Tag Archive: Docs

UK docs suggest Facebook skirted Android permissions dialog

A UK parliamentary committee released a series of documents today which reveal, among other things, that Facebook knew triggering an Android permissions dialog during an app update that would collect SMS and call logs would lead to “bad PR” and allegedly attempted to circumvent the process in order to make it difficult for Android users to discover the new behavior.

The documents were part of a California lawsuit filed by app developer Six4Three. These were sealed by the  [Read More…]

Dropbox getting new integrations with Google Docs, Sheets, Gmail, and more

A big win for online collaboration.

Dropbox is the go-to cloud storage solution for millions of people, and in an effort to make your online workflow as seamless as can be, it’s getting a heap of new integrations with the Google Cloud suite.

First off, you can now create, edit, and share Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides right from Dropbox. All of the functionality you know and love from these services is here, and when it comes  [Read More…]

Google Docs spam is making the rounds, so take heed before you read

Even attachments from legitimate sources appear to contain illegitimate vibes.

Have you checked social media lately? There’s a bit of buzz making the rounds about Google Docs spam popping up in people’s inboxes. The spam comes as an email attachment from even the most legitimate Google Docs users, including educational institutions and other professional organizations that rely on the document-storing cloud service.

MASSIVE phishing attempt via @Google Docs going on right now!! If you get invited to  [Read More…]

Google adds Keep to G Suite with Docs integration

Keep joins the G Suite and integration into Docs.

Google announced today that it has added its notekeeping app Google Keep to its cloud-based G Suite. If you’ve got a G Suite-enabled account, you’ll now find Keep alongside your other G Suite apps in the G Suite menu. What’s more, Google has also added Keep integration right into Google Docs, so you can quickly consult and add note from Keep right into your Google Doc.

This is  [Read More…]

Easily send your Evernote documents to Google Docs [How-To]

Evernote recently released its new Privacy Policy which is set to go effective of January 23, 2017, in which it states, among other things, that Evernote employees are allowed to review your content for what they call the oversight of machine learning. We will not get into the specifics in this post however if the

Google brings new feature to Docs called Explore

Google is constantly working to improve its productivity suite. Last week the company brought natural language search, so it’s easier than ever to search for documents in Drive. Today, Google is rolling out a new feature to Docs, Sheets and Slides called Explore. Explore Explore is a way to bring insights, design tools and research

This in-app training Chrome extension will make you a Google Docs master

Whether you’re just getting started with a Chromebook or your office is one of the millions switching to Google Docs — or maybe you’re just curious, that’s OK, too — if you need to know all the tricks to becoming a Google apps wizard, this Chrome extension is for you.

Formerly known as Synergyse Training, the Training for Google APPs extension will walk you through everything you can do, and how to do it, for Google Docs,  [Read More…]

Google brings add-ons to Docs and Sheets for Android

Google Docs and Sheets users are getting a little bit of extra help with their workflow in the form of add-ons on Android. Just announced by Google, add-ons bring a bit of extra functionality to Docs and Sheets by way of integrated partner apps.

At launch, Google says it has worked with eight partners to launch an initial set of add-ons for Docs and Slides on Android. Examples include DocuSign, which allows you to set up a  [Read More…]

How to use Google Docs or Sheets offline on Android

This is how you use Google Docs or Sheets offline on Android.

Google Docs and Sheets are fantastic office tools that come free for all Google users. You can access your files across platforms thanks to Google Drive, and you can edit your files offline on your Android device. Make all new files available offline, and make individual older files available offline. Here’s how.

How to make all new Google files available offline on Android How  [Read More…]

Google Docs on the web now lets you edit and format with your voice

Google Docs users on the web can now do a little more without touching a keyboard thanks to the addition of voice editing and formatting. Voice typing was added to Google Docs on the web in late 2015, but the latest improvements mean that users can now dictate edits and formatting changes with specific commands as well.

After enabling voice typing in the tools menu, you can say commands like “copy” or “insert table” to do those things  [Read More…]