“Apple’s ecosystem of devices has always worked really well together, and macOS Sierra doesn’t buck that trend,” Luke Dormehl reports for Cult of Mac. “In fact, the upcoming operating system lets Apple Watch owners automatically unlock their Macs using the wearable device — no lengthy password needed.”

Dormehl reports, “It’s a small, but incredibly useful, new feature that rewards Mac owners who have taken the dive and invested in an Apple Watch.”

“After these instructions are followed, whenever you wake your Mac up while wearing your Apple Watch it will automatically unlock,” Dormehl reports. “Hey presto: No more passwords!”

Easy instructions in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: On paper, it seems insignificant, but in action it’s actually quite powerful to unlock your Mac automatically just by wearing your Apple Watch!

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