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Umwelt is described as 'Allows to lock/unlock your Windows PC from your Android smartwatch or phone with Bluetooth proximity or the fingerprint reader. Also warns you if someone is stealing the laptop. The Mac version has less functionality but works with any BtLe device' and is an app. There are four alternatives to Umwelt for Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Bluetooth-Unlock, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Umwelt are Guardian Angel, Handylock and BtProx.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

Allows to lock/unlock your Windows PC from your Android smartwatch or phone with Bluetooth proximity or the fingerprint...

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    Bluetooth-Unlock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Bluetooth-unlock is a python script that checks for your device periodically to check if you are there and if no connection is found, then your Linux Based Computer locks, then when the device is found it automatically unlock (Does not require you entering your password)

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    Guardian Angel

    • Mac

    Guardian Angel watches over your Mac, locking it whenever you leave, and automatically unlocking it when you return.

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  3. Handylock icon

    Handylock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    handyLock is an application that locks your Mac screen when you move away from it. This way your Mac is safe and secured from unauthorized access.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer developed. Last version, 1.2.10, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    BtProx

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    Lock Windows workstation upon disconnection of bluetooth device. The program is able to run user specified commands on device connection and …

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