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1. define: Operating System

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



1.4. Computers . the collection of software that directs a computer's operations, controlling and scheduling the execution of other programs, and managing storage, input/output, and communication resources.

2. Tablet Operating Systems

2.1. iOS5

2.1.1. iPad2 Pros: Mobility: It is very mobile weighing 600gm making it much lighter than other notebooks Apps & Functionality: Allows users to have many different apps and customize their iPad as they please whether it be with games, movies, or presentations, etc. Cons: USB Connectivity: It has no USB or SD card slot, so adapters have to be purchased Cost versus Features: Costs more than other notebooks, and depending on what it is needed for, it might not be worth what you're paying

2.2. Android

2.2.1. Pros: Lot-space storage with cheap. On Acer Iconia Tab A100, you get 8 Gb model and can load up a 16 GB MicroSD card. The 7-inch size is the most suited for someone on the go.


2.2.3. Cons: poor camera, android 2.2 os 2

2.3. Windows7

2.3.1. Pros: 1 2

2.3.2. Cons: 1 2

2.4. Dual Boot

2.4.1. Pros: 1 2

2.4.2. Cons: 1 2

2.5. Kindle Fire

2.5.1. Pros: 1 Amazon Silk 2


2.5.3. Cons: No Camera: No camera for taking pictures, filming short videos or talking through internet chats Small Display: The size of the display is just 7 inches and it could be a downsize if intended to be used for watching movies, or reading e-books

3. PC Operating Systems

3.1. Ubuntu 11.04

3.1.1. Pros: Compatible: Works great with a range of devices Secure: You can surf safely with ubuntu because your files and data will be protected


3.1.3. Cons: Limited customizability of new program launcher New features not always smoothly implemented

3.2. Windows 7

3.2.1. Pros: It has better development tools, and it is the fastest development environment with great debugging support. More hardware choices, provides 12-core Xeon systems with 48 GB of RAM

3.2.2. Cons: Trying to keep out other users from accessing your items as it's more prone to malicious software writers. 2

3.3. Mac OS X

3.3.1. Pros: 1 2

3.3.2. Cons: 1 2

4. Gaming

4.1. Playstation 3

4.1.1. Pros: outstanding graphics Comes with a Blu-rayDVD drive that can hold more info than a standard DVD disc

4.1.2. Cons: Expensive compared to other game consoles Programming the system can be sometimes difficult

4.2. XBox 360

4.2.1. Pros: allows users to download music and games, and play multiplayer games online some game consoles there will be more access to newer games and accessories

4.2.2. Cons: Most games are considered hardcore, so the variety of games is limited Power source isn't that great, have to be careful where it's placed because it can overheat and become a fire hazard

4.3. Wii

4.3.1. Pros: Easy to Play Wonderful Range of Games

4.3.2. Cons: Poor Internal Storage Size Poor Graphics

5. define: Open Source

5.1. Denoting software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed with or without modification



5.4. Computers . pertaining to or denoting software whose source code is available free of charge to the public to use, copy, modify, sublicense, or distribute.

6. Sources 2011

6.1. All sources must be from within the last month

6.2. use tinyurl or to list your links



7. My devices and my operating systems

8. Smartphone Operating Systems

8.1. iOS/ iPhone

8.1.1. Pros: Inside of iPhone 4S has itself for quite a bit done: Faster chips are designed to make the Smartphone in every way, the camera snaps photos eight-megapixel size, and the iPhone can even record videos in full HD resolution. A new version of Apple‘s mobile software, the system iOS 5, boasts a range of revised features, including an improved overview of notifications and built-in Twitter support.

8.1.2. Cons: You can install iOS 5 on your old iPhone: Even owners of older iPhone models – with the exception of the original and the iPhone 3G – iOS 5 can installed for free, once it is released October 12 by Apple. It’s expensive: The current model is now called iPhone 4S, it looks just like its predecessor and is just as expensive. In the United States it costs 200 to 400 dollars depending on the memory-equipped.

8.2. Android

8.2.1. Pros: 1 2

8.2.2. Cons: Resource Management: wide open development model, which will cause phone to reboot multiple times a week Security: The android is prone to many viruses because of its security model and some of these apps that were purchased from the android marketplace contain viruses

8.3. Windows 7 Mobile

8.3.1. Pros: 1 2

8.3.2. Cons: 1 2

9. Netbook Operating Systems

9.1. Chromium

9.1.1. Pros: 1 2

9.1.2. Cons: 1 2

9.2. Windows7

9.2.1. Pros: 1 2

9.2.2. Cons: 1 2

9.3. Linux

9.3.1. Pros: Supports open source software which makes it a very economical operating system, especially if you program your own software Considered to be extremely stable and doesn’t need to be rebooted periodically to maintain performance levels.

9.3.2. Cons: Not able to run some advanced financial applications or reproduce some proprietary multimedia formats. You cannot run applications for MS windows on Linux

9.3.3. MeeGo