Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 4th Aug 2012 00:54 UTC
Google This tweet from Tom Warren made me smile. So, it's 2012 and tablets are finally able to do what the Amiga did in 1985. Seems like a bit of a stretch to be excited about that, right? Sure, until I caught myself getting excited - only a bit, but still - by this piece of news. Update: removed me being an annoyed child.
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RE[3]: Why?
by No it isnt on Sat 4th Aug 2012 13:32 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Why?"
No it isnt
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You seriously think sharing your email and IM accounts with your whole family is a good idea? Put it like this: there's not a single compelling case for a single user environment on a tablet, it's harmful and stupid, whereas multi-user is known to actually work.

Of course there's a compelling case for it.

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RE[4]: Why?
by leech on Sat 4th Aug 2012 16:30 in reply to "RE[3]: Why?"
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But don't you know? They want you to buy a tablet for EVERY user!

Hey, Microsoft got away with saying that security was so old on Unix platforms, and that 40+ year old tech is just so outdated. Why can't they say that about Multi-user support? I mean why on earth would we want that, it's like wanting everyone to go back to tie-dyed shirts and bell bottoms!

Seriously though, there is this weird push for Android to be everywhere (including desktop and laptop) and it really can't get there without some form of multi-user.

Personally it'll be a cold day in hell when I have it on my desktop, but on my HP Touchsmart it may not be too bad. Too bad none of the current builds work on that...

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