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  • Chrome OS Get A Big Update — Two Words: Trackpad Fixes

    Chrome OS Get A Big Update — Two Words: Trackpad Fixes

    A couple weeks ago, Google rolled out the beta of Chrome 10, the latest version of their web browser. Today they’re bringing it to Chrome OS too — and it contains more goodies. Most importantly, Google is touting trackpad fixes, presumably for the Cr-48 device that people have been testing the OS with. Finally! I haven’t had the chance to test out the trackpad fixes yet, but… Read More

  • Run Ubuntu On A Google Cr-48 Notebook

    Run Ubuntu On A Google Cr-48 Notebook


    The Google Chrome OS Cr-48 was designed to be a test bed for developers. Under the battery is a physical switch that toggles booting to Chrome OS or whatever the dev installs on it. Like Ubuntu. And here’s how you can install Linux flavor. [Google via Download Squad] Read More

  • On The Road With Cr-48: The Chrome Notebook Is Both Shiny And Tarnished

    On The Road With Cr-48: The Chrome Notebook Is Both Shiny And Tarnished

    Every piece of technology has both good and bad attributes. Nothing is perfect. Not even the iPhone. (Well, at least not until that AT&T exclusivity ends.) But until three days ago, I had never used a product with attributes that are both insanely awesome and shockingly awful at the same time. Welcome into the world, Cr-48. Now, Google has made it very clear that they don’t intend… Read More

  • Two Days After Unveiling, Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Already Showing Up On Doorsteps

    Two Days After Unveiling, Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Already Showing Up On Doorsteps

    Ben Kessler woke up to an unexpected surprise on the doorstep of his New York home this morning: a Cr-48. Yes, the just-unveiled Google Chrome Notebook is already rolling out to those who requested one. It was only two days ago that Google unveiled that the Cr-48 would be the first computer featuring their new Chrome OS. Google was quick to note that the 12.1-inch machine would feature no… Read More

  • Initial Google Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Impressions Have One Refrain: Flash Sucks

    Initial Google Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Impressions Have One Refrain: Flash Sucks

    As we noted earlier today, Google has wasted little time getting their Cr-48 Chrome notebook machines in users’ hands. Less than two days after Google unveiled the device, there are a ton of reports of users getting them. Humorously, some people who thought they signed up for Chrome stickers are also receiving them — quite a bonus! But the Cr-48 hasn’t been a… Read More

  • Two Days After Unveiling, Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Already Showing Up On Doorsteps

    Two Days After Unveiling, Cr-48 Chrome Notebook Already Showing Up On Doorsteps

    Ben Kessler woke up to an unexpected surprise on the doorstep of his New York home this morning: a Cr-48. Yes, the just-unveiled Google Chrome Notebook is already rolling out to those who requested one. It was only two days ago that Google unveiled that the Cr-48 would be the first computer featuring their new Chrome OS. Google was quick to note that the 12.1-inch machine would feature no… Read More

  • Report: 60k Chrome OS Notebooks On Their Way To Google From Inventec

    Report: 60k Chrome OS Notebooks On Their Way To Google From Inventec


    Good ol’ Digitimes is back, but this time the report is a tad more believable because of, well, yesterday’s festivities. Inventec apparently already shipped 60,000 Cr-48 notebook that are apparently are void of any branding or hint that they’re production models, ready for consumer consumption. There’s no way to know if the pilot program is capped at 60k or if more are… Read More