PC Operating Systems

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PC Operating Systems by Mind Map: PC Operating Systems

1. Windows 7

1.1. Pros:

1.1.1. Incredibly easy to install the OS http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

1.1.2. Software to support is plentiful http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

1.2. Cons:

1.2.1. System security updates not frequent enough http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

1.2.2. Boot up time is twice as slow as competitors http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

2. Mac OS X

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. The fastest initial boot time http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

2.1.2. Use of universal menu bar at the top of screen http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. Installation requires in-depth knowledge http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

2.2.2. Security updates released in patches http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

3. Ubuntu 10.10

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. Applications available from a single point http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

3.1.2. Installer allows updates as you install http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. Netbook version of OS is atrocious http://tinyurl.com/275fpof

3.2.2. Adobe and Flash aren't default installed http://www.stobbstechnical.com/blog/?p=35

4. Google Chrome OS

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. Designed for easy, fast access to the web http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrome_OS

4.1.2. Open source platform equates to greater security http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrome_OS

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. Limited offering as an OS for Netbooks http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrome_OS

4.2.2. Which web applications will handle specific link types is undefined http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrome_OS

5. Operating System Definition