Skip to Main Content
Mobile Menu

Google Apps News

G Suite Improvements: Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Calendar!

Google has been hard at work making improvements and adding new features to G Suite over the past few months! Some of the highlights include: Google Sheets can build charts for you! Google Forms suggests response validation, adds “checkbox grid” … (Read More) G Suite Improvements: Docs, Sheets, Forms, and Calendar!

Introducing Google Team Drive

Google Team Drive is now available for Boise State students, faculty and staff. Google Drive was originally designed for individuals, not teams. A constant problem is dealing with files owned and shared by individuals when they leave Boise State. Who … (Read More) Introducing Google Team Drive

Introducing Google Meet

Google Meet is coming to Boise State on Thursday, July 27. Google Meet is a new video and conference calling service in G Suite (Google Apps) at Boise State focused on enterprise-friendly use. Think of Google Meet as more robust … (Read More) Introducing Google Meet

New Google Sites

Google has redesigned and updated Google Sites to improve ease of use, and provide better integration with other G Suite (Google Apps) applications. With Google Sites, you can create your own websites without prior coding knowledge or training. Google Sites is not … (Read More) New Google Sites

New G Suite Features: Action Items, Badges, Forms and Voice Typing

Google has recently released some great new G Suite (formerly Google Apps) features of benefit to the Boise State community. These new features can add value by taking the guess work out of who is doing what in a group project, … (Read More) New G Suite Features: Action Items, Badges, Forms and Voice Typing

G Suite for Education

Google recently announced a rebrand of Google Apps. G Suite for Education is the new name for the familiar set of productivity and collaboration applications used by our Boise State campus community. The applications themselves (Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, etc.) … (Read More) G Suite for Education

Google Drive Adds Natural Language Search

Google recently updated Drive to provide easier searching of all your folders and files. Natural Language Processing allows you to search as you talk. You can now type “show me department reports from last June” or “find enrollment spreadsheets from … (Read More) Google Drive Adds Natural Language Search

Inbox by Gmail Now Available

Inbox by Gmail is now available at Boise State! Inbox is an alternative way to access your emails that lets you bundle emails together, set reminders for emails, and more. Inbox is a completely different way to organize your mailbox. … (Read More) Inbox by Gmail Now Available

Reminders Added to Google Calendar and More Apps Updates

Google has added the option to create reminders in Calendar on the web! (Previously, reminders were only available using Calendar mobile apps.) This is the update many of you have been waiting for! You can set a reminder for a … (Read More) Reminders Added to Google Calendar and More Apps Updates

Convert Text to Columns in Sheets and Other Cool Google Apps Updates

Google recently added several new features to Google Apps! Google Sheets: Convert Text to Columns Quickly convert text to columns in Google Sheets, just like you can in Excel! For example, if you have a column in a Sheet that contains … (Read More) Convert Text to Columns in Sheets and Other Cool Google Apps Updates