Many of you have already noticed the change, but here’s the official notice: PassPack Beta 5 is online. Just sign into your account and it will be automatically updated.
First and foremost – THANK YOU to everyone for being patient. We’re going to work very hard so that we don’t ever keep you waiting like that again. Please let us know if you encounter errors, problem, issues or have questions. Oh… praise is welcome too. [wink]
Blaringly Obvious Changes
The new website graphics, and we’ve managed to integrate the blog with that as well. That giant red Sign Up button just makes me giddy! Hope you like it.
Slick New Features
Yup, you’ve now got auto-login, an inline help system, and a rip roaring new backend with suped-up encryption (AES-256 and SHA-256). Want more? Ok…
Here’s what has been released:
Auto-login tool1 Click Auto-login
- Go There straight from your list
- Rapid Access Login (”remember me”)
- Pass Strength Tester
- Improved sign up
- Faster Backup and Restore (restore in Firefox only)
- Account Activation via Email Confirmation
- Extended the backend considerably
- Bigger algorithms (AES-256 and SHA-256)
- Improved printing screens (no popups)
- Edit your tags – Easter Egg
- Choose number of rows
- Inline help
Here’s what will be integrated after the initial release:
- Faster Restore (for remaining browsers)
- Now Complete > Improved Import (with Roboform support)
- Now Complete > Improved Export (with tags)
- Now Complete > Printing (with tags)
- Two factor authentication
- OpenID integration
The Help Articles
We’re using the blog for our help articles. Those of you who follow our RSS feed may have noticed a river of new posts in the last hour – sorry about that. I’ll be expanding on these, so you’re feed reader may get a bit of a workout.
Thank you testers!
Now, some thanks to some very specific people – the Beta5 testers who ran PassPack through the wringer in record time. Here’s the list of our all-stars (in completely random order):
- Cyndy Aleo-Carreira
- Ashraj Dhindsa (back again!)
- James Dasher
- Joao Inacio
- Steve Dispensa
- Kevin James
- and those who preferred to remain anonymous.
Thanks everyone for all the feedback, and for dedicating your time to helping us out. It’s greatly appreciated. We know that this had to be one of the shortest user testing periods in history – Fabulous work folks!