Administrative management of non-employee contacts now available


Premier Edition administrators can now add contacts that aren't employees of their own company to the contact list that each user can access in the new standalone contact manager. These shared contacts are managed with the Shared Contacts API.

Editions included:
Premier Edition

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Administrators can learn more about how to manage shared contacts that aren't employees of their own company through the Shared Contacts API documentation. (See link below.)

For more information:
http://code.google.com/apis/apps/shared_contacts/gdata_shared_contacts_api_reference.html

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Standalone contact manager available


Administrators of all editions can now allow users to access their contacts outside of Gmail with the new standalone contact manager. Premier Edition is required for the standalone contact manager to include shared contacts from outside of the organization.

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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Gmail

How to access what's new:
To enable the standalone contact manager, sign in to the control panel, click 'Add more services', and enable the 'Contacts' service. A new 'Contacts' link will then begin to appear for users in the row of links at the top left of each application.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?answer=134378

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Gmail adds fast PDF attachment viewing right in the browser


Gmail now lets you view PDF attachments right in the browser if you prefer not to download the file to your computer.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education and Partner Editions

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
When you receive a PDF attachment, just click the 'View' link to the left of the 'Download' option.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/business/messaging.html#mail

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Google Calendar adds 'undo', event reminder options and more


Google Calendar now supports several new features:
– You can now undo the last change you made to your schedule.
– You can now disable reminders for events that you haven't accepted.
– Events now show a visual indicator when all other attendees have declined.
– Event creators can now allow guests to modify the details of an event.

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

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
To undo your last action, click the 'undo' link in the change confirmation that appears near the top of the screen.

To turn off reminders for events you haven't accepted, click 'Settings', go to the 'Automatically add invitations to my calendar' section, and choose 'Yes, but don't sent event reminders until I have responded'.

To let guests modify events that you create, open the details of your event, go to the 'Guests can' section, and check the box for 'modify event'.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/business/messaging.html#calendar

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