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Operating Systems by Mind Map: Operating Systems

1. Definition: interface between hardware and user which is responsible for the management and coordination of activities and the sharing of the resources of the computer that acts as a host for computing applications run on the machine.

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. Tons of programs run on it

2.2. Cons

2.2.1. Poor security

2.2.2. SPYWARE, VIRUSES

3. Apple,OSX,leopard

3.1. Pros

3.1.1. More secure than Windows due to its UNIX base

3.1.2. Very sleek and clean looking

3.2. Cons

3.2.1. less support

3.2.2. Harder to find programs for it

4. Cell Phone Operating Systems

4.1. What are the major smart phone systems?

4.1.1. Apple iPhone

4.1.2. blackberry

4.2. Which one do you have?

4.2.1. Krazer

4.3. What will be your next cellphone?

4.3.1. Droid

5. Linux: Opensource, Free

5.1. Pros

5.1.1. everything is free

5.1.2. Good for servers.

5.2. Cons

5.2.1. Limited support for proprietary applications

5.2.2. Not many companies make programs for Linux.