Increased upload limit for Google Video

You can now upload larger videos to Google Video. The individual video upload limit has been increased from 1GB to 16GB if you have Google Gears installed.

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Video

How to access what's new:
- Install Google Gears from http://gears.google.com/.
- Upload a video as normal in Google Video by clicking on the Upload tab.

For more information:
Google Video Overview

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View online files using the Google Docs Viewer

Google Docs Viewer allows you to view certain files online. Enter the URL of a PDF, Powerpoint or TIFF document in the Viewer and we'll display it directly in the browser with no download required.

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

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Visit the Google Docs Viewer to generate the URL.

For more information:
http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2009/09/view-online-files-using-google-docs.html

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New API for Google Sites

There's now a new Google Sites Data API in Labs that allows client applications to access, publish and modify content within a Google Site.

With this new API, Google Apps administrators can:

- Retrieve, create, modify, move, and delete pages, comments, attachments and other content.
- Review the revision history across the Site.
- Monitor all, add, modify and delete activity for a Site.
- Upload/download attachments and files.
- Create customized gadgets for your users.

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

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Visit the Google Sites Data API overview site to get started.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2009/09/import-export-and-more-with-new-google_24.html

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Push mail on iPhone and Windows Mobile devices

Push mail is now supported on iPhone and Windows Mobile devices using Google Sync.

Editions included:
Standard, Premier, Education and Partner Editions

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Administrators first need to enable Google Sync in the administrator control panel under 'Mobile Settings'. If you're already using Google Sync for contacts and calendar, push mail is automatically enabled but you may need to switch it on on your device.

Click here to get the instructions on how to set up Google Sync on an iPhone.

Click here to get the instructions on how to set up Google Sync on a Windows Mobile device.

For more information:
http://googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2009/09/push-mail-for-iphone-and-windows-mobile.html

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Additional sharing feature in Google Docs

You can now have more control about how documents, spreadsheets and presentations are published and can control your user's ability to publish documents to the Internet.

Editions included:
Premier, Education and Partner Editions

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
Administrators can allow users to make published docs available to the public by going to 'Service Settings' and 'Docs' in the administrator control panel, then 'Sharing Options' and checking the checkbox 'Users can publish documents to the public internet'. If you don't want your users doing this, then make sure to leave the checkbox unchecked.

For more information:
http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=60781

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Remove access privilege in Google Sites


You can now remove yourself from the Owner, Collaborator, or Viewer lists in Google Sites

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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Sites

How to access what's new:
To remove access privileges, click the 'Remove Access' link in the page footer of your site.


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New Grid question type, bi-directional language support, improved summary charts, pre-populated form fields and sign-in to view forms in Google forms


The following updates have been made in Google forms:
– A new Grid question type has been added
– Support for bi-directional languages
– Improved formatting of statistics and better formatting of charts for each question type
– The ability to pre-populate responses in form fields using URL parameters
– The ability to create forms which require sign-in to access


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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To use the new Grid question type, select 'Grid' from the Question type dropdown.

To learn how to pre-populate a form response, click here.

To create a form that requires sign-in to access, click the 'Require sign-in to view this form' option at the top of the form.

For more information:
http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2009/09/new-features-in-forms.html

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Directory Sync now supports user suspend and other new use cases


The latest Google Apps Directory Sync version (1.6.7) now supports suspend user functionality and other new use cases to make deployment easier such as:
– The ability to sync users as suspended from LDAP
– The ability to suspend a user in Apps, when the user is deleted from LDAP

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
US English

How to access what's new:
To learn more about the latest version of Google Apps Directory Sync, click here

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Google Finance for Google Apps Script


The new Finance Service in Google Apps Script supports two new function calls:
– getStockInfo which returns the current market information for a given stock symbol
– getHistoricalStockInfo which returns the historical information for that stock during a specified date range

Editions included:
Premier and Education Editions

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To learn more about using these functions, click here.

For more information:
http://googleappsscript.blogspot.com/2009/09/google-finance-for-apps-script.html

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New flowchart shapes and multi-line text drawings in Google Docs

The following updates have been made in Google Docs:
– 20 new shapes for standard flowchart components have been added
– Explicit line breaks are supported within text boxes and for text within shapes to provide better control over text layout

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

Languages included:
All languages supported by Google Docs

How to access what's new:
To begin using these features, select 'Insert' and choose 'Drawing'.

For more information:
http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2009/09/new-flowchart-shapes-and-multi-line.html

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