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Task 2a


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Task 2a

  1. 1. Windows vsMacintosh Features and Functions
  2. 2. Windows• Windows is one of the most commonly used operating systems because it comes pre-installed on most computers except Apple Macs and Linux machines.
  3. 3. Features on Windows• There are lots of great features in Windows.• HomeGroup - Takes the headache out of sharing files and printers on a LAN network• Jump Lists - Speedy access to your favourite pictures, songs, websites, and documents.• Snap - A quick (and fun!) new way to resize and compare windows on your desktop.• Windows Live Essentials - A suite of eat programs in one free download. Mail, Movie Maker, Photo gallery, and more!• Windows Search Find virtually anything on your PC, instantly.• Windows Taskbar - better thumbnail previews, easier-to-see icons, and more ways to customise.
  4. 4. Features in Mac OS X Lion• There are lots of great features in os x lion:• New gestures to make the operating system so much more easier to use. F• Full Screen apps - So that you can use every inch of your display, and some apps are built for Full screen.• Mission Control brings together full-screen apps, Dashboard, Expose, and Spaces in one new feature that gives you a bird’s-eye view of everything on your system. Just one Simple gesture does this all.• Mac App Store - The best way to discover apps for your mac is now on your mac. You can download 3rd party software or software from apple. Productivity software, games. You name it!• Launchpad - Lanchpad gives you instant access to all the apps on your Mac. Just click the launch icon in your Dock. Your open windows fade away, and replaced by a dispay of all your apps
  5. 5. Security on Windows• The best security software for Windows are normally 3rd party software. Most viruses are for Windows because there are more people using Windows. 80%-99.4% of viruses are aimed for Windows!
  6. 6. Security os x lion• Lion has the best security, there are not a lot of viruses and malware out there for Macs. Mainly because there arent as many people who use macs than Windows so hackers dont really bother to make viruses for Mac. But because the 10% market share from Macs are rising, hackers may start to focus on Macs.
  7. 7. HOW TO MANAGE THEPERIPHERALS IN WINDOWS?• well, in windows there is a ‘devices and printers’ tab in the control panel where you can see all of your connected devices and connected printers. You can also let Windows troubleshoot your device if its not working properly.
  8. 8. Windows File Management• Windows takes file management to a whole new level. Library has your documents, movies and pictures folders. There is also a quick launch icon in the task bar.
  9. 9. Devices• In windows, mouse, keyboard etc... devices have to install the driver before you can use it. Normally it takes a long time because Windows has to try to search for it and then download it.
  10. 10. Devices on OS X• Devices are pretty much the same on OS X, you have a keyboard, mouse, webcam, Bluetooth and Infrared for the standard ones. You can also add more, for example, a hand or eye scanner, card reader and more!