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MVC just got an e from G

Google I/O 2016 is winding down and we're all getting a chance to digest the bevy of announcements. Google Home created a long of buzz and Daydream (aka. Android VR) got a lot of attention. Buried in the pile was a somewhat smaller announcement that may come with some pretty significant long term impacts; Android Instant Apps. Android Instant Apps are being touted as rather innocuous bits of code added to existing apps to enable functionality without installation. Google intends to remove the visual interface requirements by inter mediating the app experience entirely. Android Instant Apps are designed to extend to the MVC ...

The Fate Of A Web Store

With Google I/O 2016 immanent the rumor machines have targeted the big G and are firing at will. One recurring tale that keeps popping up is the Play Store to make some type of appearance in ChromeOS this year. So where will this leave the Chrome Web Store? Will it become the "avoided in-laws" of the Google-verse? Perhaps it will take on a branding role for an underlying Play Store within Chrome experiences. Or maybe the Chrome Web Store will end up right next to the empty box of Hamburger Helper and sentiments of Google Reader users; in a primary-colored recycling ...