An update to Google Drive for desktop and mobile users will have you finding your cloud-stored files much more easily. Once the update has rolled out to all, in the search bar, you will have the ability to select from a variety of file types which will act as a filter for you. If you are looking for a specific PDF, search only through “PDFs.” If you need a picture from last year, search only through “photos and images.” (more…)
An update for Google Drive is rolling out, bringing three features for those who use the service routinely on mobile devices. Once updated, users will have easier access to granting and gaining access to restricted files, the ability to preview files without a Google account on an Android device, and rich notifications when files are shared with you. (more…)
Set to roll out to users over the next couple of months, WhatsApp is implementing native cloud storage of chat history, voice messages, and media for users to Google Drive. Once available, users can back up all of their personal WhatsApp data to the Drive cloud, and then restore it on newer devices with a couple taps. (more…)
An update to Google Drive is rolling out today as version 2.2.083. The update introduces drag & drop, which means you can now grab a whole bunch of files or folders (initiated with a long press on the first file), then drop them in a new location, delete, star, pin, or specify a new location.
This action is actually incredibly useful and well done. Organizing your files and folders has never been easier.
You can grab the update through Google Play or sideload it with the .apk file below. (more…)
For Safer Internet Day, Google wants to give you free things. More specifically, Google wants to give you 2GB of free, permanent Google Drive storage by completing a simple security checkup. Your favorite services company is using the day to help remind you that online safety is more important today than ever, so by taking two minutes of your time to ensure that you are taking advantage of Google’s protection, they will reward you. (more…)
If you needed an easier way to search through your Drive account, instead of manually opening and typing in what you need to find, Google has enabled users to simply state “Ok Google, search for xyz on Drive,” with results then taking you straight into the Drive app without you having to lift a finger. (more…)