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Google Cr-48 Chrome notebook teardown

Qualcomm Gobi2000 wireless card

As previously noted, the Cr-48 Chrome notebook comes with two years of free access to Verizon's 3G network in the US. This Qualcomm Gobi2000 card provides that access. According Qualcomm, the "Gobi2000 delivers multi-mode 3G mobile Internet access on either HSPA or CDMA2000 EV-DO networks."

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