Google Keep and Docs Now Work Together Seamlessly
Google has made it possible for people to pull their great ideas from Keep and put them in Google Docs. The company this week added Google Keep, its idea-storing service, to the G Suite, which is the official tool for managing Google Drive and Docs. The integration means people can drag notes from Keep directly into work documents, search notes in Keep while using Docs, add new notes to Keep from within Google Docs, and easily merge Keep and Docs content. Keep and Docs will remain separate apps and services. This week's change simply means people can access content in one from the other. Keep and Docs are available as mobile apps to Android and iOS devices, as well as on PCs via the web.
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 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 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 Slides and Keep Updated for Android Phones
Google has pushed out small updates to its Slides and Keep mobile apps. Google Slides now allows people to push presentations directly from their handset to Google Video Hangouts.
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.