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As part of plans to grace the Google Chrome’s fifth birthday, Google Inc. has decided create a new kind of app that would work/run offline on other operating systems different from Google’, this is the first of its kind.
This improvement by Google Inc. has immense competing stakes with oppositions like Apple and Microsoft, and it also affects computer utilization a lot. Google has activated its web apps not just on its own Chromebooks, but also on Windows devices and later plans to fix it on Macs giving the fact that they have a Chrome browser.
Google believes that this would be a way to enforce its own market, having it in mind that quite a large amount of customers who use computers/devices built by other companies often get dissuaded and impatient when they can’t get on the Google Web apps without an internet connection.
An analyst studying computing platforms at Forrester Frank E. Gillett, also explained that this new idea from will increase an appeal of Google for people who are willing to pay less or nothing for the Microsoft Office, having it in mind that this comes for zero-dollars. Mr. Gillett also recognized some of the foibles and imperfections that he felt the Google team must have made.
Erik Kay, from Google, in a blog noted that the company strongly believes in the Web and also mentioned about that some people need some functionality provided by software. The low-end Chromebooks have made a great impact as regards sales but the Chromebook Pixel hasn’t, pundits are speculating that the new Chrome apps could affect its sales positively.
Bran Blau, who is a research director at Gartner described Google’s goals as courting software developers, and he explained that Google, instead of being compelled to pick among operating...