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[2]: Side note
by fran on Sun 15th May 2011 15:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Side note"
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just browsed extremetech a bit and it looks quite decent. Hardware reviews, diverse tech news, howto sections.
Symphathy to any new startup finding a catchy name.

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