As notebooks go, the Google Cr-48 Chrome notebook was pretty easy to disassemble. Inventec
, the manufacturer, used plain Phillips screws and none of the internal components were soldered to the motherboard. Given the many standard internal parts (Qualcomm Gobi card, Azurewave Wi-Fi card, SanDisk SSD, Samsung RAM, etc.), you could easily repair upgrade the Cr-48's hardware--provided the Chrome OS could handle it. Stay tuned for Jason Hiner's complete review of the Cr-48.
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