Google Chrome And Drive For Android Updated; Brings Native Spreadsheet Editor To Drive
By on November 29th, 2012

Today, Google has released update for two of its most popular and useful Android apps – Google Drive and Chrome. The Chrome update change-log states that the latest update mainly brings some bug fixes and performance improvements.

While the latest update does bring about a noticeable improvement in the performance of the browser, it is still nowhere near the stock AOSP browser in Android. The scrolling has also been considerably reduced but there is still a long way to go before Chrome for Android matches the stock AOSP browser in terms of performance and smoothness. The latest version of Chrome for Android can be downloaded from here.

The Google Drive update brings about quite a few major changes including a native spreadsheet editor. Yes, Google Drive finally includes a native spreadsheet editor! Other changes include the ability to edit contents in a table and entering the edit mode in the app with just a single tap.

Below is the full change-log of the update -:

1. Edit Google spreadsheets in new native editor
2. Edit contents of tables in Google Docs editor
3. Formatting is maintained when copy/pasting within Google Docs
4. Single tap to enter edit mode in Google Docs editor
5. Add a shortcut to Drive files/folders to your homescreen for quick access
6. Send Link now supports copying link to clipboard

Google Docs for Android can be downloaded from here.

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Author: Rajesh Pandey Google Profile for Rajesh Pandey
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