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.
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.
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.
Even a smartphone running Google's latest mobile operating system now offers multiple user accounts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
While OS X makes external drives available to all users on the system, you can change this to ensure your files are only accessible by you.
If you have a Mac set up in a secure location as a media center or with limited access by anyone but authorized users, then you may find the OS X log-in password requirement to be a burden.