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Smartphones and tablets facilitate on-the-go productivity and never-ending workdays. The latest refresh of Google Docs for Android seems to put emphasis on both.

The Google Docs app for Android has been enhanced today with collaboration and editing features. These allow the Android device-toter to not only take their work with them wherever they travel, but also remotely complete their document to-dos just as if they were at their desk.

The new application, which works on devices running Android 2.1 or higher, extends desktop collaboration features to mobile allowing you to see document edits as they happen. The Android app also includes a new editor for creating, viewing, and editing Google documents, rich text formatting tools (because sometimes a gal needs to use bold), and layout options for creating bulleted or numbered lists.

The Google Docs for Android additions could be enough to make productivity fiends squeal with delight or inspire the already overworked to switch back to feature phones.

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