How To Use your iPad and iPhone as External Devices for the Mac

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maxwell94

is this really working for anyone? I downloaded this and tried setting up. but it won't work????

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joeappguy

You should give RC Trackpad a look. It is the only trackpad app that uses SSL for security. It also has some pretty cool features the other apps don't have like a full application launchpad, thumbnail based window switcher, mouse pads - just to name a few.

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dmlcotter

I use iTap Touchpad as a remote trackpad on my iPhone with my MacBook Pro. It works like a charm and it is FREE!

They also have an app for Android to use with your Mac.

Best!

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eman297

if air display used iOS built in keyboard i would have an iPad running lion

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skendel

The biggest problem to this idea is that it will NOT work with Lion. There are apparently driver problems that they and Apple know about. They say on the site that Apple knows about it and is supposedly working on it. I am REALLY disappointed about this.

EDIT: Guess I should have been a little more specific, sorry. It is certain 2008 and 2009 iMacs, Macbook Pros, Airs, and Mini's. In any case, it covers my machine, so I can't use it yet. :(

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Mr. Happypants

So, with Air Display on my iPad2 & the component on my MacBook, can I use the iPad to hold my palettes for Photoshop, InDesign etc. like I would a 2nd monitor with a desktop? That's what I'm after, not sure it's worth $9.99 however.

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corybohon

Yes, Air Display works just like any other 2nd monitor would. You can even tweak the location of the display and other settings using the built in System Preferences > Displays pane.

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FutureMedia

Mobile Mouse & Remote Mouse (different developers) are both available in Free and $1.99 versions. I got Mobile Mouse Pro free while on sale. Love it as a remote trackpad. Works great.

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brandonwalkermedia

is there a way to do a TM back up using your iPhone/iPad

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