At the second day of I/O San Francisco conference, GOOGLE announced the availability of offline editing of Google Docs and Google Drive for iOS & chrome OS. Now users can edit their documents on Google even when they are not online, theses amendments would automatically and instantly be updated in the Google Doc once you will go back online. This new mesmerizing feature is now available on all the devices containing iOS or chrome OS.
However, if a Google Doc is to be updated simultaneously by multiple users then that is where Google Drive comes in because, to edit a document, a file has to be stored at the company’s cloud storage service “Google Drive” only then it would be possible to edit a document simultaneously by multiple users. In shorts, Google Drive app will give you access to all the files you stored in Google Drive folder and on Google Docs. Google Drive works as a local file system and moreover, allows you to index text & images in the files.
Google Drive is now available on all the Apple and Windows devices, allowing multiple users to take advantage of the service provided by Google. Google’s SUNDAR PICHAI, SVP of chrome & Apps said while breaking the news of Google Drive & Offline editing of Google Docs for iOS at the conference “Today we introduced more capabilities, including offline editing of Google documents and a Drive app for your iPhone & iPAD”. Undoubtedly, these services do stand a chance of becoming “performance enhancer” for today’s competitive businesses.