We evaluated the first batch of desktops preloaded with Microsoft's new operating system. While even the sub-Can$ 1,200 systems ably handle Vista, some of the new OS's highly touted features aren't present in these first Vista desktops.
I've always liked the idea of being able to just pick up and go out into the wild unknown. Of course, being a geeky sort of editor, I want to take my PC with me. So for the past few weeks, I've been trying an experiment: I've turned off my desktop machines both at home and work, and have been using an ultraportable notebook instead.