- Do you use Google Chrome
as you primary web browser?
- Have you downloaded anything from the Google Chrome Web Store
- Would you buy Google Chrome apps?
- Do you have any recommended apps?
- Do you think Google will be able to compete with the Apps store for Mac OS X and iPhone with this?
- Do you like the idea of installing apps within you web browser?
Based on the following article it doesn't sound like the Crhome Web Store apps are flying off the shelves:
- Sales Are At A Trickle On Google’s Chrome Web Store
I messed around with the Web Store the other night and installed the following apps:
- Atari Asteroids - http://chrome.atari.com/asteroids/
- Amazon Windowshop Beta - http://www.windowshop.com
- HuffingtonPost NewsGlide - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/NewsGlide/
- Are You Watching This?!
- The New York Times - http://www.nytimes.com/chrome/
- USA Today - http://optimus.usatoday.com/
All of them except for two can be accessed via other web browsers besides Google Chrome. I accessed all the above URLs using Firefox and they all worked as expected except for USA Today, which had grey instead of white background and the "Money - Sports - Life" links under the logo on the left were not horizontal.
I know that some apps actually install within the browser, but do we really need the ones that are just icons that link to a web page anyone can get to if they know the URL?