Google – Can you rely on their “free” services?

Now that Google has announced the demise of it’s “Google Latitude” service,¬†one has to wonder if one can actually rely on any of the free Google services.

Starting this month, 1st of July 2013, “Google Reader”, with millions of subscribers, was also shut down.

A staggering number of “Latitude” subscribers on cheaper/older mobile devices, including some Android based, that have “Latitude” embedded on them, would land up having a permanently dead application on their devices.

Just a few months ago, GMail users would recall that Google also shut down the Active Sync service for free users.

With a history of such services being shut-down, the biggest question for all netizens would be if they can rely on any free services that come from Google…