The following is a sponsored post by iDisplay, a $4.99 app that lets you use your tablet as a second screen.
Did you know that a recent study by the University of Utah has found that people who use two monitors are as much as 44% more productive than those who are using a single monitor? If you’re squinting at this blog post on your laptop, you may want to take note.
If you have an iPad or Android tablet, then guess what? You already have a second monitor! No need to purchase a bulky add-on for your current desktop setup. This layout, known as a ‘second screen setup,’ could let you use your tablet to monitor Twitter or watch YouTube while doing your day-to-day business on the larger computer. Best of all, it’s all controlled by one input source.
A nifty app that will be at the upcoming EdTechTeacher iPad Conference is iDisplay. It’s a simple way to actually use your tablet as a second monitor. If you’re like me, you let either your tablet or computer lay dormant while using the other one. Not ideal. How does iDisplay and other screensharing apps like it work? The iDisplay site gives a solid rundown: