Five memorable tech services that will be left behind with 2013

An article I wrote for Electronic Products.

The ever-changing tech world is constantly improving, meaning that for some services, it’s time to go

The tech world is always improving, and with improvement comes change. Below is a list of websites and services that were once highly respected and used by many, but are gone as of this year, or are coming to a close as 2013 winds down. As many predict what future technology will bring, it’s just as important to reflect on what we’ve grown from.

Google Reader

Web giant Google announced that its beloved RSS reader, Google Reader, was being shut down earlier this year, shocking its group of loyal followers. However, the company was generous enough to give its devoted users three months to find an alternative feed-reading service. No question about it, millions were sad to see Google Reader go.

Google Reader

Image via cnn.com.

AltaVista

As of July 2013, altavista.com has been shut down. The website was founded in 1995 and is recognized as one of the world’s first popular Internet search engines. Read More