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Operating System and Application Updates – Is your Foundation Secure? Updated

Posted on April 25th, by Cathy Olsen in Technology Explained. 1 Comment

My mom read through my handout for BYU Women's conference.  I had to edit my previous post to make it a little easier to understand.  ENJOY!

What is an Operating System?  Think of the Operating system as the different systems in your house: Electrical System and Plumbing. They all provide services to all of the rooms in your house (kitchen, bedrooms, living room)

Example Operating Systems that you may be familiar with:

Windows (Bill Gates): XP, Vista, Windows 7

Apple (Steve Jobs) Mac OS – Lion, Snow Leapord, etc

What is an Application? – An application interacts directly with the user and performs a function or purpose.  Just like the analogy above, as a homeowner, I interact directly with the various rooms in my house.  The rooms are different; each has a different purpose just like applications. I benefit from the electrical, plumbing systems, but … Read More »

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