Wish you could make the switch to Chrome OS, but still have a need for Windows apps? Soon you may be able to have the best of both worlds, with Chrome OS effectively making its way to Windows 8’s start UI.
Desktop Apps for Chrome are here, and they’re wonderful
Right under the Collections tab in the Chrome Web Store lies For Your Desktop, which were widely knows as packaged apps before today. Those apps, like software for traditional operating systems, run independent of the browser, and don’t need an internet connection.
The mere fact that two programs, which we all love using, will be cross referencing each other is amazing. It goes to show that there is space for both in the mobile landscape, and that worlds can mesh rather than collide.
Google gives away free Chromebook Pixel to all Google I/O attendees
With the Chrome browser teetering on taking the browser throne outright, and Chromebooks gaining in popularity daily, it’s time we take a look at what’s happening with Google’s baby. There is a lot going on with Chrome, as always, and I/O may give us a glimpse into what’s next. If you love Chrome, this is a must read!
These reports about Chromebook usage persist, so the question now is whether or not they’re accurate, especially considering the current state of technology. More to the point, if those numbers, which report that Chrome OS comprises just 2/100 of 1% of web traffic, are correct... what is going on in Chromebook land?!
It has, however, been 30 days. The honeymoon is over at this point, and it’s time to reflect as well as look forward. Is a Chromebook really considerable as a standalone device? Issues don’t escape Chrome OS, as I found recently, but they also don’t define it.