You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to…

Source: www.theverge.com

This is an interesting development, if you ask me. While I’m not always a fan of Android or Chrome-based things (sorry Google), I do like this idea. This is something that I think foster the idea of open-source, even if it’s not open source in its truest sense. What I mean by that is that it’s more about sharing and making tools, apps, games–whatever–more readily accessible to all, even if it does mean I have to add a plug-in of some sort or use another app to be able to access the information. It’s all about the sharing after all, right? More opportunities for all this way. I can see this being a great tool for marketing, e-learning, and tech comm. 

 

What do you think?

–techcommgeekmom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has most recently worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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