Cracking Open the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook

Cracking Open the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook

At Google I/O 2011, the company unveiled the first two commercially available Chromebooks– the Samsung Series 5 and a machine from Acer. Starting June 15, consumers and businesses can purchase a Chromebook for under $500. Businesses can also rent them for $28/month per user through Google’s Chromebooks for Business program. We got our hands on the Samsung Series 5 early, and I couldn't resist cracking it open.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic 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 support specialist in the ...