What is Google Drive metadata?

Google Drive metadata enables you to add custom categories and properties to files and folders in Drive, in a consistent way across your business or school. Users can then search for content using specific terms that are meaningful to your organisation. What is metadata? Metadata is simply information about your files....

Google Drive gets offline mode

Google has added a new offline mode for Drive that allows you to work on Docs, Sheets and Slides files when your device is offline or have a bad internet connection. You can also preview which files are available offline with a new offline preview mode. With offline mode,...

Google introduces Priority page in Drive

Google has introduced a new Priority page in Drive. Its main objective is to help you stay focused and get work done. This page will help you access the files you need through a combination of suggestions and workspaces. With the new Priority page, not only are the most...

Expand your cloud storage with Google One

Back in May, Google introduced Google One, a simple plan for expanded storage that includes extra benefits to help you get more out of Google. Since then, users with Google Drive paid plans have been upgraded to Google One. Today, people in the US can finally choose to upgrade...

Easily comment on Microsoft Office files in Google Drive

Google has made it easier to comment on Microsoft Office files in Drive. Without converting the files, you can comment, assign tasks, and mention your colleagues right in the Drive preview pane. The person on the other end who is using Microsoft Office to open the file can see the...

Google shuts down Drive for Mac/PC

Google has announced that Google Drive for Mac/PC will be shutting down on May 12, 2018. Initially, the Drive desktop sync client for Mac and PC was slated for shutdown on March 12, 2018. G Suite users are advised to switch to Drive File Stream while non-G Suite users are...

Google Drive enables search within folders

Google Drive has rolled out a new feature that enables search within folders. Previously, you can only do global searches for your entire drive. To do a folder search, select the drop-down in the search bar and choose the folder you want from the Location menu. Alternatively, you can right-click...

Team Drives – Fight Against Shared Data Loss

Just recently Google has launched a multitude of new Drive features and tools and expanded Google Cloud Platform security features with one ultimate aim -- to provide a raft of improved services and features for enterprises and their users. Unlike other tech companies, Google constantly looks for ways to...

All New, Enterprise-Ready tools for Google Drive

In the name of teamwork, Google has been working their level best to innovate workplace's collaboration and productivity and G Suite was introduced to carry out this great initiative. G Suite is a set of intelligent apps — Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Hangouts, and more — designed to bring...