While Samsung and Acer are readying their ChromeOS laptops for release this summer, the CR-48 is still being looked over. One user figured out a Firmware Easter Egg by doing some significant research (and taking a big fat hint laid earlier this week). The Hex message at the bottom converts to ASCII characters and revealing the following message:
Greetings from the Chrome OS x86 firmware team. This message is brought to you by Randall, Bill, Vadim, Gaurav, and Kelly. Also by the letter G and the number 42. If you’ve enjoyed this gadget, please join us at http://www.chromium.org to help make it even better. We now return you to your regularly scheduled program, already in progress. No animals were harmed in the production of this message. Apply only to affected area. Cape does not enable wearer to fly. Contents may have settled during shipment. Use no hooks.