Google Chrome stable channel has just hit version 9. This update is available on all platforms. Chrome 9 has got many security fixes and exciting Chrome Web Store. Chrome users can install web apps from this gallery.
What is a web app?
Earlier, we posted about the differences between extensions and web apps. The following video by Chrome team also introduces web apps:
In general, web apps are the web-based applications. Gmail may be an example of web app. You will notice that most of the apps available in Web Store are just a bookmark to these existing services.