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[–]Krampusz420 21 points22 points  (0 children)

picasa 😭 never forget

[–]Mnemor 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Shoelace: social app for events.

2019 - 2020

Died from bad timing.

[–]MoralityPet 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Wave was so far ahead of it's time that the world still isn't ready for it .

[–]TheDkone 10 points11 points  (1 child)

sometimes the failure wasn't the product that they killed, but rather the replacement.

[–]No-Purple-2635[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Totally agree. I still miss some of them...

[–]digitdaemon 9 points10 points  (2 children)

RIP google Play Music Player

[–]striderwhite 1 point2 points  (1 child)

It wasn't the best, but you could upload up to 50000 songs on the cloud for free! Also I bought hundreds and hundreds of other songs from the play Store...all for nothing.

[–]christmas_lloyd -1 points0 points  (0 children)

They moved it all to YouTube music. It's all still there.

[–]CargoCulture 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Fs in chat for igoogle, google+, Wave, Buzz, Picasa...

[–]chevymonza 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Still bitter over google+, never did get on facebook, and was hoping that would catch on. Apparently I was the only one with an account, though.

[–]striderwhite 1 point2 points  (0 children)

There weren't many users, but there were some active communities, at least for some time I used it a lot. Then things started to crumble, and google announced the experiment was over...

[–]curious_nepoleon 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Project ARA is most painful

[–]striderwhite 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Project ARA was too ambitious to work in real life and to be sustainable in real markets. Maybe it could have worked for tablets, but in the end manufacturers prefer to sell a complete unit than single parts to end users.

[–]curious_nepoleon 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It can work now since most obstacles are/can be dealt with

1) google has its own processor, so all drivers can be provided by google to upgrade the hardware

2) The screen tech has gotten way better from corning, jusy look at iphone 13 screen

3) we are getting solid state batteries, small form factor with more energy density

What else? Just to make and sell. It will sell like hot pockets with a new door to custom tech.

[–]UniquePotato 2 points3 points  (0 children)

google goggles is now built in to google photos as google lens

[–]ocnate 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Similar to killedbygoogle but it is nice it goes into more detail.

[–]BombLessHoleMedia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Sparrow was an amazing email client that sadly died and Inbox never came close. Which sucks because Inbox was an interesting take on email management.

I still think google+ was the better social network platform.

[–]bbvr 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The forgot to include "google Views" which was a dedicated website for user contributed 360 photospheres.

[–]Zottel83 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Hm... Stadia?

[–]mackey88 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Not dead yet?

[–]striderwhite 3 points4 points  (0 children)

The keyword is "yet"....

[–]CaCtUs2003 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Aw man, I actually liked YouTube Leanback

[–]striderwhite 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I'm still angry that they closed google Play Music....also didn't know some services belonged to google, like Songza!

[–]1nkoma 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I miss google Listen

[–]aerojb 0 points1 point  (0 children)

A part of me died when they killed Reader 😞