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Offline bigsofty

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iPad as a 2nd monitor
« on: 2016-Jul-09 »
I just picked up this from the App Store as it was recommended to me. I already have had various VNC clients but they were always laggy through the WIFI network.

This little app is different though, it basically uses the lightning connector as the method to transfer the picture from your PC to the iPad screen. On the PC your iPad is detected as a 2nd monitor. And it works, without lag and very little compression artefacts. Once set up, you really can use your iPad as a 2nd little monitor on your PC, allowing you to drag windows onto to it and use your mouse cursor as usual. Great stuff!

For GLBasic, you can drag the debug window onto it or even keep the help constantly open. CPU use is almost zero too, pretty impressive.

See... http://www.duetdisplay.com/
Cheers,

Ian.

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