It's interesting to see the article focus so much on Citrix, when VMware currently has the most market share in VDI.
You can lock the screen orientation with a switch on the side of the iPad.
...if only for the fact that Century Gothic looks better than Arial.
I am glad to see Chrome coming along so well, it's nice having 5 legitimate choices to use (IE, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, Safari). The competition is driving improvements, and it's the users that are benefiting. There are still some WebApps that I have to use IE or Firefox for, but now that Chrome has extensions (delicious bookmarks, IEtab, etc.) it has been my browser of choice.
Computer science degrees look a lot better in IT applications than Information Systems degrees. At least there is somewhat of a standard for Computer Science... I've seen Information Systems classes that teach you Microsoft Word.
If you look for any higher-end IT job, they will request a CS degree. It is the most applicable, well-known college degree for the field.
My University uses CCA, and to bypass it... you can either not use Windows, or use Firefox and install a plug-in that allows you to modify the User-Agent to identify itself as if it were running Linux/OSX. This might not work in all cases, though.