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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 …

Google I/O Lingers On In The Hearts And Minds Of Android Developers Google I/O Lingers On In The Hearts And Minds Of Android Developers
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Android developers, take note: Google I/O still has plenty of goodies for you. After all the previous video tutorials and information sessions, you can still take on some Android development knowledge, right? Google has uploaded some great videos that covers …

Google Story Time Presents Apps Script Made Easy Google Story Time Presents Apps Script Made Easy

Google has already covered how to build apps with their newest cloud platform, Google Drive. What about their old standby – Apps Script? Google hasn’t forgotten and dedicated a lengthy session to those who want to get the most out …

Already Have An App? Integrate Drive With Some Advice From Google Already Have An App? Integrate Drive With Some Advice From Google

Google I/O has some of the best developer presentations around. If you were unable to catch some of the presentations, you really missed out. Good thing Google has recorded every single session and posted them on YouTube for the world …

Want To Build Google Drive Apps? Watch This Video Want To Build Google Drive Apps? Watch This Video
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Among all the product announcements and app updates from Google I/O, it’s easy to forget the developers. The people at Google I/O are there to learn. Those who couldn’t afford tickets or just weren’t fast enough to grab some will …

Google Drive For iOS and Chrome OS Announced Google Drive For iOS and Chrome OS Announced

Google’s keynote presentation for its second day of Google I/O has been focusing mostly on mobile. Google sees mobile connectivity as a “revolution” that will bring the unconnected parts of the of the world online. As part of its mobile …

More Businesses Are Now Going Google [Google I/O] More Businesses Are Now Going Google [Google I/O]

During Google’s I/O keynote today, the company announced that businesses and governments are now more than ever “Going Google.” By “Going Google,” the company means that these organizations and groups are utilizing Drive, Gmail and the Google Docs suite of …

OAuth 2.0 Playground Hits The Chrome Web Store OAuth 2.0 Playground Hits The Chrome Web Store

The OAuth 2.0 Playground is one of those tools that makes life easier for developers. Google made it so that they could play around with the OAuth 2.0 protocol and related APIs. There’s a new kid on the figurative block …