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Google’s whiteboarding app is joining the graveyard

A Google Jamboard screen on a rod stand with styluses and the NYC skyline in the background outside the windows.
Google’s Jamboard software and the hardware are both shutting down starting October 1st, 2024. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge

It’s never a dull day at the Google graveyard — the company has blogged a Workspace update today announcing the end of its collaborative Jamboard whiteboarding software. Google plans to wind down the app in late 2024 and is introducing the “next phase” of whiteboarding solutions: pointing users toward third-party apps that work with Workspace services like Google Meet, Drive, and Calendar.

Google says it will offer support to help transition customers to use other whiteboard tools, including FigJam, Lucidspark, and Miro. According to the blog post, Workspace customer feedback indicated the third-party solutions worked better for them thanks to feature offerings like an infinite canvas size, use case templates, voting, and more. So…

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