Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the iPad as an external display, part of iPad Tips and Tricks.
- [Voiceover] In addition to displaying the contents…of your iPad screen on an external display,…the iPad itself can be used as a display…for your computer.…This can be especially useful if you travel…or work remotely from your laptop…and having a portable second display can give you more…screen space to work with.…Now, in order to do this, you'll have to purchase a special…app for your iPad.…Currently, my preferred app is one called Duet Display.…It allows you to use your iPad as a second screen…when it's connected to your Mac or Windows machine…with a lightning cable.…Another similar app that currently only works with Macs…is Air Display 3.…
It allows you to use your iPad as a second display…without a cable.…Instead, you just have to make sure your iPad and computer…are on the same WiFi network.…However, the performance is a bit laggy over WiFi,…so this isn't a good option if you need the ability to move…or control objects on the iPad screen with precise timing.…But Air Display 3 also supports the wired lightning…
- Using iPad-specific gestures
- Typing tips
- Syncing media and other files
- Wireless syncing
- Receiving and organizing email
- Chatting with Messages
- Installing apps
- Browsing the web
- Connecting to an external display
- Using productivity software
- Playing audio and video files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with the iPad
A tour around the iPad2m 35s
2. Typing on the iPad
3. Syncing Files
4. Setting Up and Using Email and Instant Messaging
5. Working with Apps
6. Web Browsing
7. The iPad for Work
8. Managing and Playing Audio, Video, and Other Media
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