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 offlineï»¿ 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.
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.
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.
Sep 29, 2016
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.
Oct 31, 2016
Microsoft today announced an update to its Outlook email app for iOS that should ease the process of scheduling group meetings. A new scheduling assistant built into the app makes it possible to see coworkers' availability when booking new meetings.
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.