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List 176: Operating system

Value Description Notes Issue number Modified in Issue
01 Android An Open Source mobile device operating system originally developed by Google and supported by the Open Handset Alliance 10
02 BlackBerry OS A proprietary operating system supplied by Research In Motion for its BlackBerry handheld devices 10
03 iOS A proprietary operating system based on Mac OS X supplied by Apple for its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch handheld devices 10
04 Linux An operating system based on the Linux kernel 10
05 Mac OS Proprietary ‘Classic’ operating system supplied by Apple on Macintosh computers up to 2002. DEPRECATED – use code 13 for all Mac OS versions 10 11
06 Mac OS X Proprietary ‘OS X’ operating system supplied by Apple on Macintosh computers from 2001/2002. DEPRECATED – use code 13 for all Mac OS versions 10 11
07 Palm OS A proprietary operating system (AKA Garnet OS) originally developed for handheld devices 10
08 webOS A proprietry Linux-based operating system for handheld devices, originally developed by Palm (now owned by LG) 10
09 Symbian An operating system for hand-held devices, originally developed as a proprietary system, but planned to become wholly Open Source by 2010 10
10 Windows A proprietary operating system supplied by Microsoft 10
11 Windows CE A proprietary operating system (AKA Windows Embedded Compact, WinCE) supplied by Microsoft for small-scale devices 10
12 Windows Mobile A proprietary operating system supplied by Microsoft for mobile devices 10
13 Mac OS A proprietary operating system supplied by Apple on Macintosh computers 11
14 Windows Phone 7 A proprietary operating system supplied by Microsoft for mobile devices, successor to Windows Mobile 12
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