Tag Archives: Google Drive

New Content Previews in the Latest Google Drive iOS app

Google Drive users who have allowed updates their iPhones in the last few days, may have noticed a slick new feature in the Google Drive app. The latest version of the app supports “peek and pop” previews of files. Note, this feature is only available on iPhone 6 and 6s. An update that is available […]

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A Helpful New Feature Coming to the Google Drive iPad App

In a week full of Google Apps¬†updates, here comes another one. According to the Google Apps update blog, over the next week the Google Drive iOS app will add the option to select multiple files for offline use. Enhanced file organization functions will be added to the app too. This might not seem like a […]

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The Most Frequently Used Apps On My iPad

Over the weekend on FreeTech4Teachers.com I shared a list of my most frequently used desktop apps. That post was fairly popular so I think that a similar post about iPad apps is in order. These are the apps that see the most daily use on my iPad. Evernote When I am reading a blog post […]

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Google – The iPad Medium

This is a guest post from Jennifer Carey of EdTechTeacher.org an advertiser on this site. iPads can be powerful devices in education – they are mobile, they are personalized, and they are intuitive. At the same time, sharing content between apps or devices can be a challenge. Fortunately, iPads in conjunction with Google Apps can […]

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A Video Guide to Using the Google Drive iPad App

Last Friday I was asked if I could share instructions for teachers and students using the latest version of the Google Drive for iPad app. I’m in the process of organizing all of my screenshots into a PDF. In the meantime, I have the following video overview of how to use the basic features of […]

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A Short Guide to Sharing Media Through Google Drive for iPad

Cross posted from FreeTech4Teachers.com I recently had someone ask me how her students could privately share videos they made on their iPads. My suggestion was to use the Google Drive iPad app to upload and share their videos. In the video below I offer a demonstration and explanation of this process. See the document embedded […]

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Finally! – Google Drive for iPad Supports Comments

This is probably the best news Google-loving iPad users have heard this week, the latest update to Google Drive for iPad supports commenting. Now, you can comment on documents on your iPad just as you would in your browser on your laptop. You can highlight a word or sentence then click comment to have your […]

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A Short Guide to Using Google Drive on Your iPad

For a devoted Google Drive user like myself having Google Drive on my iPad is a must. Last week I had some questions from readers about how to use Google Drive on their iPads. Therefore, this weekend I put together a short guide to using Google Drive on your iPad. The guide is embedded below. […]

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How to Use the Google Drive iPad App to Create Student Portfolios

I love Google Drive and I love my iPad, but they don’t always love each other. The Google Drive iPad app has improved over the last couple of months to the point where it’s not as robust as using Google Drive on the web or on an Android device, but it is much more functional […]

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