But in recent years we’ve been downloading our OS updates directly from the manufacturer, and this has presented a unique opportunity; OS developers can give us a “technical preview” of the OS before it’s fully baked or ready to release to the world.That gives the opportunity to experiment with the operating system and report any bugs or issues we may notice.But DON’T install it on any machine that you need to be stable, e.g. So another question to consider is how long you should wait to install a new operating system after it officially launches.
To do this, simply head into the i Cloud settings on your i Phone and turn on the 'i Cloud Backup' feature.
It provides a platform for applications to run and converts all the cool, shiny apps you use every day into machine-readable code of ones and zeros.
In addition to that, the operating system directly interfaces with the File System (read about those here) and is responsible for structuring how and where files and folders are stored on a hard drive.
One of the first commercially successful operating systems was put together by Microsoft.
You may have heard of it; it’s called DOS, which stands for Disk Operating System, and it requires a lot of typing and memorizing commands.