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Google OCR: How To Digitize Old Paper Docs

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 […]

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Google Cloud Connect Now Lets You Open Docs

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.  […]

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Google Docs Finally Gets a Native App for Android

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 […]

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Convert Your Old Google Docs to the New Editor

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 […]

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Google Docs Discussions Feature Announced

Google Adds Discussions to Documents

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 […]

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