CEO Sundar Pichai announced that all users with a Google account can now use Google Workspace services for free. At the Google I/O Developer Conference, features such as chat collaboration tools and Smart Canvas were announced. Now that this feature is enabled, users can take advantage of the built-in Google Workspace experience by activating the chat room in Google Chat.
It can be used as a central location for connecting, creating, and collaborating with others. The smart canvas feature can help you generate a checklist in Google Docs and quickly assign roles and next steps. Pichai announced on Twitter that all users with a Google account can now use the fully integrated Google Workspace experience.
The company also detailed in a blog post what the new chat service will bring, including the ability to create a Room collaboration space on Google Chat, so that everyone can stay up-to-date, share ideas, and keep track of all your important information. a place. From the videos and pictures of your last trip to the Google Sheets of your family’s annual budget. Users can go to their Gmail inbox to enable Google Chat and access features for free, including new collaboration tools in the chat room.
These features have been opened to paying users, but now all Google account holders can use these features for free. Google said it will replace room functions with space in the summer to introduce a more agile and flexible user interface. It will have features such as inline theme threads, status indicators, custom status, expressive reactions, and collapsible views.
Users can choose Smart Canvas to generate a checklist in Google Docs, and quickly assign roles and next steps. Google explained in the blog: “If your project requires spontaneous conversations, you can directly display the documents, worksheets or slides you are working on in a Google Meet call with a single click.”