Getting inside Google's Chrome Web Store Video
Getting inside Google's Chrome Web Store Video Transcript
Hi, I'm Seth Rosenblatt for CNET and today we're at the Google Chrome OS Event where Google debuted the Chrome OS for the first time. Unfortunately, nobody was able to get a hold of a notebook to use. We're gonna do that later this week, but for right now we do have some really exciting Google Chrome web apps to show you, they're kind of like phone apps but in your browser. Let's go take a look. This web app that we're looking at is called Aviary. Aviary is an already existing HTML5-based image editing suite on the web, and even though they're already on the web, they've gone ahead and created a Chrome web app for people to check out. One of the nice things about it is that you don't have to sign in, you don't have to log on like you do with the standard Aviary app. You just jump in and start editing your image right away and you see it has controls like rotate, crop, you can maintain proportions if you want, choose preset sizes. Quite a bit of neat things you can do here and it's all within the browser. We're here at the Sports Illustrated web app where you can explore your favorite sports teams, your favorite scores, read Sports Illustrated's well-known articles and, the killer feature, I think, is checking out their Chrome web app photo gallery which you can see extremely large photos load very, very fast and these things are just beautiful. I mean, look at the resolution on those, the colors pop. It's easily the best thing about the app and even if you're not into sports, this is something you're gonna wanna check out. So we're here at the EA Games in the Chrome web store and what's really neat about this is that not only are EA's games based on HTML5 but they've also got some Flash-based games that run incredibly quickly and as you can see here, we have Fancy Pants in the app store. That was Flash. I can't believe that was Flash. That was incredibly fast. Even though Flash is an older technology, it's really, really neat to see how these games can just blaze right through loading and gameplay and before you know it, you've sucked away an entire hour playing these time wasters. It's a lot of fun. So that was a quick tour of the Chrome Web Store and some of the apps that you can load in your browser. Keep an eye out later this week for the Chrome OS first-look video. For CNET, I'm Seth Rosenblatt.
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