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Almost guaranteed that the next Android OS update will bring multiple user profiles.

27th September 2012, 01:35 AM |#1  
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1) November, 2011

Google's Galaxy Nexus is released with Android OS 4.0, featuring the new Face Unlock functionality.

2) July, 2012

Half-implemented solution for multiple profiles is found in the Google code of Android 4.1 (with the feature disabled).

3) September, 2012

Google won a patent on the face-to-unlock functionality, first introduced in Android 4.0.

4) September, 2012

Google also wins a patent on multiple user support using face-to-unlock so each user can access their own homescreen on the same device based on the authenticated faces.

5) September, 2012 (very recently)

According to, a tipster of theirs said the next Nexus will run 4.1.2 and will have a new "extra lockscreen functionality".


27th September 2012, 02:25 AM |#2  
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That's a lot of evidence. I hope that you're right. Been wanting this for so long.

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27th September 2012, 05:20 AM |#3  
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Nice compilation. Really useful for family tablets

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