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[4]: Comment by BluenoseJake
by zima on Sat 7th Sep 2013 12:28 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by BluenoseJake"
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Well Google themselves uses "evil" in their motto...

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I guess when Google start their genocidal rampage they'll have breached that particular promise then.

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RE[6]: Comment by BluenoseJake
by zima on Mon 9th Sep 2013 11:02 in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by BluenoseJake"
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Point is, Google uses the wording they themselves probably mean something that companies generally do, not genocide.

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