Daniel Villa Desktop Operating Systems

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Daniel Villa Desktop Operating Systems by Mind Map: Daniel Villa  Desktop Operating Systems

1. Windows 8

1.1. Pros

1.1.1. Windows 8 comes with cloud integration for backing up both your PC settings and your data.

1.1.2. Windows 8 has also introduced Xbox Games and Xbox Music as apps that allow you to download games and music from Windows Store, in addition to viewing popular games.

1.2. Cons

1.2.1. No Start Menu--Microsoft has pulled the syaty button off the legacy interface, complicating any Windows 8 rollout in coporate environment

1.2.2. Hardware Outlay--Companies will have to upgrade their hardware to take advantage of the touch interface

2. Mac OXS

2.1. Pros

2.1.1. OS X Mountain Lion also allows you to back up data to iCloud and your Apple ID will allow you to download apps across multiple Macs,

2.1.2. $30 every 2 years for a new operating system/upgrade

2.2. Cons

2.2.1. but it doesn’t offer support for syncing Mac settings like your privacy preferences or which accounts you’ve added to Messages.

2.2.2. Windows XP was used for 8 years, Microsoft charged nothing extra for the service pack upgrades during that entire 8 years, compared to the additional $30 extra Mac users had to pay every 2 years to upgrade.

3. Linux Ubuntu 12.10

3.1. Pros

3.1.1. Popular desktop Linux distribution based on Debian, with a fine pedigree

3.1.2. Works flawlessly on most hardware

3.2. Cons

3.2.1. Ubuntu's controversial desktop shell, Unity, has still to mature

3.2.2. Recent trends towards 'commercialisation' (the addition of online shopping 'suggestions' to the Dash search results) have annoyed some users

4. Define: RAM

4.1. A memory device in which information can be accessed in any order.

5. Define: Open Source

5.1. Of or relating to source code that is available to the public: an open-source operating system.

6. Define: Operating system

6.1. Software designed to control the hardware of a specific data-processing system in order to allow users and application programs to make use of it.

7. Market share