This toy should be able to be upgraded to 256megs of ram, and a 800mhz CPU. I don't think anyone NEEDS this toy, it's just a fun looking toy.
VegasZone Disassembling Directions (Translated from Spanish thanks to Google)
It looks like a bear to get into though. Note: The above site says you need a "Torx type of 3mm." So might want to make sure you have one before it arrived if you're buying the unit. :)
If you haven't, check out the link above. The 15th and 16th pages show the inside. It looks like you might be able to cut away the site, and install a slimline CD drive. Only time will tell. Once we start to get them, by the end of the week I hope, someone should be able to let you know.
You are probally better off going with an external USB drive if that's an option for you.
Per bOB he said he had 200 units. Unless someone here buys bOB out, you shouldn't have any problems getting one... (This is an ASSumption.
PS - I sent an email to the Intel contact on the press release. He seems cool about answering any questions. Anyone want me to relay any questions to him?