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Operating System by Mind Map: Operating System
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Operating System

Definition: software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services, Operating System (commonly abbreviated to OS, O/S or kernel) is and interface between hardware and software in a computer system. The OS is responsible for the management and coordination of activities and the sharing of the limited resources of the computer.

Cell phone Operating Systems:

New Droide by Verizon phone provider

Android by Google

The Wing by T Mobile

Windows Mobile

Apple

Pros: Not a primary target for hackers on the web.

Cons: It is not designed for windows.

What % use Windows?

90% use it

10% don't use it

Focus on Windows 7

Linux

Ubuntu

Pros: It is an alternative to Office and Windows

Pros: Free Software updates.

Cons: Without a CD you may have to play with the iso files and make and burn discs.

Leopard

Pro: Designed primarily for photo and video editing

Cons: Not always user friendly for those students using word programs.