When Google announced its Google Keep note-taking app last March, it was nothing more than a handy digital post-it system. And though it was recently updated to include a few more features, users are clamoring for more, and it seems that they will indeed get more if this code examination is any indication.
Google Keep already has the most basic note-taking features: text, audio clips, and images or photos from an Android device’s camera. In a recent update, it also gained the ability to set time- or location-based reminders. It stores its data on Google Drive, but that integration is just a one-way street. It seems, though, that Google is planning to expand the service and integrate it more with its online storage service.
A dive into Google Keep’s code reveals placeholders for features not yet present in the current version. This include the ability to upload a file to Google Drive and add the file to a note as an attachment, previewing the file in Google Drive or an external application, or even adding videos from YouTube or Google Drive and view them right inside Google Keep.
Of course, just because the code is there right now doesn’t mean the features will really make it in the unknown future, especially considering how often Google flip flops on its own products (remember Google Reader?). But if the features do manage to arrive in one piece, it will be interesting to see if Google Keep will be taking on Evernote or if it will remain a note-taking class of its own.
VIA: The Next Web