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Other drawbacks include the lack of any offline functionality and the absence of a delete option. In the plus column, though, you can both share and print your files. Printing can be done through Google's Clould Print or directly to a web-enabled printer.

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Like all good Android apps there is a handy homescreen widget but you can also add a separate widget for each of your Google accounts. The widget lets you launch the document scanner, create a new file or see all your starred files with just one touch.

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While the entry in the Market states that Docs works on Android 2.1, every time I tried to edit a document in Éclair I got a “browser not supported” flag at the top of the page. The warning aside, the only thing that doesn't see seem to work in 2.1 is the document zoom so it's not a hindrance as long as you have good eyesight.

Of course, being a Google app Docs will get updates and improvements thick and fast so by the time you read this it may be able to make the tea and give you a back-rub. ®

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