Operating Systems

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Operating Systems by Mind Map: Operating Systems

1. Definition: What dose it do?

1.1. An operating system performs basic functions such as recognizing input from a keyboard, opening applications, and deleting files. Some more complex operating systems can even go as far as making sure applications dont interfere with earch other.

2. What % use Windows?

2.1. pros:

2.1.1. install is quick , easy and painless. after working through a few wizard screens at the beginning the install is automatic

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. not comatiable with older computers.

2.3. Focus on Windows 7

3. Linux: Open source, Free

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. option to try before you install using the live CD feature. Easliy install as a dual boot or even inside Windows Wubi installer.

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. unless youre luck to get a CD, you do have to mess about with .ISO and burn a disk.

4. Cell Phone Operating Systems

4.1. what phone do you have?

4.1.1. My LG Voyager uses the operating system BREW.

4.2. which are the major smart phones operating systems?

4.2.1. Major smartphone operating systems include Symbian OS, iphone OS, RIM's,Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Linux, Palm WebOS, and Android

5. apple, osx,laopard

5.1. Pros:

5.1.1. Can perform tasks more simply. Harldy gets viruses and rarely freeze.

5.2. Cons:

5.2.1. Expensive, Some systems cannot run on this system.