Google Improves Docs for Mobile with Commenting
Google Docs on Android and iOS mobile devices took a big step forward today with the addition of commenting. Google says document collaborators can now easily make comments in Docs, Sheets, and Slides files from their smartphone or tablet. Further, users can tag colleagues in comments to include them in conversations. The tools should help boost the productivity of Docs users on Android and iOS devices, as well as the desktop, as everyone can make, see, and respond to comments. Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are free to download from the Google Play Store and iTunes App 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 Docs Earns New Nav Panel for Jumping Through Large Files
Google is updating its Docs app for Android devices and the web in order to make lengthy documents easier to navigate. On Android handsets, pressing the navigation slider on the right side of the screen will show the document's overall structure, such as page breaks, headings, or subheads, so users can quickly jump to those segments of the document.