Lackluster sales on Chrome Web Store continue; are people ready to pay for browser-specific Web apps?

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http://downloadsquad.switched.com – At the time of writing, the top paid app on the Chrome Web Store has 65 weekly installs. The top game fares a little better, with a few hundred weekly installs. After months of hype from Google and a delayed launch, those figures seem a little -- how can I say this -- weak? The fact is, paid-for Web apps might be taking things just a little too far. If the Web has proven one thing, other than rule 34, it's that surfers will always opt for the free option if there is one. That's not to say that users won't pay for Web apps, but in most cases Web apps are so similar to free websites that paying (General)