Chrome OS improvements show a standalone, more desktop-like Files app — Tech News and Analysis (click for full article) by Kevin C. Tofel - April 19, 2013 SUMMARY: Google continues to quickly iterate its Chrome OS platform, with the latest developer build showing a much improved Files app. And it is an app; something called a Packaged App that can have more functionality than a web app. -- "As it matures, Google's Chrome OS is looking more and more like a traditional operating system as opposed to a simple browser. François Beaufort from Google points out the Files app shows a number of improvements in the latest Developer version of Chrome OS. And unlike web apps, Files will be what Google calls a Packaged App; software that runs in Chrome OS outside of the browser."