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Technology offers so many opportunities to help improve users’ lives. This means it is really important to focus or we end up doing too much with too little impact. So today we’re winding down a bunch more features—bringing the total to nearly 60 since we started our “spring” clean last fall.

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I really find this the correct way to operate. I totally agree with them ending the services that nobody uses. Maybe Facebook could do this too?
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Some of those features I had never heard of, let alone used. If they are becoming obsolete, then it makes sense to retire them.
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I really find this the correct way to operate. I totally agree with them ending the services that nobody uses. Maybe Facebook could do this too?

This.
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Classic Plus is a Google Search feature that lets people upload or select images to use as a background on Google.com. Users won’t be able to upload new pictures starting from October 16, and we'll turn the service off in November 2012. You'll continue to have access to any images you've uploaded.

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Just save the Google page as an html file on your PC, code in the background you want and then point your browser open that as your homepage. You can even make google.com redirect to that file if you wanted it every time as well.
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Sounds reasonable to me. Also that header image is rather amusing to play with.
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Classic Plus is a Google Search feature that lets people upload or select images to use as a background on Google.com. Users won’t be able to upload new pictures starting from October 16, and we'll turn the service off in November 2012. You'll continue to have access to any images you've uploaded.

Why... frown.gif
This... frown.gif

That's the only feature that's being removed that I want, however.
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