Chrome 32 turns any PC with Windows 8 in the pseudo device with Chrome OS
It is clear that Google intends to take advantage of every open door to promote its browser and cloud-based services in the Windows ecosystem, which once again confirms the latest update of Google Chrome, version 32.0.1700.76, which turns any computer with Windows 8 in the pseudo device with Chrome OS.
Back in October we wrote about the preview version of the browser for developers, which Google was preparing to further integrate their services into Windows 8. Yesterday, the search giant has released the final stable version of its Chrome with a new user interface, which repeats itself in the operating system Chrome. In General, if you update the web browser to the latest version, and then press the menu button «relaunch Chrome in Windows 8 mode», it will be in the working environment in the style of Chrome OS. But if you ever used Chrome OS, or are the owner grombala, all you will see will look very familiar. Using the browser in this mode, you can open multiple Windows, and the taskbar will be accessible shortcuts for opening YouTube, Google Docs, Gmail and Google Search.
In addition, the latest update brings about the so-called function «noisy tabs» that allows you to see which of the tabs is reproduced sound, video, or use a web camera.
Though Chrome still a desktop app, Google has easily managed to use Windows 8 that allows web browsers to work as a modern (Modern) apps. This feature, however, does not work in Windows RT – I think you understand why.
: Google Chrome Blog