I've had a CR-48 for about 2 weeks now. I love it! They never sent me an email but the tracker was accurate when it comes to my area code and the date that it was received.
Haven't turned on the developer mode yet. Anyone know the advantages other than root access?
Installing a real OS (Ubuntu) and installing other builds of Chrome(ium) OS. If you want to install Ubuntu, you check out this thread on another forum:
Its suppose to do all of the work for you, but I can't speak on how well it works. I did mine the manual way before that script was out.