Chrome to Allow Desktop Notifications

By Deane Barker on May 28, 2010

Chrome Extensions Get Desktop Notifications: This obviously plays heavily for Google, since they’re trying to blur the lines between the browser and the desktop.  But how long before someone using a malware version to make someone think their OS wants them to do something stupid?

Extensions for Google Chrome can now send out desktop notifications. Google just announced the availability of a notifications API for Chrome extension developers. […] Now, extension developers will be able to make use of the desktop notifications API to deliver notifications that appear outside of the browser window as well.