Google Adds On-Device Editing to Google Drive for iOS
Google today updated both the Android and iOS versions of the Google Drive application. New features available to Google Drive for iOS include the ability to make real-time edits to Google Drive documents (previously, documents could only be read). The app also allows iOS device users to create new documents, see edits made by others, create folders, move items between folders, as well as upload files from their iOS device to those folders. Last, the iOS version now also lets Google Drive users open and interact with presentations. New features available to Google Drive for Android include the ability to add comments, reply to existing comments, and view tables. Google Drive for iOS and Google Drive for Android are free downloads from the iPhone App Store and Google Play Store, respectively.
Google Updates Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides
Google today rolled out updates to its core productivity apps associated with Google Drive. The chief new feature is the ability to edit Microsoft Word documents - online or offline - natively with no need for plugins or conversions.
Google Releases Docs and Sheets Apps for Android and iOS
Google today made available stand-alone Google Docs and Google Sheets applications for mobile devices running Android and iOS, including smartphones and tablets. Previously, Docs and Sheets were bundled inside the Google Drive application.
Google Eases Drive Functionality for Android
Google today updated its Google Drive application for Android devices with some user-requested features that help the app perform more seamlessly. For example, users who preview files in Drive can open the file directly in their favorite editing program from the preview screen.
Google Adds Touch ID Support to Drive for iOS
Google today announced several new features its adding to Google Drive for iOS devices. Drive now supports extensions in iOS 8, which means users can more easily share files to and from Drive.