If I’m not mistaken, the rich notifications can be used in the Stable Version of Chrome27 by exploring the chrome://flags area and enabling them…..in fact, I’m using them since they debuted Chrome27 a couple days ago with voice search.
Also, you can enable Google Now in the flags area.
Ha ha. exactly. They all return for something, then they realize their subscriptions to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc. all add up to what cable costs and then they still don’t get sports channels live! Its an annoying vicious circle, but you just have to give into your hate and be part of it.