Google has actually been exceptionally active today in terms app updates. Along with the significant bump to Maps, which had included OpenTable and also Uber Integration, the Hill View company has just turned out a tidy upgrade to the Drive application for iPhone and also iPad. Details, as ever before, could be seen here.

The fight of the cloud storage services is well recorded. Google, Microsoft as well as Apple have all lately joined the party, yet whereas the bigger names in tech are generally accustomed to having points run in their favor, pre-existing solutions like Dropbox have the top hand in this specific industry.

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In simple fact, despite the self-important presence of the abovementioned, Dropbox is still the big cheese as it were, as well as with the business having actually lately added Touch ID Support, Google has jumped on the bandwagon in today’s update.


Apple’s indigenous fingerprint sensor has been knocking around because the iPhone 5s last year, however similar to any new execution, it showed up with its reasonable share of constraints. Largely, it can only be used to unlock the iPhone or bypass the tiring passcode program.

With iOS 8, however, points have actually been unwinded, as well as Touch ID is readily available to 3rd parties. Numerous have actually properly obliged, and now Google Drive supports opening with a basic tap of the Residence button on certified devices.

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Along with the iPhone 6 and also 6 Plus, the new iPads also include Touch ID, and if you are intending on getting hold of Google Drive for iOS, you ought to likewise anticipate to view a function allowing you to conserve files to Google’s cloud center via iOS 8 expansions.

Like Touch ID support, expansions provide designers a brand-new measurement as far as improving the iOS encounter, and like all of Google’s other updates these past few days, this launch is one not to be missed.


As a Drive user, I’m stired to see Google adding these integral attributes to the fold, and also with the anticipated dosage of bug repairs and also performance tweaks, there ought to be a recognizable improvement generally usability.

So, if you’re greatly purchased Google’s wide variety of solutions and also thus, trust the Android maker with your valuable data, then check out the direct download link and also leave your comments below.

(Download: Google Drive for iOS on the App Store)

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