Posted:

You can now add speaker notes and embed YouTube videos in Google Presentations.

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
US English

How to access what's new:
Sign in to Google Docs, open a presentation and click the speaker notes icon at the bottom right of the screen to add speaker notes. Click 'Start presentation' and then click 'View speaker notes' to see your notes.

To embed a video in a presentation, open a presentation for editing, click 'Insert video' and search for the video you want to embed.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/users/dands.html

Posted:

Users can now customize the cascading style sheet (CSS) for their documents. This provides advanced controls for page design, layout and formatting.

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
US English

How to access what's new:
Sign in to Google Docs and open a document. Then click 'Edit' from the menu bar and then 'Edit CSS...' to open the CSS editing window.

For more information:
http://documents.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=94168

Posted:

Previously, your Google Apps email address needed to be the organizer or an attendee of your Microsoft Outlook events for the Outlook events to sync to your Google Calendar. Now, when you choose to do a 2-way sync or a 1-way sync from Outlook calendar to Google Calendar, all of your Outlook events will be synced to your Google Calendar.

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
US English

How to access what's new:
To download Google Calendar Sync, visit http://dl.google.com/googlecalendarsync/GoogleCalendarSync_Installer.exe.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/support/a/users/bin/answer.py?answer=89955

Posted:

AuthSub is an authentication proxy service bundled with the Google Data APIs, which lets users gives 3rd party applications secure access to their Google Apps service data without having to trust those applications with their usernames and passwords.

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
All

How to access what's new:
If you're a developer, visit the AuthSub documentation page to learn more about enabling AuthSub for your web applications. (see link below)

For more information:
http://code.google.com/apis/accounts/docs/AuthForWebApps.html

Posted:

Google Docs now lets you run advanced searches for documents, spreadsheets and presentations. You can search by document type, date modified, who the documents are shared with and more. Once you set up a search, you can save your search criteria to easily run the same search at a later time

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
US English

How to access what's new:
Sign in to Google Docs and click "Show search options". After entering your search criteria, click "Save this search" to have Google Docs remember the properties for your search. To run a saved search, choose the search you want from the "Saved searches" menu in the left panel or next to the search box at the top of the screen.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/users/dands.html

Posted:

You can now export a Google Presentation to the PowerPoint (.ppt) file format.

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education, Team and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
US English

How to access what's new:
Sign in to Google Docs, open a presentation and choose "Save as PPT" from the "File" menu.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/users/dands.html

Posted:

Google App Engine is a development and hosting platform that allows developers to host web-based applications on Google's infrastructure. Google App Engine is currently available as a limited preview release.

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education, and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
US English

How to access what's new:
Sign up for the preview release at http://appengine.google.com/a/your-domain.com. Be sure to replace 'your-domain.com' with your actual domain name.

For more information:
http://google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?answer=91077

Posted:

The Google Email uploader allows users to import messages and contacts stored locally in Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express and Thunderbird into Gmail.

Editions impacted:
Standard, Premier, Education and Partner Editions

Languages impacted:
US English

How to access what's new:
Visit the Google Email Uploader homepage to download the application. (see link below)

For more information:
http://mail.google.com/mail/help/email_uploader.html