Tom's Hardware is reviewing password managers

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Keeper Password Manager Review: Checks All the Boxes
Lots of functionality, as long as you use the paid version.
Keeper password manager is just as good as the more prominent names in the space, and it comes with a highly competitive price tag. However, it doesn’t do anything to make itself stand out from the crowd.

Pros
++ Competitive price
++ Works on all devices
++ Well-designed interface
++ Family plan includes 10GB storage

Cons
-- Limited free plan
-- Services like dark web monitoring cost extra
-- Doesn’t do enough to stand out from the pack

Dashlane Review: Solid, Web-Based Password Management
Works well enough but the UI can be confusing.
Dashlane offers the features one would expect from a password manager, along with bonuses such as a VPN service and dark web monitoring, but the ho-hum design and lack of consistency may frustrate people who expect more from subscription-based software.

Pros
++ Bundled VPN service, dark web monitoring, and other extras
++ Solid Family plan
++ Can automatically update passwords on certain sites

Cons
-- No desktop apps
-- Some features are restricted based on platform
-- Prompts to save data can be easy to miss
-- Settings can be difficult to navigate and aren’t consistent across platform

LastPass Review: Great password management for a price
LastPass works smoothly across multiple platforms, but skip the free version.
LastPass offers a smooth, consistent password management experience across platforms -- but only if you pay for it.

Pros
++ Fast cross-device syncing
++ Consistent cross-platform experience
++ Great, easy-to-use browser extensions
++ Family plan is cheaper than competitors

Cons
-- Limited support for non-paid users.
-- Free accounts limited to one device.
-- Importing passwords is messy
-- History of past security and privacy issues

Bitwarden Password Manager Review: Great Features for Free or Cheap
Makes password management simple, secure and affordable.
Bitwarden’s password manager could use some polishing, but there’s no question that it’s a great service and an excellent value — whether you go with the free version or the $10/year premium plan.
Pros
++ Free version syncs over unlimited devices
++ Paid individual plan very affordable
++ Excellent security record
++ Open source

Cons
-- Free version is pretty bare-bones
-- User experience not as seamless as competitors’
-- Trouble capturing data from complex login pages

RoboForm Review: Form Master Turned Security Pro
A little clunky, but gets the job done for less.
RoboForm is a secure password manager with a robust password generator, an eye for filling out forms, and a more budget-friendly premium plan.

Pros
++ Robust password generator with lots of options
++ Free premium trial
++ Family plan available
++ Can autofill forms on mobile

Cons
-- Only paid plans get 2FA
-- Free plan does not sync across devices
-- Mobile only works from inside the app
 

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NordPass Review: Free Version is Actually Worth Using
Free to use, super secure.
NordPass is a secure password manager with a free plan that lets you store unlimited passwords and sync across multiple devices.

Pros
+Free version syncs across multiple devices
+Mobile apps support biometric authentication
+One account works on all devices
+Free 30-day Premium trial

Cons
-Still have to remember two passwords
-Can’t fill forms on mobile
-Pricier than competitors at full price

1Password Review: Very Secure, Great for Families
A password manager so secure, it’s sometimes awkward to use.
1Password is a premium password manager with a robust family plan.

Pros
+One account works on all devices
+Family plan has parental controls
+Can add extra people to family plan
+Good customer support

Cons
-No free plan (14-day trial requires payment info)
-Need your secret key to log onto new devices
-Installation is not intuitive

RememBear Review: Very Basic Password Management
Easy to use password protection with a side of bear puns.
RememBear is a very basic password manager with lots of style, but lacks recent updates.

Pros
+Very easy to set up
+Free 30 day trial of Premium service
+Silly bear theme is fun to use

Cons
-Free plan is only for one device
-Premium plan is expensive for what you get
-No form-filling
-Apps haven’t been updated since 2020
 

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Mmmm, I use Apple Keychain. Free with iCloud+. Sets up and syncs across all Apple devices. Easy peasy to use. No mention here though, am I missing something?
 
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And the conclusion:
Best Password Managers 2022: Free and Paid
1. LastPass : Best Password Manager for Cross-Platform Syncing
2. Bitwarden : Best Free Password Manager
3. 1Password : Best Password Manager for Families
4. Keeper : Best Password Manager for Storing More Than Passwords
 

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I don't agree it's clickbait.
They didn't test all password managers.
But using Bitwarden, coming from LastPass I have to agree LastPass was superior to Bitwarden.
I completely agree with the pros and cons of their Bitwarden and LastPass review.
The cons of LastPass are the reason for using Bitwarden.
No real experience with the others that were reviewed.
 

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Very interesting. Makes me wonder where KeePass went ? :unsure:
This review was not done in security in mind. They reviewed the best cloud password managers that are easy to use and as @pablozi mentioned, the security precautions are taken as cons.
-Need your secret key to log onto new devices
-Still have to remember two passwords
-It also had difficulty auto-filling logins, which is a feature that can be toggled off for extra security (preventing extensions/webpages to steal you passwords is cons, umm OK)
 

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LogMeOnce Review: Password Security That’s Hard to Navigate
LogMeOnce keeps your password secure with a confounding interface.
LogMeOnce has a good free plan, but divides their paid coverage into an unexpected à la carte menu.

Pros
+Feature rich free plan
+Lots of login options
+Unlimited synced devices on all plans
+Family level has a managed dashboard

Cons
-Hard to navigate
-Unattractive and busy dashboard
-Tutorials are located on separate website
-À la carte pricing
 
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