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1. Operating System Definition-An Operating System is a computer program that manages the resources of a computer. It accepts keyboard or mouse inputs from users and displays the results of the actions and allows the user to run applications, or communicate with other computers via networked connections

2. PC Operating Systems

2.1. Ubuntu

2.1.1. Pros: 1. always free of charge 2. No viruses, spyware,malware, and adaware

2.1.2. Cons: 1.no support, no patches 2. not easy to use, no help either because it is free

2.1.3. Ubuntu is a computer operating system based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and is distributed as free and open source software with additional proprietary software available. It is named after the Southern African ethical principle Ubuntu ("humanity towards others"). Ubuntu provides an up-to-date, stable operating system for the average user, with a strong focus on usability and ease of installation. Web statistics suggest that Ubuntu's share of Linux desktop usage is about 50%, and upward trending usage as a web server. Ubuntu is sponsored by the UK-based company Canonical Ltd.

2.1.4. http://gogeometry.com/software/ubuntu_linux_operating_system_mind_map_news.html

2.2. Windows 7

2.2.1. Pros: 1.easier on the eyes 2.You get better control of ur device

2.2.2. Cons: 1. They made it harder to move documents to user folders 2. No on-device decryption

2.3. Mac OS X

2.3.1. Pros: 1. Great customer support 2. 30$ for every system upgrade

2.3.2. Cons: 1. poor security 2. limited access to the library of free open source

3. Sources 2011 http://cnet.co/aO4Pxk http://bit.ly/hK1gic http://bit.ly/qHR5W http://bit.ly/gMqUaS http://cnet.co/aO4Pxk

4. The Open Source Definition is used by the Open Source Initiative to determine whether or not a software license can be considered open source

5. Smartphone Operating Systems

5.1. iOS

5.1.1. Pros: 1. Will allow you to creat folders to organize your apps better 2.You will now have the ability to add custom wallpapers to your springboard.

5.1.2. Cons: 1. there is no jail break or unlock 2. you must use itunes

5.2. Android

5.2.1. Pros: 1. Good stock browser 2. there is a large market for accessorie

5.2.2. Cons: 1. smaller then competing phones 2. Not all models have physical keyboards, which can render typing difficult.

5.3. RIM

5.3.1. Pros: 1. Good universal serch feature 2. Good battery life

5.3.2. Cons: 1. App support is good not great 2. sluggish touchscreen response