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Google Drive, the file storage service launched 13 months ago has got a new user interface and a bunch of new features in the mobile app version of the service

google drive update teaser
Google Drive gets a new look on mobile devices / © Google Play Store


Here are some screenshots to show you how the User Interface in the new update of the app has changed

Old Google Drive Interface / © Google Inc
Screenshot 2013 05 25 22 12 59
New Google Drive Interface / © AndroidPIT


As you can see from the pics above the interface is looking slightly different from how it looked before the recent updated.


Other New Features

  • There is an all new grid type view that makes it way easier to find your files
  • The app has also taken after the desktop version and you can preview files right from within the app without having to actually open them using other apps on your phone.
  • You can scan important documents such as receipts and store them in Google Drive for safe keeping. After this you can then search for your files by content
  • You also have the option to download copies of your files to your local device, but this option is only for devices running Android 3.0 and above
  • Previous bugs have also been fixed in this version

Do you like the new improvements made to Google Drive? Make a comment below and give us your view on what you think about the new updates or on a competing service like iCloud or SkyDrive.

Source: Talk Android

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