I wish the latest viral trend at Google, Facebook, and the rest of Silicon Valley was a sense of customer support and taking care of the users, without whom none of their products would have a reason to exist.
Zac Cichy - Nesting
I won’t lie, every now and then it stumbles over something I suspect Google might not. But I usually know where I could go for those things—Wikipedia, Amazon, Reddit, etc.—so the multi-search tools I use like Alfred for Mac and Phlo for iOS more than make up for those times.
Glad you asked. Been thinking about it. Guess it’s time to put it all together. Stay tuned.
Marco Arment on Google’s latest terrible Google+ idea: Hey Let’s Make It Easier For Complete Strangers To Email But Totally Not Harass You
I did it. Day-to-day, I am Google-free. I’ve found alternatives for everything I used to use at Google and I am largely happier for it. My Google Apps account for personal work projects is still laying around, but it’s not doing anything and as soon as I’ve squared everything away, I will delete it.
You deserve better. We all do.