The big news on most people’s mind is the continued rollout of Google Workspace, particularly the new icons. Have you seen the new icons in your applications as yet? I’ve got the new Gmail icon in my Google apps square and on my Android but it’s taking a while for the other icons to appear.
Google’s making it easier to give access to a Drive file. As you know when someone requests access to a Drive file, you’ll receive an email with the access request. Now, Gmail users will be able to manage that request directly from that email, without leaving the message
Help shape Google’s future products. If you’ve ever thought that you’d like to provide feedback to Google on their products; or wondered what they were thinking when they designed something, then this is your chance! Google’s asking small business owners to sign up for user experience research – and you even get a gift!
Google Docs now includes a citation tool. If you do a lot of academic writing then this how-to article on using the new citation tool will be of interest. And if you’ve got children at school or University, then they too may be interested!
How to use editor chat in Google Docs. Speaking of Google Docs, this is a nice how-to article on using the built-in editor chat rather than comments when working with other people.
There’s now going to be a single place to manage web and mobile apps in the Admin console. Google claims that it will be quicker and simpler to manage app use and deployment for your organisation as a result. Rollout started 21 October.