Accessing Google Drive on ipad

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    I have several apps from which I can access my google docs and edit them on the iPad but I am always wary of using third party apps to do this as I would be using the same password as I do for my gmail account. I have no problems using Dropbox, Box, etc as the documents themselves are not sensitive. It is just I feel it is risky to put my gmail password out there. Am I being paranoid?! I am hoping the Googledrive app will be out soon and this should solve my problem. How do others feel about this?
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    I'm in the same boat, but to be honest, I'm not too concerned about using my Gmail password.

    I have a number of GMail accounts and use a specific one for sensitive documentation. I only access that one through Google.
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    Now that as given me an idea! I could set up a new gmail account specifically to store google docs! Trouble is I would then have to move all my docs to the new account but if I do not use the gmail for mailing, I would not need to be worried about being accessed by a hacker!

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