Google's Chrome browser has opened it's Web Store in India. The web app marketplace now enables a lot of Indian content in the apps.
We suggest a few of them
Mid-Day, Jagran, Times of India and Hindustan Times all have their Chrome app versions available on the Web store.
The TOI app enables a simple, mobile version of the apps that gives you news in pop-ups.
The Hindustan Times app is uglier - strips of hyper link embedded text that pop up in your browser's toolbar. A functional utility, however for news addicts.
For Hindi readers, there's the Jagran app. No ads, an easy interface and an easy to read font.
Saavn offers fluid interface to let users find and play new Hindi music directly from their browser.
The app plays music from Saavn's library of Bollywood music, from the latest hits, to hard-to-find classics. Search uses song title, singer, album, actor, music director or year into the search bar to get started.
There's also Hindi FM and Online Radios for background online music content from 67 different Hindi FM radio stations.
another app, Online Radio plays music from a lot of Indian AM and FM radio station, but requires Windows Media Player. Some users have found it a bit slow, but that's more a computer issue than a problem with the app.
Instant access to everything Lokpal, including news, social media feeds and updates all on your browser toolbar.
Zomato's Chrome app is actually just a bookmark shortcut to the Zomato site. But there's snap access to the menu of hundreds of Indian restaurants, along with a restaurant selector that spans 6 cities rests on your browser page - worth it.
Yatra's app lets you book plane tickets, hotel reservations and find holiday packages right next to the address bar.
Full On SMS
Send SMS's from your browser - free!
Just like the HT app, the Hindi Samachar sits in your browser toolbar and provides snippets of news. Mousing over the link lets you read the news. There's also related news.
The lite version of Google's Transliteration feature, Indian Languages Extension lets you quickly write text in 11 Indic languages and post them.
The best cricket app on the store, ESPN Cricinfo offers ad-free browsing, easy navigation and lots of cricket content.
Your Favorite Bollywood Tweets sources the twitter posts of Bollywood actors to your Chrome homepage.