Isn't the Chrome Web Store just an online software store? Or a SaaS store? Why don't we use the terms software or SaaS anymore? Not sexy?
Google announced the Chrome Web Store at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco on Wednesday. It is a place to find and install programs that run in the Chrome browser, and most likely in the Chrome operating system in the near future. So it's Web-based software. Or SaaS.
Now why do we care about this when we can easily just go to a Web site and accomplish the same thing? I'm not really sure. Do I need a Mint application that only runs in Chrome when I can just go to Mint.com? Aren't Web sites already built like Web apps these days?
Google's Web Store page says the advantage of a browser app is that it adds "