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Hangouts bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android, and Apple devices.
Lifespan: over 6 years
Reason: Replaced by "Hangouts Chat"
Categories: Group Chat & Notifications, Communication, Messaging, Internet Calls
- 📰 Google isn't going to just drop a billion-install user base, though, and despite Hangouts Classic and Hangouts Chat being different services with different use cases, Google plans to close the gap between the two and migrate Hangouts Classic users to Hangouts Chat. Google says it will spend April through September launching new features for Hangouts Chat. That will include, the company says, "features from classic Hangouts" and some interoperability. ~ arstechnica.com
Bust your data out of its silo! Combine it with other data on the web.
Lifespan: over 10 years
Categories: Data Dashboard, Office Suites, Maps
Google Fusion Tables Alternatives
- Tableau - Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
- Qlikview - QlikView is business intelligence software that gives companies a direction using full business analysis to navigate a competitive market.
- CollateBox - Web-based app for collating and sharing parts of your spreadsheet.
- » All Google Fusion Tables alternatives
Google Correlate finds search patterns which correspond with real-world trends.
Lifespan: over 8 years
Reason: Low Usage
Categories: Data Analysis, Trends, Search Trends, Keyword Research
- 📰 Google Correlate will shut down on December 15th 2019 as a result of low usage. You can download your data under Manage my Correlate data in the top bar. ~ google.com
Google Correlate Alternatives
The applicant tracking system and recruiting software by Google that helps you hire more qualified candidates faster, and seamlessly integrates with Gmail, Google Calendar and other G Suite apps.
Lifespan: about 3 years
Reason: Focusing resources on other products
Categories: HR, HR & Recruiting, Recruitment, HR Tools
- 📰 Google also notes that it intends to stop taking payment for the product in the meantime, saying in a support FAQ that customers will see no additional charges for Google Hire after their next billing cycle. ~ techcrunch.com
Google Hire Alternatives
Discontinued Google Products (Page 1)
and their top alternatives on the right
Plan and organize your trips with the travel guide from Google.
Lifespan: almost 3 years
Categories: Maps, Design Inspiration, Vacation Rental
Google Trips Alternatives
- TripIt - TripIt is a travel app that creates a master itinerary to organize all of your plans for your vacation or work trip in one spot.
- Traveler Buddy - Travel Itinerary Management.
- Roadtrippers - The ultimate road trip planner to help you discover extraordinary places, book hotels, and share itineraries all from the map.
- » All Google Trips alternatives
Connect to a world of gamers with the broadest mix of games, videos, and live streams all in one place. LiveTom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. 2015. 496 live. GTA V.
Lifespan: almost 4 years
Categories: Fashion, Photography, Video
YouTube Gaming Alternatives
- Twitch - Twitch is one of the most prominent streaming services around, serving as a platform primarily for video game and pop culture streamers.
- Livestream - A video live streaming platform that allows it's customers to broadcast live video content...
- Mixer - A network empowering creative professionals to connect with the right people, find jobs, and recruit talent.
- » All YouTube Gaming alternatives
Inbox by Gmail is a new app from the Gmail team. Inbox is an organized place to get things done and get back to what matters. Bundles keep emails organized.
Lifespan: over 4 years
Categories: Enterprise Communication, Calendar, Email
- 📰 Google confirmed quite a while ago that its popular email app, Inbox by Gmail, would be shutting down sometime in Spring of 2019. The company neglected to confirm a specific date, however. Today, that date has been confirmed. Inbox by Gmail shuts down on April 2nd. ~ 9to5google.com
- 📰 With some Inbox features about to arrive in the new Gmail, it is worth taking a look at some of its most popular features and see how it will affect Gmail as a whole. Here are some key features that are bound to arrive soon or have already arrived on our Gmail accounts. ~ seo-hacker.com
- 📰 Last September, Google broke a lot of hearts when it announced that Inbox by Gmail would be shutting down in March 2019. While it may be March 19 and Inbox is working just fine, the end is nigh. ~ androidcentral.com
Inbox by Gmail Alternatives
The Google+ project aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life.
Lifespan: almost 8 years
Categories: Social Network, Social Networks, Decentralized Social Network
Google Plus Alternatives
- Twitter - Connect with your friends and other fascinating people. Get in-the-moment updates on the things that interest you. And watch events unfold, in real time, from every angle.
- Facebook - Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.
- Diaspora - The online social world where you are in control.
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Google URL Shortener at goo.gl is used by Google products to create short URLs that can be easily shared, tweeted, or emailed to friends.
Lifespan: over 9 years
Reason: Replaced by Firebase Dynamic Links
Categories: URL Shortener, Link Management, Marketing Platform
- 📰 Google is encouraging developers to switch over to Firebase Dynamic Links that have the advantage of automatically detecting a user's platform and send the user to either the web or your app. "URL Shortener has been a great tool that we're proud to have built. As we look towards the future, we're excited about the possibilities of Firebase Dynamic Links, particularly when it comes to dynamic platform detection and links that survive the app installation process," the company said. ~ gadgets.ndtv.com
Google URL Shortener Alternatives
Google Allo is a smart messaging app that helps you say more and do more.
Lifespan: over 2 years
Categories: Messaging, Group Chat & Notifications, Communication
- 📰 Google had big plans for its AI-powered Allo back when it was announced in 2016. Two years down the line, Google has probably realised that no one wants a chatbot anywhere near their personal conversations. ~ gadgets.ndtv.com
Google Allo Alternatives
Google Search Appliance combines the search expertise of Google with features that meet today’s business requirements.
Lifespan: almost 17 years
Categories: Enterprise Search, Custom Search Engine, Custom Search
Google Search Appliance Alternatives
- Apache Solr - Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and...
- Websolr - Exterprise-grade search powered by open-source Apache Solr.
- SearchBlox - SearchBlox is an out-of-the-box Enterprise Search Solution built on top of Apache Lucene/Solr.
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Reply is inbound and outbound sales automation platform that puts your outreach on autopilot still keeps it personal.
Lifespan: 8 months
Categories: Sales Automation, Sales, Lead Management, Prospects, Sales Collaboration
- Cirrus Insight - Respond to Customers Faster and Update Salesforce from Your Inbox with Cirrus Insight. Start your free 14-Day trial today! No Credit Card Required.
- Outreach - Outreach Is Your Sales Communication Platform
- SalesLoft - The simpliest way to build the most accurate and targeted lists of leads on the internet
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With Google Goggles you can perform web searches by taking a picture rather than typing in text.
Lifespan: almost 9 years
Reason: Replaced by Google Lens
Categories: Project Management, Content Collaboration, WiKi
- 📰 As spotted by Android Police, Google Goggles got its first update since 2014 this week: a death note. If you load the app, you’re now directed to a landing page that instructs you to download either Google Lens (if you’ve got a compatible handset) or Google Photos (where some of the same image recognition features are also available). ~ theverge.com
Google Goggles Alternatives
Tired of spam? reCAPTCHA Mailhide helps you protect your inbox by asking people to solve a...
Lifespan: almost 8 years
Categories: Tech, Security, Website Performance Monitoring
Google's answer to the new Macbook
Lifespan: about 4 years
Categories: Tech, Hardware, Cars
Native mobile app prototyping.
Lifespan: over 4 years
Categories: Prototyping, Design Prototyping, Design Collaboration
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