Note: This is one of a series of blogs being published Wednesday, the first anniversary of Windows Vista's consumer launch.
Perhaps the best indicator I have on Windows Vista is what I scientifically call "the Mom test."
Last spring, my mom got a new computer. She really, really wanted an XP machine because that's what she knew and loved. Well, that's what she knew anyway.
But my mom also decided she wanted to buy it at retail on the weekend I was home visiting. I think it had something to do with having her own … Read more