MacID For iOS: Unlock Your Mac Automatically When You Return or With Touch ID

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Submitted by AppleVis on Sunday, June 7, 2015

In this podcast, Marlon gives us a walk-through of MacID, an iOS app that provides a fast and secure way to unlock your Mac without the inconvenience of typing your password over and over.

Packed full of features, including innovative Tap to Unlock and full iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch support. Control audio, share clipboards and start screensavers.

MacID offers automatic locking when you’re away from your Mac, and multiple ways to unlock, including automatically when you return to your Mac with Proximity Wake.

MacID for iOS and Apple Watch is a US$3.99 download from the App Store

To use this app, you will also need to download and install the free Mac application from the developer’s website:

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Submitted by Lielle ben simon on Saturday, June 27, 2015

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Hi! I heard your grate podcast. I have a question: what's different between mac id between finger key? Have there mor functions except from on-lock iPhone? I haven't try my self, but a cording your diskription i wase found does hoo very ckommftble
Thank you!

Submitted by splyt on Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sorry ..... what's fingerkey? If it's another similar software I have heard off but I haven't tried it nor researched it ... so I can not make comparisons on this mather.
About your second question, if you could type it a little mor clearly I'd be more confortable responding.

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