Google Drive for Windows gets desktop shortcuts for speedier editing

Google Drive for Windows gets desktop shortcuts for speedier editing

Google Drive is as much about productivity as cloud storage, but it's hard to discover this through a cursory glance at Drive's desktop apps. That connection should soon become clearer, at least for some users -- a new version of Google Drive for Windows will create shortcuts to Docs, Sheets and Slides after installation. The editing-friendly aliases should reach Google Drive over the course of the next week. There's no word of a Mac equivalent, but we've reached out to Google and will let you know if a matching update is on the way.