Google, like many other Silicon Valley companies, tends to iterate through products rapidly. Google so much that it precipitated a meme around Google's Graveyard.
That may be good for Google but is it good for you?
Even though I'm a huge Google user, I've joined the hue and cry about this.
Google Plus Photos NOT
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Google Being a Pain
One of the podcasts I listen to regularly is Speaking in Tech. While this is principally enterprise focused, episode #138 covered a couple of Google consumer issues. At 3:47 Greg Knieriemen goes off on Android Lollipop. Then at 10:47 the discussion turns to Google in general.
Sarah Vela puts a point on it.
(Google) can afford to fail in places where their users invest and then (the users) get burned. It makes me a little weary.And John Troyer adds:
It also makes me wonder what happens when they are running my cloud. ... And ... what happens when they're driving my car.Well said.