October 31, 2012

Use an iOS Device as a Second PC Display

Grant Brunner, Extreme Tech

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While working on desktops or laptops, it’s useful to have a second display handy. Another monitor can easily be plugged in, but why not use the screens you already have instead of going off and purchasing another one? With a little bit of effort, the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch can be turned into a second screen for your Mac or Windows computer. This can be used in two ways: using the iOS device as a true second display, or mirroring the content of your main display. In this post, you’ll learn how to accomplish both.

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