A simple scan through the social media website and forums will be enough to realise that Android apps built for Chromebooks don’t play well most of the times. They are not well optimised and certainly take more space and internet data. So, Google is trying to solve this problem by replacing Android apps with PWAs or Progressive Web Apps. As confirmed by Dominick Ng – Tech Lead/Manager on Chrome OS Apps Platform, web apps/PWAs, security UX to Chrome Unboxed website, this treatment that was given to Twitter last week is now being given to Google’s YouTube TV as well. So, what are PWAs? Progressive Web Apps act like your regular apps but show web pages, mimicking the traditional UI of the app. This means less usage of data and storage space on the device. These are also faster since the web pages load quicker than the heavy UI elements. Furthermore, the struggle to optimise apps for tablet-sized screens is no more with PWAs. Also read: Google Play Store recorded 98% decrease in apps accessing SMS dataThe report points out that now when users will download Twitter of YouTube TV app from the Google Play Store, the… Read full this story
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