Summary of Updates for March 2013

posted Mar 25, 2013, 5:47 PM by Rita Girardi

Announced in March for Scheduled Release:

Google Keep

Google Keep is a new Web and Android app to save ideas and organize to-dos the moment they happen. With Google Keep you can create notes, lists, photos and voice recordings right from your phone. You can also access, edit, and create new notes on the web at http://drive.google.com/keep. In the coming weeks, you'll also be able to do the same directly from your Google Drive. Download Google Keep from Google Play on devices running Android 4.0+ (Ice Cream Sandwich or higher). NOTE: Currently, Keep is NOT part of M+Google Core Apps and therefore falls outside of the Google Apps for Education agreement. For now, Keep is covered by the following terms: http://support.google.com/drive/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2450387More Information: 

Cloud Connect deprecation

Two years ago, Google introduced Cloud Connect as a free plug-in to help people work in the cloud by automatically saving Microsoft Office files from Windows PCs to Google Drive. But installing Google Drive on your desktop achieves the same thing more effectively—and Drive works not only on Windows, but also on Mac, Android and iOS devices. Existing users will no longer be able to use Cloud Connect as of April 30. More Information: