Google did some housekeeping earlier this year by folding their online office suite into the Google Drive online storage service. If you did not notice by now, whenever you type docs.google.com in the address bar of your web browser, you will automatically be redirected to drive.google.com. Well, I would say that most folks would have gotten accustomed to the changes by now, and Google decided to make life a wee bit easier for folks who want to create new text, spreadsheet, or presentation documents using a single click. By introducing a range of new web apps in the Chrome Web Store, you are now able to add such shortcuts to your Chrome web browser or Chrome OS device.
Of course, this does not discount the fact that you are required to launch Google Drive still should you want to have a full view of your current documents and files on the cloud, but should you require the shortcuts for specific office apps, they are over at the Chrome Web Store known as Docs, Sheets and Slides.