Getting started with Chrome Apps
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Last week, Google announced access to Chrome Apps for Windows and Chromebook users. What’s great about using the apps is that they don’t take a spot on your Chrome toolbar, or require you to launch a new tab every time you want to use them. Instead, they are stored locally for fast — and sometimes offline — access. To keep Chrome Apps at your fingertips, Google has created a launcher that resides on your desktop toolbar.
Chrome Apps have their own category on the Chrome Web Store. Under the Collections heading, you’ll see a new label titled For Your Desktop. You may notice that this category is quite sparse when compared with the extensions and themes areas. With Chrome Apps being such a recent addition to the sta… [Read more]
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