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Google Drive, Gmail and Docs hit by service disruptions

A number of Google services experienced partial disruptions or outright outages this morning as users took to social networks to vent their complaints. As of about 8am Central Time until 10am, the company’s App Status Dashboard showed partial disruptions for…

Google Drive outage reminds us that cloud services aren't perfect

Reports this morning of Google Drive becoming inaccessible sent ripples through social media. Shortly after complaints surfaced, Google confirmed Drive was experiencing a noteworthy disruption. The company subsequently resolved the issue and all Google services appear to have returned to normal…

Chrome OS 20 adds Google Drive and offline Docs support

Google has announced the arrival of Chrome 20 to the stable channel for Chrome OS, the company's browser-based operating system for Chromebooks. The update brings Google Drive front and center, adds offline Google Docs support and also manages to stamp…

Google releases Google Docs app for Android

Google has announced and released a Google Docs app for Android. The new app makes it easier to filter and search for your content across any Google account, then jump straight into editing a given document using the online mobile…

Google Docs adds support for 12 new file formats

The Google Docs Viewer is already used by Google users to quickly view PDFs, Word documents, and PowerPoint presentations. Now, the search giant has rolled out support for 12 new file types, rounding out support for the major Microsoft Office…

Google Docs gets a dose of Gmail features

Google has announced that it is rolling out a refresh to the Google Docs documents list. The goal is to make it easier to find, explore, and share all your files that are stored on the Web, even if they…

Google Docs editing comes to Android and iOS

Native Google Docs support has finally arrived for Android and iOS (the mobile version of Google Docs has been available for over three years). Edits show up in near real-time (so they aren't completely seamless) and Android even lets you…