Google Pushes Cloud Printing to Android and iOS
Google today announced that it has extended its Cloud Print beta program to Android and iOS devices. Users of devices running Android 2.1 Eclair and iOS 3.0 and up will be able to print email, attachments and other documents directly from Gmail and Google Docs from their browser to the networked printer of their choice. In order to use the service, users will need a Windows-based PC to register and configure Cloud Print online. Google said support for Apple and Linux PCs will come soon. Cloud Print beta is free to use.
Verizon Updates Cloud App with Smart Albums
Verizon Wireless has improved the Verizon Cloud app for Android devices with new features called Smart Albums and Print Shop. Smart Albums can automatically select the best photos and videos to create albums based on events and locations.
Google Photos Gains Print-Scanning Tool, New Editing Functions
Google today announced a new way for people to save old photos and improve the ones they already have stored in Google Photos. First, PhotoScan is a brand new app that people can use to take pictures of physical prints for storing digitally in the cloud.
Google Updates Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides
Google today rolled out updates to its core productivity apps associated with Google Drive. The chief new feature is the ability to edit Microsoft Word documents - online or offline - natively with no need for plugins or conversions.
iPhone Users Can Now Store Office Documents In iCloud
Microsoft today announced several new features for its Office suite of productivity apps. First and foremost, third-party cloud providers can now integrate their own services into the "locations picker" in the iOS Office apps.