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Operating Systems by Mind Map: Operating Systems

1. Definition: An 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. lack off legacy hardware support

2.1.2. software incompatibilities, cost, and lack of benefit

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. support for running your custom business applications.

2.2.2. New node

2.3. Focus on Windows?

3. Cell Phone Operating Systems

3.1. Which one do you have?

3.1.1. RIM

3.1.1.1. Blackberry Operating System

3.2. Which are the major Smartphone systems?

3.2.1. Java

3.2.2. RIM

3.2.3. Symbian

3.3. Next Cell Phone?

3.3.1. Blackberry Storm

4. Apple, OSX, Leopard

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. You can still run windows on a mac

4.1.2. New and lots of great built in programs one them

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. Rare-less customer service

4.2.2. Not as many programs

4.2.3. Expensive parts-not as common

5. Linux: Open Source, Free

5.1. Pros:

5.1.1. Almost free and inexpensive

5.1.2. Download it off of the internet

5.2. Cons:

5.2.1. Some programs dont run on linux

5.2.2. No comercial companies are in charge for linux

5.2.3. Linux is not as popular as others like Windows