Dead, RIP] Google is preparing to shut down the Trips app [APK Teardown]

Dead, RIP] Google is preparing to shut down the Trips app [APK Teardown] 1

For vacationers that beloved the Google Trips app for its journey planning and useful discovery options, it is most likely going to come as disappointing information that the search big is making preparations to discontinue the app. The newest model replace to Trips contains messaging that may inform customers that the app is scheduled to be shut down and encourages customers to search out the options in different Google merchandise.


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Shutting down

The messaging is fairly clear. New textual content in the APK’s sources spell out the intent to “say goodbye” to Google Trips and references searching for the options in different Google merchandise. By and huge, this is a reference to the newly launched journey planning service at Google Maps has additionally launched a variety of journey and discovery options and can possible take up any slack left behind by the internet service.

< string title=activity_label_sunsetWe’re saying goodbye to Google Tripsstring
< string title=sunset_titleGoogle Trips will say goodbyestring
< string title=sunset_dialog_titleWe’re saying goodbye to Google Trips %1$sstring
< string title=sunset_dialog_title_pastWe’ve stated goodbye to Google Tripsstring
< string title=sunset_content%1$s we’ll cease supporting this appstring
< string title=sunset_content_big%1$s we’ll cease supporting this app. Tap to study extra.string
< string title=sunset_dialog_body_textMany of your favourite options will stay on in different Google merchandise.string< exercise android:exported=false android:label=@string/activity_label_sunset android:launchMode=singleTask android:theme=@model/FrequentTheme /

The shutdown should not come as a lot of a shock provided that Google successfully prevented mentioning the app in its announcement of the new web site, which occurs to resemble the app in some ways. Furthermore, the set up rely from the Play Store stays in the 5 million to 10 million bucket — which is very low in contrast to most different Google apps — and utilization numbers even amongst remaining have been rumored to be fairly low.

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