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Katiana PCs by Mind Map: Katiana PCs

1. PC Operating Systems

1.1. Ubuntu

1.1.1. Pros:

1.1.1.1. The Applications search window.

1.1.1.2. Ubuntu One is better integrated into the notification system of Unity.

1.1.2. Cons:

1.1.2.1. Unity would not allow the user to configure the desktop

1.1.2.2. Another issue is the OS X-like menu system.

1.1.3. http://bit.ly/flNMKJ

1.2. Windows 7 now 64 bit

1.2.1. Pros:

1.2.1.1. Trusted

1.2.1.2. Support of a variety of apps including desktop apps

1.2.2. Cons:

1.2.2.1. Non optimized user interface

1.2.2.2. Not touch friendly

1.3. Mac OS X

1.3.1. Pros:

1.3.1.1. OS X works with the processor in your Mac.

1.3.1.2. OS X gives you long battery life.

1.3.2. Cons:

1.3.2.1. Lack of hardware support.

1.3.2.2. Less hardware choices than Windows. For your average user this isn’t much of a problem.

2. Hardware

2.1. Processor

2.1.1. Intel Core i series

2.1.1.1. Dual Core

2.1.1.2. Quad Core

2.1.2. AMD

2.1.2.1. A4 Dual Processor

2.1.2.2. A6, A8 Quad Core Processors

2.2. RAM 2Gmin.

2.3. HardDrive

2.3.1. Soild State

2.3.1.1. Pros:

2.3.1.1.1. Are no moving parts.

2.3.1.1.2. No spinning platter.

2.3.1.2. Cons:

2.3.1.2.1. Has a limited number of times that information can be written to a location.

2.3.1.2.2. Drives employ extra memory chips to replace the bits that may go out.

2.3.1.3. http://tinyurl.com/8ttnvg

2.3.2. Optical Drive

2.3.2.1. Pros:

2.3.2.1.1. The newest type of data storage solution.

2.3.2.1.2. Optical disks endure less wear and tear during the read/write process.

2.3.2.2. Cons:

2.3.2.2.1. Optical disks become loose and shaky beyond a certain number of RPMs.

2.3.2.2.2. Makes optical disks more prone to damage during storage and handling.

2.3.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/3vvl7a8

2.3.3. 250G - 1TB

2.3.3.1. Pros:

2.3.3.1.1. It won't crash.

2.3.3.1.2. It's really fast.

2.3.3.2. Cons:

2.3.3.2.1. You can't synchronize.

2.3.3.2.2. You lose some history power

2.3.3.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/578xoz

2.4. Networking

2.4.1. 802.11a,b,g,n,e

2.4.1.1. Pros:

2.4.1.1.1. It won't crash.

2.4.1.1.2. It's really fast.

2.4.1.2. Cons:

2.4.1.2.1. You can't synchronize.

2.4.1.2.2. You lose some history power

2.4.1.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/578xoz

2.4.2. 4G

2.4.2.1. Pros:

2.4.2.1.1. Your data will be crazy fast.

2.4.2.1.2. Web browsing will be a bit faster.

2.4.2.2. Cons:

2.4.2.2.1. Battery Life is Affected

2.4.2.2.2. Likely to be heavier than it should be.

2.4.2.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/48f65oz

2.4.3. Ethernet1000G

2.4.3.1. Pros:

2.4.3.1.1. It won't crash.

2.4.3.1.2. It's really fast.

2.4.3.2. Cons:

2.4.3.2.1. You can't synchronize.

2.4.3.2.2. You lose some history power

2.4.3.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/578xoz

3. Browsers

3.1. Chrome

3.1.1. Pros:

3.1.1.1. It won't crash.

3.1.1.2. It's really fast.

3.1.2. Cons:

3.1.2.1. You can't synchronize.

3.1.2.2. You lose some history power

3.1.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/578xoz

3.2. Explorer

3.2.1. Pros:

3.2.1.1. Speed

3.2.1.2. Updated Content

3.2.2. Cons:

3.2.2.1. Memory Requirements

3.2.2.2. Microsoft Playing Catch Up

3.2.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/427r6t4

3.3. Safari

3.3.1. Pros:

3.3.1.1. Private browsing mode

3.3.1.2. Looks elegant and loads pages very fast

3.3.2. Cons:

3.3.2.1. Not many plugins available

3.3.2.2. Some plugins and third party programs may not work with latest version

3.3.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/3vjna5k

3.4. Opera

3.4.1. Pros:

3.4.1.1. One of the best browsers available.

3.4.1.2. Installing Opera is a fast and short process, taking less than two minutes.

3.4.2. Cons:

3.4.2.1. Crashes when downloading via BitTorrent Security

3.4.2.2. Adjusting volume on a YouTube HTML5 Video causes freeze

3.4.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/2w5nr9k

3.5. FireFox

3.5.1. Pros:

3.5.1.1. More-efficient memory usage and faster startup than previous versions

3.5.1.2. Excellent standards support.

3.5.2. Cons:

3.5.2.1. Update breaks some extensions.

3.5.2.2. Slower startup than Chrome and IE9.

3.5.2.3. http://tinyurl.com/42afyvg

4. New node