Daily Cr-48 user since the beta program started in Dec '10. They're great web terminals, good battery life, resume from sleep really fast, dead easy to use, no worries about viruses or users doing something to break them. If yours gets lost or stolen, no worries - everything gets backed up automagically to your Google account. Newer models are quite cheap; IIRC they start around $200 now.
In exchange, they're useless without a network connection because there are basically no native apps (aside from Chrome extensions and the like) - it's all done over the Internet. You'll need either a specially equipped printer or another machine sharing out a printer if you want to print.
IMO they're excellent second machines for techies and could make good primary computers for that relative who keeps getting infections & doesn't print much. I love mine.
Think for yourself, schmuck!
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