Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Sep 2013 15:22 UTC

The new apps look and behave much like the native apps you find on Windows and OS X. They're built using web technologies, but also with Chrome-specific code that means they won't be able to run on other web browsers - they're truly Chrome apps. They can exist outside of your browser window as distinct apps, work offline, and sync across devices and operating systems. They can also access your computer's GPU, storage, camera, ports, and Bluetooth connection. Chrome Apps are, for now, only available through Chrome on Windows or Chrome OS on a Chromebook. Mac users will have to wait another six weeks before their version of Chrome will be updated.

This is very important for Chrome OS - since this means it can now have applications outside of the browser. Google's plans for Chrome OS suddenly became a whole lot clearer.

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RE[10]: Comment by BluenoseJake
by bassbeast on Tue 10th Sep 2013 06:00 UTC in reply to "RE[9]: Comment by BluenoseJake"
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WTF does that have to do with anything? The TOPIC is that GOOGLE SPAMS CHROME and you say "Well I download Chrome and I don't get those programs" well no crap dude, Google is the spammer NOT the spammee..I'm sure if you go and download a toolbar on purpose they won't give you Java either, don't know what that has to do with anything.

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