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1Password 4 with iCloud sync, built-in browser, demo mode a worthy upgrade

1password 4 iPhone app (2)    1Password 4 iPhone app

I can't deny how excited we at Gear Live are about AgileBits's update to its successful password management app. 1Password Pro is now at version 4, and with it comes an overhauled UI and a host of cool, new features like iCloud support, integrated full browser, and demo mode.

Undoubtedly, iCloud sync has to be the stand out feature. Now all of your iDevices that have 1Password 4 (1P4) installed will automagically have the same data whether it be iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, all transferred and stored in 256-bit AES encryption. You can also simultaneously use DropBox as sync protocol along with iCloud; great news for those who use multivendor hardware.

1Password 4 now has a new full integrated browser built right inside the app that has a URL bar, tabs and full access to your password vault.

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Demo mode is a nifty feature that hides everything that you have stored and shows a faux user account with a list of logins. Great for journalists that want to demo the app or for end users to encourage their friends and family to buy it. We can see IT professionals using this feature while instructing enterprise employees in how to use 1Password.

With all these new features comes a caveat, the app is entirely new. This means that, even if you have and paid for the previous version, you have to buy 1Password 4 if you'd like to use it. The price is half off for a limited time at $7.99. The good news is that the old app will still be supported and you can transfer all your stored passwords to the new app seamlessly. The app is a universal binary app which, again, allows you to run it on all iDevices. Here is a run down of new features:

1Password 4 iPad app (2)

"Every day there are new passwords to remember. They are often forgotten. Using weak passwords or re-using them makes it easy to remember, but criminals love it when you do this. 1Password solves all these problems."

  • Generate strong, unique passwords for every site
  • Protect your data behind a single Master Password
  • Secure with military grade 256-bit AES encryption
  • Cryptographic operations use standard iOS libraries to ensure no security gaps or backdoors
  • Auto-Lock keeps your data protected even if your device is lost or stolen

SECURE MORE THAN JUST PASSWORDS

1Password allows you to store a lot more than just website logins. With 1Password you can keep all your important information available at your fingertips.

  • Create, edit and use many item types including: Credit Cards, Secure Notes, Passports, Bank Accounts, and much more
  • Mark your most used items as Favorites
  • Organize your data into Folders
  • Attachment viewer
  • Powerful search
  • Customize items as necessary

IT MAY JUST BECOME YOUR 1BROWSER

1Password has a built-in browser. Surf the web, login to websites and shop online with full access to your vault data, all without leaving 1Password.

  • Use Go & Fill to easily launch and sign in to websites with a single tap
  • Automatically fill Credit Cards while shopping online
  • Automatically fill address information during signup
  • Browse multiple sites at once using tabs

EVERY DEVICE HAS EVERY LOGIN

1Password automatically synchronizes your data across all your devices.

  • iCloud support on iOS means secure syncing with Apple simplicity
  • Dropbox support for cross-platform syncing including 1Password for Mac, Windows, and Android (sold separately at http://1password.com)

YOUR 1APPLICATION

  • Runs on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
  • Purchase once and use across all your iOS devices
  • No subscription or other fees
  • Available in more than 10 languages
  • Visit http://agilebits.com/onepassword for more information

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