"There are two types of Chrome apps: packaged apps and hosted apps", Google explained in a blog post from past year. The company explained that it made a decision to shutter apps from the Chrome browser simply because not a lot of people were actually using them.
The Chrome Web Store is still showing Chrome Apps for Chrome OS users at this time, but Windows, Mac and Linux users are not seeing any apps or games - though it's understood you can still link directly to the apps themselves for now. Additional enhancements to the Chrome apps platform will apply only to Chrome OS devices, including kiosks.
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Army chief Bipin Rawat had said in September that India could not afford to be complacent and must be prepared for war. The standoff began in mid-June after Chinese troops started building a road on the remote Doklam plateau.
More than a year after the announcement, Google Chrome is finally pulling the plug on its "Apps" section from the Chrome Web Store on Mac, Windows, and Linux platforms. These extensions, also available through the Chrome Web Store will be right where there were accessible from previously. By early 2018, Chrome apps that are already installed on the Google's browser will no longer work.
For Chromebook users, or ChromeOS users chrome apps will continue to work there and you will get regular updates from the app developers. This is the plug-in point for password managers, script and ad blockers, mail checkers, and even the occasional fully fledged app, like Google Hangouts for Chrome. Chromebooks are already capable of running some Android apps and apps on the Chrome browser would seem redundant.
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As of 2014, all 50 states recognize concealed carry rights, though some states have different statutes regulating such a right. He called it a cynical maneuver to force Democrats to cast a politically unpopular vote against background checks.
The company explained its intention to do away with apps a year ago, and as we noted back in August when it officially announced its plans, only about 1 percent of Windows, macOS and Linux users actually used Apps, so they've gotta go. People who use Chrome just for web surfing will be able to download extensions and themes. Most Android browsers including Opera, Firefox and the Samsung mobile browser support PWAs, so this looks like the way forward.
Progressive Web Apps are not Chrome-specific.
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But majority of filling stations in Lagos and environs were dispensing while scanty queues were noticed in few others. We have said times without number that NNPC has sufficient products to cater for the needs of all consumers.
"We also recognize that Desktop PWAs will not replace all Chrome App capabilities", Google told developers (via ArsTechnica).