Chrome Show: Streaming apps from Amazon’s web servers to Chromebooks

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Although native Chrome and Android apps are part of the Chrome OS platform, virtualization is too. Remotely accessing apps on the desktop of Windows or OS X has long been a staple of Chrome OS but it doesn’t stop there. Developers can create heavy-duty, graphically intensive applications on Amazon servers which are streamed to the browser. Chrome and Chrome OS just gained support for that application streaming and we discuss what that means on this week’s podcast.

On a related topic, we take a deeper dive into the new Android app support on Chromebooks and Chromeboxes: What does it mean for Google’s overall Chrome OS strategy? Tune in to find out.

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