When LogMeIn acquired password management tool LastPass last year, many people were worried about what the deal would mean for users. I use LastPass myself to manage my hundreds of different passwords and I was a little worried that I’d have to look elsewhere for all my password management needs. It seems my concerns might have been a little premature if the latest version of LastPass is anything to go by.

Rather than back-pedaling on product development, it seems that the powers that be at LogMeIn have realized that LastPass is an incredibly useful tool and that where utility exists, revenue streams are sure to eventuate. The new version of LastPass, imaginatively called LastPass 4.0, has an entirely new user interface and a bunch of useful new team features. The new version is available on all browsers and platforms, including the browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer and Opera on Windows, Mac and Linux. In addition, the new versions of Android and iOS LastPass applications share the new interface.

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Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.