adding discussion functionality to spreadsheets in Google Drive. This is only a natural fit, as the feature was already available in documents and presentations. In collaborative efforts, users can hover over cells that have orange …

Google: Here’s How To Write Your First Drive App in .NET Google: Here’s How To Write Your First Drive App in .NET

Google has posted a nearly thirty-minute video about how to write your frist Google Drive app in .NET. Google discusses how to build a complete .NET app using the Google Drive API to upload a file into the user’s drive …

Google Drive Users Could Soon Have Access To Pictures Like These Google Drive Users Could Soon Have Access To Pictures Like These
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Google apparently has a deal with stock image bank ThinkStock, and is calling on users to select the ThinkStock images they like best, to expand the stock photo selection on Google Drive. These photos, will be able to be used …

Google Shows Off Some Drive API Secrets Google Shows Off Some Drive API Secrets
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There were a lot of conferences and workshops during Google I/O this year. One of the newcomers to I/O – Google Drive APi – actually got some of the best workshops this year. That doesn’t mean that everything was covered …

These 3 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Developing For Google Drive These 3 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Developing For Google Drive
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Google had a handful of sessions about developing for Google Drive at Google I/O last week. Luckily for those who were unable to attend the event, Google has posted many of the sessions online for you to view at your …