Launch Hangouts in Chrome without a plugin, Google Drive updates, and more


Launch Hangouts in Chrome without a plugin - googleappsupdates.blogspot.com

Over the next week, users will be able to launch Hangouts in Chrome without having to download and install a plugin. This will simplify initial setup and maintenance. Users of other browsers will still need to use the plugin. h/t +Allison Mollica 

Google Drive Updates - plus.google.com

Working with images in Google Docs, Slides and Drawings just got easier with two new features: (1) Reset an image, and (2) Replace an image. h/t +AppsCare


New Calendar update! - plus.google.com

Appointment slots on a new calendar event. h/t +Dan Leighton 




Select a block of text and Google Doc will speak it back. Awesome! h/t +Dan Taylor


Applications for Google Teacher Academy Sydney are now open through July 31, 2014!  Thank you +Allison Mollica for sharing this important update.



Infographic spotted via +Dan Leighton.

Super Quiz Chrome Add-on - chrome.google.com

The Super Quiz Google Chrome add-on adds brilliant functionality and assessment tools to a quiz made with Google Forms. h/t +Chad Kafka