Your Passport to the Cloud: Getting a Google Account
Before you gather up a smaller version of your stuff and cart it off temporarily to a foreign land, you probably need to convince your friendly neighborhood government mandarins to issue you a passport so you can prove who you are when you enter the new country.
In a similar way, you also need to prove who you are before you can enter the kingdom of Chrome OS, which then gives you access to your cloud stuff: e-mail messages, documents, photos, and so on.
The “passport” you use to get through Chrome OS immigration is a Google account, which consists of two things:
• Username. This is an e-mail address, and it uniquely identifies you since no two people in the world can have the same e-mail ...