MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Three Year Subscription to 1Password for Families

by

MacRumors is holding a series of software giveaways in celebration of the holidays, and for today's giveaway, we've partnered with AgileBits to give MacRumors readers a chance to win a three-year subscription to 1Password for Families.

For those unfamiliar with 1Password, it is password management software, which is essential in an era where critical website hacks occur on a near-daily basis. With 1Password, you can store all of your passwords, credit cards, and other sensitive information, all protected in a vault by a master password.

1passforfamilies
1Password generates complicated, secure single-use passwords for each website or service you use, so in the event that a hack does happen, there will be no compromised shared passwords. The software even alerts you when a password has potentially been compromised so you can change it right away.

With a 1Password for Families subscription, which is priced at $5 per month, a family of five can access the 1Password service for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android devices, with 1GB of document storage and unlimited passwords, notes, credit cards, and more. Password information syncs between devices so your passwords are always right at hand regardless of whether you're using a Mac or an iPhone.

1passwordforfamilies
1Password for Families also gives families a safe way to share the passwords and logins for bills and other shared services with both personal and shared vaults.

AgileBits is giving 25 MacRumors readers a three-year subscription to 1Password for Families. To enter to win, use the Rafflecopter widget below and enter an email address. Email addresses will be used solely for contact purposes to reach the winner and send the prize. You can earn additional entries by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, subscribing to our YouTube channel, following us on Twitter, or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page.

Due to the complexities of international laws regarding giveaways, only U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older are eligible to enter. To offer feedback or get more information on the giveaway restrictions, please refer to our Site Feedback section, as that is where discussion of the rules will be redirected.

a Rafflecopter giveaway
The contest will run from today (December 23) at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time through 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time on December 30. The winners will be chosen randomly on December 30 and will be contacted by email. The winners will have 48 hours to respond and provide a shipping address before new winners are chosen.

Top Rated Comments

(View all)
Avatar
50 months ago

If you're going to make such a sweeping statement, it's usually a good idea to provide at least one bit of supporting evidence.

Here are few reasons I continue to use 1Password:

* It works with more websites versus Keychain. I have several websites that, for whatever reason, Safari does not work with. Specifically my banking website, which keeps my login as a drop down menu.
* Filling in a credit card includes the CVV code. Keychain leaves that sections blank, requiring me to pull my CC out anyway to find the code on the back of the card. 1Password remembers it.
* Generate passwords besides websites. I use 1P to generate my work password ever 4 months. I don't want a 25 character password for that. 8 characters with a number and symbol is more than enough for a login password. I also generate administrator passwords for servers and network equipment.
* Greater control over password complexity. Safari has just one password format, with 1P I can generate as complex or simple passwords as I want.
* Saves more than passwords. I have personal data, bank account numbers, etc 1P. Yes, I could use a secure note, but they do not have the correct field and just become a free form note. 1P has custom record setup and, I can always add or remove fields as necessary.
* Watchtower & Password reminders. I get notified if a website was hacked or if my passwords are insecure. I used the same set of 3 or 4 passwords for YEARS before getting a password manager. 1P lets me know what passwords are still insecure.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Avatar
50 months ago
Or just setup iCloud Keychain for free!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Avatar
50 months ago

Private information can be much more than just login credentials. Social security details, a pin code, your wifi password etc.

You may not be completely familiar with how Apple's Keychain works.

All of those things are easily stored in Apple's Keychain. I keep a number of rather long notes safely encrypted in my keychain. I've been doing that for over a decade, before iCloud was even an option. The secure notes feature is quite handy.

However secure notes are not (yet) accessible from iOS devices, so that is certainly a demerit to Apple's keychain. If you need to access your notes from iOS, then a third-party manager would work better. For the things I use secure notes for, it's not an issue - I still strongly prefer doing any significant work from a computer than from my phone or iPad.

(Funny thing is - the notes are in iCloud, and accessible from multiple Macs... but not iOS. Not yet anyway)

Wifi passwords are synched across your devices without any action being required on your part, whether on iOS or a Mac.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Avatar
50 months ago
Keychain Acces is more than sufficient for most people, especially if you have Apple stuff only, good thing, it's free.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Avatar
50 months ago
Oh come on! Open it up to us poor Canadians!

I want the subscription plan but without laying out the clams...
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Avatar
50 months ago
A three year subscription giveaway for a password manager (up to five people)! What an opportunity!

Such a silly model.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Top Stories

First iPhone 12 Mini Hands-On Video Surfaces [Update: Video Pulled]

Wednesday October 28, 2020 1:21 pm PDT by
Apple's iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max aren't set to be available until November 13, but a Romanian YouTuber got his hands on the iPhone 12 mini and showed it off today, offering a size comparison between the iPhone 12 and the 12 mini along with going over some of the device's features. The iPhone 12 mini is identical to the iPhone 12 in design and functionality, but it has a...

Apple References Unreleased 2020 16-Inch MacBook Pro in Boot Camp Update

Monday October 26, 2020 8:42 am PDT by
Last week, Apple released an update for Boot Camp, its utility for running Windows on a Mac. While this update would typically be unremarkable, several of our readers noticed that the release notes reference an unreleased 2020 model of the 16-inch MacBook Pro. While this could easily be a mistake, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is nearly a year old, so it is certainly a worthy candidate for a...

After Mocking Apple, Samsung May Remove Power Adapter From Galaxy S21 Box

Tuesday October 27, 2020 4:29 pm PDT by
Samsung's Galaxy S21, coming in 2021, may not include a power adapter or headphones in the box, according to reports from Korean media sites highlighted by SamMobile. Rumors earlier this year also said that Samsung was considering removing these accessories from future smartphone models, but that didn't stop Samsung from mocking Apple for selling the iPhone 12 models without a power adapter...

Report: Apple Silicon iMac Featuring Desktop Class 'A14T' Chip Coming First Half of 2021

Tuesday October 27, 2020 4:14 am PDT by
The first iMac powered by Apple Silicon is set to arrive in the first half of next year and will feature a desktop class "A14T" chip, according to Chinese-language newspaper The China Times. Codenamed "Mt. Jade," Apple's first custom-made desktop processor will be twinned with its first self-developed GPU, codenamed "Lifuka," both of which are being produced using TSMC's 5-nanometer process, ...

iPhone 12 Ceramic Shield Still 'Scratches at Level 6 With Deeper Grooves at Level 7' in Mohs Hardness Test

Wednesday October 28, 2020 7:10 am PDT by
iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models feature a new Ceramic Shield front cover that is "tougher than any smartphone glass," according to Apple, but the displays on the devices still have similar scratch resistance as previous iPhones based on a new test. Zack Nelson today shared his much-anticipated iPhone 12 Pro durability test on his YouTube channel JerryRigEverything, and based on the Mohs...

2020 iPad Air vs. iPad Pro: Hands-On Comparison

Tuesday October 27, 2020 3:03 pm PDT by
Apple announced the new 2020 fourth-generation iPad Air in September, but the new tablets just started shipping out to customers last Friday. We picked one up and thought we'd do a hands-on comparison with the iPad Pro, which was last updated in March, because both tablets are about as powerful and share many similarities. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Design and ...

MagSafe Charger Only Charges at Full 15W Speeds With Apple's 20W Power Adapter [Updated]

Monday October 26, 2020 3:38 pm PDT by
Alongside the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro models, Apple introduced a new MagSafe charger that attaches to the magnetic ring in the back of the devices, providing up to 15W of charging power, which is double the speed of the 7.5W Qi-based wireless charging maximum. Apple does not provide a power adapter with the $39 MagSafe charger, requiring users to supply their own USB-C compatible option. Apple...

Apple Files Mystery 'Personal Computer' With Placeholder 'B2002' Name in Bluetooth Product Database

Tuesday October 27, 2020 12:36 pm PDT by
Last week, a listing appeared in the Bluetooth product database for an Apple product with a placeholder name "B2002" and a model number of "TBD." MacRumors was alerted to the listing by health and fitness tech website MyHealthyApple. The product is filed under the "personal computer" category, which Apple has used for previous Mac and iPad listings in the database, so it is hard to pinpoint...

Apple Releases First macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 Beta to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Wednesday October 28, 2020 10:15 am PDT by
Apple today seeded a new macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 beta to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta replacing the existing macOS Big Sur 11 beta 10 update that was released two weeks ago. The macOS Big Sur beta can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center and once the appropriate profile is installed, subsequent betas will be available through the Software Update mechanism in...

iPhone 12 Models Might Support Reverse Charging of Future Apple Accessories According to FCC Filing

Tuesday October 27, 2020 6:25 pm PDT by
iPhone 12 models could have an inactive wireless charging feature for accessories, according to an FCC filing discovered by VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz. In the filing, Apple said that 2020 iPhones support a wireless charging function that will seemingly be enabled for at least one future Apple accessory:In addition to being able to be charged by a desktop WPT charger (puck), 2020 iPhones...