Features, types, and advantages of mobile operating system

Features, types, and advantages of mobile operating system

The mobile operating system is software used to manage users, hardware, and other software of a mobile device. It is designed to work on a device with limited capabilities, unlike the desktop operating system. They are lightweight compared to desktop OS. Other than the smartphone these operating systems are also used in tablets, smartwatches, and…

Functions, benefits, and types of disk utility software

Computer disk health is the main factor that determines the overall computer health and the difference between losing and protecting data. Disk utility software is used to manage storage devices and specifically hard disks. As with any other type of utility software, their main objective is to optimize computer operation and secondary storage devices. These…

Examples of operating systems (OS) and their characteristics

Examples of operating systems (OS) and their characteristics

Operating systems are designed to run on different devices that are used to achieve or perform specific objectives. We categorize the examples below into personal computers, server computers, and mobile operating systems. Desktop computers and smartphones used different operating systems because of the size of the device, operation expected to carry, number of users, and…

Types of operating systems, their advantages, and disadvantages

Types of operating systems, their advantages, and disadvantages

Types of operating systems depend on how they process data and carry out the execution of commands. The most modern operating system allows for multiuser, multiprocessing, and multiprogramming. This increases the processing speed and increases system resource utilization such as CPU and main memory. There are many types of operating systems but in this article,…

Functions, categories, and advantages of application software

Computer application software is programs that are written to achieve a specific objective that meets end-user operational needs. They can be designed for a specific functional area such as school management or general purpose like Microsoft Office package.  The most common types of computer application software are word processors, spreadsheets, desktop publishers, graphic design, database…

Microsoft Edge browser: step-by-step beginners guide

Microsoft Edge browser: step-by-step beginners guide

The Microsoft Edge web browser is a chromium-based cross-platform web browser developed by Microsoft.  It is an alternative to Google chrome which is based on chromium too. It is incorporated in Windows 10 operating system where it replaces the decommissioned Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE). According to Wikipedia it was first used in windows 10 in…