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No iPhone charging via USB
Unfortunately, the USB port provided on the Cr-48 has very limited functionality. If you plugin your iPhone, you’ll hear the charging chime, but it’ll stop charging just a few seconds after.
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Video Chatting via GTalk
I had the opportunity to test the built-in camera and microphone on the Cr-48. Connection and setup were flawless and everything was pretty speedy in general.
If you would like to manage the processes that are currently running in Chrome, you can go to Tools > Task Manager and a dialog box will appear with all the pages, extensions, plugins, etc. running in Chrome, including their CPU and memory usage. You can also get a full summary of the memory usage for Chrome by simply going to about:memory in the browser.
...so when do I have to send this thing back?
I’ve looked pretty much everywhere and can’t seem to find any information on how long I get to keep and play with the Cr-48 notebook for. I’m assuming Google is going to keep producing more prototypes of this notebook and then have the first wave of users send back the Cr-48 if we want a new prototype, once they’ve been released.
Google Cloud Print
Google Cloud Print is a new service that lets users print from any device, such as the new Cr-48 Chrome Notebook or mobile phone. This service is unique because it doesn’t need any additional print drivers and can connect wirelessly. Instead of connecting your printer to your Chrome notebook, like you would in most other cases, you connect directly to the Google Cloud Print service online. ...
Tip: Chrome OS on an external monitor
Tip: Lock your screen
To lock the screen on your Cr-48, simply press and hold the power button for a brief moment (400 milliseconds, to be exact). You’ll be presented with the image you took at initial set up and a password field.
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