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Google adds new Research feature to Docs

Google adds new Research feature to Docs

Google has added a new Research bar to Google Docs today. A new option for Research has been added under Tools, or by using the Ctrl+Alt+R shortcut, allowing you to search Google for topics of interest while writing an article or paper. Options include being able to search all of Google, or restrict searches to images and quotes. The bar sits to the right of your document while writing so as not to disrupt your workflow.

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Google Docs explodes with new fonts

Google Docs explodes with new fonts

This week the developers behind Google Docs have presented their newest update to their web-based environment for document editing: fonts galore! This update will allow web fonts in Google documents, one whole heck of a lot of them, each of them working to allow you fabulous looks for your documents both online and offline in print form. There are over 450 fonts available in Google docs now, with additional features coming up quick!

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SlashGear 101: What is Google Drive?

SlashGear 101: What is Google Drive?

What is this mysterious new service that Google has suddenly started offering to the public here on this lovely spring afternoon? It's Google Drive, and it's essentially just a bunch of space that Google is allowing you to use on their servers. Of course it's not quite as simple as that, and the ecosystem of apps you'll be using to access it are as much an adventure as Google's version of the cloud is itself - let's have a look at what this system means for you!

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Google Docs for Android update adds real-time mobile collaboration

Google Docs for Android update adds real-time mobile collaboration

The Google Docs for Android app got a welcoming update today that should make many a road warrior pleased. The app finally now has the ability for real-time editing and collaboration while on the go. This was something not quite easily done before if at all and usually required taking you from the app to a web browser for editing, while completely lacking the collaborative aspect.

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Google Drive spotted in the wild

Google Drive spotted in the wild

It'll be one massively definitive day when Google unleashes what we still must guess the details of: Google Drive, their soon to be revealed cloud storage service. This service is said to be a free service for most average citizens and businesses with a premium option with added space available also at launch. What we're seeing here today is a screenshot of what one user speaking with GeekWire says is the current way Google Drive looks behind the scenes - looks familiar, yes?

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Google Docs enhanced for Android tablets

Google Docs enhanced for Android tablets

It was less than a year ago that Android first saw the official Google Docs app, and just this week we're seeing, for the first time, tablet optimization. When you've got a bigger screen, you've got much more room to add columns, rows, bigger content, and MORE content. That's what the folks at Google know, and that's what they've delivered. Experience for yourself the loveliness of the official Google presentation of a large-format Google Docs on tablets.

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Google Updates Gmail and Docs for all users

Google Updates Gmail and Docs for all users

The fine folks at Google have announced today their newest set of updates for the popular mail and cloud-based document editors Gmail and Google Docs. In these updates you'll find several innovations brought to you straight from what once was Google Labs and has now been split into teams: Gmail Labs and a series of groups working on Docs. Two of Google's most popular web-based applications have just gotten better - let's check out how!

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Google Docs Mobile Gets Sort, Narrow, And Share

Google Docs Mobile Gets Sort, Narrow, And Share

Google Docs for mobile just got an update today that will make it easier to sort and share your documents. An Android app for Google Docs is already available, but non-Android users still rely on the mobile browser version for accessing documents on the go. This update includes a new look and the added ability to sort, narrow, and share multiple documents.

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Google Apps To Stop Supporting Old Browsers

Google Apps To Stop Supporting Old Browsers

If you regularly use Google Docs, Google Calendar, or Gmail then you had better keep your browsers up to date. Google today announced that its Google Apps will no longer support older browsers starting August 1. A big reason for this is Google Apps' need for HTML 5 support.

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