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. Google Sheets makes it possible to automatically save spreadsheets locally for offline editing. Last, the beta version of Now On Tap gain adds a second row of icons that provide access to a number of Google actions, such as set a reminder, create calendar events, or navigate to/from work. Google Calendar and Google Sheets are free to download from the Google Play Store. Now On Tap version 6 is available to beta testers running Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Google Calendar Gains Smart Scheduling
Google today updated Google Calendar for Android and iOS devices with a new smart scheduling tool. Users can now tap a "find a time" button and Calendar will automatically suggest meeting times and available rooms based on preferences.
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 Reminders to Google Calendar
Google today said mobile device users can now add reminders to their Google Calendar. Google says reminders will remain within Google Calendar if left uncompleted.
Google Keep Gets Better at Sharing, Sheets Improves Charts
Google today updated its Keep and Sheets applications for Android devices. The latest version of Keep improves thanks to a new sharing tool that, when tapped, includes an option to create a new note in Keep.