Are you wondering what else that your tablet can do? Well, why don’t you try to utilize it as the second monitor for your desktop computer. This one is very recommended, especially for laptop users.
There’s some apps that will help you to do this. You can navigate to How-To Geek for a complete instruction to extend your desktop monitor using your iPad tablet. Those tutorial will require you to buy an iPad apps named Air Display that worth $9.99 in the iTunes store. But don’t worry, all of desktop monitor expand apps is work in similar way. You just need to install the server system into your desktop computer and then run the mobile apps from your tablet.
Air Display is also capable to mirror your desktop computer display, instead of expanding it. This is very useful for teaching purpose, so you can show what are you currently doing on your computer with your tablet screen. You can also turn your iPad into a fully worked form filler. Simply drag the form file into the iPad screen, hand your tablet to the customers and let them fill it out, and drag the form back into your desktop computer.
Another similar and cheaper apps is iDisplay. It is available for both Android and iOS system. Currently priced at $4.99 and already available in the Android market and iTunes store. However, some users are recently reported that they experience some lags with iDisplay. So, you might want to consider more expensive apps called ScreenSlider. It will cost you $1.99 and available for Android platform only. But please note that ScreenSlider is only work well with desktop computer that is currently run on Windows OS.
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