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Google Chromebooks Unveiled: Orders June 15

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Samsung and Acer are set to release the first Chromebook laptops on June 15. The Samsung Chromebook is priced at $429 for the Wi-Fi only version, and $499 for 3G. The Acer Chromebook Wi-Fi is priced at $349 and closely resembles the CR-48 prototype. Both will sell initially to the US, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain.

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Chrome OS Tweaks Point To Google Tablets

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Wait. I thought Android 3.0 Honeycomb was the de facto tablet operating system to come out of Google. Even though we've already seen the CR-48 netbook, it looks like Google is still interested in pursuing a tablet-friendly version of its cloud-based Chrome OS.

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Google Fixes Chrome OS CR-48 Netbook Trackpad Issues

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That Chrome OS CR-48 netbook Google has sent out to developers and some lucky beta testers has just received an update to R10 release 0.10.156.46. I have been using one off and on for the last few weeks and noticed lag and inconsistency with the trackpad.

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How to enable GSM data on CR-48 Chrome notebook

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The Gobi 3G chip housed inside the CR-48 Chrome notebook is perfectly capable of providing you with GSM-friendly 3G data. You just have to jump through a few small hoops to get it to work.

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$20,000 and a CR-48 laptop for first to hack Chrome

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Google is offering $20,000 and a CR-48 Chrome OS laptop to anyone who can hack their Chrome browser.

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Google hides laptop giveaway in marketing video

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While watching the video for the new Cr-48; "How to remain calm despite what's about to happen to your Chrome notebook," Zimmer says he noticed a long mathematical equation on a chalkboard at the 2:23 mark in the video.

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Google’s Chrome OS makes hardware indispensable

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In 2009, Google announced that it was readying to step into the OS ring, which has been dominated, for the most part by two obvious heavy hitters. Tuesday was essentially the weigh-in for our new contender, Google’s Chrome OS, accompanied by the Google CR-48 netbook.

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