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Ashley Ezell Operating Systems by Mind Map: Ashley Ezell Operating Systems

1. define: Operating System

1.1. The software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.

2. PC Operating Systems

2.1. Ubuntu 11.04

2.1.1. Pros:

2.1.1.1. 1

2.1.1.1.1. Completely redesigned user interface. More Windows 7–like interaction.

2.1.1.2. 2

2.1.1.2.1. Improved visuals. Enhancements to multitouch capabilities.

2.1.2. Cons:

2.1.2.1. 1

2.1.2.1.1. Requires some adjustment time. New features not always smoothly implemented.

2.1.2.2. 2

2.1.2.2.1. Limited customizability of new program launcher.

2.1.3. http://bit.ly/flNMKJ

2.2. Windows 7

2.2.1. Pros:

2.2.1.1. 1

2.2.1.1.1. Windows 7's boot time is faster than Vista on old hardware.

2.2.1.2. 2

2.2.1.2.1. Windows 7 is easier when it comes to detecting some hardware peripherals automatically

2.2.2. Cons:

2.2.2.1. 1

2.2.2.1.1. Windows 7 is to be purchased and there is no chance for customization.

2.2.2.2. 2

2.2.2.2.1. there are so many security issues to be fixed on Windows 7.

2.3. Mac OS X

2.3.1. Pros:

2.3.1.1. 1

2.3.1.1.1. Wonderful case design makes it quick and easy to upgrade the RAM, hard drives, and optical drives.

2.3.1.2. 2

2.3.1.2.1. Two more 3.5" hard drive bays supporting faster 3Gb/s drives, an additional 5.25" optical bay, and more ports compared to the Power Macintosh G5.

2.3.2. Cons:

2.3.2.1. 1

2.3.2.1.1. Mac is completely closed source and allows very limited customization of the software.

2.3.2.2. 2

2.3.2.2.1. Most of the time, you need to buy Apple or Apple only accessories. This includes specialized HDMI cables and Thunderbolt devices.

3. define: Open Source

3.1. describes practices in production and development that promote access to the end product's source materials.

4. Tablet Operating Systems

4.1. iOS5

4.1.1. iPad2

4.1.1.1. Pros:

4.1.1.1.1. 1

4.1.1.1.2. 2

4.1.1.2. Cons:

4.1.1.2.1. 1

4.1.1.2.2. 2

4.2. Android

4.2.1. Pros:

4.2.1.1. 1

4.2.1.2. 2

4.2.2. Cons:

4.2.2.1. 1

4.2.2.2. 2

4.3. Windows7

4.3.1. Pros:

4.3.1.1. 1

4.3.1.2. 2

4.3.2. Cons:

4.3.2.1. 1

4.3.2.2. 2

4.4. Dual Boot

4.4.1. Pros:

4.4.1.1. 1

4.4.1.2. 2

4.4.2. Cons:

4.4.2.1. 1

4.4.2.2. 2

4.5. Kindle Fire

4.5.1. Pros:

4.5.1.1. 1

4.5.1.2. 2

4.5.2. Cons:

4.5.2.1. 1

4.5.2.2. 2

5. Netbook Operating Systems

5.1. Chromium

5.1.1. Pros:

5.1.1.1. 1

5.1.1.1.1. Very accessible from any computer or device

5.1.1.2. 2

5.1.1.2.1. All data is accessible through the cloud.

5.1.2. Cons:

5.1.2.1. 1

5.1.2.1.1. Not able to install applications.

5.1.2.2. 2

5.1.2.2.1. No built in file system.

5.2. Windows7

5.2.1. Pros:

5.2.1.1. 1

5.2.1.2. 2

5.2.2. Cons:

5.2.2.1. 1

5.2.2.2. 2

5.3. Linux

5.3.1. Pros:

5.3.1.1. 1

5.3.1.2. 2

5.3.2. Cons:

5.3.2.1. 1

5.3.2.2. 2

6. Sources 2011

6.1. use tinyurl or bit.ly to list your links

6.2. http://tinyurl.com/3bmo86d

6.3. http://amzn.to/qjg75j

6.4. http://bit.ly/Z9qkl

6.5. http://bit.ly/opID

6.6. http://bit.ly/psFIUN

6.7. http://yhoo.it/pAvopL

6.8. http://bit.ly/oM5E79

6.9. http://bit.ly/gMqUaS

6.10. http://bit.ly/oRBsSY

7. Smartphone Operating Systems

7.1. iOS/ iPhone

7.1.1. Pros:

7.1.1.1. 1

7.1.1.1.1. Apps are generally off a higher quality than other platforms

7.1.1.2. 2

7.1.1.2.1. Desktop Syncing

7.1.2. Cons:

7.1.2.1. 1

7.1.2.1.1. App store approval process rejects apps for no clear reason

7.1.2.2. 2

7.1.2.2.1. You must use iTunes

7.2. Android

7.2.1. Pros:

7.2.1.1. 1

7.2.1.1.1. The ability to choose your hardware and carrier

7.2.1.2. 2

7.2.1.2.1. True multitasking

7.2.2. Cons:

7.2.2.1. 1

7.2.2.1.1. Poor battery life

7.2.2.2. 2

7.2.2.2.1. Virtually non-existent desktop syncing

7.3. Windows 7 Mobile

7.3.1. Pros:

7.3.1.1. 1

7.3.1.1.1. provides access to SharePoint-based documents.

7.3.1.2. 2

7.3.1.2.1. device still enjoys wider support than the iPhone when it comes to choosing a carrier.

7.3.2. Cons:

7.3.2.1. 1

7.3.2.1.1. doesn’t support the full range of Exchange ActiveSync policies.

7.3.2.2. 2

7.3.2.2.1. system does not support data encryption yet, nor does it support removable storage.

8. My devices and my operating systems

8.1. Sony PlayStation 2

8.2. LG Optimus Android 2.3.3

9. Gaming

9.1. Playstation

9.1.1. Pros:

9.1.1.1. 1

9.1.1.1.1. Accessible and easy to handle

9.1.1.2. 2

9.1.2. Cons:

9.1.2.1. 1

9.1.2.2. 2

9.2. XBox

9.2.1. Pros:

9.2.1.1. 1

9.2.1.1.1. Can play exclusive microsoft games

9.2.1.2. 2

9.2.2. Cons:

9.2.2.1. 1

9.2.2.1.1. Controls are bulky and hard to handle

9.2.2.2. 2

9.2.2.2.1. Complicated compared to playstation

9.3. Wii

9.3.1. Pros:

9.3.1.1. 1

9.3.1.1.1. Can play exclusive nintendo games.

9.3.1.2. 2

9.3.1.2.1. Wireless controllers

9.3.2. Cons:

9.3.2.1. 1

9.3.2.1.1. Graphics not in comparison to other gaming consoles

9.3.2.2. 2

9.3.2.2.1. Not much selection in games compared to other gaming systems.