Great resource links, tips, news, and updates shared by our Google+ community members from March 2 to March 8, 2015.
Announcing more Doctopus collaboration metrics! - plus.google.com
A combination of analytics to help teachers monitor student engagement, ensure consistent teacher feedback, and increase the instructional impact of group projects and peer-review protocols has been added to Doctupos.
Don't like the new user menu with the Chrome update? - plus.google.com
Switch your old avatar menu back. Just go to chrome://flags/#enable-new-avatar-menu
Disable the feature and relaunch Chrome. h/t +Allison Mollica
The new Google Contacts: Bringing everyone together - gmailblog.blogspot.com
The Gmail team recently released a preview of the new Google Contacts that makes it easier to keep track of the people you know and get the info you need, fast. The new Google Contacts comes with a fresh look and feel, and conveniently pools together all your contacts, circles, and the people you talk to most in Gmail.
Google Docs Tips - plus.google.com
Use the Redo button in Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings and Forms to quickly reapply formatting to other shapes and text.
Easier guest access to Hangouts video calls on the Hangouts Android app and Chromebox for Meetings devices - googleappsupdates.blogspot.com
The latest release of the Hangouts Android app now allows external guests using the app to join Hangouts video calls from their mobile device with a meeting link provided by the organizer. People can now use their Chromebox for Meetings devices to both request to join Hangouts video calls as a guest using a link, and accept requests from guests wishing to join using a link.