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Google code slip reveals new Docs features

November 2, 2010: 2:29 PM ET

Third-party Applications, Cloud Printers and Sync Services appear to be en route for Google Docs.

The unofficial Google Operating System Blog revealed today that Google may soon be offering some new features to its Docs service. The code was uncovered in a Docs webpage and seems to indicate three new features that have long been talked about as upgrades:

Via Google Operating System blog

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    In a blog post titled 'Upgrade here', Google's Enterprise Blog presents a MORE

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