The cloud storage business is already crowded, with leading competitors including Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Box, and OneDrive. Hive.im, which just came out of beta, is one of the latest entrants in the space, but it hopes to stand out by turning cloud storage into a social experience. Read More
The office apps that make up Google Drive enable you to insert links to any page on the Web, but you can also link to other documents, spreadsheets and presentations inside your own account. Here's how to get the feature set up and how to make sure you're not sharing something you shouldn't. Read more...
You can now send Drive files as Gmail attachments
Google recently updated the Google Drive app for both the Android and iOS platforms. The Android version gains support for Google Now-style voice search to help find files. Both versions gain support for a wider range of imported file formats. Show More Summary
When Google first introduced the ability to attach files from Drive directly in Gmail, they originally only supported sharing links. Now, you can attach the files directly. Read more...
Google Drive now supports the international OpenDocument Format for text documents, spreadsheets and presentations. They can all now be imported straight into Drive. Read more...
Email is without doubt not the best format when it comes to file transfers. While it works great for small files, mail server limitations prevent it from being useful for larger files. Companies like Google or Mozilla added features to their clients to use file hosting services to overcome the issue. Show More Summary
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Google quietly updated the free Google Drive app to version 3.4.0 yesterday, improving the iOS version with some features that should make Google's cloud solution more competitive with the likes of iCloud drive and Dropbox. The biggest addition for...
In a pair of app updates on Tuesday, Google rolled out an update to its Google Drive app with support for iOS 8 extensibility, which lets users upload documents and files to the cloud from outside sources, while Instagram introduced five new photo filters and management tools.
Google today rolled out new Google Drive features in Gmail, as well as updated Android and iOS apps. Gmail attachment support is live now, while the Android update is rolling out on Google Play “over the next week or so” and the iOS app is available now on Apple’s App Store. First up, you can […]
You can now attach Google Drive files to Gmail messages. When you compose a message, click the Drive button, pick a file and select "insert as attachment" at the bottom of the pane. Then click "insert" and the file is added as an attachment, not as a link. Show More Summary
Google is continuing its march toward better integrating Google Drive into Gmail. As of today, you can now send files directly from Google Drive as Gmail attachments. Previously, users were compelled to share files as links. That’s handy...Show More Summary
Google is rolling out an update to Google Drive that will hit Android devices in the next week or so bringing additional features to the cloud storage app. The new update upgrade Google Now search so you can command "OK, Google" to search for your files without having to launch the app. Additionally, custom maps can now be shared and accessed via the Drive app as well.
Google has updated its Google Drive app in the App Store to bring better iOS 8 support. Primarily, with the update, Google Drive will make it easier for you to share and upload files to your Google Drive cloud account from other iOS apps. Show More Summary
Today, Google gave its Search app the ability to find your files stored in Drive with a simple voice command. Just say "Search for [whatever] on Drive" and the app will pick it up. Read more...
Google announced today that an update rolling out to its Google Drive iOS app will allow users to upload files from other apps as well as access custom made maps through Google’s My Maps feature. The ability to upload files from other apps into Drive is limited to iOS 8 users, and the Google My […]