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How Inbox By Gmail Works, And How To Use It Productively

Last week, Google released a brand new email manager called Inbox. If you're new to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, …

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized.<p>The storage service lets users save files like …

Gmail: Boost your productivity with these tips and tricks

We covered the basics of Gmail for Android in our beginner's guide, and now it's time to take a look at features that extend the functionality of the …

6 Google Doc Hacks to Boost Your Productivity

It's one of the most widely used business tools, but it isn't always easy to use. Here are some hacks for Google Docs that can save you time and energy.<p>When you run a small business, there's never enough time in the day. Your task list is as long as a shopping receipt, and it seems to stay the same …

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18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

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How to use Google Docs

Whether you’re a student or a working professional, chances are you’ll need to use a document creation program at some point. Depending on your …

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How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

How To Master Gmail's New Features

Image: iStock<p>The new Gmail has landed and you can get it right now. You're likely very comfortable with Gmail's previous iteration, but the new one …

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Jonathon Zoch, video professional and founding director of InspireWorks, went from day-to-day uncertainty to forecasting and forward planning better …

Gmail’s biggest redesign is now live

Snoozing, nudging, hover actions, and a new sidebar — it’s a mobile app on the web!<p>The world’s most popular email service is getting a big overhaul today. Google is making official the changes we saw leaked earlier this month, with email snoozing, nudging, and confidential mode making their debut …

Google Docs: You're probably only using 10% of what this free word processor can do

There’s probably a lot you already know about Google Docs, the simple-to-use and free word processor that debuted 12 years ago this month.<p>Files are stored in the cloud, so you can access your work from anywhere in the world, on virtually any Internet-connected device, and your docs are protected …

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Google Drive now lets you comment and collaborate on Microsoft Office files, PDFs, and images

Yesterday, Microsoft announced plans to attract new OneDrive customers through a special “free-switch” offer aimed at rival cloud storage services from the likes of Google. Today, Google revealed it was turbo-charging Google Drive to include a bunch of new features designed to appease Microsoft …

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new features or improve on features that already exist within …

Google’s redesigned Google Sites goes live

For the longest time, Google Sites felt like the forgotten app in Google’s productivity suite. Earlier this year, though, the company announced that it would finally give Sites a full overhaul. Today, after a short beta, this new version of Sites is going live for all users.<p>Google Sites is …

Google Drive Now Supports iOS 11’s Files App

Following the lead of Dropbox last week, Google Drive’s iOS app has now been updated with full support for the new Files app in iOS 11. This means all Google Drive files can be accessed and managed alongside files from other cloud providers like iCloud Drive and Dropbox.<p>By replacing its legacy file …

New Salesforce And Google Partnership Shakes Up The Cloud Race

Marc Benioff and Salesforce are partnering with Google in one of cloud computing’s highest profile alliances yet — one that could send aftershocks through the business software market.<p>In a strategic partnership announced on Monday, Salesforce and Google revealed plans to integrate Google’s office …

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Document Studio - The Google Sheets Add-on You've Been Waiting For

Document Studio is a new Google Sheets Add-on developed by Amit Agarwal. Document Studio will create documents based on the data that you have stored …

What’s Really Going On With Google Drive

On Thursday, Google made a confusing announcement that could easily scare the crap out of 800 million people: Google Drive’s going away—but actually, …

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Google is killing off its Drive desktop app to make way for a smarter one

Google is shutting down its Drive desktop app for uploading files to your cloud storage account from Macs and PCs next March.<p>That’s a while away, but it’s worth knowing in case you have important files stashed there. The service will replace the existing app with Backup & Sync, which launched last …

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Quick Access in Google Drive now available on the web

In September 2016, we launched Quick Access for Google Drive, which uses machine learning to intelligently predict the files you need, before you’ve …

Get started with Team Drives

What can you do with Team Drives?<p>Google Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any …

Google's personalized Feed is now available worldwide

Having spent many years honing its algorithms, Google has become the dominant search provider across the world. It'll almost always deliver what you're looking for, but in recent years the company has experimented with ways to bring content to you, rather than expect you to go out and find it. …

Changing the default order of apps in the Google app launcher

The app launcher in the Google Bar makes it easy for users to quickly access Google apps like Drive, Gmail, and Calendar. Savvy users can even …

Google iOS App Update Brings 'Smart Answers' and 'Trending Searches'

Google added a couple of new features to its flagship iOS app on Friday, one of which shows searches that are trending in a user's geographical location before they begin typing into the search field.<p>Following yesterday's update, whenever a user taps on a search box to start a search, a dropdown …

Google Sheets adds automatic charts, Docs & Slides sync, improved shortcuts and more

Google Drive is full of powerful tools, and Sheets is one that many rely on as an alternative to Microsoft Excel. Today, Google is debuting several new features for Sheets that are bound to become incredibly useful to its users.<p>The first major update Sheets gets today is the ability to …

Google is using your entire search history to create a personalized news feed

Google, perhaps more than any other tech giant, knows an astonishing amount about you.<p>Your search history alone could be enough to paint a …

Google introduces Hire, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite

It’s no secret that attracting top talent is a key driver of business success. But whether you’re looking to recruit a business analyst, bring on an …

Google Drive is ready to back up all the files on your PC

Google Drive just became more useful as a means of protecting those files you can't afford to lose. A few weeks later than promised, Google has released its Backup & Sync app for Macs and Windows PCs. As before, this is a simpler option for safeguarding your data in the cloud -- it merges the photo …

Enterprise Identity made easy in G Suite with Cloud Identity

Posted by Zack Ontiveros, Product Manager, Google Cloud Identity<br>As an IT administrator, you want to be confident that your users are secure when …