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    Published: 2013-07-19, by .

    Krome is an app that works along with a Chrome extension to bring mobile notifications to your desktop

    8
    • Useful
    • Original
    • Well-designed
    • Easy-to-use
    • Can't reply to e-mails and other IM apps
    • The notification should include the message content (in the app)

    "Get your smartphone notifications in your Chrome desktop browser"

    Imagine that your are at work. It isn't convenient (and in most cases, not even allowed) checking out your smartphone all the time, to read you notifications. However, there's no way to know if notifications come up are important or not, unless you unlock the phone and take a look at the screen. Well, there wasn't a way... until now. Krome syncs all the push notifications in your smartphone and brings it to your desktop screen.

    You need two things: first this Android app (which is worth its $0.99) and then a free Chrome extension. Then, you must connect the app and the extensions: just follow the steps, you'll be connected in less than one minute. Once connected, you'll start receiving notifications in your desktop, which is extremely useful when you cannot pay attention to your phone. You cannot answer the messages or e-mails you get by clicking the notifications in the desktop extension (only SMS). However, it's useful enough knowing what the notification is about.

    From the app you can also see the last notifications received and the list of apps installed (and supported, which will probably be all of them). Likewise, you can disable those apps you don't want to sync notifications with the desktop extension. You can also disconnect the app from the Chrome extension anytime.

    The app is set in an user-friendly interface, with a step-by-step tutorial to sync the app with the desktop extension and an intuitive way to manage notifications. A must-have app.

    Tags: pc krome , krome 4.3 , krome , krome sms

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    by Manu , Appszoom

    Jul 19, 2013

    Description

    *** THIS APP NEED CHROME WITH RICH NOTIFICATIONS ENABLED! Check your browser version and update it to the newest one (on Mac install Chrome Canary)! ***

    Krome is a simple app that allows you to sync your Android notifications with Chrome on your PC. Just install this application on device, download Chrome extension and you are ready to go!

    After configuration you can disable selected applications from showing notifications in Chrome. Krome also allows you to reply to SMS messages right from your browser - just click button below notification, write your reply and click send!

    Chrome extension is available here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/krome/mppkdlbnbacpkibgpdolgbdblpdjlobh

    ### SUPPORTED SYSTEMS

    All with Chrome (with notifications) available.

    ### SECURITY / PRIVACY

    The app uses a secure connection to transfer the data. All notifications are sent via Google Cloud Messaging service. We keep small portions of data (app icons etc) on our servers and right after receiving notification on Chrome, we delete them. You can encrypt your data with your own key, which is NOT synced (you have to enter it in both apps).

    App allows to send SMS messages, but you can disable that functionality in settings.

    ### REVIEWS

    --- AndroidPolice (http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/07/18/hands-on-krome-pushes-all-your-android-notifications-to-desktop-chrome/)
    "Krome is still brand new, so functionality is a little light. What it can already do is pretty impressive, though."

    --- AppsZoom (http://www.appszoom.com/android_applications/tools/krome_gzseb.html):
    "The app is set in an user-friendly interface, with a step-by-step tutorial to sync the app with the desktop extension and an intuitive way to manage notifications. A must-have app."

    --- Droid-Life:
    http://www.droid-life.com/2013/07/18/krome-allows-for-your-devices-notifications-to-appear-right-on-your-desktop/

    --- PhonesReview:
    http://www.phonesreview.co.uk/2013/07/19/krome-app-for-android-notifications-on-desktop/

    --- Phandroid:
    http://phandroid.com/2013/08/20/krome-brings-android-notifications-to-desktop/

    --- Jeremy Gallman (JGandroot, http://www.youtube.com/user/JGandroot):
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZuvvHcK5Mc

    ---Techtainian.com:
    http://techtainian.com/news/2013/8/19/play-pick-krome

    Users review

    from 533 reviews

    "Great"

    7.4