Google kills Schemer

Discussion in 'Hosting Talk & Reviews' started by wlanboy, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. wlanboy

    wlanboy Content Contributer

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    Do you remember the invite-only service Google started in January 2012?

    No?

    No problem - they killed it:

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  2. HalfEatenPie

    HalfEatenPie The Irrational One Retired Staff

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    Huh.

    What did the Schemer do actually?

    Also what does the note say?
     
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  3. Virtovo

    Virtovo New Member Verified Provider

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  4. lbft

    lbft New Member

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    Shame they can't do the same with Google+.
     
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  5. nunim

    nunim VPS Junkie

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    They keep trying to force people to join it but thus far I have successfully avoided that fate, despite being prompted multiple times when setting up a new Android device.
     
  6. wlanboy

    wlanboy Content Contributer

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    A "social" todo list.

    There were two projects building a small project managment system on top of it.

    We might have to wait a year for that.
     
  7. HalfEatenPie

    HalfEatenPie The Irrational One Retired Staff

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    Yes I understand the availability of the Wikipedia article but it's much easier to receive a single sentence generalized response (actually that wiki article is exactly what I read after I posted it but a shorter simpler description was much more appreciated than a large article).

    I see what it's supposed to be. Did you actually ever use it? I saw the youtube video "advertisement" about it but all it really did was "hey you can basically make a list of what you need to do but add friends!". Did their "suggestions" actually work? :p
     
  8. Joodle

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    True, when i bought my Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini it had Google+ installed on it and it just keeps asking me if i want to post shit on G+ -.-" 

    Plus Google+ also drains my battery faster when i have it enabled.. disabled it + removed it a week ago and my battery lifetime is much better
     
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  9. wlanboy

    wlanboy Content Contributer

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    Not at all.

    No task managment more on a level of a purchase list.
     
  10. AuroraZero

    AuroraZero Active Member

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    Aaaah that is a terrible name for a service. Makes me think of some one scamming. No wonder it went the way of the wind and no one used it. The idea is just awful as well. Maybe if it was better thought out and not pushed on people but eh no not like they did it.
     
  11. drmike

    drmike 100% Tier-1 Gogent

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    Schemer.... Yeah I am on board with it sounds like scam/scheme and negative.

    Google is moderately retarded in how they are cherry picking projects.   What sucks is many of these projects had viable competitors.  Then Google muscles in, buys a leader or top 3 company in the niche, then effectively issues death warrants for the rest.   After Google loses interest and abandons the market niche, what is left? Nothing.

    Someone in government needs to get on Google and scrutinize their purchases.  It's negative for the economy and detrimental to risk/seed investment.  You know, cause Google can/will show up at any moment and deflate your niche.