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macuserjhs
Jan 25, 2011, 11:20 AM
Hello,
I have a MBA 13". I want to get two displays for it. I want to be able to drag programs from one display to the other. I am not paying for apples display. what do you guys recommend? I am also looking for a mouse, and keyboard.



miles01110
Jan 25, 2011, 11:20 AM
You need to provide some relevant information; mostly things like budget, screen size, backlight type...

iPhoneCollector
Jan 25, 2011, 11:23 AM
this (http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB572Z/A?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng&mco=MTA4NDU0NjA) is a great way to add a display. and the magic mouse and apple keyboard may look cool and work superbly. but if you dont want to spend 140€ on keyboard and mouse then any stock keyboard and mouse will dot the job.

Bakari45
Jan 25, 2011, 11:28 AM
It doesn’t sound like you have an iPad, but just to let everyone know, you can use the Air Display app to use the iPad as second screen.

macuserjhs
Jan 25, 2011, 11:29 AM
My budget in all is around 450-600. Screen Size Min-19 in. Back lighting doesnt matter to me.

macuserjhs
Jan 25, 2011, 11:30 AM
It doesn’t sound like you have an iPad, but just to let everyone know, you can use the Air Display app to use the iPad as second screen.

I do have an ipad. How can I use an ipad to be an external display using airplay?

macuserjhs
Jan 25, 2011, 11:31 AM
this (http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB572Z/A?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng&mco=MTA4NDU0NjA) is a great way to add a display. and the magic mouse and apple keyboard may look cool and work superbly. but if you dont want to spend 140€ on keyboard and mouse then any stock keyboard and mouse will dot the job. I was looking for a way to use two external displays so i can drag programs for display to display. But thank you.

Bakari45
Jan 25, 2011, 11:43 AM
I do have an ipad. How can I use an ipad to be an external display using airplay?

The Air Display app is $10. See more here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/air-display/id368158927?mt=8

Just download the app for the iPad and then download the free Mac client from the developer’s website: http://avatron.com/apps/air-display

You make the connection between the two via WiFi.

Bakari45
Jan 25, 2011, 12:03 PM
I did a short demo video using Air Display, but never got around to uploading it to YouTube. So here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgpe-OohQhg

DarwinOSX
Jan 27, 2011, 10:39 PM
Here is your answer OP.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkgkDggiAp0

Shows an 11" MBA running two displays.

armanjt
Jan 27, 2011, 11:55 PM
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