Today, I noticed that my 2 week old Novel was beginning to crack around the edges. Don't know when it started, but I guess handling showed the cracks better when they got dirty. First shot is the first crack I noticed. Then found the other two. Notice the second shot shows the cracks radiating up onto the face of the bezel. I have not abused the unit, so this may be a problem with the plastic. Maybe a plastics expert will chime in. All of the cracks seem to be right at a transition in the mold & the second one really concerns me, as I have seen this sort of fracturing on proto or pilot builds that used inferior, brittle plastic. Anyway, here you are:I can see you all getting out the magnifying glasses now. I hope this is not a common problem, not just for our sake, but for Pandigital's sake. I would like to see them do well. Cheers,kevBTW I have had the bottom cover off, but it was not stressful to remove & I honectly don't think that I induced any of this damage & I'm sticking with that story!!!!