This Is a Good Idea for a Multi-User iPad Login

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While I think the iPad is a very personal device, my wife insists on using mine. That's fine, except that I get logged out of Facebook or other internet services. That's why a true multi-user design is needed. This one looks good.

Instead of showing a list, just give immediate access to different users right away. The design is limited to four people, but I can live with that. The concept of sharing the iPad simultaneously doesn't make much sense, however:

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Unless you want to play Battleship, that is. [Berglondon via Kottke]

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"While I think the iPad is a very personal device, my wife insists on using mine. That's fine, except that I get logged out of Facebook or other internet services"

A good solution to this ; I downloaded the Atomic browser, and keep all my web stuff logged in there, while my wife uses Safari. She uses the email & calendar programs because it's technically her iPad, but I find the tablet optimized sites for Gmail, Google calendar, etc. to work fine.