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multi-user accounts


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


Viewdle could lead to multi-user profiles for Android tablets

The facial and gesture recognition technology is perfectly suited for shared Android devices. Ice Cream Sandwich was a good start, but now we need more.

By October 4, 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


Getting started with 'User Accounts' on Android 5.0 Lollipop

Even a smartphone running Google's latest mobile operating system now offers multiple user accounts.

By November 3, 2014


​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


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


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


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


How to secure files from other users on external disks

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.

By June 24, 2013