Google Pulls Down Apps Section From The Web Store On Google Chrome

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Google Pulls Down Apps Section From The Web Store On Google Chrome

While Chrome Apps have now disappeared from discovery, they can still be downloaded with a direct link. Well, almost a year-and-half later Google has completed the job and now, Chrome browser will not be able to access or install any apps from the store. There's still no word on removing Chrome Apps from Chrome OS, though.

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Google has started following through on their plan to kill of Chrome Apps for Windows, Mac and Linux users by shutting down (or at least hiding) the Chrome Web Store Apps section for those platforms. All Chrome Apps that have already been installed on Chrome browsers will also cease to function sometime in early 2018.

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Google, in a blog post from August previous year, said that the apps project had failed, with just about 1 percent of the total users from Windows, Mac, and Linux actually installing and using them on the Chrome browser. Google hasn't announced anything yet for Chrome OS, but it's likely that Chrome apps might go away, too. If only 1 percent of users used Chrome Apps when it was supported on the major desktop OSes, you've got to wonder how dead and abandoned the platform will be when it is only available on Chrome OS. Chromebooks are already capable of running some Android apps and apps on the Chrome browser would seem redundant.

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"The Chrome browser will continue to load packaged and hosted apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux beyond the previously announced deprecation timeline". Another example of a PWA website is one where it can be "installed" and added to the user's home screen. PWAs aren't exactly a "standard" but are a catch-all phrase for a combination of existing W3C standards like a Web app manifest for app icons and service workers for push notifications and background updates. It will wait until Desktop PWAs become available to install in 2018. Most Android browsers including Opera, Firefox and the Samsung mobile browser support PWAs, so this looks like the way forward.

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