New App Allows Users to Unlock Their Mac Computers By Knocking

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The application , called Knock , allowing users to unlock and log into your Mac by typing on their iPhone . This concept uses Bluetooth low energy technology that communicates with the user's computer - even when the app is not open and the phone's screen is not bright . In fact , the user can actually type on their phones even when it is in their pocket .

New App Allows Users to Unlock Their Mac Computers By Knocking

A new application replaces all of the guidance computer password by typing simple gestures .

The application , called Knock , allowing users to unlock and log into your Mac by typing on their iPhone . This concept uses Bluetooth low energy technology that communicates with the user's computer - even when the app is not open and the phone's screen is not bright . In fact , the user can actually type on their phones even when it is in their pocket .

Typing will not drain the battery of the iPhone , website promises applications , and is compatible with Mac computers dating from 2011 . If an iPhone is lost or stolen , the user can enter a password for your Mac or your hand and cancel the application , preventing any further typing .

Type founder , William Henderson and Jon Schlossberg , Knock imagine applies to all types of devices in the future , Tech Crunch reports . Finally , everyone can use to log in Knock sites and much more .

" I'd love to be able to open the lock and my bike to Knock ," Henderson said . " The phone , whether you like it or not , this equipment is becoming universal authentication , and it's a little scary because of the level of access . "

The first prototype of two users is closer to human interactions to unlock the device. It has not proved popular with consumers , according to Tech Crunch reports .

" It was great ," Henderson said . " But people were freaked out by it . They did not know it would happen and they did not express their intention in any way . "

What users want is to control how and when they access their Mac , he said . Type of care issues .

The application is now available for download . While the Mac app is free , the iPhone app is $ 3.99 and is compatible with iPhone 4S and up . Likewise with Mac computers , the MacBook Air and the Knock on the Mac Mini dating from 2011 or MacBook Pro and iMac dating from 2012 and the latest Apple computers , Mac Pro .

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
12th Nov 2013 (#)

interesting although I do not understand at all....

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