2015 Tech - Chrome tips & cool features
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2015 Tech - Chrome tips & cool features

Increase your productivity and organizational skills with some amazing tips
4.8 (104 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,226 students enrolled
Created by Tom Lahey
Last updated 7/2015
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • A good understanding of additional features & benefits of Chrome
  • An understanding of some of the changes coming for browsers and which ones are most popular
  • Some best practices such as backup up your bookmarks often
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  • This is a basic course, having a current version of Chrome installed prior to taking the course is recommended. Please remember most sections have a slide or materials that enhances the topic, please feel free to review or download as needed.

During this Chrome video training course, you will learn key overviews of Chrome and some general background on browsers. In some ways browsers are easier than ever, but as more features and synchronization are built in, there are a few items you should know. There are some great tips and you be able to find at least a few that will make your more productive or save you some stress down the line.

We will try to stay away from any technical terms and keep things as straightforward as possible. A few technical terms sneak in, but they will be explained.

It's highly recommended that you already have Chrome installed prior to the course, most devices already have it and it's very easy to install, just Google “Install Chrome".

This is the Overview course and it is under 40 minutes. It's here to give you the big picture. I am working on the Expanded course that has more of the details and examples if you want to go deeper. I have posted the Chrome Extensions course.

There is a brief video introduction and several video sections, they are followed by a recap, a short quiz and a documents section at the end which has a copy of the slides and a few additional materials. Many of the individual sections may have other information and links, be sure to check.

This course includes a quiz and certificate of completion.

This course was made in high-definition and is best viewed with the DH setting on and with the videos enlarged. Feedback is a critical part of an online course. Once you have completed the course, providing comments helps improve the course and benefits everyone, so let me know what you think.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is good for anyone interested in getting more out of Chrome
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
Introduction to Chrome
1 Lecture 02:29
Browsers, what's new & which are most, popular
3 Lectures 11:45

Which browsers are most popular

Which browsers are most popular

Browsers vs Apps

Keeping up-to-date
Top tips & features for Chrome
4 Lectures 15:30
Key features of Chrome

Incognito mode and ads

Know your accounts

Chrome Sync
Additional features and security
3 Lectures 08:11
Extensions & more

Remote Desktop

Security & Viruses
Settings, customization and some fun
3 Lectures 07:56
Chrome URL's, Flags & Switches

Chrome Custom Search

Some fun Google tips
Recap, Docs & Quiz
2 Lectures 02:32

15 pages

A few quick questions

Chrome Quiz
6 questions
About the Instructor
Tom Lahey
4.2 Average rating
340 Reviews
13,303 Students
5 Courses
Business Analyst, Trainer, Author

I have over 20 years’ experience in the Technology area. My degree is in business so I have a solid business foundation first. I have spent my life on the practical application of technology. Even when managing servers across a large data center and Amazon’s cloud services, it was training people and making practical sense of all that technology that most inspired me.

I have lived in the bay area for over 30 years and raised 3 wonderful children. When they were young, all my spare time was full of parks, beaches, camping and more. I still love all those places, but I have a passion for both learning and teaching that is my driving focus today.

I have worked for many large corporations, PG&E, Pacific Bell (when it was still called that), Nabisco and Kaiser and used a significant variety of software and applications over the years.

I have experience in Microsoft Office including Visio, Project, OneNote, Microsoft Management Studio, Oracle SQL developer, Amazon’s Web Services, Database Management, and a truly large list of corporate software including analytics’ packages. I also have experience in Google docs and drive, Microsoft’s Online Office including new features such as Sway, Apples iCloud, OpenOffice and a significant list of online applications. I own and use many pieces of technology including (Win7&8, desktops, laptops, Chromebook, Mac, Android Galaxy phone, iPhone, Kindle, several Android tablets, several Roku devices, Apple TV, Chromecast, several other casting devices, more Galaxy accessories that I can count, Hue lights, and other assorted technology). I also have installed over 1,200 apps on my Galaxy phone, tab S tablet, and iPhone.

I have published two books (working on a third), one on search and one on creating a whole new language for numbers and analytics called Hacking Numbers. They can both be found on Amazon. I have a YouTube channel devoted exclusively to finding quality content on Science, Technology and News (bestscitechnews Channel) I am active on Google forums and have answered countless posts, still under 10,000, but getting close.

I have always struggled to understand why everything has to be so complicated. I enjoy taking complex things and trying to make them simple for everyone (myself included). I love to teach and show others a path through all this technology