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Operating Systems by Mind Map: Operating Systems
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Operating Systems

OS Definition:

is 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. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system

Cell Phone Operating Systems

Blackberry, Palm, Android, iPhone,

I have a Blackberry

What % Use Windows

Pros - Install is quick, easy and painless. - After working through a few wizard screens at the beginning, the install is automatic Pros - Install is quick, easy and painless. - After working through a few wizard screens at the beginning, the install is automatic http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=6034&tag=col2;topRated

Cons - None

Linux Open Sopurce Free

Pros - Option to “try before you install” using the Live CD feature - Can easily install as a dual boot or even inside Windows using the Wubi installer http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=6034&tag=col2;topRated

Cons - Unless you’re luck to get a CD, you do have to mess about with .ISO files and burn a disc. If you’re happy doing that, it’s not really a problem. http://blogs.zdnet.com/hardware/?p=6034&tag=col2;topRated

Apple, OSX, Leopard

Pro: reliable, but it is also slick and easy to operate http://www.brighthub.com/computing/windows-platform/articles/817.aspx

Cons: 1. Some programs are full of bugs 2. Some software has not been entirely made for a mac 3. Camera Is a bit slow starting up 4. Complicated set up procedure 5. They are PRICEY!! http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_pros_and_cons_for_apple_computers