Google Drive for iOS Now Supports Multiple Uploads
Google today updated its Google Drive application for Apple's iOS devices. Google Drive version 1.2.2 adds a number of new features, including the ability to upload multiple photo or video files at the same time. Other improvements include better support for QuickOffice documents, new fonts in Docs, diagonal scrolling and cell formatting in Sheets, and pinch-to-zoom to Slides. Google Drive is a free download from the iTunes store.
Google Testing 3rd-Party Email Access in iOS Gmail App
Google is allowing people to use their non-Gmail email service within the Gmail app for iOS. Apple's own iOS email app and Microsoft's Outlook email app both already support multiple email services, as does Gmail on Android handsets.
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 Hits Refresh on Docs, Sheets, Slides for Android
Google has updated all three of its Android productivity apps with a focus on notifications. For example, people will now see notifications within their Google Drive Android app whenever someone mentions them in a comment or shares a document with them directly.
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.