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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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Google Docs Android App Launched, Uses Phone Camera For OCR Text Capture

Google Docs Android App Launched, Uses Phone Camera For OCR Text Capture

It's surprising how long it has taken for some of Google's primary products to get an app version for their Android platform. Today, the Google Docs product of services has finally gotten its app launched and will bring easy editing and sharing of documents to your mobile device. Now you really have no excuse for not finishing work while on the go.

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Jolicloud Desktop gets Google Docs access

Jolicloud Desktop gets Google Docs access

Back in November of 2010 Jolicould launched its firm's netbook running its Jolicloud OS. We haven't really heard much from the company since then. Today Jolicloud has announced that it's Jolicloud Desktop now has access to Google Docs. That means you can work on your documents stored on the cloud service from wherever you are.

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Google Docs Adds Social Element, Gets Updated With Discussion Feature

Google Docs Adds Social Element, Gets Updated With Discussion Feature

Google has updated Google Docs today with a new discussion feature that is like an amalgam of a chatroom, instant messaging, and e-mail. Previously Google Docs let multiple users make changes to a document and attach comments for the rest of the group to see, this update just takes it further and lets all users chat and make changes in real-time.

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Google Docs Update Supports New Formats Including Photoshop and AutoCAD Files

Google Docs Update Supports New Formats Including Photoshop and AutoCAD Files

Google Docs continues to evolve into the ultimate online file managing service that lets you securely view all types of documents without having to download or open them locally. And today, Google announced an update to its Google Docs to support 12 new file formats.

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Google Docs Now Let You Edit Documents on the Go

Google Docs Now Let You Edit Documents on the Go

For Google, their Docs endeavor was meant to make creating documents of all sorts, from text to spreadsheets, easier, and more accessible. No longer did you need to pay extra money for extra software. Just load up the web application, and you're able to create a document right there and then. But, for the mobile world, doing that wasn't all that possible. Until now. Google has just announced that they've made the mobile version of Google Docs now easier, and now you can even edit documents while on the go.

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The Daily Slash: September 20th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 20th 2010

Hopefully everyone had a good weekend, and took advantage of the "International Observe the Moon Night" "And Talk Like a Pirate Day." If not, there's always next year. In any event, here we are at a Monday, getting ready to call it a night, so it's that time for The Daily Slash. Tonight, in our story from around the web, we'll get another nugget of joy from one Kudo Tsunoda, and then we'll wrap up what's been going on in the R3 Media Network today.

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Google: 3 Million Businesses Use Google, New Features Coming Soon

Google: 3 Million Businesses Use Google, New Features Coming Soon

Google, as they tend to do, have managed to wrap up a bunch of announcements in one blog post, over at their official blog. At today's Google Atmosphere event in Paris, the search juggernaut had plenty of good things to announce. For example, as of today, Google is now being used by over 3 million businesses, and there are now over 30 million users within businesses, organizations, and school that make use of Google's collaborative utilities, like Google Docs, as well as messaging services like Google Talk.

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Microsoft and Facebook Working on Ousting Google Docs

Microsoft and Facebook Working on Ousting Google Docs

Today, the f8 conference is going on, and already there's a shockwave felt from the conversations therein. More than likely you've used one of the many services available to you from Google Docs, the online document creating service brought to you by Google. They've actually just updated their service, too. But, it looks like Microsoft wants to jump into the whole cloud-based-document-creating-game, because Microsoft's FUSE labs and Facebook have collaborated to bring the world Docs.com.

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Google Docs Gets Upgraded and Brings A Lot More Features With It [video]

Google Docs Gets Upgraded and Brings A Lot More Features With It [video]

If you own a computer, then you probably use a word processor in one form or another. Whether you use the stalwart Microsoft Word, or even try to find your way around Apple's Pages, there's an option for you. Even in the freeware area, if you like to download things. But, one of the better options out there is Google's Docs, the free service from Google. Though, since its inception, many people have said that it's missing a few features that prevent hardcore users from actually sticking to it, or using it on a normal day-to-day basis. Looks like all that's about to change, though.

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