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Did you miss? Latest updates from Google

For those of you who aren’t like us and don’t follow every Google blog or social network page that you can find, here’s a quick rundown of the updates for Google Apps so far in October, click on the titles to read them in the Google Updates blog.

Manage revisions for non-Google files in the new Google […]

Google Apps for Work
By: Mark | Posted On: October 23rd, 2014 |

Suggested Edits for Google Docs

Google Docs is loved by many people because it’s so easy to work together in one place, rather than editing and sharing feedback by emailing around multiple versions of the same document. But sometimes you’d simply prefer that others make suggestions that you can accept or reject later.

Now in Google Docs, any user with […]

Google Docs Suggested Edits
By: Kate | Posted On: July 14th, 2014 |

Google I/O brings new Google Apps announcements

A roundup of the key announcements from this week's Google I/O Keynote.
Docs, sheets and Slides on the go
By: Mark | Posted On: June 26th, 2014 |

Improved accessibility, editing and ease of use in Google Sites

Several accessibility improvements have been made to Google Sites, ranging from new keyboard shortcuts for editors to better viewing experiences for readers.
By: Mark | Posted On: June 25th, 2014 |

And the votes are in… Google Apps Wishlist for 2014

We saw some fantastic improvements to Google Apps in 2013 and for the past few weeks you have been voting and commenting for the features you want to see happen this year.

Take a look at what came out on top and see what else was suggested at Google Apps Wishlist for 2014.
 

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By: Mark | Posted On: May 12th, 2014 |

Increase in max file size in Drive

Google have increased the max file size in Drive from 10 GB to 1 TB, allowing users to upload a variety of rich media!
By: Mark | Posted On: May 12th, 2014 |

Increase in max file size in Drive

Google have increased the max file size in Drive from 10 GB to 1 TB, allowing users to upload a variety of rich media!
By: Mark | Posted On: May 1st, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edit images right in Google Slides and Drawings

The ability to edit inserted images is now available on the Rapid Release Track and for personal users - coming soon on Scheduled Release
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By: Mark | Posted On: March 28th, 2014 |

Activity stream in Drive shows you what’s changed

Google has added a new activity stream in Drive ÔÇô a single, easy-to-view place to review every action taken on your files and folders.
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By: Mark | Posted On: February 28th, 2014 |

New features introduced to improve Google Calendar

Google have added a couple of great new features to Calendar, which incorporate two of their most popular apps - Google Maps and Hangouts - to make your scheduling even more of a breeze.
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By: Mark | Posted On: January 31st, 2014 |

Reach people you know more easily through Gmail and Google+

Google has recently rolled out a new feature that will suggest usersÔÇÖ Google+ connections as recipients, along with their traditional Gmail contacts, when composing a new email.
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By: Mark | Posted On: January 29th, 2014 |

Powerful update on the way for Google Sheets

Google has announced the new Google Sheets are much more powerful, have no limitations and will work offline.
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By: Mark | Posted On: December 5th, 2013 |

Google Bar updated

Google has streamlined the navigation bar for Google Apps and Google Apps for Business users.
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By: Mark | Posted On: December 5th, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Hangouts – now with Global Addresses

Another day, another useful Google update. Hangouts is now linked to your Global Address List
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By: Mark | Posted On: November 28th, 2013 |

Attachments in Gmail, now linked to Google Drive

In a change that is rolling out to all over the next few weeks, Gmail users can now directly save attachments to Google Drive
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By: Mark | Posted On: November 25th, 2013 | 0 Comments

Calendar events updated when a Google Group changes

Google have announced that calendar events containing a Google group will now update as members leave and join.
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By: Mark | Posted On: November 20th, 2013 |

Customise Your Google Forms

Google have introduced 4 new ways to improve your Google Forms.
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By: Mark | Posted On: September 20th, 2013 |

Larger Gmail inboxes now a reality

Google have announced that Gmail and Drive storage is about to be unified, meaning that users can now store up to 16TB of email by purchasing additional storage licenses.
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By: Mark | Posted On: May 20th, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why switch to Gmail from Outlook

Our thoughts on whether you should continue to use Outlook when switching to Google Apps.
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By: Mark | Posted On: May 10th, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Admin Console in the Pipeline

Google have completely redesigned the Google Apps Admin Console.
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By: Mark | Posted On: May 9th, 2013 |

New chat experience launching for Google Docs and Slides

Now available on the Rapid Release Track, and due to be launched to everyone from May 7th, Google Documents and Slides has a new look chat feature.
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By: Mark | Posted On: May 3rd, 2013 |

New Preview in Google Drive launched

Google Drive now lets you quickly preview more than 30 file types easily and quickly flip between files until you find the one you want.
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By: Mark | Posted On: March 19th, 2013 |

Google Apps official support website launched

Google have created an easy-to-use support and advice website where you can find everything you need to make the most of Google Apps in your organisation.
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By: Mark | Posted On: March 11th, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google introduce new Drive “Create” menu

As of this week, the Create menu in Google Drive has a new look
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By: Mark | Posted On: March 1st, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Slides now available offline

Google has announced Google Slides is now available offline, and Spreadsheets will follow soon.
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By: Mark | Posted On: January 24th, 2013 |

Conversion of Microsoft Office docs is improving

The latest Google Blog has announced improved Microsoft Office document conversion and handling, plus a new iPad app exclusively for Google Apps for Business users.
By: Mark | Posted On: December 21st, 2012 |

Hangout limit increased to 15 participants

A Google Hangout is an excellent tool to discuss projects and meet with colleagues face to face, and now you can invite even more people into one.
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By: Mark | Posted On: November 16th, 2012 | 0 Comments

Virtual Language Keyboards in Gmail

Google have launched a new languages feature in Gmail. Users can now type in up to 75 languages on a series of virtual keyboards.
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By: Mark | Posted On: October 11th, 2012 |

Google Apps introduces enhanced email management

Google Apps for Business administrators can now specify different settings for user groups, or organisational units.
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By: Mark | Posted On: October 4th, 2012 |

Google Spreadsheets Comments feature improved

Google has announced improved comment capabilities in Spreadsheets, similar to those available in Google Docs and Presentations.
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By: Mark | Posted On: September 6th, 2012 |

Offline editing now available for Google documents

Google has announced that users can now edit Google Docs offline, plus Google Drive and Chrome launched for iOS.
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By: Mark | Posted On: June 29th, 2012 |

Google bar update rolling out

The new Google bar has started rolling out to all Google Apps users, introducing a cleaner look and more screen space.
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By: Mark | Posted On: June 15th, 2012 |

Gmail is now available in Welsh

Google have announced that Gmail is now available in Welsh and Latin American Spanish, bringing the total number of supported languages to 56.
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By: Mark | Posted On: June 7th, 2012 |

Google explain how your emails get where you send them

Google have released a short video and an interactive website explaining how an email travels from your desktop through their data centres.
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By: Mark | Posted On: May 15th, 2012 |

Introducing Google Drive, the newest member of Google Apps

Google Drive is a brand new file synchronization product that allows users to centrally store all of their files in Google Docs.
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By: Mark | Posted On: April 25th, 2012 |

Tip of the Month – March

Fill Google Spreadsheets with series of values, months of the year, sequential numbers, football teams and almost anything else!
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By: Mark | Posted On: March 26th, 2012 |

Find us in the Google Marketplace

We are now in the Google Marketplace, and you can add Google Apps Tips to your domain to make it even easier for your users to access daily tips.
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By: Mark | Posted On: March 8th, 2012 |

Tip of the Month – February

Switching Keyboard Shortcuts on has the added bonus of letting you keep your place in an email list.
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By: Mark | Posted On: February 20th, 2012 |

Google Apps Tips Website Launched

It's been a labour of love but we've finally launched the GApps Tips website. We won't stop here though, we'll keep posting tips, tricks and hints for all aspects of Google Apps.
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By: Mark | Posted On: February 1st, 2012 |

Tip of the Month – January

Use Tools > Notifications to get notified by email when someone changes the spreadsheet.
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By: Mark | Posted On: January 16th, 2012 |