Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sun 15th May 2011 06:16 UTC, submitted by Sebastian Anthony
Google "Both hardware- and software-wise, [Chromebooks] are nothing special: You can download Chrome OS's open source brother, Chromium OS, for free -- and at around $400 for a Chromebook, you would certainly expect some better hardware than what Samsung and Acer are offering. In fact, for around $300 you can get a cheaper and more powerful netbook with Windows 7 pre-installed -- and it only takes about 30 minutes to wipe Windows and install Chrome OS yourself."
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RE: Side note
by Soulbender on Sun 15th May 2011 09:58 UTC in reply to "Side note"
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I just naturally assumes that any site with "extreme" (or even lamer variations thereof) in the name sucks the devils cojones and are run, and frequented, by incompetent schmucks. Amazing how seldom I'm proven wrong.

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