Google transforms Google Docs Android app to Google Drive
Finally, after getting hyped for several days now, Google unveiled its new cloud storage and file sharing service – Google Drive. Much like Dropbox, Box.net and others Google Drive is a free web service that lets you store all your files in one place and access them from anywhere and anytime as well as share them with anyone. Now, Google Drive will not be successful if you can’t use it while on the move, right? Since Google Drive is closely tied up with Google Docs, Google has updated the Google Docs Android app and turns it into what is now called Google Drive Android app. That said, Google Drive Android app lets you access your photos, documents, videos and other files stored in your Google Drive account. It also allows you to upload files to Google Drive directly from any of your Android devices, share any file with your contacts, and access files others have shared with you on Google Drive. The complete rundown of features of Google Drive Android app is as follows: Keep everything. Share anything. *** Google Docs is now a part of Google Drive! *** * Keep everything. Share anything. * With Google Drive, you can store all your files in one place, so you can access them from anywhere and share them with others * Use the Google Drive Android app to access your photos, documents, videos and other files stored on your Google Drive * Upload files to Google Drive directly from your Android device * Share any file with your contacts * Access files others have shared with you on Google Drive * Make any file available offline so you can access them even when you don’t have an Internet connection * Create and edit Google documents with rich text formatting * Edits to your Google documents appear to collaborators in seconds * Make quick changes to spreadsheets * View your PDFs, presentations and more * Upload and convert files to the Google Docs format * Take a photo of printed text and convert it to a Google document * Optimized experience to take advantage of larger screens for tablet users, Honeycomb (Android 3.0+) Google Drive Android app is available now as a free download in Google Play. To see the app in action, watch the video attached below.