This week Google introduced 6 new features:
- Redesigning of Google Groups
- Version 4.05 for Google Apps Device Policy Available
- Migrating of Google documents on the 16th of May
- New Features For Gmail
- New User Interface for Google Apps Control Panel Dashboard
- Scheduled Release Tracks Updates
Google has completely redesigned Google Groups. Here are some of the new features:
- Improved user interface
- Collaborative inbox
- Ability to assign and take topic functionality
- Multi-domain support
- Advanced search options
- New way to view group content
Google Apps Device Policy version 4.05 is now available for Andriod users with these improvements:
- Multiple Account support: Google Apps Device Policy app allows users to register with multiple Google Apps domains.
- New supported settings for Android in the Google Apps control panel Settings > Mobile > Org Settings:
• Number of days before password expires for Android 3.0+
• Number of expired passwords that are blocked for Android 3.0+
• Allow/block camera for Android 4.0+
On Wednesday, the 16th of May, Google will start the migration of Google legacy documents which were created before July 2010 to its new document editor.
The new editor will have these features:
- Real time collaboration
- Higher-quality imports
- Built in ruler
- Chat with other collaborators
These new features have recently been added to Gmail.
- Automatic language translation
- The text in the browser tab now reads “Inbox (20) – email@example.com – Gmail” instead of “Gmail – Inbox (20) – firstname.lastname@example.org.”
- A change to the way “Mute” works
Last April 30th ushered the start of the roll out for the new Control Panel Dashboard user interface for Google Apps.
Google Apps for Government and Education users will get start getting the update from late May to early June of this year.
Implemented features for domains
- Gmail: More compact version its “compact conversation”
- Gmail: Google Plus people widget