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Unit 1 Assignment 3. Identify three mobile OSs and three personal computer OSs. Explain advantages and disadvantages of each one. Describe each OS. The total wording for each OS description/advantages/disadvantages should be no less than 100 words. You must cite your sources. OPERATING SYSTEMS DESCRIPTION ADVANTAGES DISADVANTAGES 1. Microsoft Windows Windows is the world’s most popular computer operating system. It accounts for almost 90% of the market share, so if you encounter a computer in any part of your daily life, you are likely to encounter the Windows OS. Windows has been around for many years and has gone through many changes and many different stages of growth. Windows is used on everything from government computers, the commercial industry, and many millions of home computers (Bhadane, 2015). Due to its popularity and size, Windows offers many great advantages. Some advantages of using Windows include it compatibility with almost any application, driver, or game offered. Windows offers great technical support, again due largely to its popularity, there are plenty of people to offer help with any issues you may encounter. Lastly, Windows offers great functionality to accomplish almost any task you could think to accomplish with a computer (Bhadane, 2015). While its size and popularity offer many great advantages, it can also bring on some disadvantages to using Windows. Because it is so large and has such an expansive user base, hackers and viruses are a constant threat to Windows as it would affect more users than attacking other smaller operating systems. Another disadvantage to Windows is also caused by something that can make it great, its features. Because Windows offers so many different features to make a computer useful, it can also slow it down making it irritating to use. These features require a lot of computer resources, thus, making it slower (Bhadane, 2015). 2. macOS Apples macOS is one of the longest running operating systems available. It precedes Windows by just one year. It is considered the first ever successful graphical based operating system. MacOS is the Advantages to Apples macOS are that due to its smaller user base, Apple Macs get almost no viruses. That is not to say that they do not exist or that it does not happen, but it does happen less often. Because Windows has Like any other system, macOS has it draw backs. One huge disadvantage to Apples macOS, is that Apple computers are very expensive, thus, making getting this operating system very expensive. A second
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sole operating system used on Apple computers and will not be found on any other non-tampered devices out there (Bhadane, 2015). Due to the fact that it is built and designed by Apple for Apple computers, it offers smooth operation with less glitch.

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