Happy birthday, Google Docs! Check out the app’s 15 best features

As Google Docs officially turns 15 years old, we look at some of the app’s most interesting features.

Screenshot of Google Doc by Andy Wolber/TechRepublic

Google Docs turns 15 years old this month, since the app officially launched in October 2006, built on concepts initially implemented by the team behind Writely, which Google acquired. At the time, the real innovation of the app was multi-person document editing in a browser that worked. Years later, collaboration remains a core strength of Google Docs.

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Over the years, the branding around Google Docs has changed. It’s been part of Google Apps for your Domain, Google Apps for Work and later, Google Apps (minus the modifiers). For a while it was part of G Suite. As of late 2021, Google Docs…

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