August 14, 2022

What you need to know

  • Google is updating its Workspace apps with several tablet-optimized features.
  • Users will be able to drag and drop content between apps such as Docs, Drive, Sheets, and Keep.
  • Google Drive will open in split screen to view content when navigating folders.
  • Users with keyboard will be able to use basic shortcuts for copying, pasting, and other functions.

Google continues to improve the tablet experience with Android 12L, updating its apps to bring more functionality and optimizations for large-screened Android devices. With its latest updates, Google’s suite of Workspace applications is getting some helpful new features to help make the tablet experience more productive.

The first new feature Google is bringing to its apps is drag-and-drop. This will allow tablet users to move content between apps such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Chrome. In addition to moving content such as images and files into Drive, users can also upload links to files just by dropping them in.

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