Google Drive now lets you manage and edit documents saved in Google Docs offline. Here’s how to set up and use this new feature from Google.
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Since the release of Google Drive, we’ve been pushing it to its limits in order to provide with a solid comparison against our favorite file syncing service Dropbox. And out the winner is…
Looking for more fonts in Google Docs? How about hundreds of them? Google just significantly updated their font collection and here’s a quick tip on how to add them to your account.
Provided you have a scanner or hi-res camera with tripod and a Google account, it’s pretty easy to get your dusty old paper docs into digital form using Google’s Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Here’s how. Photo Credit: ShironekoEuro First, just scan or, as a second resort, take a clear picture of the document that you [...]
Earlier, we reviewed CloudHQ, a one-stop cloud-based storage management service that lets you wire together your SugarSync, Dropbox, Google Docs, Basecamp and other files. As I mentioned during my first look, CloudHQ is exactly what I’ve been looking for. It’s still in beta, though, and there are a few kinks to work out here and [...]
Google must have got a lot of sleep over the weekend because since Monday, they have been releasing 1 update after the other across their online service product line. Below are a few which caught my eye as fairly significant. If I missed one, feel free to drop me a note in the comments or [...]
CloudHQ is the service I’ve been impatiently awaiting for months. Basically, it’s a cloud storage aggregator that keeps your Google Docs, Dropbox, SugarSync and Basecamp files all in sync via the web. It does so by plugging into the APIs for each of these services. In practice, this is a bit of a roundabout solution. [...]
Remember back in February when Google released their Cloud Connect add-on for Microsoft Office? You know, the tool that lets you sync documents and spreadsheets directly to the Google Docs cloud. It was exciting at first, but after review it was deemed rather useless; mere days later we started looking for ways to minimize it. [...]
This week Google Docs introduced Pivot Tables, an Excel feature that has been missing for some time. Pivot tables come in handy when you have a large spreadsheet that you want to summarize. The process works by allowing you to rotate data and view it from multiple angles, and when you look at data from [...]
Increasingly, people are using mobile phones to access information like email, banking, web browsing and even editing documents or team collaboration. Part of getting work done on the go is being able to easily access, edit and share content, which is why I’m happy to share with everyone the Google Docs app for Android. With this new [...]
So far this week two major updates have rolled out of the Mountain View, California-based search giant. The first one is an upgrade for the algorithm that returns search results, which should improve the quality of results. The second is a new pagination feature (enabled by default) for Google Docs that makes page breaks visible. [...]
Almost a year ago Google updated Docs to a new and enhanced version. The only downside was that the new version couldn’t be used with already-existing docs, you had to create new ones. Today, Google is rolling out a built-in system for Docs that will allow you to convert your old documents to the new [...]
Today Google Docs added a new feature that is very reminiscent of Google Wave. Discussions, which is a new and improved alternative for comments, is a social-conversation tool. Discussions will display your Google profile pictures, add timestamps, and send you notifications when there is an update. “We learned lessons from Wave and incorporated some of [...]
Hi, groovyReaders — I’m working on a big, big review of Box.net Business edition, but in the meantime, I thought I’d send a quick tutorial your way on one of Box.net’s best features: Zoho integration. If Google Docs has a competitor, it’s Zoho. And if Dropbox has a worthy contender, it’s Box.net. And Box.net + [...]