Sidecar Stories March 2, 2020

macOS: How to change the wallpaper on your Sidecar display

Sidecar is a fantastic feature that lets you leverage a compatible iPad as an external display for your Mac. To get a little more out of the feature, read along for how to change the wallpaper on your Sidecar display.

Sidecar Stories February 7, 2020

Since late last year, I’ve been using Apple’s fantastic Sidecar feature that makes it a breeze to leverage my iPad Pro as a secondary display for my MacBook Pro. Overall, I’m having such a great experience that I’m using this setup and skipping an external display but there is one improvement that I’d really love to see come to Sidecar…

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Sidecar Stories January 27, 2020

Are you having trouble with Sidecar not working?

I mentioned recently that my Apple Thunderbolt Display died. I’m currently waiting to check out a possible replacement, and in the meantime using my 12.9-inch iPad Pro as a second monitor using Sidecar.

It’s been a surprisingly usable interim solution, but I have hit a couple of glitches along the way…

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Sidecar Stories January 3, 2020

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Sometimes the best way to get your work done is by expanding your canvas with a second display. It’s screen real estate that defines how many apps we can work with without changing windows. Working with two different input methods, however, like touch versus mouse and track can introduce friction.

That’s why Apple built its new Sidecar feature in macOS Catalina. Feeling cramped on your Mac screen? Sidecar lets you instantly turn your iPad into a second display — no additional hardware required.

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Sidecar Stories October 14, 2019

How to check iPad and Mac Sidecar requirements

Sidecar is a slick new feature that’s arrived with macOS Catalina and iPadOS 13 that lets users turn their iPad into an external Mac display either wirelessly or wired. Follow along for how to check iPad and Mac Sidecar hardware requirements and more.

Sidecar Stories June 6, 2019

As we first reported, Apple at WWDC announced a new Sidecar feature in macOS 10.15 Catalina that allows you to use your iPad as an external display for your Mac. Now, Luna Display, one of the popular third-party options for such a feature, has announced performance and interface improvements, and addressed the new competition from Apple.

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Sidecar Stories June 3, 2019

Today Apple previewed macOS Catalina and iPadOS, both of which include a new feature called Sidecar. Using an iPad and a Mac, Sidecar allows you to create an extended workspace by turning your iPad into a second, fully interactive display. Both displays can show different content or mirror each other. Apple has provided more detail on the functionality and an initial list of apps that will work seamlessly with Sidecar when it is released to everyone this fall.

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