Here's a roundup of great posts from this week, with a street-level look at iPhone's MobileMe, a prediction of choppy waters for Microsoft's Vista charm offensive, and Linux on holiday.
Traveling Success with Linux blog J.A. Watson fires up Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Mandriva on his laptop on a trip to Piedmont in Italy. You can guess the ending.
Will a recession impact security spending? blog (ISC)2's John Colley on which way companies will jump when making budget decisions.
Let's get Physical ! (sorry couldn't resist...) blog Security consultants scare ryanpothecary. Find out why.
Vista vs XP blog Are Vista sales going as well as Microsoft reports say? ator 1940 wonders.
pjc158, your reply shows how badly you miss the point talkback Open source provides millions of jobs and cooperative work helped lay the foundations of today's industry, 1000132644 argues.
RE:Microsoft's pre-modern message puts a new face on Vista blog comment Xwindowsjunkie believes that Microsoft could win a lot of friends, if only it would abandon its OS strategy.
MobileMe member review David Long says that Apple expects users to do their beta testing for them again.
Hush hush review Remote worker Jake Rayson has some tips on protecting data on an Ubuntu system.