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AgileBits’ 1Password for iOS updated with a new login creator, more features for Pro users

AgileBits’ 1Password for iOS updated with a new login creator, more features for Pro users

Security: The Fight Against The Bad Guys
January 26, 2015

Essential iOS app 1Password has just made the jump to version 5.2, adding a number of nice new features to the already powerful online security suite.

Easily the biggest addition is the new login creator. The feature gives users a quick and easy way to enter their information from a large number of popular sites and other services.

Pro users can now also create one-time passwords with a new tool. It can be used for services that require a secondary and random password like Amazon and Tumblr. Those users can also delete attachments from the item editor and add a number of new custom field types like addresses, dates, and month/year.

Along with some other changes to the app’s design, the 1Password Extension for third-party apps will now lock automatically after a preset security timeout. That makes that wonderful feature for iOS 8 users even more secure.

A universal app designed for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad/iPad mini, 1Password can be downloaded now on the App Store for free.

With a $9.99 in-app purchase, users can unlock the Pro feature set which includes a number of additional features like multiple and shared vaults, additional categories to select from, and the ability to use tags to organize data.

The OS X version has also been updated to version 5.1, adding a number of new features. It can be downloaded now from the Mac App Store for $49.99.

We’ve been huge fans of 1Password here at AppAdvice for quite a while. If you’re a Mac and iOS user, it’s easily the best way to add a layer of strong security to your online life. It is highly recommended.

For other recent app news and reviews, see: Get a Handle on your priorities with this all-in-one productivity app, Twitterrific for iOS finally updated with support for sharing multiple Twitter images, and Survive Winter Storm Juno with these apps.

Mentioned apps

1Password - Password Manager and Secure Wallet
1Password - Password Manager and Secure Wallet
AgileBits Inc.

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