Not too long ago Apple attempted to push for Safari to get installed by lieing and saying it was part of its update scheme.
This has been blogged all over the web with usually a bad flavor in many peoples mouth.
Some believe that most users just click OK because of Vista's UAC... they are failing to take in to account that the users are not only not informed but the geeks tell them things along the lines of "if an update comes up, just update".
This "let's blame Vista!" attitude is getting anoying. Mostly because far too few people have legit complaints. In fact most people, who are willing to udnerstand that things in the computer world change, have no problem with it. At all. Those that DO have a problem where the EXACT same people bitching about "fisher price XP". Guess which one they love and hate now? Hypocrits. My uncle is someone who just wants it to work and refuses to learn anything different. I remember him going from Office 97 to Office 2003 and how much be bitched. 98-2k, same thing. Oh well... when the fear controls your actions.. they aren't your actions anymore.
Many people are jumping to Mac thinking their stuff Just Works (TM) and they don't have to worry about getting infected with malware. That's only true in the short term. The real problem is education. Someone uninformed isn't going to know the difference between an application needing updates asking for root privs than a trojan asking for root privs. In fact the biggest safeguard for Macs is their list of software you can install is so small it's unreal. Judging from the experience my employers are having and the complaints I've heard people say about Mac it's pretty much turned me off from a Mac -- especially about the VMWare Fusion.
I don't remember if I posted my complaints about Vista but it really only boils down to OpenGL sucks. I can't play NS anymore correctly (your evolution bar isn't shown properly).
I'll bitch more about this later.
Update: Here is some linkage.