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Dropbox’s Paper Wants To Take Google Docs On

10/15/2015, The name “Paper’ has been used in quite a few apps and services these days. For example there’s the Paper app by FiftyThree. There’s also Paper by Facebook, and now it seems that Dropbox wants in on the name as well and has announced a new feature...

Google Docs Updated With Search Integration And Voice Recognition

09/02/2015, If you’re a heavy user of Google Docs because you love being able to automatically save your work in the cloud, or maybe you love the collaborative features which is great for work and school, you might be pleased to learn that Google has recently...

Google Sheets Offline Editing Rolling Out To All Users

03/20/2014, The Google Drive productivity suite has three core applications, Docs, Sheets and Slides. In December last year Google introduced a revamped version of Sheets. Not only did it bring offline editing support, it also brought a plethora of new features....

Google Introduces Add-Ons For Docs And Sheets

03/11/2014, Today, Google announced the launch of add-ons for Google Drive. These are new tools created by its developer partners to add more features in Google Docs and Sheets. Users working on documents and spreadsheets can access these new add-ons to take...

Google Sheets Offline Editing Is Finally Possible

12/11/2013, If you are a devout user of the Google Drive productivity suite, you might have found yourself wondering why it is not possible to edit Google Sheets without an internet connection. For those who do not know, Google Sheets is the spreadsheet app in the...

Google Docs breaking compatibility with .doc, .xls, .ppt formats

09/26/2012, On October 1st, Google Docs users won’t be able to download or upload documents, spreadsheets, or slideshows in Office 1997-2007 format. Although Microsoft has long since left these file formats behind, replacing them with .docx, .pptx, and .xlsx,...

Google spreadsheets get all talkative with discussions

09/05/2012, Humans are social creatures, and when working together as a team, the synergy delivers far more than what individuals are able to deliver. Having said that, Google Spreadsheets in Google Docs has been quite useful for me all this while, but when working...

Protected Ranges in Google Spreadsheets now available

08/07/2012, Making edits with other folks in a collaborative effort over a document stored on the cloud is ideal in keeping track of different edits made by various folks with their respective timestamps, but sometimes, as the old proverb says, “too many cooks...

Google Drive for iOS and PC offline editing introduced

06/28/2012, Google has introduced the Google Drive app for iOS, which lets iPhone and iPad users access and manage (adding collaborators) their Google Drive and Google Docs documents and files. Reading documents is not really news, but being able to manage them and...

IDrive Online Backup lets you access Google Docs your own way

04/04/2012, “Have it your way” – or so the Burger King slogan goes, making sure that you are subtly reminded that the captain of your ship is none other than yourself, and the whole world should kowtow to you, or at least, the front line of each...

Google Docs get Google+ Page

02/16/2012, You know how most companies these days have at least a Facebook page as well as a Twitter account to keep in touch with their customers without having to sift through huge amounts of snail mail. Well, there is another emerging force in the social network...

Google improves accessibility for Docs, Sites and Calendar

09/14/2011, Google has just announced in its blog that it has enhanced some of its online services to become more accessible to members of the blind community. Google Docs, Google Sites, and Google Calendar now have improved support for screen readers (JAWS,...