All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Productivity’

Here’s A Google Talk About Managing Your Stress

Google recently hosted a talk from Gadadhara Pandi, an author, meditation teacher, inspirational speaker, and lecturer at Columbia University. Pandi talks about stress management for work-life balance – something we could probably all stand to be a little better at. From the video description: Anxiety, insomnia, muscle tension, fatigue, high blood pressure, and anger are just some of the symptoms …

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Google Drive For iOS Gets New Upload Experience

Google has launched an update for the Google Drive app on iOS. Among new features are faster syncing and a new upload experience that shows progress and file destination. Update to Drive for iOS: Upload faster w/ better view of progress & file destination. Get it @ http://t.co/Vj8ETLPWSQ http://t.co/gWsvjVJmcj — Google Drive (@googledrive) September 3, 2014 Last week, Google launched …

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Google Enterprise Gets Name Change To ‘Google For Work’

Google announced the rebranding of Google Enterprise to “Google for Work,” broadening the connotation of its workplace tools brand. Over the years, Google has significantly increased the amount of tools and products it offers for businesses of all sizes, so this makes a great deal of sense. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt reflected on all of this in a blog post, …

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Google Improves Docs, Sheets & Slides On iOS

Google announced the launch of new apps for Docs, Sheets & Slides for iPhone and iPad. The Slides app for iOS is brand new, and the Docs and Sheets apps are getting significant updates. The apps enable users to work with any file from these devices. Any changes made from any device is saved automatically, and offline editing is built …

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Google Launches Add-Ons For Docs And Sheets

Google announced the launch of add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets. These are third-party apps that add features to the programs. You’ll find an “add-ons” menu at the top of your screen when you have a document or spreadsheet open. From there you can browse available add-ons by going to “get add-ons”. There is also an option to manage the …

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Google Drive Gets Activity Stream So You Can Keep Track Of Changes To Files And Folders

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 to see who did what, and when. Specifically, the activity stream will show when files are moved or removed, renamed, …

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Cisco Acquires Collaboration Platform Collaborate

Cisco announced that it has acquired mobile productivity platform Collaborate. Collaborate unifies messaging, document sharing, and task management across mobile apps on mobile devices and the web. It integrates with Box, Dropbox, Evernote and Google Drive. Co-workers can participate in “instant collaboration rooms” where they can chat and share documents, notes, images and videos. “Collaborate’s flexibility also enables teams to …

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Apple Updates iWork, Adds Real Time Collaboration

At its big event today, Apple made a number of announcements including upgrades to its Macbook Pro and iPad lines. The company also unveiled an upgrade to iWork, its suite of productivity apps (Pages, Numbers and Keynote). That’s in addition to an upgrade for its iLife apps. All apps have been updated to 64-bit, and are integrated with iCloud. “This …

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LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be pretty valuable for those seeking new hires. Work With Us and LinkedIn Recruiter are now available via mobile devices. Work …

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Google Makes Quickoffice Free To All Users, Gives Away Drive Storage

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 of 2012. Later that year, the company launched the Quickoffice iPad app. In April, they launched apps for Android and …

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Google Now Suggests Search Results For You To Link To While Creating Documents In Google 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 power of suggestion. The company explains in a Google+ post: Google Drive21 hours ago You can hyperlink text in Docs …

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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 Urdu Zulu This brings the total to sixty-five supported languages. You can see the rest here. “You can switch back …

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