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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,...

Google Documents get comment-only access

09/12/2011, Do you love all things that have to do with cloud computing? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you might be pleased to hear about the latest happening in Google Documents – it has just received comment-only access, which is a new way of...

Google Docs for Android Gets Web Clipboard

08/24/2011, If you have been using Google Docs, you have probably noticed that inserting an image can be much more painful than doing a copy/paste from an imaging up. Microsoft Word works like that, but unfortunately, Google Docs doesn’t and its web nature has...

Google Docs app now available on Android

04/27/2011, Google has just announced the launch of the Google Docs app for Android today. Folks who use the cloud “office” service on their computers will be glad to know that they now can access Google Docs on their phones natively instead of having to...