If there is one thing the Google ChromeOS Cr-48 doesn’t do, that most think it should, it’s run streaming video from Netflix
. I’ve never seen this as a big problem, but I know there are lots of people that want to watch video on their computers. The Cr-48 can handle running streaming video from Hulu
and I was able to steam video from my Amazon VOD
(Video on Demand) Library. The nice thing is, not only does it work over WiFi (obviously), I was even able to do it over a 3G connection as well (MiFi 2000 from Verizon Wireless
Unfortunately, since the update to 0.9.128.14, there is the nagging sound issue. On the bright side that doesn’t seem to be a problem if you reboot the Cr-48 and then go to the site you want to view video from, the sound seems to work fine.
* This article was created and posted using Google ChromeOS and the Google ChromeOS netbook cr-48.