Google has officially changed its G Suite to “Google Workspace” also along with that the company changed the icons of Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, and Meet. During the past few months/time we getting the rumors and news about the changes that Google going to make and finally, it came and publically announced.
In this year, Google bringing out new changes to its products including the Hangouts Meet, which has become just Google Meet in April. To recall, Google kicked off the process by making premium features available to all G Suite customers, but then introduced a free version for the public to capitalize on Zoom entering the cultural lexicon. It also added a very consumer-friendly Nest Hub Max and Smart Display integration.
In Gmail Google integrated the workspace to perform the task much easier. It started with Google Meet being integrated into web Gmail, and then Android and iOS. This will also make to see your incoming calls and notes that you have done during the work or the upcoming.
What is Google Workspace
In an announcement on its blog, Google Workspace boss Javier Soltero says he hopes the new integrated experience will help “teams collaborate more effectively.” As part of the new user interface, users will now be able to dynamically create and work on documents with guests in Chat rooms.
As part of simplifying work, an upcoming feature will let you create a new document right from Chat, and let others outside your company edit. Meanwhile, Meet picture-in-picture is coming to Docs, Sheets, and Slides for real-time collaboration.
In addition to the rebranding, Google is also rejigging its offerings with a new Business Plan tier, which focuses on enhanced security and device management. The Business plan will run you $12 per user, sitting right in the middle between the $6 Basic tier and the $25 Enterprise option.
Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Meet getting new icons
Apart form the Google Workspace you will notice new four-color icons for Gmail, Meet, Calendar, Drive, and Docs in the “coming weeks.”