Password manager 1Password has been updated, for the Mac as well as the iPhone and iPad. The iOS update focuses on making 1Password more powerful with tools like a new login creator and one-time passwords, while 1Password for Mac receives a lot of important updates to syncing, as well as other additions.
Sharing and action extensions, both part of Apple's Extensibility feature in iOS 8, make it easier than ever to get things done on iPhone and iPad. No longer do you have to switch to an app just to upload a photo to Pinterest or save an article to Instapaper, or hunt down 1Password or Bing just to copy a password or translate a web site. Now all that functionality comes to you, where ever you are, at the tap of the Share button. And these are the best iPhone apps implementing them.
When Apple first introduced Touch ID in 2013, the company initially only allowed using it for unlocking your iPhone and confirming App Store purchases. Now, thanks to iOS 8, app developers can securely take advantage of Touch ID to protect and secure purchases, notes, passwords, and other kinds of app data. These are currently our picks for best iPhone apps and best iPad apps that take advantage of Touch ID in ways that make your life easier and more secure!
The Mac is still the most important device in my workflow. I depend on it each and every day to get my job done here at iMore. From article ideas to rough drafts to editing photography, my iMac and my MacBook Air are indispensable. Of course, the machine itself isn't what drives my workflow, it's the apps. I've already given you a look at what's on both my iPhone 6 and my iPad Air 2, so here's a look at my Mac dock, and the apps I use on a daily basis!
If you own an iPad Air 2, the first thing you'll want to do is load up on great apps that take advantage of the all new A8X processor, Touch ID sensor, updated camera, and more. While all iPad apps available in the App Store will work perfectly fine on your new iPad Air 2, there are some that stand out from the crowd by taking advantage of the new hardware in some way or another. So if you're only looking for the best iPad apps, these are the ones we think you need to download ASAP!
1Password for iPhone and iPad has been updated to version 5.1 with support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, along with other improvements and fixes. These include changes to how Touch ID works with the app, along with fixes for Dropbox syncing and more.
Twitterific 5 has been updated with support for some iOS 8 features and the app is now optimized for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus displays. The big new feature is that 1Password Extension is now supported in the browser in iOS 8. Additionally, a number of improvements and bug fixes are also part of the version 5.7.6 update.
Today iOS 8 launches, and along with it, a whoooooole bunch of apps are being updated to support the new software. It's a veritable avalanche of updates, but we're going to dig up the very best ones for you. Give us a shout in the comments if you find any more!
It's hard to keep track of what's coming from where with all of these apps getting updated for iOS 8, but we're starting to sort out which ones are getting which features. Here's a batch of the ones in the App Store that are using Touch ID. Be sure to read our deep dive into Touch ID in iOS 8 to see how the feature came to be. After that, start digging into the apps below, and drop us a line in the comments if you're spotting anything freshly updated with Touch ID features in the comments.