Cloud Computing: Google Chrome Web Store Expands to Nearly 3,000 Apps
Google Chrome Web Store Expands to Nearly 3,000 Apps
By Clint Boulton
Google Voice App
Available in the U.S. only, this application lets users make calls from their PCs, send SMS messages, preview their Voice Inbox and receive new message alerts. There is also support for multiple-account sign-in.
H&R Block At Home
No one likes dealing with taxes, but it's that time of year. This free application from one of the top financial planners in the country lets users prepare their taxes online to file, print and file electronically.
Use SlideRocket to create presentations, which are shareable via link or embeddable in a Website. The application also includes an HTML5 viewer for iPad and iPhone.
This is a simple, note-taking application that helps users track tasks and lists.
Vyew is a Web-collaboration application that lets users work together in real-time in a virtual meeting room.
This provides a quick click to users' LinkedIn contacts and content.
Users can see their Facebook, Twitter, Google Buzz, Foursquare, and LinkedIn feeds in aggregate through a Web browser with this application.
Wikinvest Portfolio Manager
You can track your investments with this application, which also automatically imports stock, ETF (exchange-traded fund) and mutual fund holdings into one view.
From AutoDesk, AutoCad WS allows users to edit and share drawings through their Web browsers. Users may also store drawings and project files online.
Tracking Online Opt-Outs
Developed by Google, Keep My Opt-Outs is a browser extension for users who do not wish to be tracked by ads online.