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Basically CR-48 the CR part standing for the element on the periodic table called Chromium
The -48 represents one of the unstable or stable(don't remember my chemistry that well) isotopes of chromium.

Basically the name of the laptop is a geeky chemistry joke.

The laptops were basically blocky, and just for the developers interested in the device as well as people who wanted to test out the device and send in feedback n what not.
 

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As a Cr-48 pilot, we were told that we'd keep the Cr-48's. It's a nice machine and it foretells just how dependably we can use "the cloud" for things we use to store locally.

One of the most important features (for me) has been the time saved from not having to do daily backups. Couple that feature with the elimination of a registry and malware apps. Then add the assurance that a new machine can be up-and-running with my personalized apps in less than five minutes and I've become a real fan.
 

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So were you a tester for the product? Daily backups is a lot of info most people that i know of dont even back up their computer once a year. as for,malware and registry apps we dont know if those are not prone to Chrome OS at all.
 

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So were you a tester for the product? Daily backups is a lot of info most people that i know of dont even back up their computer once a year. as for,malware and registry apps we dont know if those are not prone to Chrome OS at all.
Yes. Been testing since December 20th. There are not any malware applications to be subscribed to, updated or managed. There is no registry editing or maintenance. Lastly - and most impressive to me - the Cr-48 has gotten faster since I began using it in spite of adding some apps to the new tab page and using it for hours every day.

Once people overcome the mindset that says, "my stuff has to be on local media," the Chromebooks will become one of the truly low-cost options for personal computing.

Just my 2 or 3 cents. :rolleyes:
 

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Basically CR-48 the CR part standing for the element on the periodic table called Chromium
The -48 represents one of the unstable or stable(don't remember my chemistry that well) isotopes of chromium.

Basically the name of the laptop is a geeky chemistry joke.

The laptops were basically blocky, and just for the developers interested in the device as well as people who wanted to test out the device and send in feedback n what not.
That has taken me back to when I last did Chemistry and how I flopped as well. People need to change the mindset they have about the Chromebooks and all will be well.
 
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