We told you not to sweat it out too much about getting a free netbook because they are making 60,000 of the things. Now we are bringing you the news that these netbooks have already shipped and arrived in some cases. Google certainly didn't waste anytime in getting these things out there to anxious people. Talk about a great 'free' Christmas present.

Some luck recipients have already taken a few snapshots and videos of their CR48's. The box is pretty barren including just the bare essentials: One laptop, one battery, one cord and a large single piece of paper with instructions. The recipients did not receive any type of email or notification that they would be receiving one - it simply showed up at the door.

So, keep your fingers crossed! You can read the full article here: Google CR-48 laptops already arriving to some individuals

(Source: Hacker News, Engadget)