Death by year
☠ Google dead products in 2017
⏳ Product Lifespan 😓Near Death
Google Tango

Google Tango

AR Platform

2014 - 2017

why dead?

Tango was an augmented reality computing platform, developed and authored by the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP), a skunkworks division of Google. it was discontinued in favor of ARCore.

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Google Spaces

Google Spaces

app for group discussions

2016 - 2017

why dead?

Google’s traditional Spring cleaning — and with it maybe the company is showing it can be a little more focused on its messaging strategy.

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Google Talk

Google Talk

instant messaging service

2005 - 2017

why dead?

Google announced its decision to discontinue Google Talk. Instead, users are being advised to start using the Hangouts app.

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Google Portfolios

Google Portfolios

Finance Tracker

2006 - 2017

why dead?

Portfolio was a feature for Google Finance. On September 22, 2017, Google confirmed that the website was under renovation and that portfolio features would not be available after mid-November 2017.

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Hands Free

Hands Free

Mobile payment system

2016 - 2017

why dead?

Google Hands Free was an experimental payment app that allowed customers to pay for items simply by saying “I’ll pay with Google” to a cashier. Hands Free never really scaled up beyond the South Bay area, hence it was discontinued.

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Trendalyzer

Trendalyzer

Data Trend Viewing Platform

2007 - 2017

why dead?

Trendalyzer is an information visualization software for animation of statistics that was initially developed by Hans Rosling’s Gapminder Foundation in Sweden. In March 2007 it was acquired by Google Inc. It was shutdown in 2017.

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Glass OS

Glass OS

Operating System

2013 - 2017

why dead?

Glass OS (Google XE) was a version of Google’s Android operating system designed for Google Glass. Reason: Unknown

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Chromebook Pixel

Chromebook Pixel

chrome OS Laptop

2013 - 2017

why dead?

In August 2016 Google discontinued the Chromebook Pixel. On October 4, 2017, Google announced the Pixelbook laptop/tablet hybrid computer as the successor to the Chromebook Pixel

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