There are already plenty of tweaks available in Cydia Store that aims at providing extended security to iOS 7 running devices with Touch ID functions, but none of tried to extend the functionality of Touch ID to other devices. However, a new Cydia tweak is in development that aims at providing Touch ID security to your Mac OS running machines.
BioUnlock is a new Cydia tweak for iPhone 5s users that allow users to unlock / lock their Mac OS running system using Touch ID of their iPhone 5s devices. BioUnlock visualize a brilliant usage idea of Touch ID hardware. It lets you easily protect your Mac OS data with touch-ID like secure mechanism.
BioUnlock idea is somehow sounds similar to Knock application, which we mentioned few weeks ago, but in reality works slightly different for Mac OS users.
The tweak is still in development, as the developer is looking at improving the pairing tool and UI for the Mac OS running machines. The tweak is currently only support with Mac OS machines, but in near future we will see an update covering Windows users as well.
Eric Castro, a French developer is behind the development of BioUnlock, and he posts on Reddit that BioUnlock still needs lot of time before the public launch. Castro revealed that BioUnlock goes available in Cydia Store by the end of January, but there are no chances of the release before the end of January.
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