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MacRumors
Feb 7, 2013, 04:43 PM
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The third week of Apple's "Get Stuff Done" Mac App Store promotion began today, dropping prices on a new set of apps. During the first week of the promotion Apple discounted several task management apps (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/01/24/apple-launches-get-stuff-done-promotion-for-mac-app-store/), and last week, several organizational apps (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/02/01/second-week-of-apples-get-stuff-done-promotion-features-organizational-apps/) went on sale.

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This week Apple is highlighting apps that fall into the Mac Utility category, such as login-saving app 1Password and popular calendar app Fantastical. Here's a full list of this week's sale apps along with pricing information:

-1Password (http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/1password): $24.99 down from $49.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/1password-password-manager/id443987910?mt=12)]
-Fantastical (http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/fantastical): $9.99 down from $19.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fantastical/id435003921?mt=12)]
-PopClip (http://appshopper.com/mac/utilities/popclip): $2.99 down from $4.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/popclip/id445189367?mt=12)]
-Soulver (http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/soulver): $12.99 down from $19.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/soulver/id413965349?mt=12)]
-Snagit (http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/snagit): $24.99 down from $49.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/snagit/id492729790?mt=12)]
-Clarify (http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/clarify): $14.99 down from $29.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/clarify/id455888980?mt=12)]
-mSecure (http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/msecure-password-manager): $9.99 down from $19.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/msecure/id412367339?mt=12)]
-Dropzone (http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/dropzone): $1.99 down from $4.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dropzone/id464733615?mt=12)]
-Yoink (http://appshopper.com/mac/utilities/yoink): $1.99 down from $2.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/yoink/id457622435?mt=12)]
-Keycard (http://appshopper.com/mac/utilities/keycard): $4.99 down from $6.99 [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/keycard/id578513438?mt=12)]

The sale on these apps will last from February 7 to February 14, which will mark the end of Apple's three week promotion.

Article Link: Third Week of Apple's 'Get Stuff Done' Promotion Features Utility Apps (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/02/07/third-week-of-apples-get-stuff-done-promotion-features-utility-apps/)



rmwebs
Feb 7, 2013, 04:54 PM
Holy crap when the hell did 1Password become so expensive? I remember picking it up in one of the first MacHeist bundles for $45, which included Pixelmator and a bunch of other decent apps. Even the non-promo version of 1Password wasn't THAT expensive.

I dont quite understand why people will pay that much for it, especially given there are a number of free ones now.

ossifer
Feb 7, 2013, 05:02 PM
One would think Apple might discount Apple's own "get stuff done" apps...

Glassed Silver
Feb 7, 2013, 05:07 PM
Holy crap when the hell did 1Password become so expensive? I remember picking it up in one of the first MacHeist bundles for $45, which included Pixelmator and a bunch of other decent apps. Even the non-promo version of 1Password wasn't THAT expensive.

I dont quite understand why people will pay that much for it, especially given there are a number of free ones now.

Yupp, pretty greedy folks if you ask me.

Anyways, anyone should try PopClip.
Can't imagine being without it anymore. In fact... It should be an OS X feature.
Yes, it's that awesome. Totally love it, saving me tons of clicks and key presses.

Glassed Silver:mac

Jessica Lares
Feb 7, 2013, 05:19 PM
I already own most of these apps that have been featured in the promotion. :o

PopClip is absolutely amazing though.

lunaoso
Feb 7, 2013, 05:21 PM
Holy crap when the hell did 1Password become so expensive? I remember picking it up in one of the first MacHeist bundles for $45, which included Pixelmator and a bunch of other decent apps. Even the non-promo version of 1Password wasn't THAT expensive.

I dont quite understand why people will pay that much for it, especially given there are a number of free ones now.

Yeah that's really the only thing stopping me from buying it. Sure, right now it's 25 bucks, which in reality, isn't that much, but it's no something I absolutely need. If it was around 5 even 10 bucks I would buy it in a second. But regularly 50? No way.

Fresh Pie
Feb 7, 2013, 05:26 PM
Ah, yes, let's hope this goes better than their 'Stop Being so Goddamn Lazy' promotion.

roland.g
Feb 7, 2013, 05:27 PM
1Password is phenomenal. I've had it since a bundle and have bought upgrades. It is extremely useful. At that price it is a steal. And the iOS companion app for iPhone and iPad that syncs via dropbox is very handy to have when you are traveling or otherwise mobile.

Futurix
Feb 7, 2013, 05:51 PM
I dont quite understand why people will pay that much for it, especially given there are a number of free ones now.

Perhaps people don't want to rely on free apps for their sensitive data? :rolleyes:

starbird
Feb 7, 2013, 05:53 PM
Anyone have feedback on Dropzone? That is the only one I don't have that I think I would use.

SnagIt is, IMHO, overrated. I prefer Skitch (version 1, before Evernote destroyed it).

mSecure I got during the Christmas sale and have to say am impressed with it.

nuckinfutz
Feb 7, 2013, 05:58 PM
Holy crap when the hell did 1Password become so expensive? I remember picking it up in one of the first MacHeist bundles for $45, which included Pixelmator and a bunch of other decent apps. Even the non-promo version of 1Password wasn't THAT expensive.

I dont quite understand why people will pay that much for it, especially given there are a number of free ones now.

Because it works. Free is good ...so long as your time is.

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I already own most of these apps that have been featured in the promotion. :o

PopClip is absolutely amazing though.

Love PopClip and want to use it more.

Stella
Feb 7, 2013, 06:04 PM
Holy crap when the hell did 1Password become so expensive? I remember picking it up in one of the first MacHeist bundles for $45, which included Pixelmator and a bunch of other decent apps. Even the non-promo version of 1Password wasn't THAT expensive.

I dont quite understand why people will pay that much for it, especially given there are a number of free ones now.

1Password is great. I've tried others, but 1password is better. There's also the mobile app too which compliments the desktop version.

1Password has always been $39+.

fruitpunch.ben
Feb 7, 2013, 06:26 PM
Just bought PopClip and Yoink.
Both of them look really useful, as does Dropzone, but I'm not sure I'll utilize it enough to spend $5

Jemi9OD
Feb 7, 2013, 07:22 PM
1Password is even better now with iCloud syncing. So much better than the dropbox syncing. Very easy to keep everything in sync; I couldn't imagine using a different password solution.

GIZBUG
Feb 7, 2013, 08:17 PM
1Password is even better now with iCloud syncing. So much better than the dropbox syncing. Very easy to keep everything in sync; I couldn't imagine using a different password solution.

Ill stick with my SplashID password app. Cheaper, and works well

A Hebrew
Feb 7, 2013, 08:33 PM
and 1Password has officially been purchased.

GIZBUG
Feb 7, 2013, 08:59 PM
and 1Password has officially been purchased.

Developer said on Twitter there will be an upgrade fee to Version 4 that is due to be released soon for Mac. I hope you knew that before you purchased version 3.

Senseotech
Feb 7, 2013, 09:20 PM
Developer said on Twitter there will be an upgrade fee to Version 4 that is due to be released soon for Mac. I hope you knew that before you purchased version 3.

That's wildly douchey since they've been saying for months that the App Store version gets a free upgrade to 4, and even have it on the website.

LightningIceFox
Feb 7, 2013, 09:24 PM
Developer said on Twitter there will be an upgrade fee to Version 4 that is due to be released soon for Mac. I hope you knew that before you purchased version 3.

Source?

Insilin1i
Feb 7, 2013, 09:36 PM
I just checked there twitter and it says that those who purchase it in the mac App Store will get a free upgrade to v4.''

https://twitter.com/1Password/status/299696433148354560

mrsir2009
Feb 7, 2013, 10:00 PM
Holy crap when the hell did 1Password become so expensive? I remember picking it up in one of the first MacHeist bundles for $45, which included Pixelmator and a bunch of other decent apps. Even the non-promo version of 1Password wasn't THAT expensive.

I dont quite understand why people will pay that much for it, especially given there are a number of free ones now.

Id say... It should cost a couple of bucks.

nsfw
Feb 7, 2013, 10:02 PM
PopClip is probably the best thing I bought in the last 12 months. So great. Make sure you check out the plugins on the devs website.

Dropzone seems like a good idea but I rarely use it.

Fantastical is really nice but even at $9.99 its a little expensive. Some people love it.

So even after you buy 1password for $25 you have to buy the iOS app for $18? How does it work when you are on say a work computer and you need to get onto amazon and your password is at home? Do they have a web locker?

DrMotownMac
Feb 7, 2013, 10:20 PM
Ill stick with my SplashID password app. Cheaper, and works well

I have SplashID as well, but everyone always talks about the wonders of 1Password. Are there any real advantages?

BillyBobBongo
Feb 8, 2013, 12:36 AM
Picked up the iOS version of 1Password last week whilst it was on sale, and now the Mac version comes on sale.

About 20 seems a top price to me, for such an App. :D

Icaras
Feb 8, 2013, 03:04 AM
1Password is even better now with iCloud syncing. So much better than the dropbox syncing. Very easy to keep everything in sync; I couldn't imagine using a different password solution.

Unfortunately, 1Password for Mac still does not have iCloud syncing. I bought this last week along with the iOS versions and the Mac version is sorely missing it. Read the recent reviews. People are mentioning it.

BillyBobBongo
Feb 8, 2013, 03:15 AM
Unfortunately, 1Password for Mac still does not have iCloud syncing. I bought this last week along with the iOS versions and the Mac version is sorely missing it. Read the recent reviews. People are mentioning it.

Aye, but AgileBit's blog states that it is coming to the Mac App Store version. So patience will be rewarded in time.

Icaras
Feb 8, 2013, 03:24 AM
Aye, but AgileBit's blog states that it is coming to the Mac App Store version. So patience will be rewarded in time.

Oh that's great then. Yea I'm completely new to 1Password (just got the app last week) so I haven't been up to date with the news. Definitely good news.

empire01
Feb 8, 2013, 03:47 AM
I think 1password has just been marketed well. I've used Splashid for years and find it fine, much cheaper and just as effective.
David Sparks in Mac Users advertises 1password and does a really good job of selling it.
I'm not saying 1password isn't a good product, but much more expensive than others.

Frign
Feb 8, 2013, 04:42 AM
Perhaps people don't want to rely on free apps for their sensitive data? :rolleyes:

At least in regards to free software (not free as in free beer but in free speech) it is superior to proprietary software like 1Password, as you can study the source-code to check no one's screwing with you and stealing or selling your data.
I must agree, though, that "costless" software in the AppStore, which is still proprietary, imposes a higher risk of having your data sold.
But please don't mix both cases right away, because 1Password is not the best choice in the global scale.

gorskiegangsta
Feb 8, 2013, 05:15 AM
Perhaps people don't want to rely on free apps for their sensitive data? :rolleyes:

Great example of human psychology. "If it's more expensive, it must be better." You've been conditioned well, my friend. Nothing about 1Password is inherently superior to cheaper alternatives. I, along with millions of others, have been using LastPass, which works great and costs zero dollars, for years. Other free alternatives such as DashLane offer master password selection features 1Password can only dream of.

Futurix
Feb 8, 2013, 06:54 AM
Great example of human psychology. "If it's more expensive, it must be better." You've been conditioned well, my friend.
Except that AgileBits provides support for the product which won't go away because developer(s) lost interest. Plus 1Password is the only product that covers all the platforms I need.

I don't have a problem buying a product I like. I didn't like LastPass and I love 1Password.

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At least in regards to free software (not free as in free beer but in free speech) it is superior to proprietary software like 1Password, as you can study the source-code to check no one's screwing with you and stealing or selling your data.
Yes, I can't wait to review source code :rolleyes:
Especially cryptography - because we are all so knowledgeable in that area!

But please don't mix both cases right away, because 1Password is not the best choice in the global scale.
It's not the best case for you.

Sunday Ironfoot
Feb 8, 2013, 07:44 AM
Dammit! I just bought 1Password (about 2 weeks ago) at full price $50. Oh well. I will say it is a really good app though, I'd say it's a no brainer at $25, but at the original $50 I was "umming and ahhing" quite a bit, but got App Store vouchers for Xmas so went for it.

BTW, I contacted the Agilebits, and Mac App Store users WILL get a free upgrade to version 4 when it's released.

CylonGlitch
Feb 8, 2013, 09:00 AM
PopClip looks good and people here seem to love it. BUT looking at the history of the price, on Jan 18th and Jan 20th, it was only $1.99. On sale now is $2.99. They OFTEN drop the price to $1.99 or $2.99; thus if you want to save a buck, wait.

liam5150
Feb 8, 2013, 09:41 AM
One would think Apple might discount Apple's own "get stuff done" apps...

Agree. It's a complete disappointment. I was hoping for it too...

fujitsu
Feb 8, 2013, 10:47 AM
The $25 discount on 1Password is very tempting.

I hope Apple continues with this kind of promotion.

numbersyx
Feb 8, 2013, 04:29 PM
I've been using 1Password since I bought it in a bundle. It is a great programme but I agree that it's a little expensive at $50. The sale price is what it should be sold at.

PopClip, Fantastical, Yoink are well worth the purchase price IMHO....

Broph
Feb 10, 2013, 02:54 AM
Can someone please tell me what all the fuss is over 1password?

I realise what it does, but my only thought is that if I only have one password to access all my other passwords... Isn't this just worse than having several different passwords? That would mean that if someone were to steal my laptop or something, they have all my passwords for everything stored on there?

What happens if I forget my master password? Is it easy to reset? Is it easy enough for a thief to reset it?

81Steven
Feb 10, 2013, 03:01 AM
I think if you loose your master password, all passwords are lost, noone can recover, 1password developers neither.


Edit: from support site


What do I do if I forgot my master password?
1Password creates your data file using the password you provided when you first launched the application. This password is not kept anywhere and it is never logged. Furthermore, there is no “back door” mechanism to recover your data or password. This approach is very important in order to be able to say that 1Password keeps your data safe and secure. However, because of it, once your password is forgotten, there is nothing we can do to help you recover it.

Smigit
Feb 10, 2013, 06:25 AM
I realise what it does, but my only thought is that if I only have one password to access all my other passwords... Isn't this just worse than having several different passwords? That would mean that if someone were to steal my laptop or something, they have all my passwords for everything stored on there?


I imagine generally most password theft would happen as a result of a sites user database being compromised rather than an individual users laptop being stolen. By using an application like this, it allows you to use a randomly generated password on every site you visit (something like 'sjdDF$vjY&^Tuygfsdygf^^$hgvsjh) that you would never remember yourself, but is both unique to that site as well as being hard to brute force. If that site does get compromised and that password is discovered, then only that one account should be affected.

The softwares use in my eyes is to make it easier to use safer password systems such as a different password on each site, and one that can not be easily guessed. Many peoples alternative is to use the same password everywhere, which is much worse. Is 1Password and other password managers infallible? No, certainly not, but they are a tool towards implementing good practices in favour of worse ones.

Generally speaking, many security measures go out the door once a user has access to your system (it's been physically stolen). In many cases there may not be much you can do other than having physical security also available.

81Steven
Feb 10, 2013, 08:36 AM
Is there any feature in 1Password to protect against local acces to the password database like autodelete in brute force attempt?

Deandre
Feb 10, 2013, 03:17 PM
The password management tool I'm using - SplashData's SplashID Safe (http://splashdata.com/splashid) is already very affordable on regular price. Careful product comparisons reveal the same compatibility and features. I therefore opt for the well-established and long-time developer around because they provide fast update and highly reliable support.