Create your own awesome maps

Even on the go

with our free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

Get Started

Already have an account?
Log In

Operating Systems by Mind Map: Operating Systems
0.0 stars - reviews range from 0 to 5

Operating Systems

Definition:

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.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.

What % use Windows?

Pros:

Fast, Easily networkable, developer friendly, easy.

Cons:

Not very secure, lots of backdoors, no photo-editing, or word-editing program of decent quality.

Focus on Windows 7

Windows 7 has many improvements. Improved taskbar, there are jump lists, it is much faster than the former Windows programs, can make quick launch icons.

More than 80% of people use Microsoft Windows.

Linux: Open Source, Free

Pros:

Not device specific, very inexpensive, the source code is included, bugs are fixed quickly, more stable than other operating systems, multi-user and multi-task friendly, help is easy to find.

Cons:

Some programs won't run on Linux, not as popular as Windows, may be difficult to install, learn and use,

Cell phone Operating Systems

Which one do you have?

My phone is the LG enV2 with the LG proprietary operating system.

My next phone will either be the LG enV3 or the LG enV Touch. They both use the LG proprietary operating system.

Which are the major Smartphone operating systems?

iPhone operating system, Google Android operating system, Blackberry operating system,

Apple: OSX, Leopard

Pros:

Bugs and vulnerabilities are fixed quickly, crashes and lockups are less frequent, programs are easy to use, can still run Windows on Mac.

Cons:

More commercially written software for Windows, complicated setup, some programs have a lot of bugs, the camera is somewhat slow when starting up.