Google Drive can now edit spreadsheets on Android and iOS
Google announced a major update to cloud storage app Drive, which can now be used to manage spreadsheets straight from mobile devices. The search giant first touted the update on the Android Blog, but the new feature made its way to iOS as well.
With the latest Google Drive version, the Mountain View, Calif.-based corporation brings its mobile cloud storage app closer to the web version. Users can now create, perform alternations and even collaborate on spreadsheets. On the Android front the updated app comes with the ability to edit contents of tables and single tap to edit in the Docs editor, better formatting, shortcuts to files and folders on the homescreen. The revised Send Link can now be used to copy to clipboard.
For iOS devices, Google Drive also brings a number of improvements. Files can be uploaded straight to the cloud from third party apps using the "Open in..." dialogue, upload progress can be managed and users can also view recently uploaded files in the "Uploads" section. The updated app also touts improvements for speed and stability as well as contact searching for sharing purposes and rich text copy/paste.