New on Chrome Web Store: Google Drive Apps

Google’s taking to the cloud in a big way. A while back, it launched the Google Drive, which was essentially a revamped version of the previous Google Docs, giving users up to 5 GB of free space on the cloud. The company has even introduced Google Drive apps – Docs, Sheets, and Slides, in the Chrome web store. So if you’re using Google Chrome for browsing, your documents on Google Drive are just a click away.

The best thing about these apps is that it allows you to edit files even in an offline mode, without having internet access. Google has also launched Drawings, Forms, and Scripts apps for the Chrome browser. This couldn’t be better timed as Google gets all set to bring out a new ARM-based Samsung Chromebook with a smaller price-tag, to make the cloud a way of life among PC users.

Google has even updated its website, whatbrowser.org, and rebuilt it in HTML5. This site was initially started in a bid to help users understand which web browser would best suit their needs, and it now serves as a tool that helps users identify which browser version they have on their systems, and when to update the browsers for maximum efficiency. The site now even works on mobiles and is also available in 43 different languages.… Read the rest

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