Logging into Google vs. Chrome
Sometimes, the “ease of use” inherent with Google’s products can be confusing. Particularly when it comes to logging into your Chrome (browser) and the Google search engine (assuming you have a gmail account).
It’s well worth the 2 minutes it takes to understand the difference between the Chrome browser (which now has the lion’s share of the browser market) and the Google search engine. Using both in tandem can produce big productivity gains; but not understanding how these two services interact can also generate concern, agitation, and frustration — not to mention calls for “HELP!” from the nearest IT person.
Rather than re-invent the wheel, here’s a short, easy-to-follow youtube clip that explains the differences and shows you how to navigate both products:
UPDATED APRIL 2018 – In addition to the YouTube clip below,
here’s a link to an easy-to-understand explanation from Google’s own forum.