Get Chromium OS now
Of course, you don't have to wait six months or more to run Google Chrome OS on a netbook. Several developers have already created builds based on Chromium OS -- the open source version of what will become Chrome OS. PC World has a guide to help you get Chrome OS on a bootable USB key or you can use a version built specifically for the Dell mini10v.
The downside of these resources is that you're dependable on homebrew developers for any system updates. Actual Chrome OS devices, on the other hand, will update automatically in the background. But if you're dying to try out Chrome OS, and don't mind a little experimentation, then there's no reason to wait for Asus, HP, or any other company to bring Chrome OS products to market.
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