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Material You support comes to Google Calendar, Gmail, and more on Android 12

In a few weeks from now, Google will release the first stable builds of Android 12 for Pixel phones. Before the Android 12 update rolls out, product teams across Google are working diligently to redesign their apps in accordance with Material You, the latest evolution of Google's Material design language. The latest Google apps to...

Google Docs is finally getting a feature found in basic word processors

Google Docs is pretty neat for getting stuff written up and edited on the go. It has even replaced dedicated word processing software like Microsoft's Word. It has big advantages over software that needs to be installed: it's accessible from pretty much everywhere you can get into a browser. You also have Android apps for...

Google Workspace now opens Microsoft Office files directly into edit mode

Google has announced changes to the way it deals with Microsoft Office-formatted documents within the newly-rebranded Google Workspace. Until now, opening a .docx, .xlsx, or .pptx file would have brought up a preview of the contents within Chrome, with a dropdown to select what web app you want to open it with. That’s all changed,...

Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Meet, etc. get new icons and features as part of G Suite’s rebranding into Google Workspace

Earlier this year in July, we learned that Google was working on integrating Docs, Chat, and Meet with Gmail. And soon after the first leak popped up, Google announced the integration as an early access preview for G Suite customers. The company has now gone ahead and completely revamped G Suite as Google Workspace, with...

You can now collaborate on Microsoft Office files uploaded to Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides

An update introduced to Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets on Tuesday allows Android users the ability to collaborate on Microsoft Office files. The feature is pretty self-explanatory; it will allow users to edit, comment, and collaborate on Microsoft Office files, such as those from Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel. Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android...

Google adds link previews, Smart Compose, and more to Docs, Sheets, and Slides for Android

Google on Wednesday introduced a slew of new features for Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android. The new features, which include Smart Compose and link previews, were previously made available for G Suite users on the web. Smart Compose aims to save you time by providing Docs users with suggestions for what to type next. Google...

[Update: Official] Google is preparing to integrate Docs, Chat, and Meet more deeply with Gmail

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things in the technology world. Video calling, for example, became a much more popular feature in a blink of an eye. Companies have been scrambling to adjust to the new demands and we've seen Google do a lot of shuffling with its messaging platforms. Last month, Google...

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides now support a dark theme on Android

Last month, it was discovered that Google was working on bringing a dark theme to its suite of office apps. These dark themes weren't just for the front page of the apps either but were in fact full dark themes that also extended to the editing view. Today, Google officially announced that the dark themes...

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are getting a dark theme on Android

Remember dark themes? There was a time where it felt like we were writing about dark themes being added to new apps every day. Android 10 brought a system-wide dark mode toggle and many apps implemented support for it pretty quickly. Google Drive has a dark theme, but the accompanying Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps...

G Suite users can now edit Google Calendar events directly in Gmail or Google Docs

Gmail and Docs on the desktop, along with a bevy of other Google services, features a side panel with shortcuts to Google Tasks, Keep, and 3rd-party add-ons. Google Calendar is another one of these shortcuts and it allows you to view the schedule for a single day, add events, and delete events. Soon, it will...

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides get new document save status and offline indicator on PC, new comment UI on Android

Some of Google's most successful products are its office apps, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. These web-based alternatives to Microsoft Office are extremely popular for their collaboration tools, easy accessibility, and, of course, free price tag. Google is always tweaking these services and the latest batch of features includes save statuses, offline indicators, and a...

Gmail’s Smart Compose feature is coming to Google Docs for G Suite users

At Google I/O last year, the company introduced new machine learning features for Gmail and Google Photos. Among these was the new Smart Compose feature for Gmail. The AI-powered feature was designed to provide users with smart suggestions while writing an email. With the launch of the Pixel 3 last year, Google introduced the Smart...