Last month Google updated docs to an entirely new version, but the differences were hardly noticeable. Microsoft Office 2010 and Zoho still appear to have more utility, so what is Google doing about it?
Less Browser Reliance
New Window, New Layout
What Google Docs excels at is collaboration, and now it’s even easier to tell who did what and communicate changes. Using operational transformation technology Docs will no longer wait to update collaborative changes, but rather transmit them real time one character at a time.
Try Out the New Google Docs
The new version of Google Docs isn’t quite ready to go official, so if you want to try it out, you’ll have to opt-in. You can do so at https://docs.google.com/settings under the Editing tab.
Do you use Google Docs? How does it compare to other word processors you’ve used? Post your thoughts in the comments section below!