Google's Drive Apps for Android Gain an Update
Google has pushed out an update to its Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps for Android devices in a bid to make them more useful. The latest version of Google's productivity suite makes it easier to view and edit documents on mobile devices. Notably, documents have less "chrome" and other tools surrounding the main text, which makes them easier to read. If users need to edit the documents, they can easily recall the editing tools by tapping the blue pencil icon. Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are free to download from the Google Play Store.
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 Rebrands 'Google Apps' for Businesses to 'G Suite' and Now Lets You Restore Trashed Files
Google has renamed and reorganized a number of its service offerings for business customers. Moving forward, Google Apps for Work will be known as G Suite.
Google Partners Create Add-Ons for Docs and Sheets
Google today said it has worked with several partners to develop Android add-ons for its Docs and Sheets productivity apps. The add-ons extend the functionality of Docs and Sheets, allowing people to accomplish more from their mobile phones.
Google Calendar, Sheets, Now On Tap Gain New Tools
Google has updated a slew of its mobile apps this week, adding new features to Google Calendar, Sheets, and Now On Tap for Android devices. To start, Google Calendar made it easy to see when you're free when scheduling a new event.