Lauren Smith Operating Systems

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
Rocket clouds
Lauren Smith Operating Systems by Mind Map: Lauren Smith Operating Systems

1. Sources 2011

1.1. http://bit.ly/psFIUN

2. Smartphone Operating Systems

2.1. iOS/ iPhone

2.1.1. Pros:

2.1.1.1. 1

2.1.1.1.1. Fortunately, Apple does add additional functionality with every major firmware upgrade

2.1.1.2. 2

2.1.1.2.1. The UI is silky smooth throughout with no noticeable sluggishness. Even when switching between multiple applications

2.1.2. Cons:

2.1.2.1. 1

2.1.2.1.1. Apple is yet to take care of such as Bluetooth file transfers, file manager, mass storage, homescreen widgets and FM radio

2.1.2.2. 2

2.2. Android

2.2.1. Pros:

2.2.1.1. 1

2.2.1.1.1. Android has almost every feature that you could want, whether it is multitasking, widgets, tethering, Wi-Fi hotspot or Adobe Flash support.

2.2.1.2. 2

2.2.1.2.1. good use of the on-board GPU to render all the on-screen images, leaving the CPU free to handle other tasks.

2.2.2. Cons:

2.2.2.1. 1

2.2.2.1.1. Google and the OEMs try to make the UI user friendly, the fact that there are so many different types of them is bound to leave a layperson confused.

2.2.2.2. 2

2.2.2.2.1. At times you will notice unexpected and inexplicable slowdowns while going through the UI, which deters from the overall experience.

2.3. Windows 7 Mobile

2.3.1. Pros:

2.3.1.1. 1

2.3.1.1.1. When it comes to UI smoothness, Windows Phone 7 is unbeatable. That's mostly because it is always sitting on powerful hardware, but also because the OS is well optimized for it.

2.3.1.2. 2

2.3.1.2.1. So good is the UI design that most people would be seduced into buying a Windows Phone 7 device based on the look itself.

2.3.2. Cons:

2.3.2.1. 1

2.3.2.1.1. Unfortunately, the smoothness is only limited to the default applications as third-party applications could not live up to the same standards that Microsoft has set.

2.3.2.2. 2

2.3.2.2.1. Windows Phone 7 has the least impressive library of applications available

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:

4.1.1.1. 1

4.1.1.1.1. Improved visuals. Enhancements to multitouch capabilities.

4.1.1.2. 2

4.1.1.2.1. implements a number of innovations that feel familiar but have been given a few new twists

4.1.2. Cons:

4.1.2.1. 1

4.1.2.1.1. Requires some adjustment time. New features not always smoothly implemented. Limited customizability of new program launcher

4.1.2.2. 2

4.1.2.2.1. As far as Unity has moved toward free-flowing customizability, it could still go further.

4.2. Windows 7

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. Mac OS X

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

5. define: Open Source

6. Tablet Operating Systems

6.1. iOS5

6.1.1. iPad2

6.1.1.1. Pros:

6.1.1.1.1. 1

6.1.1.1.2. 2

6.1.1.2. Cons:

6.1.1.2.1. 1

6.1.1.2.2. 2

6.2. Android

6.2.1. Pros:

6.2.1.1. 1

6.2.1.2. 2

6.2.2. Cons:

6.2.2.1. 1

6.2.2.2. 2

6.3. Windows7

6.3.1. Pros:

6.3.1.1. 1

6.3.1.2. 2

6.3.2. Cons:

6.3.2.1. 1

6.3.2.2. 2

6.4. Dual Boot

6.4.1. Pros:

6.4.1.1. 1

6.4.1.2. 2

6.4.2. Cons:

6.4.2.1. 1

6.4.2.2. 2

6.5. Kindle Fire

6.5.1. Pros:

6.5.1.1. 1

6.5.1.2. 2

6.5.2. Cons:

6.5.2.1. 1

6.5.2.2. 2

7. Netbook Operating Systems

7.1. Chromium

7.1.1. Pros:

7.1.1.1. 1

7.1.1.2. 2

7.1.2. Cons:

7.1.2.1. 1

7.1.2.2. 2

7.2. Windows7

7.2.1. Pros:

7.2.1.1. 1

7.2.1.2. 2

7.2.2. Cons:

7.2.2.1. 1

7.2.2.2. 2

7.3. Linux

7.3.1. Pros:

7.3.1.1. 1

7.3.1.2. 2

7.3.2. Cons:

7.3.2.1. 1

7.3.2.2. 2

7.3.3. MeeGo

8. My devices and my operating systems

9. Gaming

9.1. Playstation

9.1.1. Pros:

9.1.1.1. 1

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

9.2.1.2. 2

9.2.2. Cons:

9.2.2.1. 1

9.2.2.2. 2

9.3. Wii

9.3.1. Pros:

9.3.1.1. 1

9.3.1.2. 2

9.3.2. Cons:

9.3.2.1. 1

9.3.2.2. 2