Nearby Notifications was a way for Android users to discover apps and content based on what is nearby. Google stopped serving Nearby Notifications on December 6th, 2018 because it did not reach the bar for the quality of content for users.read more...
Tez was a mobile payments service by Google, targeted at users in India. It was rebranded to Google Pay on August 28, 2018. It operates atop the Unified Payments Interface, developed by the National Payments Corporation of India.read more...
Image Recognition App
Google Goggles was an image recognition mobile app developed by Google. The app was officially discontinued on August 20, 2018 with its last update directing users to download Google Lens or Google Photos upon launching the app.read more...
Save to Chrome
The “Save to Google” chrome extension was released in April 2016 as a way to save more than just photos from Image Search.read more...
Google announced that the address encrypted.google.com will be turned off in April 30 of 2018, stating that all Google products and most new browsers use HTTPS connections as the reason for the discontinuation.read more...
QPX Express API
While some companies found the QPX Express API useful, there was simply not enough adoption to continue supporting the product. As a result, Google informed users that it will be shutting down the QPX Express API on April 10, 2018.read more...
Google announced that it would begin phasing out Chrome Apps for Windows, Mac and Linux by the end of 2016, finishing the process in early 2018. The company said that such apps will be supported and maintained on Chrome OS “for the foreseeable future”.read more...
Google Site Search
Google discontinued Google Site Search, a product it has sold to web publishers that wanted to apply the industry’s leading search technology to their own sites. It was part of the spring clean up.read more...
News & Weather
a news aggregator
Google News & Weather app was discontinued and Google Play Newsstand being replaced by Google News.read more...
allowed users to insert pre-defined replies called “Smart Replies” into conversations on messaging apps on their phone such as Facebook Messenger, Slack and Google Hangouts. The app was cancelled on October 11, 2018. No reason given.read more...
document indexing device
Google announced the phase out of the appliance in early 2016 and a complete discontinuation by 2019. Customers are expected to migrate to a cloud-based solution, raising privacy and regulatory issues. Reason unknown.read more...