Google Cr-48 Chrome notebook teardown

Cracking open the Google Cr-48 Chrome notebook

In December 2010, Google launched a pilot program to test and promote its Chrome OS. Through the program, the company sent specially designed Cr-48 Chrome notebooks to individuals who promised to "use it regularly and send us detailed feedback."

We got our hands on a Cr-48 notebook and couldn't wait to see the hardware inside. Follow along as we crack it open.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...