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multi-user account


Apple TV update hints at iOS multi-user accounts

With iOS 6 out the door, Apple gives its set-top box a minor software update that adds new features, including one aimed at multi-user households.

By September 24, 2012


Apple e-mail hints at multi-user account feature for iPad

Apple's iPad has always been a one-user device, but that might not last forever. A reply to an Apple developer hints that the company's cooking up a solution for multiple users using the same tablet.

By May 8, 2012


Rejoice! Kindle FreeTime brings multi-user support to tablets

Want your kids or other people to use your tablet without full access, in the same way you can restrict them on a Mac or PC? Amazon beats other tablets by being the first to offer this in the new Kindle Fires.

By September 7, 2012


Google rolling out multi-account sign-in to users

Used to signing out of one Google account, then signing into another to check e-mail or calendar events from multiple accounts? Google is beginning to roll out a new option that makes that process easier.

By August 3, 2010


How to move files between accounts in OS X

If you have more than one user account on your Mac, then you may run into some hurdles when attempting to move files between them.

By August 19, 2013


Blame Nokia? Multiuser accounts a no-go on Android phones

TechCrunch speculates support for multiple users is limited to Android tablets because Nokia owns a patent for that technology. But the Finnish handset maker says it actually abandoned that patent application several years ago.

By October 30, 2012


Google Chrome said to unveil 'Supervised User' controls

Word has it that the Web giant is extending its multi-user accounts with a "Supervised User" feature that could help parents control what their children see on the Internet.

By August 19, 2013


Securing files in single-account environments

In a multi-user environment, users' files are separated to provide a level of privacy and security, and while arguably the best way to run the computer is to conform to the standard of keeping each user account separate, many choose not to do this for a v

By September 2, 2008


​Amazon to fight FTC on fines for kids' in-app purchases

Regulatory body wants e-commerce giant to agree to fines, policy changes related to children buying items in apps when logged in with parent's account.

By July 2, 2014


Permissions problems lead to faulty account behavior

Users may experience problems in which moving files to different locations requires authentication, with Mac OS X constantly prompting for passwords

By July 17, 2008