iOS, MacOS and the fear of the lockdown
Apple’s announced Mountain Lion. There’s movement around the fear Apple will lock up Mac OS X the way it does iOS. Mountain Lion is either a reassuring step, or a troubling one. This piece by Dan Moren at Macworld does a great job of breaking it all down. Read it.
Personally, my take is that it makes this older post: “Smart Ways To Use The Mac App Store” all the more relevant.
[UPDATE 2.17.12: Another great link on Gatekeeper: From Panic Software’s Blog and a terrific piece on App Sandboxing from Daniel Jalkut of Red Sweater Software: