by Joe White
September 4, 2013
Google's free Google Authenticator app for the iPhone and iPod touch got a long-overdue update recently, adding support for Apple's Retina display and optimization for the iPhone 5's 4-inch screen. Now, version 2.0 of Google Authenticator not only looks great on an iPhone 5 handset, but the app also features a new design based on Google's much-used "cards" user interface, which has appeared in other iOS apps. Finally, minor bug fixes and improved accessibility support are also said to have arrived in the updated application. As Google explains in the app's release notes, new features added in Google Authenticator 2.0 include:
Google Authenticator can be downloaded in the App Store free of charge, and is optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch. Check out the new application now, or for more of our recent news, see: Curious Shipments Suggest New Apple TV To Be Announced Next Week, Apple Releases OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 7 For Registered Devs, and Apple Holding Separate iPhone Media Event In Beijing On Sept. 11.
- Support for retina display and iPhone 5.
- Improved user interface.
- Minor bug fixes.
- Improved accessibility support.