allows you to have easy access to all of your bookmarks, tabs, history and other browser preferences among all computers that you use.
makes using Google services, like Gmail, YouTube, and Maps, easier since you only need to sign in once from your browser.
Other Cool Chrome Features:
Detach a tab
Search any website with ctrl-F
Google Chrome Task Manager (Shift + ESC)
Omnibox (address bar) - just type examples below to see what you get!
calculate directly in box (type in 8*75+31)
timer 2 minutes
Italian food 75137
convert 1 cup to tablespoons
graph equations such as x*sin(y)
Extensions vs. Apps
Extensions add functionality to the browser.
Extends the functionality
Add item to Amazon Wish List
Capture your screen image
Pinterest Save Button (posts to Pinterest)
Share on Twitter
Apps run within the browser.
Link to a website
Does not require a download
Runs within Chrome