Killed by Google

A graveyard for discontinued products from Google

2023

Google logoGoogle Universal Analytics

Fading into darkness in 10 months, Google Universal Analytics was a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic. Google launched the service in November 2005 after acquiring Urchin.

Google logoGoogle Currents (2019)

Expiring in 7 months, Google Currents was service that provided social media features similar to Google+ for Google Workspace customers.
2022

Google logoYouTube Originals

Expiring in 4 months, YouTube Originals was a variety of original content including scripted series, educational videos, and music and celebrity programming.

Google logoGoogle OnHub

Kicking the bucket in 4 months, Google OnHub was a series of residential wireless routers manufactured by Asus and TP-Link that were powered by Google software, managed by Google apps, and offered enhanced special features like Google Assistant.

Google logoYouTube Go

YouTube Go was an app aimed at making YouTube easier to access on mobile devices in emerging markets through special features like downloading video on wifi for viewing later.

Google logoGoogle Chrome Apps

Google Chrome Apps,or commonly just Chrome App, is a certain type of web application that ran on the Google Chrome browser. Chrome apps could be installed from the Chrome Web Store where you can find things like apps, extensions, and themes.

Google logoG Suite (Legacy Free Edition)

G Suite (Legacy Free Edition) was a free tier offering some of the services included in Google's productivity suite.

Google logoGoogle Assistant Snapshot

Google Assistant Snapshot was the successor to Google Now that provided predictive cards with information and daily updates in the Google app for Android and iOS.

Google logoCameos on Google

Cameos on Google allowed celebrities and other public figures to record video responses to the most common questions asked about them which would be shown to users in Google Search results.

Google logoAndroid Things

Android Things was an Android-based embedded operating system (originally named Brillo) aimed to run on Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
2021

Google logoAngularJS

AngularJS was a JavaScript open-source front-end web framework based on MVC pattern using a dependency injection technique.

Google logoStreams

Streams was a "clinician support app" which aimed to improve clinical decision-making and patient safety across hospitals in the United Kingdom.

Google logoMaterial Gallery

Material Gallery is a collaboration tool for UI designers, optimized for Google's Material Design, with mobile preview apps and a Sketch plugin.

Google logoGoogle Toolbar

Google Toolbar was a web browser toolbar that provided a search box in web browsers like Internet Explorer and Firefox.

Google logoGoogle Sites (Classic)

Google Sites (Classic) allowed users to build and edit websites and wiki portals for private and public use.

Google logoYour News Update

Your News Update was a service that offed an audio digest of a mix of short news stories chosen in that moment based on a user's interests, location, user history, and preferences, as well as the top news stories out there.

Google logoGoogle My Maps

My Maps was an Android application that enabled users to create custom maps for personal use or sharing on their mobile device.

Google logoBackup and Sync

Backup and Sync was a desktop software tool for Windows and MacOS that allowed users to sync files from Google Drive to their local machine.

Google logoGoogle Bookmarks

Google Bookmarks was a private web-based bookmarking service not integrated with any other Google services.

Google logoChatbase

Analytics platform for Google's Dialogflow chatbot & others, started by the Google-funded Area120 incubator then retired and partially merged into Dialogflow itself.

Google logoPixel 5

Pixel 5 was a smartphone that reintroduced a capacitive fingerprint reader and the Pixel 4's Motion Sense capabilities and facial recognition have been removed.

Google logoVR180 Creator

VR180 Creator allowed users to edit video taken on 180 degree and 360 degree devices on multiple operating systems.

Google logoPosts on Google

Posts on Google allowed notable individuals with knowledge graph panels to author specific content that would appear in Google Search results.

Google logoFitbit Coach

Fitbit Coach (formerly Fitstar) was video-based body weight workout app that used AI to personalize workouts based on user feedback.

Google logoFitstar Yoga

Fitstar Yoga was a video-based yoga app that created unique yoga sessions based on user preference and skill level.

Google logoTour Builder

Tour Builder allowed users to create and share interactive tours inside Google Earth with photos and videos of locations.

Google logoExpeditions

Expeditions is a program for providing virtual reality experiences to school classrooms through Google Cardboard viewers, allowing educators to take their students on virtual field trips.

Google logoTour Creator

Tour Creator allowed users to build immersive, 360° guided tours that could be viewed with VR devices.

Google logoPoly

Poly was a distribution platform for creators to share 3D objects.

Google logoGoogle Play Movies & TV

Google Play Movies & TV, originally Google TV, was an app used to view purchased and rented media and was ultimately replaced with YouTube.

Google logoMeasure

Measure allowed users to take measurements of everyday objects with their device's camera utilizing ARCore technology.

Google logoZync Render

Zync render was a cloud render platform for animation and visual effects.

Google logoTimely

Timely Alarm Clock was an Android application providing alarm, stopwatch and timer functionality with synchronisation across devices.

Google logoGoogle Shopping Mobile App

The Google Shopping Mobile App, which had absorbed Google Express when it launched, provided a native shopping experience with a personalized homepage for mobile users. It is now retired and the functionality lives on in the Shopping Tab.

Google logoGoogle Public Alerts

Google Public Alerts was an online notification service owned by Google.org that sends safety alerts to various countries.

Google logoGoogle Go Links

(also known as Google Short Links) was a URL shortening service. It also supported custom domain for customers of Google Workspace (formerly G Suite (formerly Google Apps)).

Google logoGoogle Crisis Map

Google Crisis Map was a website that allowed to create, publish, and share maps by combining layers from anywhere on the web.

Google logoGoogle Cardboard

Google Cardboard was a low-cost, virtual reality (VR) platform named after its folded cardboard viewer into which a smartphone was inserted.

Google logoSwift for TensorFlow

Swift for TensorFlow (S4TF) was a next-generation platform for machine learning with a focus on differentiable programming.

Google logoTilt Brush

Tilt Brush was a room-scale 3D-painting virtual-reality application available from Google, originally developed by Skillman & Hackett.

Google logoLoon

Loon was a service to provide internet access via an array of high-altitude balloons hovering in the Earth's stratosphere

Google logoPixel Slate

Pixel Slate was a 12.3-inch tablet running Chrome OS and was the first tablet from Google to be powered by Intel processors.

Google logoApp Maker

App Maker was a tool that allowed its users to build and deploy custom business apps easily and securely on the web without writing much code.
2020

Google logoGoogle Cloud Print

Google Cloud Print allowed users to 'print from anywhere;' to print from web, desktop, or mobile to any Google Cloud Print-connected printer.

Google logoGoogle Home Max

Google Home Max was a large, stereo smart speaker with two tweeters and subwoofers, aux input, and a USB-C input (for wired ethernet) featuring Smart Sound machine learning technology.

Google logoScience Journal

Science Journal was a mobile app that helped you run science experiments with your smartphone using the device's onboard sensors.

Google logoYouTube VR (SteamVR)

YouTube VR allowed you to easily find and watch 360 videos and virtual reality content with SteamVR-compatible headsets.

Google logoTrusted Contacts

Trusted Contacts was an app that allowed users to share their location and view the location of specific users.

Google logoGoogle Play Music

Google Play Music was a music and podcast streaming service, and online music locker.

Google logoNest Secure

Nest Secure was a security system with an alarm, keypad, and motion sensor with embedded microphone.

Google logoYouTube Community Contributions

YouTube Community Contributions allowed users to contribute translations for video titles or submit descriptions, closed captions or subtitles on YouTube content.

Google logoHire by Google

Google Hire was an applicant tracking system to help small to medium businesses distribute jobs, identify and attract candidates, build strong relationships with candidates, and efficiently manage the interview process.

Google logoPassword Checkup extension

Password Checkup provided a warning to users if they were using a username and password combination checked against over 4 billion credentials that Google knew to be unsafe.

Google logoPlayground AR

Playground AR (aka AR Stickers) allowed users to place virtual characters and objects in augmented reality via the Camera App on Pixel phones.

Google logoPixel 4

Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL was smartphones that introduced Motion Sense, a radar-based gesture recognition system and facial recognition as the only biometric authentication method.

Google logoFocals by North

Focals were a custom-built smart glasses product with a transparent, holographic display that allowed users to read and respond to text messages, navigate turn-by-turn directions, check the weather, and integrate with third-party services like Uber and Amazon Alexa.

Google logoCallJoy

CallJoy was an Area 120 project that provided phone automation for small-to-mediaum businesses allowing them to train the bot agent with responses to common customer questions.

Google logoGoogle Photos Print

Google Photos Print was a subscription service that automatically selected the best ten photos from the last thirty days which were mailed to user's homes.

Google logoPigeon Transit

Pigeon Transit was a transit app that used crowdsourced information about delays, crowded trains, escalator outages, live entertainment, dirty or unsafe conditions.

Google logoEnhanced 404 Pages

Enhanced 404 Pages was a JavaScript library that added suggested URLs and a search box to a website's 404 Not Found page.

Google logoShoelace

Shoelace was an app used to find group activities with others who share your interests.

Google logoNeighbourly

Neighbourly was a mobile app designed to help you learn about your neighborhood by asking other residents, and find out about local services and facilities in your area from people who live around you.

Google logoFabric

Fabric was a platform that helped mobile teams build better apps, understand their users, and grow their business.

Google logoGoogle Contributor

Google Contributor was a program run by Google that allowed users in the Google Network of content sites to view the websites without any advertisements that are administered, sorted, and maintained by Google.

Google logoPixel 3

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL was smartphones that featuring wireless charging, front-facing stereo speakers and a lack of a headphone jack.

Google logoMaterial Theme Editor

Material Theme Editor is a plugin for Sketch App which allows you to create a material based design system for your app.

Google logoGoogle Station

Google Station is a service which gives partners an easy set of tools to roll-out Wi-Fi hotspots in public places. Google Station provides software and guidance on hardware to turn fiber connections into fast, reliable and safe Wi-Fi zones.

Google logoOne Today

One Today was an app that allowed users to donate $1 to different organizations and discover how their donation would be used.

Google logoAndroidify

Androidify allowed users to create a custom Android avatar of for themselves and for others.

Google logoGoogle Fiber TV

Google Fiber TV was an IPTV service that was bundled with Google Fiber.
2019

Google logoField Trip

Field Trip was a mobile app that acted as a virtual tour guide by cross referencing multiple sources of information to provide users information about points of interest near them.

Google logoAdSense (mobile app)

AdSense (mobile app) allowed users to manage their AdSense accounts in a native app for iOS and Android.

Google logoGoogle Correlate

Google Correlate was a service that provided users information about how strongly the frequency of multiple search terms correlates with each other over a specified time interval.

Google logoGoogle Translator Toolkit

Google Translator Toolkit was a web application which allowed translators to edit and manage translations generated by Google Translate.

Google logoGoogle Fusion Tables

Google Fusion Tables was a web service for data management that provided a means for visualizing data in different charts, maps, and graphs.

Google logoGoogle Bulletin

Google Bulletin was a hyperlocal news service where users could post news from their neighborhood and allow others in the same areas to hear those stories.

Google logoTouring Bird

Touring Bird was an Area 120 incubator project which helped users compare prices, book tours, tickets, and experiences, and learn about top destinations around the world.

Google logoGame Builder

Game Builder was a multiplayer 3D game environment for creating new games without coding experience.

Google logoDatally

Datally (formerly Triangle) was a smart app by Google that helped you save, manage, and share your mobile data.

Google logoGoogle Clips

Google Clips was a miniature clip-on camera that could automatically capture interesting or relevant video clips determined by machine learning algorithms.

Google logoGoogle Daydream

Google Daydream was a virtual reality platform and set of hardware devices that worked with certain Android phones.

Google logoYouTube Leanback

YouTube Leanback was an optimized version of YouTube used for television web browsers and webview application wrappers.

Google logoMessage Center

Message Center is a web console where Gmail users view and manage spam email messages.

Google logoFollow Your World

Follow Your World allowed users to register points of interest on Google Maps and receive email updates whenever the imagery is updated.

Google logoG Suite Training

G Suite Training (previously known as Synergyse) provided interactive and video-based training for 20 Google G Suite products in nine languages through a website and a Chrome extension.

Google logoYouTube Messages

YouTube Messages was a direct messaging feature that allowed users to share and discuss videos one-on-one and in groups on YouTube.

Google logoYouTube for Nintendo 3DS

YouTube app for Nintendo 3DS, 2DS, and New 3DS allowed users to stream YouTube videos on the portable gaming console.

Google logoWorks with Nest API

Works with Nest was an API that allowed external services to access and control Nest devices. This enabled the devices to be used with third-party home automation platforms and devices.

Google logoGoogle Trips

Google Trips was a mobile app that allowed users to plan for upcoming travel by facilitating flight, hotel, car, and restaurant reservations from user's email alongside summarized info about the user's destination.

Google logoHangouts on Air

Hangouts on Air allowed users to host a multi-user video call while recording and streaming the call on YouTube.

Google logoPersonal Blocklist

Personal Blocklist was a Chrome Web Extension by Google that allowed users to block certain websites from appearing in Google search results.

Google logoDragonfly

Dragonfly was a search engine designed to be compatible with China's state censorship provisions.

Google logoGoogle Jump

Google Jump was a cloud-based VR media solution that enabled 3D-360 media production by integrating customized capture solutions with best-in-class automated stitching.

Google logoBlog Compass

Blog Compass was a blog management tool that integrated with WordPress and Blogger available only in India.

Google logoAreo

Areo was a mobile app that allowed users in Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, and Pune to order meals from nearby restaurants or schedule appointments with local service professionals, including electricians, painters, cleaners, plumbers, and more.

Google logoYouTube Gaming

YouTube Gaming was a video gaming-oriented service and app for videos and live streaming.

Google logoGoogle Cloud Messaging (GCM)

Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) was a notification service that enabled developers to send messages between servers and client apps running on Android or Chrome.

Google logoData Saver Extension for Chrome

Data Saver was an extension for Chrome that routed web pages through Google servers to compress and reduce the user's bandwidth.

Google logoInbox by Gmail

Inbox by Gmail aimed to improve email through several key features.

Google logoGoogle+

Google+ was an Internet-based social network.

Google logoPixel 2

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL was smartphones that introduced optical image stabilization and a feature called "Active Edge" that launched the Google Assistant by squeezing the phone's sides.

Google logoGoogle URL Shortener

Google URL Shortener, also known as goo.gl, was a URL shortening service.

Google logoGoogle Spotlight Stories

Google Spotlight Stories was an app and content studio project which created immersive stories for mobile and VR.

Google logoGoogle Allo

Google Allo was an instant messaging mobile app for Android, iOS, and Web with special features like a virtual assistant and encrypted mode.

Google logoGoogle Notification Widget (Mr. Jingles)

Mr. Jingles (aka Google Notification Widget) displayed alerts and notifications from across multiple Google services.

Google logoYouTube Video Annotations

YouTube Video Annotations allowed video creators to add interactive commentary to their videos containing background information, branching ("choose your own adventure" style) stories, or links to any YouTube video, channel, or search results page.

Google logoGoogle Realtime API

Google Realtime API provided ways to synchronise resources between devices. It operated on files stored on Google Drive.

Google logoChromecast Audio

Chromecast Audio was a device that allowed users to stream audio from any device to any speaker with an audio input.

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All of the FAANG companies acquire companies and products and not all of them survive the acqusition. Google however have become the scapegoat for this practice. This is a breif story about four of those acqusitions.

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2018

Google logoGoogle Search Appliance

Google Search Appliance was a rack-mounted device that provided document indexing functionality.

Google logoGoogle Nearby Notifications

Google Nearby Notifications were a proximity marketing tool using Bluetooth beacons and location-based data to serve content relevant to an Android user's real-world location.

Google logoGoogle Pinyin IME

Google Pinyin IME was an input method that allowed users on multiple operating systems to input characters from pinyin, the romanization of Standard Mandarin Chinese.

Google logoGoogle News & Weather

Google News & Weather was a news aggregator application available on the Android and iOS operating systems.

Google logoReply

Reply was a mobile app that let users insert Smart Replies (pre-defined replies) into conversations on messaging apps.

Google logoTez

Tez was a mobile payments service by Google, targeted at users in India. It was rebranded to Google Pay.

Google logoGoogle Goggles

Google Goggles was used for searches based on pictures taken by handheld devices.

Google logoSave to Google Chrome Extension

Save to Google Chrome Extension enabled you to quickly save a page link with image and tags to a Pocket-like app.

Google logoGoogle Play Newsstand

Google Play Newsstand was a news aggregator and digital newsstand service.

Google logoEncrypted Search

Encrypted Search provided users with anonymous internet searching.

Google logoPixel (1st generation)

Pixel and Pixel XL was the first pair of Android smartphones designed, developed, and marketed by Google as part of the Google Pixel product line, succeeding the Nexus line of smartphones.

Google logoqpx-express-API

A service that Google developed for long-tail travel clients. ITA Software will create a new, easier way for users to find better flight information online, which should encourage more users to make their flight purchases online.

Google logoGoogle Site Search

Google's Site Search was a service that enabled any website to add a custom search field powered by Google.

Google logoreCAPTCHA Mailhide

reCAPTCHA Mailhide allowed users to mask their email address behind a captcha to prevent robots from scraping the email and sending spam.

Google logoSoundStage

SoundStage was a virtual reality music sandbox built specifically for room-scale VR.
2017

Google logoPixel C

Pixel C was a 10.2-inch tablet featuring a Nvidia Tegra X1 octa-core system-on-a-chip and an optional keyboard accessory.

Google logoProject Tango

Project Tango was an API for augmented reality apps that was killed and replaced by ARCore.

Google logoGoogle Portfolios

Portfolios was a feature available in Google Finance to track personal financial securities.

Google logoYouTube Video Editor

YouTube Video Editor was a web-based tool for editing, merging, and adding special effects to video content.

Google logoTrendalyzer

Trendalyzer was a data trend viewing platform.

Google logoGlass OS

Glass OS (Google XE) was a version of Google's Android operating system designed for Google Glass.

Google logoGoogle Map Maker

Google Map Maker was a mapping and map editing service where users were able to draw features directly onto a map.

Google logoChromebook Pixel

Chromebook Pixel was a first-of-its-kind laptop built by Google that ran Chrome OS, a Linux kernel-based operating system.

Google logoGoogle Spaces

Google Spaces was an app for group discussions and messaging.

Google logoGoogle Hands Free

Google Hands Free was a mobile payment system that allowed users to pay their bill using Bluetooth to connect to payment terminals by saying 'I'll pay with Google.'

Google logoGesture Search

Google Gesture Search allowed users to search contacts, applications, settings, music and bookmark on their Android device by drawing letters or numbers onto the screen.
2016

Google logoPanoramio

Panoramio was a geo-location tagging and photo sharing product.

Google logoGoogle Showtimes

Google Showtimes was a standalone movie search result page.

Google logoPixate

Pixate was a platform for creating sophisticated animations and interactions, and refine your designs through 100% native prototypes for iOS and Android.

Google logoGoogle Nexus

Google Nexus was Google's line of flagship Android phones, tablets, and accessories.

Google logoTogether

Together was a watch face for Android Wear that let two users link their watches together to share small visual messages.

Google logoProject Ara

Project Ara was a modular smartphone project under development by Google.

Google logoWeb Hosting in Google Drive

Web hosting in Google Drive was a method of uploading HTML, CSS and other files in order to publish live web sites.

Google logoGoogle Swiffy

Google Swiffy was a web-based tool that converted SWF files to HTML5.

Google logoGoogle Wallet Card

Google Wallet Card was a prepaid debit card that let users pay for things in person and online using their Wallet balance at any retailer that accepted MasterCard.

Google logoNexus Player

Nexus Player was a digital media player that allowed users to play music, watch video originating from Internet services or a local network, and play games.

Google logoRevolv

Revolv was a monitoring and control system that allowed users to control their connected devices from a single hub.

Google logoFreebase

Freebase was a large collaborative knowledge base consisting of structured data composed mainly by its community members, developed by Metaweb(acquired by Google).

Google logoGoogle Now

Google Now was a feature of Google Search that offered predictive cards with information and daily updates in Chrome and the Google app for Android and iOS.

Google logoMyTracks

MyTracks was a GPS tracking application for Android which allowed users to track their path, speed, distance and elevation.

Google logouWeave

uWeave (pronounced “micro weave”) was an implementation of the Weave protocol intended for use on microcontroller based devices.

Google logoGoogle Compare

Google Compare allowed consumers to compare several offers ranging from insurance, mortgage, and credit cards.

Google logoGoogle Maps Coordinate

Google Maps Coordinate was a service for managing mobile workforces with the help of mobile apps and a web-based dashboard.

Google logoPie

Pie was a work-centric group chat website and app comparable to Slack.

Google logoGoogle Maps Engine

Google Maps Engine was an online tool for map creation. It enabled you to create layered maps using your own data as well as Google Maps data.

Google logoSongza

Songza was a free music streaming service that would recommend its users various playlists based on time of day and mood or activity.

Google logoGoogle Code

Google Code was a service that provided revision control, an issue tracker, and a wiki for code documentation.
2015

Google logoGoogle Blog Search API

Google Blog Search API was a way to search blogs utilizing Google.

Google logoGoogle Earth Browser Plug-in

Google Earth Browser Plug-in allowed developers to embed Google Earth into web pages and included a JavaScript API for custom 3D drawing and interaction.

Google logoTimeful

Timeful was an iOS to do list and calendar application, developed to reinvent the way that people manage their most precious resource of time.

Google logoPicasa

Picasa was an image organizer and image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos.

Google logoGoogle Flu Trends

Google Flu Trends was a service attempting to make accurate predictions about flu activity.

Google logoGoogle Catalogs

Google Catalogs was a shopping application that delivered the virtual catalogs of large retailers to users.

Google logoGoogle Moderator

Google Moderator was a service that used crowdsourcing to rank user-submitted questions, suggestions and ideas.

Google logoAndroid @ Home

Android @ Home allowed a user’s device to discover, connect, and communicate with devices and appliances in the home.

Google logoGoogle Helpouts

Google Helpouts was an online collaboration service where users could share their expertise through live video.

Google logoYouTube for PS Vita

YouTube for PlayStation Vita was a native YouTube browsing and viewing application for the PS Vita and PSTV game consoles.

Google logoBebaPay

BebaPay was a form of electronic ticketing platform in Nairobi, Kenya that was developed by Google in partnership with Equity Bank.

Google logoGoogle Play Edition

Google Play Edition devices were a series of Android smartphones and tablets sold by Google.

Google logoGoogle Glass Explorer Edition

Google Glass Explorer Edition was a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display and camera that allows the wearer to interact with various applications and the Internet via natural language voice commands.

Google logoWord Lens

Word Lens translated text in real time on images by using the viewfinder of a device's camera without the need of an internet connection; The technology was rolled into Google Translate.
2014

Google logoOrkut

Orkut was a social network designed to help users meet new and old friends and maintain existing relationships.

Google logoGoogle TV

Google TV was a smart TV platform that integrated Android and Chrome to create an interactive television overlay.

Google logoQuickoffice

Quickoffice was a productivity suite for mobile devices which allowed the viewing, creating and editing of documents, presentations and spreadsheets.

Google logoGoogle Questions and Answers

Google Questions and Answers was a free knowledge market that allowed users to collaboratively find answers to their questions.

Google logoWildfire Interactive

Wildfire by Google was a social marketing application that enabled businesses to create, optimize and measure their presence on social networks.

Google logoBufferBox

BufferBox was a Canadian startup that provided consumers 24/7 convenience of picking up their online purchases.

Google logoSlickLogin

SlickLogin was an Israeli start-up company which developed sound-based password alternatives, was acquired by Google and hasn't released anything since.

Google logoGoogle Schemer

Google Schemer was a Google service for sharing and discovering things to do.

Google logoGoogle Chrome Frame

Google Chrome Frame was a plugin for Internet Explorer that allowed web pages to be displayed using WebKit and the V8 JavaScript engine.

Google logoGoogle Notifier

Google Notifier alerted users to new emails on their Gmail account.

Google logoBump!

Bump! is a discontinued iOS and Android mobile app that enables smartphone users to transfer contact information, photos and files between devices.

Google logoGoogle Offers

Google Offers was a service offering discounts and coupons. Initially, it was a deal of the day website similar to Groupon.
2013

Google logoGoogle Currents

Google Currents was a social magazine app by Google, which was replaced by Google Play Newsstand.

Google logoGoogle Checkout

Google Checkout was an online payment processing service that aimed to simplify the process of paying for online purchases.

Google logoGoogle Trader

Google Trader was a classifieds service run by Google in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria to help customers trade goods and services online.

Google logoiGoogle

iGoogle was a customizable Ajax-based start page or personal web portal.

Google logoGoogle Latitude

Google Latitude was a location-aware feature of Google Maps, a successor to an earlier SMS-based service Dodgeball.

Google logoGoogle Reader

Google Reader was a RSS/Atom feed aggregator.

Google logoNexus Q

Nexus Q was a digital media player that allowed users with Android devices to stream content from supported services to a connected television or speakers via an integrated amplifier.

Google logoPunchd

Punchd was a digital loyalty card app and service targeted towards small businesses that originated as a student project at Cal Poly in 2009 and was acquired by Google in 2011.

Google logoBuilding Maker

Building Maker enabled users to create 3D models of buildings for Google Earth on the browser.

Google logoGoogle Talk

Often remembered as 'Gchat', Google Talk was a messaging service for both text and voice using XMPP.

Google logoGoogle SMS

Google SMS let you text questions- including weather, sports scores, word definitions, and more- to 466453 and get an answer back.

Google logoGoogle Cloud Connect

Google Cloud Connect was a free cloud computing plugin for multiple versions of Microsoft Office that automatically stored and synchronized files to Google Docs.

Google logoPicnik

Picnik was an online photo editing service that allowed users to edit, style, crop, and resize images.
2012

Google logoGoogle Chart API

Google Chart API was an interactive Web service that created graphical charts from user-supplied data.

Google logoGoogle Mini

Google Mini was a smaller version of the Google Search Appliance.

Google logoAdSense for Feeds

AdSense for Feeds was a RSS-based service for AdSense that allowed publishers to advertise on their RSS Feeds.

Google logoGoogle Listen

Google Listen was an Android application that let you search, subscribe, download, and stream podcasts and web audio.

Google logoGoogle Refine

Google Refine was a standalone desktop application for data cleanup and transformation to other formats.

Google logoSparrow

Sparrow was an email client for OS X and iOS. Google acquired and then killed it.

Google logoGoogle Insights for Search

Google Insights for Search was a service used to provide data about terms people searched in Google and was merged into Google Trends.

Google logoPostini

Postini was an e-mail, Web security, and archiving service that filtered e-mail spam and malware (before it was delivered to a client's mail server), e-mail archiving.

Google logoGoogle Video

Google Video was a free video hosting service from Google, similar to YouTube, that allowed video clips to be hosted on Google servers and embedded on to other websites.

Google logoMeebo

Meebo was a browser-based instant messaging application which supported multiple IM services.

Google logoGoogle Commerce Search

Google Commerce Search was an enterprise search service that powered online retail stores and e-commerce websites that improved speed and accuracy.

Google logoNeedlebase

Needlebase was a point-and-click tool for extracting, sorting and visualizing data from across pages around the web.

Google logoKnol

Knol was a Google project that aimed to include user-written articles on a range of topics.

Google logoGoogle Wave

Google Wave was an online communication and collaborative real-time editor tool.

Google logoGoogle Flu Vaccine Finder

Google Flu Vaccine Finder was a maps mash-up that showed nearby vaccination places across the United States.

Google logoGoogle One Pass

Google One Pass was an online store developed by Google for media publishers looking to sell subscriptions to their content.

Google logoGoogle Related

Google Related was introduced to be an experimental navigation assistant launched to help people find useful and interesting information while surfing the web.

Google logoUrchin

Urchin was a web statistics analysis program developed by Urchin Software Corporation. It analyzed web server log file content and displayed the traffic information on that website based upon the log data.

Google logoSlide

Slide was a photo sharing software for social networking services such as MySpace and Facebook. Later Slide began to make applications and became the largest developer of third-party applications for Facebook.

Google logoGoogle Friend Connect

Google Friend Connect was a free social networking site from 2008 to 2012.

Google logoJaiku

Jaiku was a social networking, micro-blogging and lifestreaming service comparable to Twitter.

Google logoGoogle Code Search

Google Code Search was a free beta product which allowed users to search for open-source code on the Internet.

Google logoGoogle Health

Google Health was a personal health information centralization service that provided users a merged health record from multiple sources.
2011

Google logoNoop Programming Language

Noop was a project by Google engineers Alex Eagle and Christian Gruber aiming to develop a new programming language that attempted to blend the best features of 'old' and 'new' languages and best-practices.

Google logoApture

Apture was a service that allowed publishers and bloggers to link and incorporate multimedia into a dynamic layer above their pages.

Google logoGoogle Buzz

Google Buzz was a social networking, microblogging and messaging tool that integrated with Gmail.

Google logoGears

Gears (aka Google Gears) was utility software that aimed to create more powerful web apps by adding offline storage and other additional features to web browsers.

Google logoGoogle Notebook

Google Notebook allowed users to save and organize clips of information while conducting research online.

Google logoZygoteBody

ZygoteBody, formerly Google Body, is a web application by Zygote Media Group that renders manipulable 3D anatomical models of the human body.

Google logoGoogle PowerMeter

Google PowerMeter was a software project of Google's philanthropic arm that helped consumers track their home electricity usage.

Google logoGoogle Squared

Google Squared was an information extraction and relationship extraction product that compiled structured data into a spreadsheet-like format.

Google logoGoogle Sidewiki

Google Sidewiki was a browser sidebar tool that allowed users to contribute information to any web page.

Google logoAardvark

Aardvark was a social search service that connected users live with friends or friends-of-friends who were able to answer their questions.

Google logoGoogle Pack

Google Pack was a collection of software tools offered by Google to download in a single archive. It was announced at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show, on January 6. Google Pack was only available for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.

Google logoGoogle Desktop

Google Desktop allowed local searches of a user's emails, computer files, music, photos, chats and Web pages viewed.

Google logoGoogle Fast Flip

Google Fast Flip was an online news aggregator, something of a high tech microfiche.

Google logoGoogle Dictionary

Google Dictionary was a standalone online dictionary service.

Google logoGoogle Labs

Google Labs was a technology playground used by Google to demonstrate and test new projects.

Google logoGoogle Rebang

Rebang was a Zeitgeist-like service centered on providing service to a Chinese audience. It was incorporated into Google Labs as of late 2010, and later discontinued along with its parent project.

Google logoGoogle Directory

Google Directory was an Internet website directory organized into 14 main categories that allowed users to explore the web.

Google logoGoogle Image Swirl

Google Image Swirl was an enhancement to the image search tool that came out of Google Labs. It built on top of image search by grouping images with similar visual and semantic qualities.

Google logoGoogle Real-Time Search

Google Real-Time Search provided live search results from Twitter, Facebook, and news websites.

Google logoGoogle Script Converter

Google Script Converter was an online transliteration tool for transliteration (script conversion) between Hindi, Romanagari and various other scripts. It's ended because Google shut down Google Labs and all associated projects.

Google logoGoogle Sets

Google Sets generates a list of items when users enter a few examples. For example, entering "Green, Purple, Red" emits the list "Green, Purple, Red, Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Orange, Brown".

Google logoGoogle Specialized Search

Google Specialized Search allowed users to search across a limited index of the web for specialised topics like Linux, Microsoft, and 'Uncle Sam.'

Google logoGoogle Hotpot

Google Hotpot was a local recommendation engine that allowed people to rate restaurants, hotels, etc. and share them with friends.

Google logoGizmo5

Gizmo5 was a VOIP communications network and a proprietary freeware soft phone for that network.

Google logoReal Estate On Google Maps

Real Estate on Google Maps enabled users to find places for sale or rent in an area they were interested in.

Google logofflick

fflick was a review, information, and news website that used information from aggregated Tweets to rate movies as positive or negative.
2010

Google logoGoogle Base

Google Base was a database provided by Google into which any user can add almost any type of content, such as text, images, and structured information.

Google logoGOOG-411

GOOG-411 (or Google Voice Local Search) was a telephone service that provided a speech-recognition-based business directory search.

Google logoBumpTop

BumpTop was a skeuomorphic desktop environment app that simulates the normal behavior and physical properties of a real-world desk and enhances it with automatic tools to organize its contents.

Google logoGoogle SearchWiki

SearchWiki was a Google Search feature which allowed logged-in users to annotate and re-order search results.

Google logoYouTube Streams

YouTube Streams allowed users to watch a YouTube video together while chatting about the video in real time.

Google logoMarratech e-meetings

Marratech was a Swedish company that made software for e-meetings (e.g., web conferencing, videoconferencing).
2009

Google logoGoogle Web APIs

The Google Web APIs were a free SOAP service for doing Google searches so that developers could use the results in almost any way they wanted.

Google logoGoogle Ride Finder

Google Ride Finder was a service that used GPS data to pinpoint and map the location of taxis, limos, and shuttle vehicles available for hire in 10 U.S. metro areas.

Google logoGoogle Toolbar for Firefox

Google Toolbar for Firefox

Google logoGoogle Radio Automation

Google Radio Automation was a hardware and software service used by radio operators to automate song playing among other radio station functions.

Google logoOn2 Flix Cloud

Flix Cloud was a high-capacity online video encoding service.

Google logoGoogle Mashup Editor

Google Mashup Editor was an online web mashup creation service with publishing, syntax highlighting, and debugging.

Google logoGoogle Shared Stuff

Google Shared Stuff was a web page sharing system that allowed users to bookmark pages and share it.

Google logoGrand Central

Grand Central was a Voice over IP service that was acquired by Google, and turned into Google Voice.

Google logoDodgeball

Dodgeball was a location-based social network where users texted their location to the service, and it notified them of friends and points of interest nearby.

Google logoGoogle Audio Ads

Google Audio Ads service allowed advertisers to run campaigns on AM/FM radio stations in US using the AdWords interface.
2008

Google logoGoogle Lively

Google Lively was a web-based virtual environment that provided a new way to access information.

Google logoSearchMash

SearchMash was an experimental, non-branded search engine that Google used to be able to play around with new search technologies, concepts and interfaces.

Google logoGoogle Page Creator

Google Page Creator was a website creation and hosting service that allowed users to build basic websites with no HTML knowledge.

Google logoSend to Phone

Google Send to Phone was an add-on to send links and other information from Firefox to their phone by text message.

Google logoGoogle Browser Sync

Google Browser Sync was a Firefox extension that synced information like passwords and browsing history.

Google logoHello

Hello was a service by Picasa that let users share pictures "like you're sitting side-by-side."

Google logoGoogle Web Accelerator

Google Web Accelerator was a client-side software that increased the load speed of web pages.
2007

Google logoZeitgeist

Google Zeitgeist was a weekly, monthly, and yearly snapshot in time of what people were searching for on Google all over the world.

Google logoGoogle Click-to-Call

Google Click-to-Call allowed a user to speak directly over the phone to businesses found in search results.

Google logoGoogle Video Player

The Google Video Player plays back files in Google's own Google Video File (.gvi) media format and supported playlists in 'Google Video Pointer' (.gvp) format.

Google logoGoogle Video Marketplace

Google Video Marketplace was a service that included a store where videos could be bought and rented.
2006

Google logoGoogle Answers

Google Answers was an online knowledge market.

Google logoWritely

Writely was a Web-based word processor.

Google logoGoogle Public Service Search

Google Public Service Search provided governmental, non-profit and academic organizational search results without ads.

Google logoGoogle Deskbar

Google Deskbar was a small inset window on the Windows toolbar and allowed users to perform searches without leaving the desktop.
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