Operating Systems<br />By: Collin Clark and Jake Rath<br />
An operating system is the fundamental software on a computer<br />Group of programs<br />Lays base for interaction with h...
Allows users and applications to control hardware through OS<br />Manages memory<br />Manages input and output devices<br ...
Provides a user interface<br />Formats discs<br />Communicates with peripheral devices<br />Captures user input and provid...
Everything goes through the operating system<br />The gateway to hardware and processes<br />All applications are built to...
Operating system creates the user interface<br />User interface is what defines user experience<br />Differences in user e...
Not only on personal computers<br />Mobile<br />Industrial<br />Embedded<br />Forms of Operating Systems<br />
Operating systems on smart phones<br />Android, Blackberry, iPhone<br />Becoming more and more advanced<br />Many are app ...
Used for large computer networks that need a server<br />Much more powerful than pc operating systems<br />Runs multiple p...
Used in special purpose computer driven devices<br />Usually has limited functions<br />GPS, Medical Equipment, Cars, Elev...
Windows is currently the most popular operating system<br />Important for people to know Windows fluently because it is do...
Windows 7<br />Windows 7 offers multiple editions cultured to different uses:<br />Windows 7 Home Premium<br />Windows 7 P...
Improved Stability <br />Ease of access to multiple windows on desktop<br />Added networking features<br />Improvements of...
Native Operating system for apple pc’s<br />Simplistic in use yet powerful<br />Remarkable graphics capabilities<br />Mac ...
Liked over windows for its ease of use<br />Relatively safe from viruses and malware in comparison with windows <br />Mac ...
Built on UNIX operating system<br />Users of mac rely on applications by apple such as safari or ichat<br />Other applicat...
Improvements to mac computers change every couple years and are named after large cats<br />Puma<br />Jaguar<br />Panther<...
Linux is a free operating system for PCs, servers, and other types of computers.<br />Open-source, able to manipulate the ...
Not only free of charge but allows users to develop utilities, applications, and enhancements to the operating system <br ...
http://www.gpsgazette.com/category/automotive-gps/<br />http://musically.com/blog/2010/09/17/rim-reports-impressive-blackb...
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  1. 1. Operating Systems<br />By: Collin Clark and Jake Rath<br />
  2. 2. An operating system is the fundamental software on a computer<br />Group of programs<br />Lays base for interaction with hardware<br />Controls the hardware<br />What is an Operating System?<br />
  3. 3. Allows users and applications to control hardware through OS<br />Manages memory<br />Manages input and output devices<br />Stores and Manipulates Files<br />Abilities of an Operating System<br />
  4. 4. Provides a user interface<br />Formats discs<br />Communicates with peripheral devices<br />Captures user input and provides output<br />Abilities (continued)<br />
  5. 5. Everything goes through the operating system<br />The gateway to hardware and processes<br />All applications are built to be compatible with certain operating systems<br />Importance of an Operating System<br />
  6. 6. Operating system creates the user interface<br />User interface is what defines user experience<br />Differences in user experience often contribute to users choosing a mac or pc<br />Importance (continued)<br />
  7. 7. Not only on personal computers<br />Mobile<br />Industrial<br />Embedded<br />Forms of Operating Systems<br />
  8. 8. Operating systems on smart phones<br />Android, Blackberry, iPhone<br />Becoming more and more advanced<br />Many are app based<br />Mobile<br />
  9. 9. Used for large computer networks that need a server<br />Much more powerful than pc operating systems<br />Runs multiple processors<br />Industrial<br />
  10. 10. Used in special purpose computer driven devices<br />Usually has limited functions<br />GPS, Medical Equipment, Cars, Elevators, TVs<br />Embedded<br />
  11. 11. Windows is currently the most popular operating system<br />Important for people to know Windows fluently because it is dominant OS<br />Microsoft Windows<br />
  12. 12. Windows 7<br />Windows 7 offers multiple editions cultured to different uses:<br />Windows 7 Home Premium<br />Windows 7 Professional<br />Windows 7 Ultimate<br />
  13. 13. Improved Stability <br />Ease of access to multiple windows on desktop<br />Added networking features<br />Improvements of Windows 7<br />
  14. 14. Native Operating system for apple pc’s<br />Simplistic in use yet powerful<br />Remarkable graphics capabilities<br />Mac OS<br />
  15. 15. Liked over windows for its ease of use<br />Relatively safe from viruses and malware in comparison with windows <br />Mac os x snow leopard is the newest version<br />Mac OS X<br />
  16. 16. Built on UNIX operating system<br />Users of mac rely on applications by apple such as safari or ichat<br />Other applications can be bought in addition (Microsoft for Macintosh)<br /> Mac OS X (cont’d)<br />
  17. 17. Improvements to mac computers change every couple years and are named after large cats<br />Puma<br />Jaguar<br />Panther<br />Tiger<br />Leopard<br />Snow leopard<br />Newest upgrade moved OS to a 64-bit platform <br />Mac Improvements<br />
  18. 18. Linux is a free operating system for PCs, servers, and other types of computers.<br />Open-source, able to manipulate the source code making Linux highly configureable<br />Linux<br />
  19. 19. Not only free of charge but allows users to develop utilities, applications, and enhancements to the operating system <br />due to it being an open-source Linux has many customized versions such as Ubuntu<br />There are hundreds of versions of Linux, and hundreds of thousands of unique Linux setups.<br />Linux Advantages<br />
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