The new HTC One M8, along with LG’s G2 and G Flex mobiles, all include an awesome attribute permitting you to secure a tool by simply tapping on a particular area of the show.

Now, a new app launched over at the Google Play Store offers something much like those which do not happen to be in ownership of those previously mentioned mobile phones, therefore if you’re seeking an amazing new attribute yet don’t feel like ponying up for new equipment, you could would like to offer this baby utility a shot.

It’s called Knock Lock, and as the name indicates, enables you to secure your device by merely tapping – – or knocking – on a particular location of your display.

Once you have actually downloaded and install and installed the application from the Google Play Store, which is definitely at no cost, you can then deal with designating which location of the display you ‘d such as to set as the locking ‘‘ area’.

In situation you were questioning whether you could by mistake attack this location when utilizing your device, it must be noted that to lock, a double-tap is called for, so unless you happen to utilize one of those definitely sophisticated paint apps on a regular basis, you should have no issues with your gadget securing when you do not desire it to.

What would certainly have finished this app is if it had enabled an individual to unlock, or brighten a display by double-tapping the exact same spot, but unfortunately, it’s not a function now. Whether it’s possible, and might be included in a future update, stays to be viewed, yet also at its existing period, Knock Lock still offers a really intriguing principle.


Seemingly, it’s also not a drain on the electric battery, which is a relief, and most importantly, it will not cost you a solitary cent.

If you’re on an ageing smartphone, then Knock Lock is not visiting measure up to in fact heading out and getting a shiny new HTC One M8 or LG G Flex, however nevertheless, it’s really awesome.

(Download: Knock Lock for Android on the Play Store)

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