If you need to do some hardcore multitasking on your Windows PC, a second monitor can go a long way towards getting things done. If you opt to "extend" your Windows desktop across a dual monitor setup, it's as if you have two computers side by side, with each display getting i ...more
If you have no desire to get a separate Mac desktop computer, but want to either supersize your laptop's screen for gaming or need to get additional screen real estate while you work, then connecting your MacBook, MacBook Air, or MacBook Pro to an external display is the right ...more
For all of the flak that Windows 8 received from desktop users, it certainly had some interesting and unique features. For instance, the "Charms" bar allowed you to easily access several key menus by simply hovering your mouse pointer in the top- or bottom-right corner of the ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how set up and use a Wacom 12WX tablet as a secondary monitor on a Microsoft Windows PC. Happily, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more ...more
Are you looking to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to use as a second monitor? If so, you've come to the right place. With a app called ScreenRecycler, available here you can do just that. You'll need a Mac or a PC and you'l need an iPad, iPod or an iPhone and you'll n ...more
Video capture... how does it work? Apparently, I have no idea. What I thought would be a simple undertaking turned out to be a slow and annoying pain. I just wanted to capture video in high definition and to lessen the time it takes to setup, record, and upload the video. Or ...more
In this clip, you'll learn a trick for using a laptop computer as a second mointor for a Microsoft Windows XP PC. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch ...more
Want to put the extend the OS X menu bar to a second monitor? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes' time. For mor ...more
The new Windows 8 operating system pushes the Metro interface hard, but not all of your apps will play nicely in Metro, which means you'll need to resort to the traditional desktop environment for some of your favorite programs. As a result, it has left many users picking betw ...more
In this clip, you'll learn about a number of ways in which you can employ a secondary monitor when making a Keynote presentation on an Apple computer running Mac OS X. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started putting your own seco ...more
Looking for a bigger monitor? How about a smaller monitor? With a little app called Screen Recycler, you can hook up your Apple iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad and use it as a second monitor. The app is available in the Apple App store and will let you view things on your hand held App ...more
Using a second monitor is great for multitasking, especially if you tend to max out your computer's brain power on tons of simultaneously running apps that you want to see, well, simultaneously. That second screen becomes more like a lifesaver. But, as I always say—with all t ...more
Learn how to use apps to connect to your Mac and control it from the iPad. You can also use your iPad as a second monitor. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from MacMost can present a full overview of the process in about four minutes. For more infor ...more
Get an inexpensive second monitor for your Mac computer! Well, assuming you already have an iPad. If you do, then all you need is the Air Desk app from the Apple store (it only costs $9.99), and then set it up for dual screen computing!
Adding a second monitor can seriously boost your productivity, especially if you work with large images or spreadsheets. It's also extremely simple. Watch this video and see just how to set up multiple monitors.
Sometimes just one computer monitor is not enough. Whether you are working on a detailed art project, multiple files at once, or simple wish to open more windows, you may need to connect multiple monitors to your Mac. In this video, Gary Rosenzweig from MacMost.com shows you h ...more