Adding Multiple monitors to your setup definitely increases productivity. But it can get all tricky without use of the right software. That’s why we had prepared a list of Best Dual, Multi-Monitor Software for your PC, Mac.
But wait a minute, you already own an iPad, and why not use iPad as secondary/External Monitor ?
Both these apps, decently priced at $10, let you orient it to the right or left of your PC, Mac (or above/below). There’s no wrong way or Right way of doing it, its Magical!
Works out of the box with both x86 (32bit) and 64 bit versions of Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7 for MaxiVista, Snow Leopard for Air Display. If you are wondering how fast can it get, knowing the fact that it work wirelessly of WiFi, typically on windows, video drivers are compatible with the WDDM graphics card standard, and the display frame rate is said to be very close to that of a conventional monitor, but practically speaking, its hard to get over 25fps with some proprietary compression techniques.
Watch the video demo of iPad as Secondary Monitor after the break:
For the Windows side, Aero doesn’t work with MaxiVista, and video compression quality sucks a bit. But if you own an iPad and are looking for an extra wireless monitor for your PC, that helps you in more online actiivties (and less of graphic rich entertainment like games), this is a satisfying solution for you.