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  • Vendor: AgileBits
  • Version: 4.1.2
  • Price: Free

Passwords are awful. We hate using them. To be effective, they need to be somewhat long, not use recognizable or easily guessable words or phrases, you need to not re-use them — and you need to change them often. There are a number of password managers available to help with this, and 1Password is one of our favorites.

The gist is that you let 1Password handle all the hard stuff. It remembers your passwords so you don't have to, and that means you can use as many characters of gibberish as you want, on as many sites as you want. 1Password securely stores everything (either locally, on a network or on Dropbox), and all you have to do is remember one master password.

1Password will help you create new passwords for sites, and it'll automatically store them. To log in, you just hit a key combination.

Away from your computer but need to look up a password or bookmark? There's an HTML form as well. And on Android, well, there's the excellent Android app.

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The best password managers for Android

With these great options you have no reason to be insecure with your passwords The number of online accounts we all have nowadays is staggering, and the task of keeping them secure is even harder to wrap your head around. Rather than sticking with the old school "pile of sticky notes" route,...
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Reminder: 1Password premium features go on 30-day trial starting tomorrow

1Password made a massive update to their Android app earlier this summer, and though it's been free since June, tomorrow they start charging for a few things. It's worth grabbing now to get some of the premium features like creating new password/website combinations, editing what's currently in...
1Password 4.0 for Android gets a badly needed sprucing up with a new app

1Password 4.0 for Android gets a badly needed sprucing up with a new app

Premium features free till Aug. 1; app reverts to a reader after that OK, folks. If you've long been suffering the 1Password Reader app on Android, your day has come. There's an all-new 1Password app available today on Google Play, and you're going to want to get this one as soon as possible. (...
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1Password 4 arriving on Android early next month [Updated]

1Password 4 will be making its way to Android on Tuesday, June 10. The app, built for both phones and tablets, has been in beta testing since November. 1Password 4 for Android is a completely new app, rather than an update to the existing 1Password Reader app. As part of the release, AgileBits...

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Android password managers

The best password managers for Android

With these great options you have no reason to be insecure with your passwords The number of online accounts we all have nowadays is staggering, and the task of keeping them secure is even harder to wrap your head around. Rather than sticking with the old school "pile of sticky notes" route,...
1Password for Android

Reminder: 1Password premium features go on 30-day trial starting tomorrow

1Password made a massive update to their Android app earlier this summer, and though it's been free since June, tomorrow they start charging for a few things. It's worth grabbing now to get some of the premium features like creating new password/website combinations, editing what's currently in...
1Password 4.0 for Android gets a badly needed sprucing up with a new app

1Password 4.0 for Android gets a badly needed sprucing up with a new app

Premium features free till Aug. 1; app reverts to a reader after that OK, folks. If you've long been suffering the 1Password Reader app on Android, your day has come. There's an all-new 1Password app available today on Google Play, and you're going to want to get this one as soon as possible. (...
1password reader

1Password 4 arriving on Android early next month [Updated]

1Password 4 will be making its way to Android on Tuesday, June 10. The app, built for both phones and tablets, has been in beta testing since November. 1Password 4 for Android is a completely new app, rather than an update to the existing 1Password Reader app. As part of the release, AgileBits...
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1Password 4 for Android is now in beta testing

Eager users can sign up for a newsletter to keep up on progress AgileBits, known for its 1Password multi-platform password manager, has announced officially today that a brand new Android version is in the works. Version 4, based on the small leaks shown, will be a big departure from the...
1Password app now available in Market

1Password app now available in Market

You Mac users out there (yes, we know there are a few of you) likely are familiar with 1Password, the uber-password management software. (For the uninitiated, 1Password securely stores your passwords. Learn more here.) Finally (finally!) it's come to Android (Version 2.1 and up). You're going to...
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