Google is removing a bit of friction that made Docs annoying to use with Microsoft Office files. Now, the cloud-based office suite is able to open and edit all non-password protected Office files by default.
Google will now let you grant requests for access to Drive files straight from your email with its use of dynamic emails. Previously, you could only action on such requests after being redirected to Google Drive.
New features coming to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides on mobile will speed up your productivity. Google is leveraging AI to bring you smart compose, trying to keep away distraction with link previews, and more.
Grammarly has improved its Google Docs integration to bring over useful tools like its suggestions sidebar, goal setter, and support for Premium corrrections. These updates are set to roll out to customers over July.
Spanish speakers will gain access to Google Docs' AI-powered content creation and editing tools soon. Today, the company has added support for grammar suggestions, it plans to bring Smart Compose and spelling autocorrect within months.