OS X Mavericks is finally here, so MacLife proudly presents a series of informative how-tos to keep you updated on what has changed and how to use it. Check back often to learn more about the newest Mac operating system from Apple..
Mavericks and iCloud are changing the way people store their passwords and sync them across devices. For the average user who doesn’t implement 1Password or LastPass into their workflow, and doesn’t need the advanced features that come with those software packages, iCloud Keychain is the perfect companion. With iCloud Keychain, usernames saved on one machine, will be available on other Macs and iOS devices with the service turned on. Continue reading, and we’ll show you how to turn this feature on, and how to use it on both Macs and iOS devices alike.
We know, you're all sitting by the internet waiting to see what Microsoft will be announcing tonight. But for those who aren't (or simply don't care), we're back with our usual generous helping of tech news for this post-WWDC 2012 week. It's a fairly lazy day for tech news, but that doesn't mean that you'll have to dig far to read everything happening on this Monday, June 18, 2012.
There are just too many online services these days that require passwords, and keeping track of all those security keys can get confusing after awhile. The built-in Keychain Access service in OS X, Safari and a several other applications can remember your password for you, but it's not as fully-featured as one would hope. Enter LastPass, the password manager that works on Macs, Windows, and even iOS devices. Oh, and did we mention that it's free and integrates with your browser, too?