Google Drive Update Adds Drag & Drop Organization of Files

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…)

Free: Google Will Give You 2GB of Drive Space by Completing a Simply Security Checkup

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…)

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Get Material Design-styled Web Home Screens

This isn’t directly Android-related, but Google announced this morning that Docs, Sheets, and Slides all have brand new individual home screens that are accessible through the web. As you would expect, they are certainly inspired by Material Design, with a new hamburger menu, card-like interface, and floating “+” button to create new sheets/slides/docs.

These new app home screens for Google’s office suite allow you to quickly get back to your most recently edited files without having to first enter Drive or do any sort of searching. By entering a specific app home screen, you are presented with big imagery of your recently opened files. It doesn’t get much easier than that.

To see for yourself, hit up the direct links below.  (more…)