Tag: google drive

App Review, Applications

Unused Gmail accounts head to the chopping block

November 30, 2023

Via: Computerworld

It’s the last call to keep any Gmail accounts you haven’t used recently. Beginning December 1, Google will start deleting accounts that have been inactive for two years, including all associated photos, Drive documents, contacts, emails, and calendar entries. The […]

Networking, Tech

How to deploy a cloud-based office suite to your home network

March 2, 2023

Via: ZDnet

Welcome back to this Linux in your home series, which started out with “The most important reason you should be using Linux at home”. The gist is that with this open-source operating system at work on your home network, you […]

App Review, Applications

Google Slides cheat sheet: How to get started

August 30, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Need to build a slide presentation for a meeting, training, or other event? Google Slides is an easy-to-use web app that comes with the essential tools and more. It stores your presentations in the cloud with Google Drive. Anyone with […]

Laptops, Products

11 smart steps for managing files on a Chromebook

December 13, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

In the beginning, Chromebooks weren’t really meant to manage files. It’s tough to even remember now, but in the earliest incarnation of Chrome OS, way back in the Paleolithic era of 2010, Chromebooks didn’t have a Files app. You couldn’t […]

App Review, Applications

Migrate WhatsApp between Android and iOS, finally!

August 11, 2021

Via: Pocket Now

Maybe most consumers don’t have to worry about changing their smartphones more than once every year or two. Indeed, the process of migrating all of your apps and information from one device to another has been getting more straightforward, but […]

App security, Applications

Google Drive now let you ban spammers

July 23, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

Google has announced that it has added the ability to block other users in Google Drive in an effort to decrease the amount of spam content on its cloud storage service. Once blocked, a user will be unable to share […]

App security, Applications

Google replaces Backup and Sync with new Google Drive desktop app

July 13, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google has just released a brand-new version of its Google Drive desktop app, bringing Google Backup and Google Sync together with Google Photos and other features, along with additional improvements. It will be replacing previous home and business versions alike, […]

App Review, Applications

Google Drive first to have Android 12 animated splash screen

June 28, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

One of the new features that is coming to Android users with the upcoming new build (Android 12) is an animated icon on the splash screen of certain apps being opened. For example, when you tap on a compatible app, […]

App Review, Applications

Google knows that some of its popular apps are not working today

April 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Having problems with Google this morning? You’re not the only one. Starting at 9am EDT this morning, just as the U.S. work week was getting under way, complaints came in to concerning Google Search, Google Drive, and Google Classroom. […]

App Review, Applications

How to use Google Drive on iPhone, iPad

December 9, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Apple’s Files app is a fantastic solution for Apple users who need flexibility when it comes to the cloud storage services they use, as it supports iCloud, Dropbox, Box and Google Drive. Why is Google Drive useful? The promise of […]

App Review, Applications

Backup your WhatsApp data now, or it will be deleted

August 22, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

If you’re a WhatsApp user on Android, then you may have heard the good news – Google and Facebook have teamed up to offer WhatsApp users free, unlimited backups on Google Drive. However, there’s also bad news. Or at least, […]

Android Phone

WhatsApp for Android gaining chat history backup to Google Drive

October 8, 2015

Via: Alex Wagner

If you’re one of the millions of people that use WhatsApp and you’ve also got an Android phone, there’s a handy new feature rolling out that you might want to be aware of. Google and WhatsApp — which is owned […]

App Review

How to Save your Gmail to Google Drive Automatically

August 3, 2015

Via: Amit Agarwal

Introducing Save Emails, a new Google Docs add-on that will help you easily save email messages and file attachments from Gmail to your Google Drive automatically. The emails threads are converted and saved as PDF files in Drive while the […]

App Review

Your photos in Google+ will now show up in Google Drive

March 31, 2015

Via: itCurated

Google has some big plans for Photos, of that we have no doubt. What those plans are however are up for discussion. Long tied to Google+, Photos is expanding its horizons. Recently, Google acquired a photo back-up and sharing platform […]