“iOS and Mac app specialists Appuous created Keycard [US$6.99], a new Mac app that uses the Bluetooth connection on a smartphone or tablet to lock or unlock your computer the minute you step away or return to it,” Matt Brian reports for The Next Web.

“When Keycard is installed and run, it will sit in your menu bar waiting for instruction. First, you’ll need to detect and pair it with your iPhone, iPad or any other Bluetooth-enabled device, assigning it a device capable of operating as your keycard,” Brian reports. “Once you have paired the device and it is recognised, you can simply walk away from your Mac and it will lock itself automatically. You can also set a 4-digit PIN code to unlock your Mac in an emergency (or when you don’t have your device with you).”

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