In Pictures: Google’s Graveyard - 13 products Goog...
GOOGLE SYNC (Consumer version)
This offering was designed to allow consumers access to Google Mail, Calendar and Contacts via the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync protocol, but with Google’s release of technology called CardDAV, the company now offers similar access via IMAP, CalDAV and CardDAV. As for Jan. 30, users were no longer able to set up new devices using Google Sync, but existing Sync connections still will work. Google Sync only has one foot in the grave, however, as the business version remains alive and well.
In Pictures: Google’s Graveyard - 13 products Google killed off in 2013