The app requires users to download the free iPad app and DisplayLink’s desktop software, after which they can push web pages and various software programmes to the iPad.
Users have to direct this content via their PC and type with their keyboard, as the iPad’s touchscreen is disabled until they leave the application.
Set-up is quick and simple, and the app is ready to use shortly after the user has identified which PC they wish to pair with.
The app is not without its pitfalls, as it only works in landscape mode, throws over-sized browser windows to the iPad when working in Safari and can shave up to 30% of your battery in 90 minutes. That said, [...]