updated 12:58 pm EST, Tue January 28, 2014
Chrome apps offers early developer preview of Apache Cordova-based toolchain
Today's update adds to the Chrome apps release last fall that allowed for working offline by default, and having an app act like native applications on its host operating system (of Windows, OS X, and Chrome OS). Now, Chrome apps function with mobile platforms as well. For more information, Google has uploaded its readme for mobile Chrome apps on GitHub.
SoundCloud launches visual player, features artwork
SoundCloud has launched its new visually-focused version of its embeddable player today. Featuring an artist's artwork at the player's center, users now have access to a continuous listening function, where related tracks play during pausing and after finishing a playback. SoundCloud's Pro Unlimited version features its Spotlight function being displayed in the player during pause and after playback.