Air Display on Video: iPad as External Monitor

Air Display

I admitted being an iPad app junky and the ensuing commentary was enlightening. A great app for the iPad was mentioned that I tried, and it is so useful I shot a video to show how it works. Air Display turns the iPad into a wireless external monitor for any Mac (and we’re all about wireless solutions, check out our Structure 10 conference in June), and it works very well. The app is installed on the iPad and a server app is installed on the Mac and then it is ready to go.

The iPad running Air Display works like any monitor on the Mac, and is configurable using the standard OS X Display Preferences. The iPad works as a monitor in any orientation, so you can use it any way you please. Air Display is pricy at $9.99, but it is the equivalent of buying a new monitor for your Mac.

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