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Narsingh Shah Operating Systems by Mind Map: Narsingh Shah Operating Systems

1. Sources 2011

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2. Smartphone Operating Systems

2.1. iOS/ iPhone

2.1.1. Pros: 1 All notifications for all applications have been moved to one window pain that resembles the android notification pain. 2 Over 1 billion apps are developed for the ios platform and many more are made each week.

2.1.2. Cons: 1 I-Tunes is the only software that is compatible for syncing movies, music, and pictures. 2 Limited customization with out deceasing warranty.

2.2. Android

2.2.1. Pros: 1 Operating system is open source there for easily customization. 2 Support for netbooks and other computers.

2.2.2. Cons: 1 not secure enough. Easily hack-able. 2 Limited good applications that are worth downloading.

2.3. Windows 7 Mobile

2.3.1. Pros: 1 Support for windows xp, vista, 7, and 8. 2 Integrated microsoft office and communications tile for collaboration.

2.3.2. Cons: 1 No support for tethering in any way. 2 Limited storage capacity's

3. define: Operating System

3.1. An operating system (OS) is a set of programs that manages computer hardware resources, and provides common services for application software

4. PC Operating Systems

4.1. Ubuntu 11.04

4.1.1. Pros: 1 The ability to install the open source software on unlimited computers with out entering any licenses. 2 The ability to run the operating system off a usb flash drive with out restrictions.

4.1.2. Cons: 1 Alternative applications for main applications are not attractive. very washed out and old looking. 2 Multitasking could be more fluent and faster. The new icons dock could be tweaked to be more faster.


4.2. Windows 7

4.2.1. Pros: 1 Built in security has been updated and reinforced with windows defender. Can install other security software with out confilctions. 2 Interface has been updated to a more user friendly aspect. finding applications or a document is now easier.

4.2.2. Cons: 1 The minimum hardware requirements have been updated to decease the old hardware used by most of the people. Forcing people to either update the computer components or buy a new computer. 2 Microsoft updates keep requiring reboot after completion.

4.3. Mac OS X

4.3.1. Pros: 1 Power consumption is less obtrusive than any other operating systems. 2 Used by video editing and audio editing.

4.3.2. Cons: 1 The operating system is only defined for specific hardware components that are made by apple. 2 Operating system updated are now priced to sell instead of automatically downloading and updating.

5. define: Open Source

5.1. The term open source describes practices in production and development that promote access to the end product's source materials.

6. Tablet Operating Systems

6.1. iOS5

6.1.1. iPad2 Pros: 1 2 Cons: 1 2

6.2. Android

6.2.1. Pros: 1 Easily customized. 2 open sourced and free support to modify main operating system.

6.2.2. Cons: 1 not as secure as ios. 2 No support for true collaboration on documents.

6.3. Windows7

6.3.1. Pros: 1 Accessible to Microsoft Office and other main applications. 2 Allows for high capacity internal and external storage.

6.3.2. Cons: 1 Not optimized for tablet use. 2 Applications are not optimized for tablet mode nor multi-touch gestures.

6.4. Dual Boot

6.4.1. Pros: 1 Ability to switch from one operating system to another. 2 Different OS means different applications for work and personal.

6.4.2. Cons: 1 Made by 3rd party manufacturers who cant make good quality products. 2 No support for crashes or other malfunctions.

6.5. Kindle Fire

6.5.1. Pros: 1 New silk browser is determined to be the fastest web browser on tablets. 2 Every content is streamable from your Amazon Prime Account.

6.5.2. Cons: 1 No other features like bluetooth or a webcam. 2 Only 8 gigabyte of storage built in. Operating system does not take advantage of that space.

7. Netbook Operating Systems

7.1. Chromium

7.1.1. Pros: 1 Everything is on the cloud. Nothing is allowed to be stored on the main hard drive. 2 Boot time and shut down time is instant due to the light web browser based operating system.

7.1.2. Cons: 1 There are no main applications installed on the operating system. 2 No file system or other systems developed into the operating system.

7.2. Windows7

7.2.1. Pros: 1 Main applications are easily accessible on a mobile and power efficient netbook. 2 store music movies and other items on the netbook to view over long periods of trips.

7.2.2. Cons: 1 Not designed for netbooks. Very slow and glitchy. 2 Interface is not designed for the small screens of the netbooks. Redesign required.

7.3. Linux

7.3.1. Pros: 1 Operatingsystem that is light on hardware resources. 2 Battery is improved v.s windows.

7.3.2. Cons: 1 Applications are still washed out and not attractive. 2 Multitasking could be more fluent and designed for netbooks.

8. My devices and my operating systems

8.1. Sony VPCM121AX Netbook running windows 8, Ubuntu 11.10, and BackTrack 5.

8.2. Acer Revo running windows 7 Professional and XBMC.

8.3. Nintendo WII

8.4. Gameboy Advanced SP

9. Gaming

9.1. Playstation

9.1.1. Pros: 1 Built in blu-ray drive to watch and play blu-ray dvd's and games. 2 All accessories are using bluetooth wireless technology.

9.1.2. Cons: 1 Security is too easily accessible and hackable. 2 Main stream games like halo and other Microsoft games are not available to the play station.

9.2. XBox

9.2.1. Pros: 1 Mainstream games are available like Halo and other games. 2 Content is always available to the xbox console first.

9.2.2. Cons: 1 Multiplayer requires xbox live account which has to be payed every month, 3 months, or 1 year. 2 accessories are using outdated wireless technology.

9.3. Wii

9.3.1. Pros: 1 Shooting games are more interactive and fun. 2 The wii remote can beused in many ways like a race wheel or a gun or a fishing pole.

9.3.2. Cons: 1 Games for the wii are outdated and broing. 2 the wii console is outdated and no longer an interesting console to buy.