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Did you get this for free for testing from google?
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Nice work it's actually useful now

did you have any trouble with drivers? Curious to know what chipsets it uses etc.
I didn't have any trouble with drivers. The only thing that I couldn't find drivers for was the Gobi chip (which was to be expected), that thing that handles 3G. I believe Google uses some proprietary drivers for that little thing. Most everything worked out of the box. I had to download graphics drivers from Intel's site but that's about it.
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Did you get this for free for testing from google?
Yessir, the CR-48 Pilot-Program
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I signed up for this but I don't think ima get one, have they shipped them all??

And do you have to send them back?
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Couldn't you just get a 16gb flash drive or something? Assuming you can even use USB storage devices on that closed-down sonofa*****.
Not sure what you mean by this. It only seems "locked down" because ChromeOS has little to no functionality. The USB port works like any other USB port would in another OS, such as Ubuntu or Windows 7.
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isn't this under NDA? ie no posting pictures of the CR48 or something?

i'm probably wrong, but just saying in case its true; don't wanna see the OP in trouble do we?
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I signed up for this but I don't think ima get one, have they shipped them all??

And do you have to send them back?
They've shipped around 15,000 out of 60,000 so far, according to the Shipping Tracker.

I highly doubt you have to send them back, you're guaranteed the laptop for at least two years (the duration of the free 3G service), but otherwise I don't see why Google would invest in bringing all these laptops back into their warehouses.


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isn't this under NDA? ie no posting pictures of the CR48 or something?

i'm probably wrong, but just saying in case its true; don't wanna see the OP in trouble do we?
No sir. That would be a rumor. If it was under NDA Engadget and the like would be in heaps of trouble.
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They've shipped around 15,000 out of 60,000 so far, according to the Shipping Tracker.

I highly doubt you have to send them back, you're guaranteed the laptop for at least two years (the duration of the free 3G service), but otherwise I don't see why Google would invest in bringing all these laptops back into their warehouses.



No sir. That would be a rumor. If it was under NDA Engadget and the like would be in heaps of trouble.
Wow 15k/60k gave me more hope x] I just signed up again I hope they won't notice and think im to desperate
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They've shipped around 15,000 out of 60,000 so far, according to the Shipping Tracker.

I highly doubt you have to send them back, you're guaranteed the laptop for at least two years (the duration of the free 3G service), but otherwise I don't see why Google would invest in bringing all these laptops back into their warehouses.



No sir. That would be a rumor. If it was under NDA Engadget and the like would be in heaps of trouble.
hmm just checking to make sure that you don't get in trouble

looks like fun

what are the full specs of the CR48?
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It has a 1.66GHz Hyperthreaded Atom, N455. 2GB DDR3 1333MHz, Single channel. Graphics Media Accelerator 3150. Perfect for a netbook.
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It has a 1.66GHz Hyperthreaded Atom, N455. 2GB DDR3 1333MHz, Single channel. Graphics Media Accelerator 3150. Perfect for a netbook.
And 16gb flash NAND storage correct?
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