Google Adds On-Device Editing to Google Drive for iOS
Updated: rewrote several sentences for clarity.
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 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 Duplicating Google+ Photos in Google Drive
Google today said it is giving people more options for organizing their photos and videos online. Moving forward, all the photos and videos users have stored in Google+ will be accessible from Google Drive.
Google Drive Update Makes It More Searchable
Google is adding new search powers to Google Drive for Android and iOS devices, as well as the web. Drive now lets users narrow searches to select file types or file owner.
Google Drive Lets iPhone Owners Save Backups
Google recently made it easier for iPhone owners to save the contents of their devices in the cloud. Google Drive now includes several options within the iPhone app for backing up contacts, calendar events, and photos/videos.