Last week, Google released a updated version of the Google Drive app for iPhone and iPad users, it adds the usual support for the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as some new handy features.
Google Drive, like Dropbox and OneDrive can now be locked with the Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. This allows the app to be unlocked using the fingerprint scanner, like unlocking your phone or making a iTunes purchases. Alternatively a 4 digit code can be used.
In addition, Drive also features a iOS 8 extension which allows photos to be saved to Drive from the Photos app and Google also mentions that the app is now fully optimised for iOS 8.
For those interested the release notes are below:
What’s New in Version 3.3.0
• Open from and save to Drive in other apps (iOS 8 only)
• Unlock Drive using Touch ID (iOS 8 only)
• Save videos from Drive to your device (tap File Info icon > Open In > Save Video)
• Support for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
• iOS 8 compatibility
• Bug fixes and performance improvements