Thursday, April 23, 2015

Knock 2.0 allows you to unlock your Mac with Apple Watch

In the App Store debuted a new version of the application Knock, designed to unlock the Mac simply by tapping the iPhone. Utility got native support for Apple Watch and now allows you to lock and unlock your computer using worn on the wrist unit.

In accordance with the ideas of developers to bypass the lock screen OS X, enough to knock on the screen Apple Watch. Pre-need to install on the iPhone and Mac appropriate software, as well as synchronize the device through the wireless module. The decision to invite studio Knock Software.
Just open Knock on Apple Watch and touch screen computer watches and immediately show the desktop. The first time the application asks you to confirm unlocking via Touch ID, but in the future it will be possible only smart watch. Knock 2.0 works with any Mac, Supports Bluetooth 4.0. The list of compatible models - MacBook Air release no earlier than 2011, MacBook Pro 2012 and 2013, iMac 2013 and Mac mini until 2011
For correct operation requires that the application remains on the panel multitasking. In this case, when the user is in close proximity to Mac, you lockscreen smartphone appears to be notified.
Knock app compatible with iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s / 5c, iPhone 6/6 Plus on the operating system iOS 7 and above. You can download it at this link ($ 3.99) . Free client for Mac available on the website of the developer.