Summary of Updates for Feb 2013

posted Feb 28, 2013, 1:03 PM by Rita Girardi   [ updated Mar 5, 2013, 10:23 AM ]

Announced in Feb for Scheduled Release:

Preview files in Google Drive
Users can now preview more than 30 file types in Google Drive. They can flip through files to find the one they want as well as share, download, print or edit them with one click. For more information: http://googledrive.blogspot.com.au/2013/02/preview-files-in-google-drive.html

HTML5 support for Google Drive videos
Videos stored in Google Drive are now available in HTML5. Videos will be served in HTML5 if Flash support is not available in the browser. This change allows users to play videos on their mobile phones without Flash support. For more information: http://support.google.com/drive/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2423694

New look for the “Create” menu in Drive
The “Create” menu in Google Drive has a new look. This change allows for easier access to Drive apps and third party apps. To create a new file from a template, open the appropriate editor (Docs, Sheets or Slides) and click on File > New > From template. This functionality has been removed from the new “Create” menu. For more information: http://googleappsupdates.blogspot.com/2013/02/new-look-for-create-menu-in-drive.html

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