Google Drive Makes It Easier To Find The Files You’re Looking For

drive_search_update This is something I’ve personally been waiting for for a long time. Google Drive is making it easier to find your files by letting you choose the filetype, who it was created by and what software it can be opened by. Regardless of what device your files came from, you can search for a file type on Android, iOS or the web. You can also perform the advanced searched from the search box,… Read More

Google Drive Apps Get Sharing Notifications, Access Requests And Previews

group_sharing Google Drive for iOS and Android has becoming pretty important for me. Whether I’m taking notes or writing up a post, I’ve used it to share my docs with colleagues from the road. Today, the team announced a few new features to help speed up sharing and collaboration, which if you’re not on your desktop can seem slow at times. Yeah, Google Drive sends share requests and… Read More

The Dog Ate Our Homework, Google Drive Is Down

harddrives OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG. If you’ve noticed that Google Drive and all of the apps that save to it are acting a bit shaky today, you’re not alone. Google updated their Apps status page to show that the company is looking into reported issues. It’s showing up as a “service disruption” so nothing is down completely. But nothing is loading either. What do you mean… Read More

You Can Now Backup WhatsApp Messages, Photos, And Videos To Google Drive

google_drive The only thing that I really worry about when I drop my phone into a tub of water is if I’ve backed everything up. More specifically, did I back my messages up. There is so much important information that flows through my text messages, it’s scary. Today, Google Drive announced a new feature that’ll be rolling out over the next couple of months that will let you backup… Read More

Google Docs Gets Voice Typing, Templates, Smart Sheets And More

IMG_5218 “Get ’em while they’re young” is a battle cry for every company. The younger your users are, the more you can evolve with them over time and keep them locked in to using your products. When I was in school (old person voice), Apple had a huge presence by doing educational partnerships which was ridiculously smart for branding. The hope was that kids would go home and… Read More

Google Brings Its Map-Making Tools To Google Drive

Gif1 Google’s My Maps tool has long allowed anybody to create custom maps, but unless you knew it existed, chances are you wouldn’t randomly stumble upon it. Starting today, Google is building My Maps right into Google Drive, where it will sit beside Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, as well as lesser-known tools like Google Forms and Drawings. Read More

Google Drive For Work, Education Get New Data Security Features

Google (fisheye) Google is launching an update to Drive for Work and Drive for Education today that introduces a number of new tools. This update introduces a number of new tools for businesses that need to have greater control over how their data is shared both internally and with external customers. Over the next few weeks, both Google Drive for Work and Google for Education users will get access to these… Read More

Google Drive For Work, Education Get New Data Security Features

Google (fisheye) Google is launching an update to Drive for Work and Drive for Education today that introduces a number of new tools. This update introduces a number of new tools for businesses that need to have greater control over how their data is shared both internally and with external customers. Over the next few weeks, both Google Drive for Work and Google for Education users will get access to these… Read More