My new Mac came with two accounts – one for the main administrator, which was set up when I started the computer for the first time, and the other was a Guest account. Like other popular operating systems, the Mac also lets you create accounts for additional users.
Important : You can only create a new user account on the Mac if you’ve logged in as an administrator or know the administrator password. FYI, a new account can be set up as an administrator too, which means there can be more than one administrators for the system.
The all important question is, why would you like to create additional accounts? Even if there is just one user (you as the administrator), is there a need for a different account? Yes! And here is my reasoning:
So without further ado, let us start with the process of creating an account.
That’s it! If you (or the user) wants a different image, please check how to change the account picture on a Mac for details.
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