Operating Systems

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Operating Systems by Mind Map: Operating Systems

1. Definition: (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services

2. What % use Windows?

2.1. Pros

2.1.1. More then 80% of the desktop computers in the world run some sort of Windows operating system.

2.1.2. You won’t have any problems finding support.

2.2. Cons

2.2.1. The most prone operating system for spyware and virus applications.

2.2.2. Poor security.

3. Cell Phone Operating Systems

3.1. Which one do you have? LG Flip Phone

3.2. Which are the major SmartPhone systems?

3.2.1. Blackberry

3.2.2. Apple iPhone

3.2.3. Android

3.3. Next cell phone? Blackberry Curve

4. Apple, OSX, Leopard

4.1. Pros

4.1.1. More secure than Windows due to its UNIX base

4.1.2. Almost no spyware or virus applications.

4.2. Cons

4.2.1. Less support.

5. Linux: Opensource, Free

5.1. Pros

5.1.1. Way more secure than Windows XP and even OSX.

5.1.2. Everything is free

5.2. Cons

5.2.1. Limited support for proprietary applications

5.2.2. The latest and greatest hardware is typically slower to reach Linux.