Ipad2 as a Second Monitor?

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  1. BruceBanner
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    Now i know about Maxivista using wifi to act as a 2nd monitor to pc. I bought it and use it but i find the lag very annoying. I was wondering if there is a method using the hdmi adapter cable for the ipad2 and a jailbreak app that could do this?

    Anyone?

    Cheers
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    I use AirDisplay. Very fast and works well.
    It is impossible with the HDMI connector, it is made for video out, not video in.
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    Maybe Airdisplay is better than Maxivista?
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    I just know that AirDisplay uses compression, so it has almost no noticeable delay with a decent wireless router.
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    +1 on Airdisplay. It works well.
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    Yeh i just bought it and confirm it works better than maxivista. Only gripe is dragging windows about and i'm getting traces left behind, then i have to right click>refresh and it clears them. Bit annoying.
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    I've never noticed that....
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    air display works fine for me .. a really useful tool when i use the ipad in the office with my comp ..
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    I use air display at the office for my 3rd monitor for exclusively displaying my outlook email.

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