Google to Pull Quickoffice from App Stores
Google recently said it will yank its Quickoffice app from the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store in the coming weeks. Google is making the change because it has published stand-alone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps for creating and editing documents within its Google Drive service. This change applies to both the Android and iOS versions of Quickoffice. Customers who've already downloaded Quickoffice will continue to be able to use the software, but Google will no longer update the app and new customers will no longer be able to download it.
Google Hits Refresh on Docs, Sheets, Slides for Android
Nov 10, 2016
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 Uses Machine Learning to Tweak Sheets
Jun 1, 2017
Google today rolled out new features for its Sheets spreadsheet application. Most of the new features target the desktop-based version of Sheets.
Google Rebrands 'Google Apps' for Businesses to 'G Suite' and Now Lets You Restore Trashed Files
Sep 30, 2016
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
Jul 28, 2016
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 Adds Q&A Feature to Slides for Android and iOS
May 4, 2016
Google today announced an update for its Slides presentation tool that adds the ability for presenters to easily field questions from attendees/viewers. Slides now include a link within presentations that viewers can click on to submit questions for the presenter.